<a href='//www.lib.msu.edu'>MSU Libraries</a> | https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/feed/map-library/atom 2020-03-03T12:00:00-05:00 Drupal Why are there more 2nd Streets than 1st Streets in Michigan? https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271515 2020-03-03T12:00:00-05:00 2020-03-03T12:00:00-05:00 weessie2 Why are there more 2nd Streets than 1st Streets in Michigan? https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2020/mar/why-are-there-more-2nd-streets-1st-streets-michigan <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h2>Why are there more 2nd Streets than 1st Streets in Michigan?</h2> <p>OK Geo Nerds --- After analyzing the Michigan Department of Transportation's computer files of the entire road network of Michigan, we compiled a list of the most common road names.  They go: </p></div></div></div> Tue, 03 Mar 2020 17:00:00 +0000 weessie2 271515 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Spring 2020 GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271513 2020-01-06T11:09:00-05:00 2020-01-06T11:09:00-05:00 atickner Spring 2020 GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2020/jan/spring-2020-gis-workshops <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="pa0" style="margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; margin-right:0in; margin-left:0in">Here is our slate of workshops for Spring 2020!</p></div></div></div> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:09:00 +0000 atickner 271513 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu The Negro Motorist Green Book https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271487 2019-09-20T16:45:00-04:00 2019-09-20T16:45:00-04:00 weessie2 The Negro Motorist Green Book https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/sep/negro-motorist-green-book <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h3>"There will be a day sometime in the near future when this guide will not have to be published." -- Victor Green, in the preface to the 1941 edition<img alt="1940-cover-Negro_Motorist_Green_Book from Wikimedia Commons" src="/sites/default/files/1940-cover-Negro_Motorist_Green_Book.jpg" style="fl&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;" /></h3></div></div></div> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:45:00 +0000 weessie2 271487 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Fall 2019 Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271469 2019-08-09T10:50:00-04:00 2019-08-09T10:50:00-04:00 atickner Fall 2019 Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/aug/fall-2019-workshops <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Please join us for our Fall 2019 workshops!</p> <p>If you have questions about these workshops please email <a href="mailto:atickner@msu.edu">atickner@msu.edu</a></p> <p><strong>Co-learning Workshops</strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:50:00 +0000 atickner 271469 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Twenty Years in San Francisco's Mission District https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271451 2019-03-18T08:40:00-04:00 2019-03-18T08:40:00-04:00 weessie2 Twenty Years in San Francisco's Mission District https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/mar/twenty-years-san-franciscos-mission-district <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This custom-bound book was owned and used by longtime San Francisco real estate agent Harry Cecil Jenkins.  It marks out every real estate parcel in the Mission District and nearby Horner’s Addition, a combined area that runs south of famous Market Street about a mile southwest of downtown.  The </p></div></div></div> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:40:00 +0000 weessie2 271451 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Spring 2019 MSU Library GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271433 2019-01-04T13:01:00-05:00 2019-01-04T13:01:00-05:00 atickner Spring 2019 MSU Library GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/jan/spring-2019-msu-library-gis-workshops <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="pa0" style="margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:12.0pt; margin-left:0in"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">MSU Libraries is offering several workshops in spring on GI</span></span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:01:00 +0000 atickner 271433 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu “…an inexhaustible supply of iron ore of the best quality.” https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271431 2018-12-28T08:23:00-05:00 2018-12-28T08:23:00-05:00 weessie2 “…an inexhaustible supply of iron ore of the best quality.” https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/dec/inexhaustible-supply-iron-ore-best-quality <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img alt="Negaunee area 1851 and 1872" src="https://blogs.lib.msu.edu/sites/default/files/negaunee-1851-1872.jpg" style="width:863px; height:413px" /></p></div></div></div> Fri, 28 Dec 2018 13:23:00 +0000 weessie2 271431 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu We Were Almost Michigania https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271417 2018-10-29T08:22:00-04:00 2018-10-29T08:22:00-04:00 weessie2 We Were Almost Michigania https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/we-were-almost-michigania <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This French-made map from 1785 was the first to bear forms of the word “Michigan” applied to a land area.  It was also one of the first to recognize the fledgling country by its chosen name, United States, here in the French, Etats-Unis.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:22:00 +0000 weessie2 271417 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Michigan With No Thumb https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271411 2018-10-22T08:59:00-04:00 2018-10-22T08:59:00-04:00 weessie2 Michigan With No Thumb https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/michigan-no-thumb <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This map depicts Michigan oddly with no thumb and with a range of mountains extending down to Florida.  It carefully marks waterway portages that link the Great Lakes with the Mississippi river system and points out several mines including one of copper at present day Chicago.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:59:00 +0000 weessie2 271411 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu California as an Island https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271407 2018-10-09T14:06:00-04:00 2018-10-09T14:06:00-04:00 weessie2 California as an Island https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/california-island <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>From 1622 to the middle 1700s European mapmakers were drawing California as an island separate from North America.  In 1701 Jesuit missionary Father Eusebio Francisco Kino walked around Baja California and proved that California was not an island.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 18:06:00 +0000 weessie2 271407 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu