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A concert ticket for a "grasshopper concert" stamped January 1, 1875 in Chicago, Illinois. The illustration on one side depicts an audience and orchestra of grasshoppers playing the "March through Kansas by G. Hopper." Kansas experienced the Grasshopper Plague of 1874 and received money and supplies from across the country to help aid farmers.
Item Number: 220647
Call Number: Governor Anthony, Box 4 Folder 6, Corresondence Received, Subject File Immigration, 1877-1878
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220647
Agriculture - Crops
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Farmers
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - Anthony, George Tobey
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Plagues - Grasshopper
Date - 1870s - 1874
Date - 1870s - 1875
Environment - Wildlife - Insects - Grasshoppers
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Ticket
Places - Other States - Illinois - Chicago
Type of Material - Printed materials - Ticket