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View Resource Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

  This interactive atlas shows the fluid boundaries of counties from across the United States and overlays with the current lines.

http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/
View Resource Census Economic Data -- Michigan

Census statistics and demographic data of Michigan. Includes links to business patterns, owners, population, economy, income, labor and employment by region, county, school districts, metro areas, and zip code.

http://www.michigan.gov/cgi/0,1607,7-158-54534---,00.html
View Resource David Rumsey Map Collection

This link takes you to the "Historic Maps of Michigan" page of the David Rumsey Map Collection. From there, you can navigate to the entire site. The Collection focuses primarily on cartography of the Americas from the 18th and 19th centuries, but also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geographies, books, maritime...

http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?q=Michig...
View Resource Federal Land Patents

Access federal land conveyance records for the public land states. Find images of more than 2 million federal land title records for Eastern public land states, issued between 1820 and 1908.

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
View Resource Historical Census Browser

Examine state and county topics for individual census years, 1790 to 1960, and generate maps of selected data. The data and terminology presented in the Historical Census Browser are drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing.

http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu/
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