|Title||Road map of Louisiana 1941|
|Scope & Content||
Road Map of Louisiana issued by the Department of Highways in 1941. Shows major roads [hard surface, gravel, graded, and unimproved], commercial, municipal, and military airports, radio beams, railroads, ferries, and American Red Cross highway emergency first aid stations.
Suggested short motor tours "that you might follow best to see Louisiana's scenic beauty and points of historic interest" on reverse. Tour No. 9 is for Shreveport: "Shreveport, the second city of Louisiana, is known as 'Oil's Home Town'. It is the center of the world's greatest oil and gas area. Barksdale Field, an army airbase, is located nearby. This tour leads through the rich Red River bottom farmland and through forests of pine and hardwood to Natchitoches, where romantic and historical structures stand alongside today's modern architecture."
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|