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Locating map of Campament, Paterna, near Valencia Spain from 1950s

This page of the Paterna city council shows different maps of the city, including orthoimages of the flight made by the Army Map Service of the United States in 1956 (under CartografĂ­a --> ...
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Finding railroad maps for Germany in late 19th century?

This is what I've found so far: Wikipedia, History of Rail Transport in Germany, The Länderbahn era (1871 to 1920) and Geschichte der Eisenbahn in Deutschland on de.wikipedia.org Wikipedia, Royal ...
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Doing neighborhood or street address research in England?

I've never found a single map repository that always has what I'm looking for, so I tend to start with a simple web search for something like "sheffield old maps", and compare what I find with modern ...
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Doing neighborhood or street address research in England?

The first one-inch-to-the-mile series from the Ordnance survey only covered the county of Kent. They were published in 1801. A series for Essex followed shortly after. From the 1840's onwards, maps ...
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Identifying location of Suelewa in 1912 Russia

One strategy is to examine the passenger manifest from her arrival and note the names in the other columns. We see that her nearest relative is her mother Maryanna Korzautkowska in (illegible) "...
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Installing Gigatree on Windows 10?

First of all, make sure you are running Version 4.3.3. According to a comment that Tim Forsythe, the author of the program, made just 5 days ago on Dec 5, 2017 on his blog post: Version 4.3.3 fixes ...
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Locating map of Campament, Paterna, near Valencia Spain from 1950s

For questions of "where do I locate X type of resource?" I like to use the FamilySearch Wiki. On the main page of the Wiki, you can use the map to identify a place to research, or you can ...
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Generating Population Density Heat Maps using Gigatrees 5

Since I posted, the author has added a discussion area on http://timforsythe.com/gigatrees.html where I was able to describe the issue. Tim Forsythe has very quickly provided an updated version 5.09 ...
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Finding 1910 map of Russia?

You will want a historical map for your research, but (as mentioned already in the comments) for finding places and deciphering names, you also need a gazetteer, a geographical dictionary. A good ...
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Finding Montreal map from 1921?

I used a Google search on "montreal historic maps" to find Old maps of Montreal at http://www.oldmapsonline.org/en/Montreal On that page I clicked the Browse the old maps button and on the right hand ...
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