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Date: 1950-03-16 

Description: Map of locations of blocks of dwellings rated as slums, as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.

Date: 1784 

Description: Map showing fifty thousand acres of land in what will later become Kentucky, broken up into parcels labeled 1 through 50. No features are labeled, but the...

Date: 1871-07-01 

Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.

Photograph

Surveying

Date: 1969 

Description: Three men surveying a point in southwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1975 

Description: This map provides an index of outdated quadrangle maps for the state. Communities, counties, rivers, and lakes are labeled including Lake Michigan and Lake...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads. Boundaries are shown in bl...

Date: 1969 

Description: Five men surveying land across a road. They're standing near a barbed wire fence.

Historical Essay

Surveying 1830s Wisconsin

Learn about the creation of Wisconsin's first maps, with links to the surveyors' notebooks and diaries and the state's first township maps.

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Description: Series 698, General Land Office Survey Plats, vol. 1.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of a U.S. Army Engineer topographer wearing skis while in the process of surveying land. The engineer is standing next to a barbed wire obstac...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map depicts the township survey grid in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota. Counties, named towns, citie...

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Date: 1940-04-11 

Description: This blue line print map shows survey monument markers by type and industrial buildings and covers part of the lower Fox River and East River. The map incl...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This photocopy of a manuscript map shows sectional township grid, hydrography, and acreages as they appeared in 1836. The township lines surveyed by Mullet...

Date: 1970 

Description: "Surveying Crew on McArthur Rd. Sunny Brae farm is in background."

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of a U.S. Army Engineer topographer wearing skis while using a tripod stand to write. The engineer is standing next to a barbed wire obstacle...

Date: 1960-02-02 

Description: The Madison Redevelopment Authority joined in the city's program of locating and permanently marking land survey corners in the Madison area. Here they mar...

Date: 1950-03-16 

Description: Map of locations by blocks or areas of dwelling units in which violations of ordinance were apparent as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Sub...

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Description: Letterhead of H.I. Bliss, a real estate agent, civil engineer, and county surveyor in La Crosse, Wisconsin. On the left a group of three men are surveying...

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