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  1. Waterways Cartography, Part I: The Mapping of North America's Internal Navigation Systems

    ... in North America over the last several centuries. The first essay discusses the special qualities of these maps and then notes their origin in Europe. The second essay picks up the story in North America and brings the account up to the ...

    newberry - 2016-07-13 10:25

  2. Nationalities of Chicago by City Block, 1895

    Referenced by Essay:  Mapping Migration and Settlement Statistical ... in the compilation of the maps and prepared the introductory essay analyzing the maps (Barnes 1896). She indicated that “the inhabitants, ... the most crowded section of Chicago.”      In her essay, “Map Notes and Comments,” Miss Holbrook interpreted and analyzed the ...

    newberry - 2016-03-23 16:04

  3. Mapping Migration and Settlement

    ... determined from the cartographic evidence.      This essay and the accompanying captioned maps identify and illustrate a variety of ... nearby rural countryside.  The selection of maps for this essay is not intended to be comprehensive; each immigrant group’s story is ...

    newberry - 2016-07-13 11:53

  4. Home

    ...   How to Use this Site At present thirteen essay modules have been published, with ten more to be added by autumn 2016. ... are accessible from a thumbnail gallery at top right on the essay’s landing page. Clicking on one of these thumbnails opens a selection ...

    admin - 2018-08-14 11:51

  5. Maps, Movement, and American Literature

    ... by the critical approach of “literary cartography,” this essay examines the factor of movement in relation to actual maps that were ... treated as illustrative contexts rather than texts, this essay builds on a bibliographic survey of “American” literature published ...

    newberry - 2016-06-17 12:17

  6. Stage and Steamboat Routes, Ohio, 1833

    Referenced by Essay:  Navigating the Coasts and Seas The Travelers ... by stage & steam boat routes may seem anomalous in an essay on coast-wise and maritime navigation, but it is closely related to what ...

    newberry - 2016-04-13 17:29

  7. Electric Railway Lines, Los Angeles, 1911

    Referenced by Essay:  Planning Transportation This intricate map, ... in the region.        This map is included in the essay to show the manner in which privately-operated transit providers like the ...

    newberry - 2016-03-22 17:10

  8. Property of Railroads in the Business Center of Chicago, 1898

    Referenced by Essay:  Planning Transportation The six major ... by private transportation companies featured in this essay—was motivated by a desire to demonstrate to investors the enormity of ...

    newberry - 2016-03-22 17:09

  9. Proposed Canal, New York to Philadelphia, 1808

    Referenced by Essay:  Waterways Cartography, Part I: The Mapping of North America's ... to the Mississippi Valley. His plan is discussed in the next essay on canal maps but can be simply put: Use timber to build elevated canals ...

    newberry - 2016-06-02 13:40

  10. Road map of the country around New York, 1895

    Referenced by Essay:  Planning Transportation The topography, streets, ... and soot.      This is the only map featured in this essay that was created primarily to assist in the navigation of travelers on ...

    newberry - 2016-03-22 17:06