During her time as state regent of the Daughters of the American began a campaign to have Illinois adopt a state flag.
The first Illinois flag was adopted in , a result of efforts of the Daughters of the American Revolution; in the word "ILLINOIS" was added.
She found that Illinois had no official State flag and, in , she began a vigorous campaign to adopt a design for an official State banner for the State of Illinois.
The first state flag of Illinois was adopted in It was the U.S. state flag consisting of a white field (background) with the state seal in the centre showing a.
Illinois was the 21st state admitted to the Union on December 3, The state did not adopt a state flag until , 97 years after it became a.
The Illinois flag was formally adopted on June 27, Since, Illinois has maintained the same flag for the last 50 years. The Illinois flag was voted 34th best out.