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  • Artists' Book Collection

    This database is an illustrated, descriptive index to the Artists' Book Collection, located in the Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Presently, the Artists' Book Collection contains over 1400 titles. The database indexes nearly 1…

  • Manitowoc Local History Collection

    Explore the history of Manitowoc and the surrounding communities through a wide selection of images, historical texts, and maps and plat books that date back to the mid 19th century. Whether for historical or genealogical research, school assignmen…

  • Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring Program Reports

    About two-thirds of the people of Wisconsin obtain their drinking water from groundwater. Despite a general abundance of groundwater in Wisconsin, there is growing concern about the overall availability of good-quality groundwater. Substantial decl…

  • Barneveld Local History Collection

    The Barneveld Local History Collection spans more than a century – from settlement, through the devastation of the 1984 tornado and the rebuilding effort, to more recent times. The collection includes public records as well as published and persona…

  • The Polka Music/Polka Culture Exhibit Collection

    The Polka Music/Polka Culture Exhibit Collection consists of the 41 contemporary and historic images and selected caption information from the "Polka Music/Polka Culture" photo-text exhibit that toured Wisconsin in 1991. The collection represents t…

  • Playing House : Homemaking for Children

    American domestic advice or homemaking manuals emerged in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and served to advise the housewife in the care and upkeep of the home and its contents and occupants. While most of these manuals were writ…

  • Folk Figures : A Survey of Norwegian and Norwegian-American Artifacts in The Upper Midwest

    This collection brings together, in digital form, a virtual exhibit of objects ranging from the 17th century through the 1930's that depict animals, humans, birds, fish, or supernatural figures. These figures provide unique insight into the folk be…

  • Libraries and Schools in Marathon and Lincoln Counties

    About the Collection Libraries and Schools in Marathon and Lincoln Counties contains historic images representing several central Wisconsin schools and libraries in Marathon and Lincoln Counties. In this collection, you will find: Lincoln Coun…