Wichita’s official city flag was officially adopted in 1937. Designed by Wichita artist Cecil McAlister, it represents freedom, happiness, contentment and home.

The blue sun in the center represents happiness and contentment. The Native American symbol for ‘home’ is stitched on the blue sun. The three red and white rays that alternate from the off-center blue sun represent the path of freedom to come and go as one pleases.

Selected from more than 100 entries that were submitted for a city flag design contest, it was officially adopted on Flag Day, June 14, 1937, by Mayor T. Walker Weaver. The first Wichita flag was produced by local seamstress Mary J. Harper. It flew for the first time on July 23, 1937, over City Hall, which was then located at 204 S. Main.

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  • Accident Recovery Team at 221 S. Topeka
  • Adams Auto Sales and Repair at 220 E. Kellogg
  • AdvantEDGE Quality Cars at Douglas & Cleveland
  • AdvantEDGE Quality Cars at 1238 E. Douglas
  • Albert’s Custom Door at 1218 S. Rock Rd.
  • Cleveland Street – between Douglas and First
  • College Hill Deli – 3407 E. Douglas
  • Delano BBQ at 710 W. Douglas
  • Distillery 244 at 244 N. Mosley
  • Doo Dah Diner at 206 E. Kellogg
  • Douglas and Erie at 2903 E. Douglas
  • Douglas and I-135 Underpass
  • Dunning & Associates at 1401 E. Douglas
  • Furniture Options at 1336 E. Douglas
  • Fusionz Barbershop at 1702 S. Broadway
  • High Touch Technologies at 123 S. Market
  • Indochinese Center at 2502 E. Douglas
  • Legacy Bank at 1100 E. Douglas
  • Lytton’s Appliance Showroom at 123 S. Hillside
  • Paint the Towne at Clifton Square at 3700 E. Douglas
  • Piatto Neapolitan Pizzeria at 1706 E. Douglas
  • Pumphouse at 825 E. 2nd St.
  • River City Brewing at 150 N. Mosley
  • Skeletons in the Closet at 2903 E. Douglas
  • Superior Rubber Stamp at 2725 E. Douglas
  • The Pumphouse at 825 E. Second
  • TISSU (lower level) in Clifton Square at 3700 East Douglas, #59
  • Triangle Club at 2003 S. Washington
  • Vanya Designs at 102 S. Commerce
  • West of INTRUST Bank Arena at 311 S. Emporia
  • Wichita Chamber of Commerce at 350 W. Douglas
  • Wichita Country Club at 8501 E. 13th St. N.
  • Wichita Holding at 1807 E. Douglas

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