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Panel title.; Includes index and 3 inset maps and 6 ancillary maps.; Contains population and land area figures above two main maps.; "6-555219-1."; "6-5408-2."
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
Texas Company. (contributor)
c[1955]
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Blue line.; December, 1921.; Shows type of structures: frame, brick, and wood or steel frame corrugated siding.; Inset shows detail of tie-in of R.I. & S. furnaces to section lines in S1/2 of S.W. 1/4 of sec. 28-17-3; Shows streets, railroads, street railroads, residential lots, industrial sites, churches, survey details, etc.
Republic Iron & Steel Company. (creator)
Republic Iron & Steel Company. (contributor)
1921
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Manuscript information added to: Totten's map of Birmingham and vicinity August, 1921; North oriented toward upper right corner.; Includes Birmingham and adjacent areas.; Mounted on cloth.
Roberts & Son (publisher)
Anderson, David P. (creator)
Alabama Title & Trust Co.; Jemison Real Estate and Insurance Company. (contributor)
1921
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Ownership information added onto Pitner's Birmingham and vicinity.; "Copyrighted by Carl Pitner."; Relief not shown.; Map shows radial distances at one mile intervals.; Detailed street index in lower margin.; Explanation: street car lines, car numbers, city limits, house numbers, parks, paved streets, city schools, churches, hospitals, city fire stations, railroads.; Contains an untitled inset, same scale, of the Bessemer area.
Roberts & Son (publisher)
Anderson, David P. (creator)
Pitner, Carl (contributor)
[approximately 1925]
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Cadastral map showing lot numbers and names of major landowners.; "No. 281."
Clancy, Joe W. (creator)
1957
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Panel title.; Includes index and 3 inset maps and 6 ancillary maps.; Contains population and land area figures above two main maps.; "6-555219-1."; "6-5408-2."
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
Texas Company. (contributor)
c[1955]
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Shows cemetery lots with lot numbers, and streets up to 1928.; Details property of the Elmwood Corporation showing portion developed in various years up to 1928.; Verso: Map of Elmwood Cemetery; Jefferson County. Birmingham, Alabama; Roberts & Son, Birmingham
Elmwood Corporation (creator)
[1928]
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Relief shown by hachures.; "Forwarded to Chief of Engineers U.S.A. with report of November 28th 1896 [signature indecipherable] Major of Engineers U.S.A.; In lower right margin: H DOC 77 542; Indicates proposed routes for canal.
Corps of Engineers (publisher)
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. (creator)
1896
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Offered for sale by B.F. Eborn & Co.; Inset shows Martin's addition in relationship to other areas of Birmingham.; Martin's addition was incorporated into the overall development of the Central Park community.; Date estimated from dates of other additions in the Central Park area.; Bottom portion of sheet describes the lots available, and emphasizes their proximity to the street transit system; Library's copy has lower left corner lacking, including some descriptive text.; Verso: Letterhead for B.F. Eborn & Co.; Map and verso stationery printed by Roberts & Son, Birmingham, Ala.
Alber, Hermann (creator)
1911
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The map illustrates Barker's plan for the city, completed in 1871, but this publication is dated by the inset map, which was published separately in 1890.; Locates churches, industries, public buildings, and railroads.
Barker, William P. (creator)
Elyton Land Company.; G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (contributor)
1890
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The map illustrates Barker's plan for the city, completed in 1871, but this publication is dated by the inset map, which was published separately in 1890.; Locates churches, industries, public buildings, and railroads.
Barker, William P. (creator)
Elyton Land Company.; G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (contributor)
1890
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"Engraved by Edwin M. Gardner, Nashville, Tenn."; Shows wards and street railway lines.; Includes index to points of interest and statistical information.; Mounted on cloth.
Kelley, George B. (creator)
1903
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Dated from Birmingham News article 05/24/1931; Includes: "Plan of Airport", "Airport Location Map", aerial photo of airport and vicinity, and text description of airport, its facilities and services.; In upper right margin: "Airport Data Sheet No. 2 - Aeronautics".
[n.p.] (publisher)
Birmingham Municipal Airport (Ala.); Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (Ala.) (contributor)
[1931]
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North oriented slightly to right.; Copyright 1926 by City of Birmingham.; Color coded to show various types of street improvements.
City of Birmingham (publisher)
Birmingham (Ala.). Zoning Commission. (creator)
1926
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This map is housed in the Southern History research room.; Date estimated by the showing of Vulcan Park, which was established in 1939, although many features of the map have not been updated to that date.; Verso: Index of street names for cities in Birmingham area, and listing of street name changes in Fairfield and Tarrant City.
Bethel W. Whitson Co. Inc.. (creator)
194u.
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Geology by Charles Butts, Ernest F. Burchard, Chester W. Washburne, and William F. Prouty. Surveyed in 1904, 1906, and 1909.; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level.; Topography from U.S. Geological Survey Sheets.; Map is Plate II from Bulletin (Geological Survey (U.S.)) ; 400.
U.S. Geological Survey (publisher)
Geological Survey (U.S.) (creator)
A. Hoen & Co. (contributor)
1909
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Date taken from acquisition information and statistical facts on verso. Most recent statistics are dated 1932.; North oriented toward upper right corner.; Includes Birmingham and adjacent areas.; Inset: Downtown Birmingham. Scale not given.; On verso: Street index -- general information -- Birmingham Alabama "The industrial city of Dixie" -- Mileage table ... from Birmingham.; Map has ads along top and bottom.
