A map drawn by Otis Scwanbeck, age 13, from Collyer, Kansas, showing creeks, houses, railroads and the Saline River in Township 11 South, Range 24 West, Trego County. On a separate sheet, Otis has created a legend of the map. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing." This submission was ranked 4th (out of 7) in the map contest of 1909.
Creator: Schwanbeck, Otis F. (Fred), 1896-1930
Item Number: 309779
Call Number: Map Drawer S: Maps and descriptions of historic sites in western Kansas drawn by school children, 1907-1909; Trego Co., T 11 S, R 24 W
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309779
Collections - Map
Date - 1900s - 1909
Education - Rural
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Map
People - Children
People - Notable Kansans - Ruppenthal, J.C.
Places - Counties - Trego
Places - Regions - Western Kansas
Type of Material - Maps