Size: 7 x 10-1/4 inches
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: Walter Williams
Author: Walter Williams
The State of Missouri
Louisiana Purchase Exposition 1904
Chapters in this book include: The State of Missouri, The Story of the State, Missouri Chronology, How the Commonwealth is Governed, Climate, Geology and Physiography, Agriculture, Live Stock, Horticulture, Dairying, Poultry, Manufactures and Commerce, Mining, Transportation, Education, Church, Art, and the Press, Fauna, Plant life The Great Cities, The State by Counties, The Statistics of the State, Missouri at the World's Fair, and an index. There are foldout maps, for Geological, Soil, Transportation, and Mining.
Outstanding people of the state, such as Thomas Hart Benton, Sterling Price, Frank P. Blair, John S. Phelps, James S. Green,R. P. Bland, Edward Bates, B. Gratz Brown, James B. Eads, A. W. Doniphan, Hamilton R. Gamble, George C. Bingham, Eugene Field, Enoch M. Marvin, D.D., L.L.D., and James S. Rollins, are pictured. Also the Executive Department, with A. M. Dockery, Governor, T. L. Rubey, Lt. Gov., Sam B. Cook, Sec. of State, Albert O. Allen. State Auditor, E. C. Crow, Att. Gen., R. P. Williams, State Treas., W. T. Carrington, Sup. of Public Instruction. Officers of the Pouisiana Purchase Exopodition, David R. Francis, President, Walter B. Stevens, Secretary, and Wm. H. Thompson, Treasurer, are also pictured.
Cities described, with stories, pictures and statistics, include St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Joseph, Joplin, Springfield, Sedelia, Hannibal, Jefferson City, Carthage, Webb City, and other cities over 5,000. About one third of the book is devoted to the counties of the state.
Hard cloth-bound cover, 7 x 10-1/4 inches, 608 pages. Printed on slick paper. Edited for M. T. Davis, F. J. Moss, B. H. Bonfoey, W. H. Marshall, J. H. Hawthorne, J. O. Allison, L. F. Parker, N. H. Gentry, D. P. Stroup, The Missouri Commission to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, by Walter Williams.
Edges and corners of cover are worn. Paper along front gutter has torn loose for 3 inches from bottom. Paper is torn 1-1/4 inch along back gutter near bottom. Edges of paper block have darkened.
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