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This is a Rock Island Railroad promotional advertisement in the form of a monthly calendar detailing the various major routes of the line. The first image shows a photographic transparency of the poster taken in the 1960s when the poster was still in good condition. The second image shows a recent scan of the original poster and the resulting deterioration over the last forty years.

Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1890

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Compliments of the Great Rock Island Route - 1

Item Number: 210223
Call Number: Railroad Scrapbook K PORT 385 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210223

Business and Industry - Railroad - Advertising
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Rock Island Railroad Company
Business and Industry - Railroad - Passenger trains
Business and Industry - Railroad - Timetables
Business and Industry - Services - Travel agencies
Collections - Library
Community Life - Community services - Airports and Railroads
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Leisure activities - Travel
Date - 1890s - 1890
Environment - Landscape
Home and Family - Activities - Vacations
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Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Advertising Medium - Poster
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Commercial Decorative Art - Print
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Schedule
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Timetable
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Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Transportation - Railroads - Advertising
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Rock Island Railroad Company
Transportation - Railroads - Passenger trains
Transportation - Railroads - Timetables
Type of Material - Art objects - Original art - Prints
Type of Material - Printed materials - Advertisements
Type of Material - Printed materials - Posters

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