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HIST 124: History of the City in the United States
Get quick and easy access to current and historical U.S. census data and demographic information. Covers 1790 - 2010.
NOTE: You will need to register with your Carleton email address to begin fully using this database.
Genealogical records, census data, military records, photos, and historical maps from Ancestry.com. International coverage with particular strength in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Dates of coverage vary by collection.
Large-scale maps of American towns and cities. Maps include information such as the outline of each building; the size, shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures; and locations of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. Covers 1867 - 1970.
Links to UMN's: Digital map collections; Plat maps & atlases; Geospatial data (including open data); Topgraphic maps; World city maps; and Gazetteers & place names. All a mixture of digitized open access, licensed, and paper maps.