Susan Schulten

The Story Behind the Ancient Map That Invented Red and Blue States
The country was just as polarized 125 years ago—except the colors were upside down
August 09, 2014

The country was just as polarized 125 years ago—except the colors were upside down.

San Francisco Mapped Every Brothel, Opium Den, and Gambling Parlor During a Moral Panic in the 1880s
The ugly motive behind a beautiful diagram of old Chinatown
July 02, 2014

The ugly motives behind a beautiful diagram of 1880s Chinatown 

This 19th Century Map Could Have Transformed the West
Too bad Congress didn't listen
June 08, 2014

Today's drought-riven west would look very different if Congress had listened to John Wesley Powell

World War II Led to a Revolution in Cartography. These Amazing Maps Are Its Legacy.
May 20, 2014

One untrained artist filled the American demand for maps that could explain a world at war.