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  • Two Rivers History : Hubert R. Wentorf Photo Collection and Fisher-Hamilton Industries Product Catalogs

    This charming glimpse into Two Rivers' past is a unique blend of photographs selected from the collection of Hubert R. Wentorf (circa late 1800s to mid 1950s), and vintage product catalogs from the Fisher-Hamilton Company, a major employer in Two R…

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Special Collections

    This collection presents a variety of materials selected from the Department of Special Collections in the UW–Madison Libraries. Items have been chosen to showcase the department's holdings, highlight specific collections, and provide broader acces…

  • North Carolina Earthenware Collection

    North Carolina Earthenwareoldsalem-logo is a searchable digital collection of approximately 540 ceramic works created by Moravian potters in North Carolina in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Pieces include slip decorated dishes and other ta…

  • Stereoviews of the French Second Empire, ca. 1855-1870

    From 1848-1870 the French government was headed by Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, first as President of the Republic and then as the Emperor Napoleon III. To the astonishment of many (and to the dismay of some) he succeeded in reestablishing the politic…

  • Tams-Witmark Collection

    The 19th & early 20th century American musical theater offered an amazing variety of entertainment. Grand opera, operetta, vaudeville, revues, burlesque shows, minstrel shows and musical comedy were all performed in every city and town across t…

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison Information School Collection

    This collection includes University of Wisconsin-Madison Information School teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to this field. It is hoped that the search features of the c…

  • Recipe for Victory : Food and Cooking in Wartime

    The Recipe for Victory: Food and Cooking in Wartime collection presents books and government publications documenting the national effort to promote and implement a plan to make food the key to winning World War I. Within the collection are materia…

  • The Daily Cardinal

    The Daily Cardinal was founded by undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison more than 120 years ago, with the first issue appearing April 4, 1892. "We believe the University is in need of a daily paper," explained the founding e…