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Alabama State Archives

Archive-It Partner Since: Sep, 2005

Organization Type: State Archives & Libraries

Organization URL: http://www.archives.state.al.us/   

Description:

The Alabama Department of Archives and History tells the story of the people of Alabama by preserving records and artifacts of historical value and by promoting a better understanding of Alabama history.

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Title: Alabama Maps Website

URL: http://alabamamaps.ua.edu

Collection: Alabama State Agencies L - N

Description: Alabama Maps is an ongoing project of the Cartographic Research Laboratory, which operates under the auspices of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama. This web site is divided into three sections: the Contemporary Map Index, the Historical Map Archive, and the Aerial Photography Index. Contemporary Map Index The Cartographic Research Laboratory has been creating computer generated maps since the early 1990's. Rather than maintaining these maps in digital archives, we felt that it would be more useful to us and to the public if we made these maps freely available on the Internet. We believe that the maps will be particularly valuable to educators and the business community while, at the same time, allowing us a means of communicating our services to potential clients. The maps available on this site may be used free of charge by anyone for any purpose. Our only caveats are that we be cited as the map's source and that the map not be modified in any way. Also, we would appreciate being notified if our maps are used in a publication, just for our own edification! Historical Map Archive The Historical Map Archive is a digitized collection of selected map holdings from the University of Alabama Map Library, the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, the Rucker Agee Collection of the Birmingham Public Library, the Geological Survey of Alabama, and the Alabama Department of Archives and History. We are indebted to these organizations for their cooperation in facilitating the introduction of these digitial maps to the Internet. Maps located in the Historical Map Archive may be used in publication only if permission is given by the map owner. This information can be found under the heading "Original Source" in the information for each map. Interested parties may contact us at alabama.maps@ua.edu , and we will be happy to provide the owner's contact information. Aerial Photography Index The Aerial Photography Index contains a digitized selection of historic aerial photography found at the Geological Survey of Alabama and the University of Alabama Map Library. The photos found in this index are but a small part of the total collection of nearly 150,000 photographs housed in these facilities. The vast majority of these photos have a scale of 1:20,000. The notation (Color Infrared) located beside the name of the photo denotes it as a color infrared photo. Aside from a counter, we have no way to gauge our usefulness to the public at large. Feel free to give us feedback on our site by using the "Feedback" button visible on the crimson navigation bar at the top of every page, or by simply sending us an email at alabama.maps@ua.edu . We are especially interested in meeting the needs of classroom educators and will strive to create and post maps for their use. Keep checking back with us for new maps.

Captured 5 times between Mar 23, 2010 and Dec 14, 2011

Subject:   Maps - Alabama Geographical information systems - Alabama,  Geography - Alabama ,  Historical maps - Alabama Alabama Cartographic Research Lab

Title: Alabama Historical Map Archive

URL: http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps

Collection: Alabama State Agencies A - B

Description: Historical and archival maps of Alabama and several other areas, including the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Canada,the Eastern Hemisphere, and Special Topics such as the American Revolution, US Civil War, Biblical maps, USDA Soil Survey maps, and many more

Captured  on Sep 13, 2012

Subject:   Maps - Alabama Settlement - Alabama Industrialization - Alabama Population - Alabama Historical maps - Alabama Geology - Alabama,  Geography - Alabama ,  Cities - Alabama Agriculture - Alabama Soil Survey - Alabama

Title: Virtual Alabama Webiste

URL: http://dhs.alabama.gov/virtual_alabama/home.aspx?sm=g_a

Collection: Alabama State Agencies G - H

Description: In October 2005, the Alabama Department of Homeland Security (AL DHS) initiated a project to access new technologies in 3D visualization. At the request of the governor Alabama began exploring and identifying ways to leverage existing state asset imagery and infrastructure data into a visualization tool that is affordable, scalable, maintainable, and capable of employing the power of existing and evolving internet based applications. As a result, the Virtual Alabama program was created.

Captured  on Feb 16, 2012

Subject:   Geography - Alabama ,  Evacuation routing - Alabama Mapping - Alabama Infrastructure - Alabama

Title: Alabama Geological Survey Data Portal

URL: http://portal.gsa.state.al.us/

Collection: Alabama State Agencies A - B

Description: GIS data and connections to other sites

Captured 2 times between Nov 20, 2008 and Mar 16, 2009

Subject:   Geographical information systems - Alabama Geology - Alabama,  Geography - Alabama

Title: Geological Survey of Alabama Website

URL: http://www.gsa.alabama.gov/

Collection: Alabama State Agencies A - B

Description: This agency conducts studies on the geology of Alabama See also Alabama State Agencies G-H

Captured 2 times between Nov 20, 2008 and Mar 16, 2009

Subject:   Geology - Alabama,  Geography - Alabama ,  Minerals - Alabama

Title: Geological Survey of Alabama Website

URL: http://www.gsa.state.al.us/

Collection: Alabama State Agencies A - B

Description: "To explore and survey the mineral, energy, water, and biological resources of the state; to encourage the discovery and development of the state's natural resources." See also Alabama State Agencies G-H

Captured 6 times between Oct 19, 2005 and Mar 16, 2009

Subject:   biological monitoring analyzing data Geology - Alabama,  Geography - Alabama ,  Minerals - Alabama

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