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    • Historical atlas of the North American railroad
      Historical atlas of the North American railroad
      Derek Hayes.
      "...the history of the railroad in North America, from its origins in Britain in the 1820s and short lines connecting Eastern Seaboard rivers in the 1830s to Amtrak and the modern intermodal freights driving today's railroad revival."--Jacket.
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    • Atlas of Islam, 1800-2000
      Atlas of Islam, 1800-2000
      by Andreas Birken.
      This new Atlas of Islam covers the history of the Islamic world from 1800 until the year 2000. In 85 original maps it offers accessible surveys on population, history and politics, religion, and the economy. Colonialism and de-colonization are extensively covered for the entire Islamic world, including post-USSR Cetnral Asia. The Atlas of Islam also contains detailed maps about Iraq and the Gulf Wars, Afghanistan, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the strategic issue of water management. The index lists variants of all place names in the Atlas. This exceptional atlas is both an ideal teaching tool and an invaluable reference work for the contemporary history of the Islamic world.
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    • Atlas of the world
      Atlas of the world
      [prepared by National Geographic Maps for the Book Division, National Geographic Maps].
      Provides physical maps as well as thematic maps covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, and energy.
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    The U.S. Serial Set, an ongoing collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, captures every aspect of American life from the early 19th century onward, from farming, to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business, and manufacturing. It includes Congressional reports; executive agency reports ordered to be printed by Congress, and legislative reports of Congress. It also provides:
    *Web-based full text access to all the material located in the CIS U.S. Serial Set collection on microfiche.
    *Over 325,000 documents.
    *Coverage from 1789-1969, including the American State Papers, and all maps, illustrations, photos, and lithographs found within the U.S. Serial Set during that time period.

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    A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s. Negotiating the site may require some practice. Try the 1024 x 768 pixel size.Use a city and street name or city and building's name where possible to search in keyword or limit your search by date.

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    Perry_Castaneda Library Map Collection
    Site includes historical and contemporary maps for the United States, North and South America and the World. Also included are useful situational and economic maps of places and events of current interest.
    David Rumsey Map Collection
    The historical map collection has over 22,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
    American Memory Places in the News Map Collections
    The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection.
    WWW Virtual Library History:
    Map History/History of Cartography: Links to map collections across the world in libraries, archives, repositories. The site also includes links to online map catalogues, directories and a list of selected institutions with online map collections.
    Historical Aerial Photographs of Cuyahoga County, 1977
    USDA historical aerial photos of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1977. Cleveland State University, Cleveland Memory/Special Collections.
    Historical Aerial Photographs of Cuyahoga County, 1988
    USDA historical aerial photos of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1988. Cleveland State University, Cleveland Memory/Special Collections.
    Historical Aerial Photographs of Cuyahoga County, 1951
    USDA historical aerial photographs of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1951.
    Historical Aerial Photographs of Cuyahoga County, 1959
    USDA historical aerial photographs of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1959.
    Cleveland Public Library Digital Gallery
    Atlases, Maps & Park Plans for Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
    Historical Aerial Photographs of Cuyahoga County, 1979
    USDA historical aerial photographs of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1979. Cleveland State University, Cleveland Memory/Special Collections.
    Rails And Trails
    Historical railroad and topographical maps of Ohio and parts of the midwest.