State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide

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U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Motto: "United in Pride and Hope"80

Origin: This motto appears on the official seal of the Islands.


NOTES
1.
Ala. Code § 1-2-1.
2.
Alabama State Emblems ( Montgomery: Alabama State Department of Archives and History, n.d.), pp. 9-11.
3.
Alaska Stat. § 44.09.045.
4.
Centennial Press 1 ( September 1963): 1.
5.
Centennial Press 1 ( December 1963): 1.
6.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. art. 22, § 20.
7.
Ark. Stat. Ann. § 5-103.
8.
Cal. Gov't. Code § 420.5 ( West).
9.
California's Legislature, 1984, p. 207.
10.
Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-80-901.
11.
George E. Shankle, State Names, Flags, Seals, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols, rev. ed. (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1970, c 1938), pp. 158-59.
12.
Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 3-105.
13.
Del. Code Ann. tit. 29, § 301.
14.
Official Insignia of Delaware ( Dover: Delaware State Development Department, n.d.).
15.
Fla. Stat. Ann. § 15.03 ( West).
16.
Ga. Code Ann. § 50-3-30.
17.
Haw. Rev. Stat. § 5-9.
18.
1959 Haw. Sess. Laws 365.
19.
Idaho Code § 59-1005.
20.
Shankle, State Names, p. 160.
21.
Illinois Blue Book, 1983-1984, pp. 439-40.
22.
1937 Indiana Acts, 1389.
23.
Iowa Code Ann. § 1A.1 ( West).
24.
Kan. Stat. Ann. § 75-201.
25.
Kansas Historical Collections 8 ( 1903-04): 299.
26.
Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 2.020 ( Baldwin).
27.
Louisville Times, 19 November 1940 (copy supplied by Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives).
28.
La. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 49-153 ( West); information provided by Richard H. Holloway, Archives, State of Louisiana, Division of Archivist, Records Management, and History.
29.
Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 1, § 205.
30.
Resolves of the Legislature of the State of Maine . . . ( Portland: Francis Douglas, State Printer, 1820), p. 22.
31.
Md. Ann. Code § 13-102.
32.
Shankle, State Names, p. 162.
33.
Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 2, § 1 ( West).

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