A Hysterical Map of the Mother Lode, 1948
A Hysterical Map of the Mother Lode : Where California was born, and hell was raised. Drawn in broken English by Jolly Lindgren. (Copyright) Lindgren Brothers- Spokane. Humorous pictorial map by Lindgren Brothers, with emphasis on both verbal and visual humor "This map is cockeyed but this is correct I, bethca". They titled these inexpensive tourist souvenirs "Hysterical Maps," seeking to distinguish them from historical maps, featuring the highlights of gold mining areas in California, including logo of "California gold Centennials 1948-1949". Map shows major cities, capital, camps, rivers, etc. Relief shown pictorially.