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  • Woodland Indian Traditional Artist Project

    The Woodland Indian Traditional Artist Project grew from an increased need to educate the public about the Upper Midwest region's indigenous peoples. It drew upon two decades of public folklore success in working with these communities to document …

  • Fieldwork Recordings—Dictionary of American Regional English

    From 1965–1970, Fieldworkers for the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) conducted interviews with nearly 3,000 "Informants" in 1,002 communities across America. They visited native residents in all fifty states and D.C., collecting loca…

  • Historical Bee and Beekeeping Literature : Selections from the Charles C. Miller Memorial Apicultural Library

    The Charles C. Miller Apicultural Collection has an interesting history both in terms of its inspirational namesake and in how it came to be located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Born in 1831, Charles C. Miller was a doctor, teacher, beek…

  • Images of Angkor Wat

    This collection of 120 photos was taken by Miss Margaret Parx Hays during her Christmas vacation to Siem Reap in 1954 while she was stationed in Manila as a Consul of the American State Department. Taken ninety years after Henri Mouhot's first visi…

  • The Nash Collection of Primates in Art and Illustration

    The Nash Collection of Primates in Art and Illustration comprises digital images drawn from a variety of historical sources and reveals how nonhuman primates have been depicted over time. This collection includes examples of fine art, printed illus…

  • University of Wisconsin Geology Museum Historical Collection

    The University of Wisconsin Geology Museum (UWGM) historical collection contains original ledgers and documents which chronicle its earliest years of specimen acquisition and exhibits. In 1848, at the first meeting of the Board of Regents, it was d…

  • The Technical Bulletin from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    The Technical Bulletins series was started in 1950 and was originally titled Technical Wildlife Bulletins. In 1958, the series changed its name to the current title (Technical Bulletins) and was modified to include technical reports on game, fish, …

  • The Ku Klux Klan in Northwestern Wisconsin, circa 1915-1950

    The Ku Klux Klan in Northwestern Wisconsin, circa 1915-1950 is a digital collection of records, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and artifacts. These materials document a popular movement that most Americans would rather forget -- a so-cal…