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TitleGood Roads Association of Greater Kansas City Map
Date1919
DescriptionSide one shows a Kansas City regional map that includes 30 counties in Missouri and 20 counties in Kansas. Map on reverse shows the greater Kansas City area. Both highlight existing paved roads and those under construction. Major unpaved roads--such as Midland Trail, King of Trails, Platte Purchase Route, National Old Trails--are indicated. Side 2 also includes numbered lists of public buildings in Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas.

The maps accompany articles, such as "Good Roads and Dairy Cows Bring Prosperity," and charts of how Wisconsin, Kansas, and Missouri rank as well as corn yields. The purpose of the text and maps is to promote more roads in the region. An order blank for the maps and literature (18 articles by J. Frank Smith about agricultural conditions in Wisconsin written for the Kansas City Journal-Post) is on side 2.
Dimensions17 x 26.5 in.
Location DepictedKansas
Missouri
CreatorGood Roads Association of Greater Kansas City
Call NumberSC117, Series 4-7: Kansas City, Missouri - Metro Area # 48 (drawer)
SubjectMaps
Agriculture
Farm produce
Roads
Local SubjectKing of Trails
Midland Trail
Platte Purchase Route
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
Barcode30000121; 30000122
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162811
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1680