Dr. Bill Rankin talks about the role cartography can play in counteracting us vs. them thinking by recasting borders as a middle ground rather than dividing line between cultures.
Read the Lewiston Sun Journal’s article featuring the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education’s textile mill exhibition, “Industry, Wealth, and Labor: Mapping New England’s Textile Industry”.
The Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education project — “Maine’s Bird’s Eye Views, 1870-1905” — has gathered 80 aerial renderings of Maine communities published during the era. Each has been digitized and made available to the public online.
The Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education was featured in the Portland Press Herald on Sunday, November 1, 2020. The article features the Map Library’s involvement in the Digital Project, “Mapping a World of Cities.”