Among more than 15,000 maps and images newly posted at the David Rumsey Map Collection, these caught my eye as particularly useful for family history. Do any of them look relevant to YOUR genealogy?
1. A massive group of German Invasion plans for England, Wales, and Ireland in WWII;
2. A 1682 map of the areas around Mexico City;
3, Two important early atlases of Swiss Topography;
4. An 1886 Imperial Federation Map of the British Empire;
5. A 1912 wall map of rebuilt San Francisco, The Exposition City;
6. An extraordinary mining map of West Kootenay, [British Columbia], 1893;
7. Harry Beck’s groundbreaking London Underground map 1933;
A 1937 Imperial Airways Map showing air travel routes internationally.
Genealogy Gems Premium members can learn more about using maps for family history in our full-length video class, 5 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research with Old Maps. Here’s an excerpt from the video below about finding and using old Sanborn Fire Maps: