The flag of the state of Nebraska is a blue cloth charged with the state seal. The current design was adopted in 1925. A previous design submitted in 1921 by a New York architect was rejected by the state government. The official designation of the design as the state flag occurred in 1963; Nebraska was one of the last states to adopt an official flag.
The Nebraska flag was rated in a survey by the North American Vexillological Association as 71st out of 72 U.S. and Canadian flags, making it the second-worst flag in the survey. The worst-ranked flag, the flag of Georgia, has since been changed. In 2002, the Nebraska Legislature's Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee discussed a bill that would have created a commission that would suggest new flag designs to the Legislature. The flag was not changed.
Nebraska Harvest Flag. Echo's of a combine harvester in a field. After display on Reddit one user liked the design so much he had a one-off T-shirt printed with this design - so it's already out and about in the state. Design by Rotten Ali.
Nebraska flag proposal by Dean Thomas. Flag based on topographical map of state.
GOLDENROD NEBRASKA STATE FLAG PROPOSAL / Evoking the state flower (goldenrod), the husking of corn, Great Plains sunshine, the prairie and the sandhills, this simple proposal follows all of the principles of good flag design, as well as those of traditional European heraldry. The thirteen piles (or points) reflect the thirteen stripes on the American flag. In technical heraldic terminology it could be blazoned (or described) as: Per bend, piley of thirteen throughout vert and or.
Goldenrod Nebraska State Flag Proposal (animated)
Nebraska state flag proposed by Ken Morton. The red, white and blue colors of this flag represent the earnest patriotism of this solid mid-western state. The overall design of the flag represents the state itself, with the red stripe symbolizing the Platte River running through Nebraska's southern tier.
Proposed flag for Nebraska, featuring the state Capitol building. In the end, I don't think this design works. I post it here mainly because it took so long to finish. (Posted by Ken Morton)
Another Nebraska state flag proposed by Ken Morton. In this flag, the thunderbird/eagle is an amalgam of designs found in murals located on the interior and exterior of the state Capitol in Lincoln. The yellow field represents the golden fields of wheat, corn and hay found throughout the state.
Public vote on Facebook - FOTW and US State Flags
Winner of Public Vote - from about 130 redesigns - July 2018 - Design by Reddit User u/SlamBash01.
This slide indentified the further two options worked up since the contest concluded. A combo design and a cleaned up version - together with an SOB these were voted on in two places.
Another proposed flag for Nebraska. The Thunderbird is taken from a relief in the state capitol building. [Posted by Ken Morton]
Nebraska - A modified version of an outstanding design by Sam McKittrick. I have enlarged the pale and star on the hoist and added a border between the pale and upper fess. [Posted by Ken Morton]