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National Exposition 1866: Agricultural Products
The Thereza Christina Maria collection is composed of 21,742 photos assembled by Emperor Pedro II (1825-91) throughout his life and donated by him to the National Library of Brazil. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects. It documents the achievements of Brazil and Brazilians in the 19th century and also includes many photographs of Europe, Africa, and North America. In 1866, Rio de Janeiro hosted the National Exposition, which took place in a palace that today houses the National Archives. The Exposition was visited by 52,824 persons ...
Regional Guide for Agricultural Employment in the Western States
“Guía de las regiones de trabajos agrícolas en los estados del oeste” (Regional guide for agricultural employment in the Western States) is a guide with accompanying map that was issued in 1962 by the Farm Labor Service of the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Employment Service. It offered information in Spanish to migrant laborers on temporary agricultural employment in seven western states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. The map has inset text with translations into Spanish of the names of important fruits and ...
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The Unique Map of California
The Unique Map of California was issued in 1888 by the Southern Pacific Railroad Company and the California State Board of Trade as part of a campaign to promote the economic, cultural, and natural advantages of California as a place in which to live and invest. The map covers the entire state, with insets showing temperature, soil, land area, and scenic images. Annual rainfall in inches is indicated by circled numbers across the map. An inset at the top shows a cross-section of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the elevation ...
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