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"This is North America - the spacious, rich and fertile region of 'unlimited possibilities", which is shared by British-Canada, USA and Mexico". By Cläre With 1930.
Lower Saxony in the the age of steam, showing the newly created 'mid-country Canal' and the moors and heaths of old. No motorways as yet. By Cläre With 1933.
Once a very clear North/South divide ran through Germany. Here a look at the 'cattle type' census of 1925. Several more in comments for an explanation.
The Soviet Union on the eve of Operation Barbarossa. 1st June 1941. German.
Historical. 1934. Lower Saxon cartographers attempt to explain how Lower Saxony became inextricably intertwined with Prussia and the Empire, a mixed bag to say the least. Translation in the comments.
Granaries, by capacity; major and minor inland waterways; on a background showing the proportion of land devoted to grain cultivation. From a 1927 'Survey of mills'.
The value per hectare (colour) and size of individual farms (shading) across Germany as of 1928.
Crossing Lower Saxony in 1930, you would pass through all these territories marked by these posts, each had their own laws governing headlights; loads; overtaking; giving way; speed and size of vehicles. Hand drawn by Cläre With.
From an old German geography book for he 6th grade (13yo). The maps are perforated so they can be taken out and used. These are for meteorological use. How hard was homework in 1939 - see inside:
The distribution of the Carrion Crow. Germany 1926. aka psst! behind you!
Enclosure. In the 19th Century, Germany followed England's example; ancient field configurations were swept away along with hedges, streams and smallholdings. Maps a-k actual before and afters. Maps l-m a modern suggestion to defragment. Germany 1934 - Atlas of Lower Saxony.
Cannabis Sativa (Hemp), and flax production in Germany 1927. Hemp growing capital of the country: Kreuzburg in Oppeln, now Kluczbork in Poland. Hemp nearly disappeared as a crop post WW1, despite its great utility; these areas are ca. 90% flax.
The Jade Bight. From the Atlas of Lower Saxony 1934.
Europe rebuilds; The European Recovery Program. 1949.
German regional price variation for agricultural produce (rye, wheat, taters and pigs) averaged for 1926-1931. Some clues with infrastructure and logistics, and more maps, in comments
The formation of the Jade Bight over the last 10,000 years. From Atlas of Niedersachen, 1934.
Germany, Lower Saxony, 1932. Population by religious confession. d.) Catholic vs. Protestant e.) Other Christians f.) Israelites g.) Other religions.
Germany, Lower Saxony, population by Christian confession. Data from ca. 1925.
The process of enclosure in 19thC Germany. Maps a-k show historical changes to the field topography - invariably favouring the wealthy. Maps l-m show a 'fairer' method preserving smaller holdings. From 1934 Atlas of Lower Saxony.
Sea level rise for the last 10,000 years. Mapped for the Jade Bight on Lower Saxony's North Sea coastline.
Germany 1648. by Dr. Hans Pferdemenges 1930. Eleven further maps from 1AD to 1919 in album in comments.
Map of the Friesian coast. ca 72*32 cm. Foldout from Atlas of Lower Saxony. 1934.
Examples for the global political and cultural influence of Lower Saxony. a: Missions Church of Bremen b1-3: Art c1-4: Settlements. From historical "Atlas Niedersachsen"
The dust jacket for the 1934 German translation of Mr. H.R Knickerbocker's Europe wide reportage "The Boiling Point" - here "Is War coming to Europe. TL/DR - Yes, probably, due to the Polish corridor, to start by 1950.
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