Creator

Date Original

1895

Description

This promotional literature of Arkansas notes "Climate unsurpassed. Soil fruitful. Products rich and varied. Timber and building materials plentiful and excellent. Free schools... A land of peace and plenty, of happy homes and profitable investment."

Biographical/Historical Note

The Missouri Pacific Railway and Iron Mountain Route was a traveling and passenger agent that provided information to people contemplating a trip. They furnished people with the lowest rates of fare, land pamphlets, maps and guides.

Physical Description

14 pages; 5.5 x 5.5"

Subjects

Agriculture; Fruit; Fruit industry

Contributor

Missouri Pacific Railway Company

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

PE5373

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Printed Ephemera

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas: The Central State of the Fair Southwest, Printed Ephemera, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Comments

Excellent advertisement by the Missouri Pacific Railway describing Arkansas farm lands and fruit raising in Arkansas. - Sheila Bevill

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Arkansas: The Central State of the Fair Southwest

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