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  • Home Economics to Human Ecology : A Centennial History at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

    This digital collection of photographs and ephemera illustrates aspects of the past 100 years at the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Some of the material was used to develop the School's history website. Most of th…

  • Crandon Mine Reports

    The Crandon Mine Reports provide researchers access to information about the Crandon Mine permit process that occurred from between 1976, when the Exxon Coal and Minerals Company discovered a zinc-copper ore body located in northeastern Wisconsin n…

  • Botanical Photos of Professor Hugh H. Iltis

    Hugh Hellmut Iltis is a botanist, conservationist, Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, and Director Emeritus of the WIS Herbarium. He is renowned for research and discoveries surrounding the origin of cultivated corn from its wild an…

  • Neenah Public Library Local History Collection

    Neenah, a city of 25,000, is a part of the Fox Cities and located in east-central Wisconsin, on the northwest shore of Lake Winnebago. Originally known as Winnebago Rapids, Neenah was incorporated as a village in 1856 and had a population of 1,296 …

  • Schleisingerville to Slinger 125 Years (Slinger Community Library)

    Explore the rich history of Schleisingerville, its citizens and local businesses through this digital collection consisting of two significant histories published by the Slinger Advancement Association and over 300 photographs providing accessibili…

  • Ach Ya! : the Story of German Music in Wisconsin

    The "Ach Ya!: The Story of German Music in Wisconsin" Collection presents historical images from the nineteenth through the late twentieth century that evoke the long-standing heritage and rich diversity of Wisconsin's German musical traditions, es…

  • Library and Reading Posters

    This collection contains a wide assortment of posters promoting books, libraries, and children's literacy from a variety of organizations including the American Library Association and the Children's Book Council. The CBC is a nonprofit conglomerat…

  • Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory (Bordner Survey)

    Often called the "Bordner Survey" after its director, John Bordner, the Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory was a Depression-era project to inventory the land resources of Wisconsin so that they could be used more productively. Field workers, usually…