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Catalog Number 1940.061.008
Object Name Map
Title Guide Map of the City of Detroit
Scope & Content One map entitled "Guide Map of the City of Detroit." The map is printed in black ink on white paper and shows streets, street names, churches, ward numbers and boundaries, and railroad lines. Ward boundaries are shown in pale green lines. An alphabetical list of street names is shown at the top along with a list of recent street name changes. Also, the names of former ribbon farm owners are shown along the top of the map area with property boundaries shown in light dashed lines. The map was "Published by S. Farmer & Co., 35 Monroe Ave., corner Farmer St., Detroit, Mich." It was drawn by "Eugene Robinson, City Surveyor," at a scale of 1 inch = 900 feet and is dated 1872. The map was printed by "Corrie's Detroit Lithograph Office." The names and addresses of two advertisers are also printed on the map, namely, "Waterman's Real Estate Exchange" and James W. Frisbie, Dealer in Dry Goods, Millinery, Cloaks, Yankee Notions, & c."
Date 1872
People Robinson, Eugene
Extent of Description 26" x 22.25"
Collection General History
Search Terms Silas Farmer and Company
Waterman's Real Estate Exchange
James W. Frisbie
Corrie's Detroit Lithograph Office
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