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    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map illustrating the extermination of the American bison

    Shows areas of die-off and of systematic extermination, range of herds up to 1889, and years of extermination in specific locations. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vol. published in 1889, 1887 is the year of the Annual Report.

    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T. (william Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
    • Date: 1889