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Author Schmidt, Martin F., 1918- author

Title Kentucky illustrated : the first hundred years / Martin F. Schmidt ; with introductions by James C. Klotter
Published Lexington, Kentucky : The University of Kentucky Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; The Techniques of Printed Illustration; 1. The Frontier Years; 2. The Natural World; 3. Making a Living; 4. Roads, Rivers, and Rails; 5. Religion and Education; 6. The Civil War; 7. The Rural and Urban Landscape; Sources
Summary Kentucky Illustrated brings together a substantial portion of the pictorial scenes published during Kentucky's first century, many of them rare prints reproduced here for the first time since their original publication. From the frontier days of Daniel and Squire Boone to the rise of the railroads that opened the state to visitors who toured its landmarks and bathed in its springs, more than two hundred views offer a picture of Kentucky's growth and civilization.Until the 1890s, Kentucky was sketched in the words of adventurers, travelers, and journalists, but all most Americans knew of the f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Kentucky -- History -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
Author Klotter, James C., author of introduction, etc
ISBN 0813165210
9780813165219 (e-book)