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Aerial Photographs and Imagery Research Guide

A research guide to assist patrons in finding aerial photograph and aerial imagery resources.

Clark Library Resources

The Stephen S. Clark Library for Maps, Government Information, and Data Services has among its holdings many print resources for thopse interested in aerial photography.  These photographs are all of the state of Michigan and are organized at the county level.  They can be viewed on request by patrons visiting the Clark Library.

Detroit Map Resources

The Detroit Map Resources Research Guide, created by staff at the Clark Library, is a useful resource for finding maps and images of Southeast Michigan and Detroit.  The 'Aerial Photos' tab contains links to digital collections of aerial photographs covering the region.

http://guides.lib.umich.edu/detroitmaps

Aerial Photos at the Clark Library

The following  aerial photo resources are available in print at the Clark Library.  This list includes the County, Year, and Absolute Scale (if available).  All of the counties are in Michigan.

Alger, 1939

Alger, 1953

Alger, 1954

Allegan, 1960

Antrim, 1964

Arenac, 1965

Baraga, 1955

Bay, 1969

Benzie, 1938

Benzie, 1958

Calhoun, 1938

Cass, 1938

Chippewa, 1939

Clare, 1965

Clinton, 1938

Delta, 1939

Delta, 1954

Dickinson, 1939

Dickinson, 1954

Genesee, 1941

Genesee, 1950

Genesee, 1957

Genesee, 1964

Gladwin, 1965

Gogebic, 1939

Grand Traverse, 1964

Hillsdale, 1969

Houghton, 1954

Huron, 1964

Ionia, 1938

Ionia, 1945

Ionia, 1967

Iosco, 1963

Iron, 1939

Iron, 1954

Iron, 1955

Isabella, 1965

Jackson, 1938

Jackson, 1950

Jackson, 1956

Kalkaska, 1963

Kent, 1938

Kent, 1967

Keweenaw, 1931

Lake, 1958

Lapeer, 1937-38

Lapeer, 1941

Lapeer, 1957

Lenawee, 1963

Livingston, 2000

Luce, 1939

Luce, 1953

Mackinac, 1939

Mackinac, 1953

Macomb, 2000

Marquette, 1939

Marquette, 1954

Marquette, 1955

Menominee, 1939

Menominee, 1953

Midland, 1965

Monroe, 2000

Montcalm, 1967

Muskegon, 1938

Oakland, 1930

Oakland, 1990

Oakland, 2000

Ontonagon, 1943

Ontonagon, 1944

Ontonagon, 1948

Ontonagon, 1954

Ostego, 1952

Ottawa, 1938

St. Clair, 2000

Sanilac, 1963

Schoolcraft, 1939

Schoolcraft, 1953

Shiawasee, 1970

Tuscola, 1941

Tuscola, 1963

Van Buren, 1938

Washtenaw, 1949, 1:15,840

Washtenaw, 1955, 1:15,840

Washtenaw, 1963, 1:15,840

Washtenaw 1969, 1:20,000

Washtenaw, 1980

Washtenaw, 1985

Washtenaw, 1990

Washtenaw, 1995

Washtenaw, 2000

Wayne, 1963

Wayne, 1964

Wayne, 1969

Wayne, 1980

Wayne, 1990

Wayne, 2000

Note: These aerial photo collections are in varying degrees of completeness.