Map of South Dakota - 1909
Ashton, Geo. M. MAP OF SOUTH DAKOTA. GEO. M. ASHTON SUCCESSOR TO W.E. SWEENEY AND ARGO AND SWEENEY. RICH FARM LANDS AND RANCHES. iN A DAY'S DRIVE i WILL SHOW YOU FIFTY FIELDS WHERE THE CROP OF A YEAR WILL PAY FOR THE LAND. C.M. and St. P. Railway. Presho, S.D. 1909. Printed wraps with lg. folding map in color. Will A. Beach Printing Co. The map shows the counties, U.S. land offices, Indian reservations and national forests. The need for the piece was to encourage homesteaders and investors to South Dakotas while at the same time making Geo. M. Ashton some money. The verso of the map is a lengthy promotional text highlighting the agricultural and economic advantages of the state. No copies appear in OCLC. A very nice copy of a rare land agency promotional.