Minnesota's first state flag

Photograph of Minnesota's first state flag


Minnesota's first State flag, designed by Amelia Hyde Center of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and embroidered by Pauline and Thomane Fjelde, immigrants to Minnesota from Norway and respected needleworkers. The flag was exhibited and won a gold medal at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893.

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