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The New York Times
A map of every building in America.
america  usa  buildings  cartography  map  data 
5 weeks ago by garrettc
Amazing Aerial Photographs of Great American Cities Circa 1906
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In the late 19th century, an enterprising photographer named George R. Lawrence developed a keen interest in aerial photography. He first began taking pictures with the help of high ladders, towers, and airborne balloons.
photography  history  usa  newyork  sanfrancisco 
may 2018 by garrettc
Map: A tour of the Great Quake of 1906
Step back 112 years to the day and to San Francisco's darkest hour.
history  usa  sanfrancisco  disaster  earthquake  visualisation  photography 
april 2018 by garrettc
A Day in the Life of Americans
Beautiful visualisation of a day in the life of an American.
america  usa  demographics  visualisation  data  inspiration 
january 2018 by garrettc
Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Prints and illustrated broadsides of historical, graphic and/or documentary importance produced in the U.S. and abroad. About 13,000 prints.
archive  art  history  usa  library  research  resource 
january 2018 by garrettc
National Park Maps
"View and download any high resolution national park map: 1,704 free PDF and image files of maps from park brochures and handouts"
maps  travel  usa  nationalparks  volcano 
july 2017 by garrettc
USAFacts
Our nation, in numbers. USAFacts provides a comprehensive, nonpartisan view of the state of our union.
data  economics  finance  datamining  usa 
april 2017 by garrettc
USA.gov Product roadmap
A roadmap doesn't always need to be complicated.
roadmap  example  usa 
february 2017 by garrettc
A parallel Chinese-language Internet helps immigrants navigate life in America
"When Grace Hui moved to Los Angeles from China in 2014 and Googled the Chinese characters for "Los Angeles immigrant," the first result was Chineseinla.com."
china  culture  chinese  usa  worldwideweb  society  language 
august 2016 by garrettc
These cars distract from the setting right now, but in 50 years...
"hese cars distract from the setting right now, but in 50 years they’ll look fascinating. Time is on the side of the photographer."
photographer  usa  history 
september 2015 by garrettc
Inside Obama's Stealth Startup
A look insude the USDS, the United States' version of GDS.
gds  government  usa  usds 
june 2015 by garrettc
Norman Rockwell Photographs Now Accessible to the Public and Researchers for the First Time
A two-year federal grant has enabled the Museum to digitize and publish thousands of new photographs Stockbridge, MA, October 24, 2014—Norman Rockwell Museum announces the new accessibility of tens of thousands of digitized black-and-white photographs from its Norman Rockwell ...
art  artist  photography  history  usa  normanrockwell 
november 2014 by garrettc
US Historical Topographic Map Collection
The U.S. Geological Survey released more than 161,000 digitally scanned historical maps spanning over 130 years.
geography  history  mapping  maps  geodata  usa 
april 2012 by garrettc
A Look Back In History
A photo essay about Kodachrome film and the history of America.
history  photography  america  usa  reference  depression  kodachrome 
may 2010 by garrettc
The U.S. National Archives' on Flickr
Amazing slice through history including Ansel Adams, personnel records and photos from the Women's Bureau during WWII.
history  flickr  art  photography  USA  archive 
february 2010 by garrettc
Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America
Jaw dropping, especially when it hits the '80s. Like a fungus.
visualisation  video  statistics  shopping  retail  politics  maps  walmart  usa 
august 2008 by garrettc

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