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

Date: 1950-03-16 

Description: Map of locations by block of dwellings rated as blighted as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait 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 obstacle k...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Side 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 kno...

Date: 1966-08 

Description: Front cover of a report by The Wisconsin Survey Research Laboratory on their public opinion research regarding Wisconsinites' attitudes toward the Vietnam...

Date: 1958-07-14 

Description: This is a Tellurometer, a microwave surveying instrument. The operator is Don Reed, field man for Alster and Associates, Washington, D.C., which completed...

Date: 1950-03-16 

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: 1920 

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...

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Description: Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory mapping crew starting out in the snow for instruction.

Date: 1955-03-09 

Description: A man wearing a hat looks through the eye piece of his surveying instrument, called a 'theodolite,' which rests on a tripod.

Date: 1900 

Description: A class of engineering students practicing surveying in front of Science Hall, located on the University of Wisconsin (Madison) campus. Eleven engineering...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map of Wisconsin from around 1920 identifies the areas of the state that had been geologically surveyed or topographically surveyed, or both, as well...

Learn how the Ordinance of 1787 extended government, prohibited slavery, and let to the survey of public lands northwest of the Ohio River.

Date: 1966-08 

Description: Compiled data regarding attitudes about the United States' involvement in Vietnam in 1966 broken down by gender, age, education level, household income, po...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1876 

Description: Made from U.S. Surveys and from minutes furnished by Jos. S. Buck and Dr. C. Chase. Scale 20 CHs to an inch.

Date: 1932 

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. Uppe...

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...

Historical Essay

Surveyor's Tree Blaze

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Surveyor's tree blaze from the 1841 expedition to lay out the boundary between Wisconsin and Michigan, found at Trout Lake, Vilas County, Wisconsin. (Museu

Photograph

Surveying

Date: 1969 

Description: Three men surveying a point in southwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1882 

Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...

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