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Description: Sand barrens being used for poor crops. Note on back of print says "This should be in timber." Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory photograph.
Description: Group portrait of a group of Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory workers. John Bordner is in the center of the top row. Stanta Bordner is beside him.
Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.
Description: From back of print: "Dane County, Town of Middleton, north 1/2 section of section 17 looking SW from a hill across the valley showing erosion and stump pas...
Description: A surveyor conducts work at the construction of the World Trade Center. He is at work before the building located at 210 Washington Street.
Description: Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory mapping crew starting out in the snow for instruction.
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,...
Description: Made from U.S. Surveys and from minutes furnished by Jos. S. Buck and Dr. C. Chase. Scale 20 CHs to an inch.
Description: Person with wedding ring using a ruler, pencil, and protractor to draw a land cover map for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota showing the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wisconsin a...
Description: Front cover featuring illustrations of wheeled scrapers, drag scrapers, railroad plows and road graders.
Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...
Description: Compiled data regarding attitudes about the United States' involvement in Vietnam in 1966 broken down by gender, age, education level, household income, po...
Description: This map of Wisconsin Territory was compiled by public surveys in 1835; it is limited to modern-day southern Wisconsin. Included are two insets – one of th...
Description: This map depicts the township survey grid in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota. Counties, named towns, citie...
Description: A chart showing distribution of 1,148 substandard dwelling units found in the survey area, by basic type of fault, as part of the Madison Housing Authority...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a crew surveying land, digging a ditch, and laying drain tile.
Description: A class of engineering students practicing surveying in front of Science Hall, located on the University of Wisconsin (Madison) campus. Eleven engineering...
Description: Map of locations of blocks of dwellings rated as slums, as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.
Description: A man wearing a hat looks through the eye piece of his surveying instrument, called a 'theodolite,' which rests on a tripod.
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