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An illustration, titled "Abilene in its Glory," of crowds of people at the railroad depot in Abilene, Kansas. Also visible are a train drawn by a steam locomotive, people on foot and on horseback, a telegraph wire, a horse-drawn carriage, and buildings. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.
This illustration shows various ways that people connect. Visible are horseback riders, people walking, telegraph wires, a horse drawn carriage, and a train.
Item Number: 209714
Call Number: FK2.D2 A.3 F *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209714
Agriculture - Livestock - Cattle
Agriculture - Ranching - Cattle drives
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Artists
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Printmaking
Community Life - Scenes and views
Community Life - Town development
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Communication and transportation (Indicator 4)
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Book - Illustrations
People - Notable Kansans - McCoy, Joseph Geiting, 1837-1915
People - Notable Kansans - Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
Places - Cities and towns - Abilene
Places - Counties - Dickinson
Thematic Time Period - Cattle Drives, 1867-1885
Type of Material - Printed materials - Books - Illustrations