These steel engravings are from the “Most remarkable places and objects of all countries” included in Meyer’s Universum, published by the Bibliographic Institute founded by Joseph Meyers. Shared here are four Missouri scenes which date between 1830 and 1850.
Lithographs from steel and wood engravings published prior to 1923 are in the public domain and can be an informative addition to your family history.
Public Homes and Hospitals
Postcards of the I.O.O.F. Home in Liberty, Missouri and the Veterans Home and Hospital in Waupaca, Wisconsin.
Small Town America
Photographs of small-town merchants circa 1880 to 1915.