By: Ruth Taylor White
Date: 1938 (published) Boston
Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.25 inches (31 x 23cm)
Some of the map depictions are of Martha's Vineyard, Ivy League Schools, (Cambridge, Harvard, IIT, Smith College), as well as historic textile plants. Also included in this diverse map are Native American Communities, Plymouth Rock, and Fisheries. This fascinating pictorial map of Massachusetts was published in 1935 by Ruth Taylor.
It appeared in the atlas published by Taylor and her husband Frank Taylor entitled “Our U.S.A. - a Gay Geography,” with the maps done by Ruth and the text by her husband. The map provides local color and flavor, depicting cultural stereotypes, agriculture, industries and activities of the district. Boston was renowned for machinery, clothing, and printing.
After outgrowing her pioneer religious intolerance, Massachusetts became the leader in American social Development. The Compass Rose depicts two Pilgrims sitting next to a "modern" orator.
Note: Image of map description is not on the verso of this map.
Condition: This map is in A condition with bright color on clean paper.
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