How about the vivid colors on this 85-year-old map, eh? Bright and sparkly and looking brand-new.
Take a gander at that one again. The icon they show for the largest population only shows over 500,000. But that was in 1930, when none of us was alive to fill the census count.
*Al Jolson hit from 1924
See? There really was an Inspiration Point!
another cool map find from the mid 1930s