Western Map Co (publisher)
Western Map Co. (Memphis, Tenn.) (creator)
1933
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Index to Alabama Chief Cities with populations.; Map is reproduction of Rand McNally & Co's New Business Atlas Map of Alabama, c 1904.; On verso: Home seekers and capitalists guide to Alabama. 19 p.: ill., 18 cm.; Guide has pictures of: State Capital, Typical Alabama Home, Governor William D. Jelks, Lieutenant and Acting Governor of Alabama Russell M. Cunningham, Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, R.R. Poole and scenes of Alabama life. It details the advantages offered to the home seeker should he come to Alabama.
The Department (publisher)
Alabama. Department of Agriculture and Industries. (creator)
Rand McNally and Company. (contributor)
1904
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Relief shown by hachures.; Includes list of 40 Alabama railroads, list of Principal cities; Indexed list of cities in left margin.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1912
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Original paper cover attached.; Relief shown by hachures.; Includes list of 40 Alabama railroads, list of Principal cities; Indexed list of cities in left margin.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1912
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Date taken from acquisition record.; Map surrounded by ads.
Western States Publishing Co (publisher)
Western States Publishing Co. (creator)
1945
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At top of map: Railroad Commission of the State of Alabama.; Directory of Chief Cities on left margin.; Directory of Railroads operating in Alabama printed in red at bottom center. Location of each is indicated by numbers printed in red on map.; Inset: Environs of Birmingham [map]. Scale 1 inch = 5 miles.; Base map is Rand McNally & Co's New Business Atlas Map of Alabama c 1898.
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Alabama Public Service Commission. (creator)
Railroad Commission of Alabama.; Rand McNally and Company. (contributor)
1900
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Relief shown by hachures.; Directory of Chief Cities on left margin.; Pp. 154-155 from an unidentified 1901 Rand McNally atlas.; Directory of Railroads operating in Alabama printed in red at bottom center. Location of each is indicated by numbers printed in red on map.; Inset: Environs of Birmingham [map]. Scale 1 inch = 5 miles.; Base map is Rand McNally & Co's New Business Atlas Map of Alabama c 1898.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Prime meridian: Greenwich.; Verso: Partial index to map, pp. 153, 156
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1901
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Relief shown by hachures.; Directory of Chief Cities on left margin.; Pp. 160-161 from an unidentified 1903 Rand McNally atlas.; Directory of Railroads operating in Alabama printed in red at top left.. Location of each is indicated by numbers printed in red on map.; Inset: Environs of Birmingham [map]. Scale 1 inch = 5 miles.; Base map is Rand McNally & Co's New Business Atlas Map of Alabama.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Prime meridian: Greenwich.; Numbered 160, 161; Verso: Partial index to map and list of railroads in operation, pp. 159, 162
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1903
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Relief shown by hachures.; Directory of Chief Cities on left margin.; Directory of Railroads operating in Alabama printed in red at bottom. Location of each is indicated by numbers printed in red on map.; Inset: Birmingham and vicinity. Scale 1 inch = 5 miles.; Base map is The Rand McNally new commercial atlas map of Alabama.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Prime meridian: Greenwich.; Verso is a shaded reproduction of map with primary roads over printed in red.; Verso map divided into 10 mile squares.
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1912
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Date taken from acquisition information and statistical facts on verso. Most recent statistics are approximately the same as 1940 census report.; North oriented toward upper right corner.; Includes Birmingham and adjacent areas.; Inset: Downtown Birmingham. Scale not given.; On verso: Street index -- general information -- Mileage table ... from Birmingham.; Map has ads along top and bottom.; "Copyrighted by C.A. Davis Printing Co. Memphis, Tenn."
Western Map Co (publisher)
Western Map Co. (Memphis, Tenn.) (creator)
[1941]
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Pages 314-315 from Rand McNally & Company's Indexed Atlas of the World.; Counties colored individually.; Relief shown by hachures.; On verso (316): index "Alabama Counties, Creeks, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Towns."; On verso (313): Textual information about Alabama and Florida.; Copyright date 1892.; Mason states that the map came from the 1896 edition of Rand's Atlas.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1892 [1896]
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Copyright 1888 by the Elyton Land Co.; Relief shown by hachures.; Locates churches (white and colored) schools, banks, hotels, theatres, public buildings, railroads, street car lines, and industries.; Includes Birmingham and surrounding communities.; Concentric circles indicate distance from center of Birmingham.
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Schoel, H. (creator)
Elyton Land Company. (contributor)
1888
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Relief shown by hachures.; Directory of Chief Cities on left margin.; Directory of Railroads operating in Alabama printed in red at bottom. Location of each is indicated by numbers printed in red on map.; Inset: Birmingham and vicinity. Scale 1 inch = 5 miles.; Base map is The Rand McNally new commercial atlas map of Alabama.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Rand, McNally & Co (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1914
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Includes index and business directory.; Hand colored to show "Proposed new Corporate Limits of Birmingham" and "Corporate limits of Greater Birmingham".; Hand colored to show holdings and mineral rights of major industrial companies.
George B. Kelley (publisher)
Kelley, George B. (creator)
©1904
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Date taken from acquisition record.; Shows detail of subdivisions, lot numbers, railroads, parks and industrial properties.
Bethel W. Whitson Organization. (creator)
1940
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