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  • Max Kade Institute Collection

    The Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies is an interdisciplinary unit at the University of Wisconsin–Madison dedicated to researching, preserving, and sharing the stories of German-speaking immigrants and their descendants in the larger c…

  • Silver Buckle Press Collection

    Silver Buckle Press is a working museum of letterpress printing dedicated to preserving the craft of fine printing through educational programming, publications, exhibitions and tours. The Silver Buckle Press holdings of books, wood and metal type,…

  • University of Wisconsin Student Photo Albums and Scrapbooks: 1880s-1950

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives maintains a sizable collection of student (and student organization) scrapbooks and photo albums that provide a unique view into the day-to-day lives of students on campus. Compiled by students, from dif…

  • The American Suzuki Talent Education Program

    Japanese violinist and educator, Shinichi Suzuki, was born on Oct. 17, 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. Though his father owned a violin factory, Suzuki did not appreciate the beautiful tone of a stringed instrument until, as a 17 year old, he heard violinis…

  • Eastern European and Slavic Studies Collection

    The Eastern European Collection brings together, in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to the study of this region including its history, literature, language, political science and more.

  • Brittingham Family Lantern Slide Collection

    This collection consists of the personal and travel photographs of the Brittinghams, a prominent and influential Wisconsin family. Spanning the years 1897-1922, these images capture the private lives of a wealthy family at the turn of the century, …

  • Wisconsin Goes to War

    Wisconsin Goes to War brings together primary and secondary materials which highlight the history of the people of Wisconsin during wartime, including of stories of those serving at home or overseas, and also how it affected life back home. The mat…

  • 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…