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Map: 50,000 Miles of National Highways Proposed by the National Highways Association
Map: 50,000 Miles of National Highways Proposed by the National Highways Association
Political Cartoon Charles Henry Davis - the caption says 'The savor of the meal did arouse the host'. Cartoon appeared in Better Road and Streets for August 1916.  It illustrates how Charles Henry Davis was trying to blend the named trail associations into his national organization.
Charles Henry Davis - the caption says 'The savor of the meal did arouse the host'. Cartoon appeared in Better Road and Streets for August 1916. It illustrates how Charles Henry Davis was trying to blend the named trail associations into his national organization.
National Highways Association Washington Headquarters Office of the Director of Publicity.  Tenth and G Streets, NW Washington, DC.
National Highways Association Washington Headquarters Office of the Director of Publicity. Tenth and G Streets, NW Washington, DC
General View of the Assocation's 'Workshop' South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
General View of the Assocation's 'Workshop' South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
Office Force - National Workshop and Drafting-Rooms.  National Highway Association, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Office Force - National Workshop and Drafting-Rooms. National Highway Association, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the  National Highways Association.  Part of the General Offices, looking into the Office of the President.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association. Part of the General Offices, looking into the Office of the President.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the  National Highways Association.  Part of the General Offices, looking at the Drafting Department.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association. Part of the General Offices, looking at the Drafting Department.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the  National Highways Association.  Part of the General Offices, looking at the Editorial Department.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association. Part of the General Offices, looking at the Editorial Department
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association.  The Drafting-Room where every highway in the country is plotted on its respective State map, constantly revised and corrected.
The Drafting-Room where every highway in the country is plotted on its respective State map, constantly revised and corrected
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association.  A portion of the Filing Department, where the data compiled by the Association are instantly available at all times.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association. A portion of the Filing Department, where the data compiled by the Association are instantly available at all times.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association.  The Printing Department, in which the latest mechanical equipment is utilized in issuing circular letters and press-bulletins.
South Yarmouth 'Workshop' of the National Highways Association. The Printing Department, in which the latest mechanical equipment is utilized in issuing circular letters and press-bulletins.
Davis Library of the National Highways Association at Columbia University in New York City.
Davis Library of the National Highways Association at Columbia University in New York City.
General Reading Room. Stack of Bookshelves, Davis Library of the National Highways Association, at Columbia University, New York City
General Reading Room. Stack of Bookshelves, Davis Library of the National Highways Association, at Columbia University, New York City.
Updated: 10/16/2013
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