NAVA 42 (2008)

Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas USA
October 10–12, 2008

Meeting flag description, proportions and designers from Flag Research Quarterly 11: The Flags of NAVA

NAVA 42 flag: full size image

Meeting hosts:

Hugh L. Brady, James T. Liston, Harry W. Oswald+, Charles A. Spain, and H.P. (Pete) Van de Putte, Jr.

Significant Events

This is the only time the FIAV Board has attended an Association annual meeting outside of an International Congress of Vexillology.

The Governor of Texas recognized Whitney Smith as an Honorary Texan and Michel Lupant as an Honored Friend.

Official Program

Photo Gallery


Backward in the Dark: Some Observations on U.S. Flag Etiquette, Peter A. Ansoff, Va.

County Flags: Developments in British Vexillology, Graham M.P. Bartram FFI, United Kingdom (FIAV Secretary-General for Congresses)

History of the First Republic of Texas Flag, Thomas Bruce Green III, Tex.

The Saga of the (John) Shaw Flag, Richardson A. Libby, Md.

Flags over Sikkim, Michel R. Lupant, Belgium (FIAV President)

Lions and Babrs and Bears: Analyzing the Flags of Russia’s Federal Subjects, Anne M. Platoff M.S., M.A., Calif.

What Is Vexillology?, Whitney Smith+ Ph.D., LF, FF, WSF, Mass.

Ensigns of New Zealand, Dean Thomas, Calif.

Two Years into a Vexillological Adventure: The Bear Flag Museum, William J. Trinkle J.D., Calif.

Awards and Honors

Captain William Driver Award: Anne M. Platoff M.S., M.A.