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TitleAn Illustrated Historical Map of the City of Kansas
Date1939
DescriptionTitle continues: "Official name of Kansas City, Mo. 1853-89." Outline map showing counties, some waterways, roads, and trails, with text and drawings illustrating historical events. Includes a chronology table and first events table on map.

Reverse side features several synopses of historical events or people related to Kansas City. Included are: "The Story of Kansas City;" Indian Tribes;" Trappers, Traders and Mountain Men;" "Early Commerce;" "Kansas City in 1854;" "John C. McCoy;" descriptions of Kansas City or the area as found in "Journal of Meriwether Lewis, June 24, 1806;" Francis Parkman's "The Oregon Trail;" and Washington Irving's letter to his sister 1832. One of the panels states, "Pictorial Map of Kansas City and It's [sic] Vicinity. . .Published in celebration of our golden anniversary 1889-1939, Shryork Realty Co., 111 West Tenth Street, Kansas City, Missouri."
Dimensions18 x 23 in.
NotesA 1965 revised edition of this map can be found under the call number SC117, Series 3-1: Kansas City, Missouri #5 (ContentDM: 1639).
Location DepictedKansas City, Missouri
CreatorGeorge Fuller Green
Call NumberSC117, Series 3-1: Kansas City, Missouri #4 (3 copies)
SubjectMaps
Roads
Trails & paths
Local SubjectCounties
Chronology
See AlsoSC117, Series 3-1: Kansas City, Missouri #5 (ContentDM: 1639)
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
Barcode30000167; 30000168
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID163339
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1629