Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Actual 1800's School Map


Actual 1800's School Map
Originally uploaded by Fantom Planet.
On the exhibit floor of the UC, I came across this interesting Artifact.

An 1854 pull-down school map of the United States. The booth dude noted that it was his great-great-grandmother's from when she was school teacher. For being that old, it's in really good shape.

I may ask the owner if I should put him in contact with the Library of Congress Map & Geography Division. Hopefully, to arrange something that will preserve this wonderful piece of history.

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