Digital Collections: Maps, Sound Recordings, and Motion Pictures
The Map Collections Web site is organized according to
seven major categories. Because a map will be assigned to
only one category, unless it is part of more than one core
collection, searching Map Collections at this level will
provide the most complete results since the indexes for
all categories are searched simultaneously. The collection
includes more than one hundred maps of the District
of Columbia from the late 1700s to 1996.
The Civil War Maps collection consists of reconnaissance,
sketch, coastal, and theater-of-war maps that depict troop
activities and fortifications during the Civil War.
Panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities
portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. The
collection includes 18 maps providing birds-eye views of
D.C. It also includes panoramic maps of Brookland and
Railroad maps represent an important historical record,
illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well
as the development of industry and agriculture in the United
Estate Map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad Company Between Washington, D.C., and
Rockville, Md., and Adjacent Land Holdings: From Latest
Official Authorities & Actual Surveys / By Fava
Naeff & Co., Civil Engineers & Architects . .
. Washington, D.C.
of the Located Route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and
the Adjacent County Comprising the District of Columbia
and the Counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington
in the State of Maryland, Francis Dodge President M.R.R.
Company, Edmund French, Chief Engineer, W.R. Hutton Draughtsman,
Completed April 30, 1855 From Surveys Made in 1853 and
the Day of Infamy: “Man-on-the-Street” Interviews
Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor
After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street"
Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor presents
approximately twelve hours of opinions recorded in the days
and months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor from more
than two hundred individuals in cities and towns across
the United States.
Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of
the Edison Companies
This collection features 341 motion pictures, 81 disc
sound recordings, and other related materials, such as photographs
and original magazine articles.
Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American
The 28 films of this collection are actuality motion pictures
from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress.