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HABS photograph: First Bank of the United States, Philadelphia
HABS photograph: First Bank of the United States, Philadelphia
HABS drawing: James Madison's Montpelier
HABS drawing: James Madison's Montpelier
HAER photograph: Tacoma Narrows Bridge
HAER photograph: Tacoma Narrows Bridge
HALS drawing: Hale O Pi' Ilani Heiau, Maui
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HALS drawing: Hale O Pi' Ilani Heiau, Maui

This article is about the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), a program of the U.S. National Park Service. For the Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, located in Elstree, Hertfordshire, see: Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x742, 129 KB) This image (or all images in this article or category) needs to have its border removed. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x742, 129 KB) This image (or all images in this article or category) needs to have its border removed. ... The First Bank of the United States was proposed by Alexander Hamilton to relieve the war debt from the United States Revolutionary War, develop a national currency, and dispose of the western territories. ... Image File history File links Montpelier_habs_sketch. ... Image File history File links Montpelier_habs_sketch. ... Montpelier was the estate of James Madison, fourth President of the United States. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x831, 124 KB) Source URL: http://memory. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x831, 124 KB) Source URL: http://memory. ... The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a mile-long (1600 meter) suspension bridge with a main span of 2800 foot (850 m) (the third-largest in the world when it was first built) that carries Washington State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound from Tacoma to Gig Harbor... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1105x724, 179 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Hāna, Hawaii Historic American Buildings Survey Heiau ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1105x724, 179 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Hāna, Hawaii Historic American Buildings Survey Heiau ... The National Park Service (NPS) is the United States federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. ... The School Badge This article is about the independent school for boys, the Haberdashers Askes Boys School, located in Elstree, Hertfordshire. ...


The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is a program of the National Park Service. Documentation consists of measured drawings, archival photographs, and written reports. The National Park Service (NPS) is the United States federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. ...


In 1933 the Park Service established HABS following a proposal by Charles E. Peterson, a young Park Service landscape architect. It was founded as a make-work program for architects, draftsmen and photographers left jobless by the Great Depression. Guided by field instructions from Washington, D.C., the first recorders were tasked with documenting a representative sampling of America's architectural heritage. By creating an archive of historic architecture, HABS provided a data base of primary source material for the then fledgling historic preservation movement. Dorothea Langes Migrant Mother depicts destitute pea pickers in California, centering on Florence Owens Thompson, a mother of seven children, age 32, in Nipomo, California, March 1936. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ...


The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) program was founded on January 10, 1969 by the National Park Service and the American Society of Civil Engineers. HAER documents historic mechanical and engineering artifacts. Since the advent of HAER, the combined program is typically called "HABS/HAER". Today much of the work of HABS/HAER is done by student teams during the summer, or as part of college-credit classwork. January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. ...


October 2000 the National Park Service and the American Society of Landscape Architects permanently established a sister program, the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) for the systematic documentation of historic American landscapes. A predecessor to HALS was the Historic American Landscape and Garden Project (HALGP). Between 1935 and 1940 the project recorded of historic Massachusetts gardens. The project was funded by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), but administered and records collected by HABS. The American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association representing landscape architects, with more than 15,000 members and 48 chapters, representing all 50 American states, US territories, and 42 countries around the world. ... WPA Graphic The Works Progress Administration (later Works Projects Administration, abbreviated WPA), was created in May 1935 by Presidential order (Congress funded it annually but did not set it up). ...


The permanent collection of HABS/HAER and HALS is housed at the Library of Congress. As a branch of the U.S. Federal Government, its created works are in the public domain. The Great Hall interior. ... This law-related article does not cite its references or sources. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ...


See also

  • Category: HABS and HAER, Library of Congress images

External links

  • HABS/HAER website
    • HALS website
  • HABS/HAER Collection Database

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Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) Collections (Prints and ... (1300 words)
The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) are collections of documentary measured drawings, photographs, and written historical and architectural information for about 37,000 structures and sites in the United States and its territories.
Various building technologies and materials, as well as periods and styles from the 17th to the 20th century are represented.
It has always been the intention of those responsible for the surveys that they be accessible to people throughout the country, and many state and national catalogs to the surveys have been published over the years.
Historic American Buildings Survey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) program was founded on January 10, 1969 by the National Park Service and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
October 2000 the National Park Service and the American Society of Landscape Architects permanently established a sister program, the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) for the systematic documentation of historic American landscapes.
A predecessor to HALS was the Historic American Landscape and Garden Project (HALGP).
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