University of Wisconsin photographic history

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  • United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia: UNTAC Archives

    The UNTAC Radio Archive is a unique collection. It can be considered a Cambodian historical item. The collection features the democratic transition in Cambodia in early 1990s, after the end of Cold War. The radio program was established in October …

  • The Wisconsin Workshop

    Beginning in 1969 the Department of German at the University of Wisconsin, Madison sponsored "The Wisconsin Workshop," an annual, interdisciplinary conference traditionally held in the fall and focused on a topic related to German culture. The Work…

  • Greetings from the Fatherland Postcards : German Picture Postcards and History

    These German picture postcards, dating from 1914 through 1945, represent a small portion of the Andrew Laurie Stangel Collection. The collection as a whole documents German history from the time of Bismarck through the end of World War II in books,…

  • University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Collection

    This collection consists of the digitized minutes of the meetings of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents from 1921-1991. The 70-year scope of this collection captures the expansion of the University of Wisconsin from one four-year campus i…

  • Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

    Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum is home to the world's largest collection of wood type. Hamilton Manufacturing began in Two Rivers, WI in 1880 and became the nation's leader in the production of wood type used for newspaper headlines, post…

  • Nazi Culture Lectures

    From 2007 until 2020 Jost Hermand and Marc Silberman (Dept. of German, University of Wisconsin-Madison) offered each spring semester a large-enrollment, undergraduate course called "Nazi Culture," conducted entirely in English and aimed at non Germ…

  • Beloit Local History Collection

    The Beloit Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Beloit Historical Society (BHS) and the Beloit College Library Archives Department (BCL), has rare and historic books unique to Beloit. These include the earliest City and telephone directori…

  • Bruce Bollerud Collection

    Bruce Bollerud (1934-2020), was a professional musician in the Madison, WI area from the 1960s-2000s. He played bandoneon, piano accordion, jug, and trombone with a number of local bands, notably the Goose Island Ramblers and the Good Time Band. Th…