Ted Kaye came to Oregon in 1957 and graduated from Catlin Gabel School in 1973. A retired technology CFO and history enthusiast, he worked for the Oregon Historical Society 1993–2000, served as founding executive director of Lewis & Clark Bicentennial in Oregon, and chaired the Centennial Committee of City Club of Portland. He has published widely in the flag-studies field, editing the scholarly journal Raven 1996–2012 including four comprehensive books: Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States (1996), American City Flags (2003), Russian Regional Flags (2009), and Canadian City Flags (2011). He compiled the map-guide Lewis & Clark on the Columbia River (2001, rev. 2013).
Catlin Gabel School
Catlin Gabel School in Portland is the largest nondenominational private school in Oregon, with over 770 students from preschool through the twelfth grade. Considered a national leader in progressive education, the school’s purpose is “supporting inspired learning leading to responsible action,” with an emphasis on academics and experiential learning. It …
City Club of Portland
City Club of Portland is Oregon’s largest civic affairs group. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational, and research-based organization dedicated to public policy, community service, and leadership development. Through its Friday Forums, citizen-based research reports, and other programs, City Club examines issues of importance to the Portland metropolitan region, the …
Oregon State Flag
Oregon is the only state in the country whose flag has a different image on each side. It was also among the last states to adopt a flag, only doing so in 1925 after Portland’s postmaster, J.M. Jones, asked for a flag to present to the U.S. Post Office Department …