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Flag of Iowa

Iowa State Symbols
Creation of a state banner had been suggested for years by patriotic organizations, but no action was taken until World War I, when Iowa National Guardsmen stationed along the Mexican border suggested a state banner was needed.

Iowa - Fotw
Legal Description of the Flag, History of the Iowa State Flag, State Military Crest.

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The state is named for the Native American Ioway people. It is known as the "Hawkeye State" or the "Tall Corn State".