Susan Schulten

Striking Civil War Maps of the Territory Gains That Saved Lincoln's Presidency
November 25, 2014

How Lincoln used cartography to rub it in his opponents' noses. 

This Riveting 1830s Temperance Map Warned Against the Dangers of “Beer Lake”
October 16, 2014

Careful you don't get sucked into Relapse Bay! 

The Story Behind the Ancient Map That Invented Red and Blue States
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
July 02, 2014

The ugly motives behind a beautiful diagram of 1880s Chinatown 

This 19th Century Map Could Have Transformed the West
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.