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SD Map Collections--Sioux Falls (S.D.), ca. 1940s

 Unprocessed — Container: MD 120
Identifier: H2017-015

Content Description

The collection consists of two maps of Sioux Falls (S.D.) dating to the 1940s. The first map, measuring 17 x 19 inches, is titled, “An Illustrated Map of Sioux Falls,” designed by George E. Vanden Brink. The map dates to the early 1940s. Various places of interest include Sherman Park, Terrace Park, State School for the Deaf, South Dakota State Penitentiary, McKennan Park, Elmwood Park, Pettigrew Museum, John Morrell and Company Packing Plant and the Manchester Biscuit Company. Also of note is the noting of the Army Air Force Technical Training Command, comprising 1650 acres. The map shows the layouts of streets and avenues along with highways, schools, colleges and parks. The map was sponsored by J. J. Roberts and Cook Realty Company of Sioux Falls. The second map, measuring 22 x 17 inches, is a “City Map of Sioux Falls, South Dakota,” dating to 1940. The map also includes street, avenue and highway names. The map also includes a number of business advertisements form the Sioux Falls area. The locations of several of the advertised business are shown along with the railroad system in the city. Phone numbers for cab service are provided. The locations of the schools were handwritten on the map in pencil. The most southern street shown on the map is thirty-second.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • ca. 1940s

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet