Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Grasshopper concert ticket - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

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.

Date: 1875

Bookbag Share Print

Grasshopper concert ticket - 1Grasshopper concert ticket - 2

Grasshopper concert ticket - 1

Item Number: 220647
Call Number: Governor Anthony, Box 4 Folder 6, Corresondence Received, Subject File Immigration, 1877-1878
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220647

Copyright © 2007-2015 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.