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Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.
Description: A segment of the trunk of a pine bears the scars of a "blaze" carved with an ax and bearing the inscription: "XIX T. J. Cram, D. Houghton Aug 11, 1841." C...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...
Description: "Surveying Crew on McArthur Rd. Sunny Brae farm is in background."
Description: A.L. Webster takes notes in a notebook while using tools to do surveying work in a field. Another man stands holding a rod in the background near what appe...
Description: Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory mapping crew starting out in the snow for instruction.
Description: Person with wedding ring using a ruler, pencil, and protractor to draw a land cover map for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.
Land Speculator and Politician
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: 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...
Description: Series 698, General Land Office Survey Plats, vol. 1.
Description: Map of locations by block of dwellings rated as blighted as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.
Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.
Description: This map shows the portion of Wisconsin south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers. Roads, forts, cities both existing and "planned" and counties are i...
Description: This map provides an index of outdated quadrangle maps for the state.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...
Date: date unknown
Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
Description: View of a crew surveying land, digging a ditch, and laying drain tile.
Description: Field notes taken for T6N R17E between 6 and 7 on the original township survey of Wisconsin.
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