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Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey


Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey
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1933 - present. (Library of Congress) freely available to all users
Updated regularly. The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are among the largest and most heavily used in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Since 2000, documentation from the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) has been added to the holdings. The collections document achievements in architecture, engineering, and landscape design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types, engineering technologies, and landscapes. This online presentation of the HABS/HAER/HALS collections includes digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, color transparencies, photo captions, written history pages, and supplemental materials.
 
 
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Built in America
 
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Architecture and Planning
 
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