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A map drawn by Florence A. (Tilton) Sparks, age 13 (7th grade), from Collyer, Kansas, showing creeks and the Smoky Hill River in Township 14 South, Range 24 West, Trego County. 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." With this submission, Florence was ranked sixth out of seven in the map contest of 1909.

Creator: Tilton, Florence A. (Amelia), 1895-1976
Date: 1909

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Item Number: 309778
Call Number: Map Drawer S: Maps and descriptions of historic sites in western Kansas drawn by school children, 1907-1909; Trego Co., T 14 S, R 23 W
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309778

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