University of Wisconsin photographic history

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  • Menasha Local History Collection

    Menasha is located at the mouth of the Fox River on the north end of Lake Winnebago. Menasha, with settlers as early as 1835, became a village in 1849 and was incorporated as a city in 1874. Mrs. Doty, wife of Judge James Doty, used the Indian word…

  • The UW–Madison Collection

    The UW-Madison Collection includes resources that document the unique history and evolution of this campus. The collection includes published material as well as archival materials and may eventually include additional books, manuscripts, sound rec…

  • Fond du Lac And Green Lake County Atlases, Directories, And Histories

    This digital collection contains 13 published books and a wall map providing accessibility to early information about the City Of Berlin and Green Lake County. City and county directories were chosen because of their historical value. Our earliest …

  • Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent

    Africa Focus brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to these fields held by t…

  • Communications from the International Brecht Society

    Communications from the International Brecht Society was originally conceived as a newsletter "for the exchange of ideas and information pertinent to [the IBS members'] ‘common cause.'" The Society was founded by members of the German departments a…

  • Ozaukee County Local History Collection

    The Ozaukee County Local History Collection provides a window into the history and development of Ozaukee County. Whether published over 100 years ago or more recently, the selected material is focused on the history of the area, often stems from p…

  • History of Children's Literature : a Sampling

    This collection of slides represents the history of early children's literature in the United States and England. They are primarily covers and illustrations of children's books between the 15th and early 20th century. The slides were originally ta…

  • Selections from the William B. Cairns Collection of American Women Writers, 1650-1940

    Collecting the literary record of women writers—some very well known, others often neglected, some anonymous—is the purpose and goal of the Cairns Collection of American Women writers, 1650-1940. The voices of women in American literary history ref…