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Frehner (Merle) Map of St. Thomas, Nevada
Coll #: MS-00047
Date: 1981
Extent: 1 folder (shared box); 0.02 cubic/linear feet
The Merle Frehner Map of St. Thomas, Nevada (1981) consists of a hand-drawn map by Frehner of St. Thomas, Nevada who lived there from 1914 to 1932. The town was abandoned in 1933 due to the construction of Hoover Dam and is now beneath the waters of Lake Mead. Also included are instructions to the Geography 135 class at University of Nevada, Las Vegas to reproduce the map, which became a student project.
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