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Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... more

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... more

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... more

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... more

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

America.
Virginia /

Virginia /

Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

New England.

New England.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Orinoco rivers. Illus. with dwellings, boats, animals; Indians killing boa]

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Ori...

Illus. in: Reys-Boeck van het rijcke, Brasilien (Dordrecht?,1624). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, and subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Maps; South America; Snakes; Braz... more

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637.

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Pet...

Illus. in: John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Wars Pequ... more

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attribut... more

[Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida].

[Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Flo...

Shows coastal features, Native American nations and settlements, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harr... more

America noviter delineata /

America noviter delineata /

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85

America Septentrionalis /

America Septentrionalis /

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. E... more

Nova America descriptio

Nova America descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... more

Americæ nova descriptio

Americæ nova descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 165... more

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England /

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 d...

Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of ... more

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouc... more

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America ...

Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey Willia... more

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, t... more

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... more

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato /

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa n...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; Proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 140, Folder 5b.

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Black and brown inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 520 Available also through t... more

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branc...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also thr... more

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Hondur...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 69 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left corne... more

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's i... more

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Hondura...

Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ... more

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicaragua].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicarag...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left margi... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See Report of the Library of Congress for 1917, p. 56. Vault

America

America

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset of Arctic regions and ill. LC copy imperfect: Margin torn, with some sections missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in America, between England and France, in the year 1686. Late sent in orders to His Majesty’s frigots attending the government of this Province, to be put in Execution to effect. [b

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in Amer...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 51.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place. According to ye newest and most exact observations,

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humb... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... more

This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations

This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact obser...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &... more

To His Excellency, William Burnet, Esq; Captain, General and Governour in chief of the Provinces of New-York, New-Jersey and territories depending thereon in America and Vice Admiral of the same, &c. The humble address of the General Assembly of

To His Excellency, William Burnet, Esq; Captain, General and Governour...

Evans 2377.; On verso: 1722. June 14 P.R.O., C. O. 5. 1053.1.79. Evans 2377. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed ... more

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief cities & towns; rivers, mountains & c.

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief citi...

Scale ca. 1:23,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 40 of Wells (Edward) A new sett of ma... more

Entre los dos meridianos senal a dos seconliene la navegación y desubrimtento que compete a los Castellanos

Entre los dos meridianos senal a dos seconliene la navegación y desubr...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, tilling soil into raised humps, and sowing seeds, North America]

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, till...

Illus. in: Moeurs des sauvages ameriquains, comparées aux moeurs des premiers temps / Joseph Francois Lafitau. Paris : Saugrain l'aîne [etc.], 1724, vol. 2, pl. 7, opp. p. 154.

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss /

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New En...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished t... more

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America, containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina.

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on y...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Imprint date from Henry Stevens and Roland Tree's Comparative cartography, item 55c. Includes descriptive text. Insets: A v... more

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all you ladies now at land, &c. [Boston] America: Printed in the year 1732.

The Catholic remedy. An excellent new ballad To the tune of, To all yo...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 34, Folder 25.

L'Amérique : dressée sur les relations les plus récentes, rectifiées sur les dernières observations : dédiée et présentée à sa Majesté très chrestienne Louis XV

L'Amérique : dressée sur les relations les plus récentes, rectifiées s...

Scale ca. 1:16,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... more

A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New England, with the adjacent countries. Drawn from surveys, assisted by the most approved modern maps & charts and regulated by astronomical observations.

A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New En...

Relief shown pictorially. From the author's A complete system of geography. 1747. Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "No. 100." Vault AACR2

A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven.

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware counties.

A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware cou...

Scale ca. 1:960,000. Hand colored. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1035 Available ... more

A map of the British and French settlements in North America.

A map of the British and French settlements in North America.

Scale ca. 1:11,000,000. Covers the eastern half of North America from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory,... more

N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.

N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.

Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Edges deteriorating and hole in left center. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1081 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch &...

Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and vegetation. Also shows anchorages, currents, and route... more

An Accurate map of North America from the latest discoveries.

An Accurate map of North America from the latest discoveries.

Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Degrees west from London." Also shows colonies, a few cities and towns, and Indian tribal territory. LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Ind... more

Carta geografica dell' America settentrionale.

Carta geografica dell' America settentrionale.

Scale ca. 1:26,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Covers area including North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, some trails, routes of exploration, a... more

North America.

North America.

Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Degs. west from London." Shows colonies, a few cities and towns, and Indian tribal territory. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 6 Available also through the... more