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The UW-Madison Libraries' digitized collections contain rare and unique photos, books, maps, recordings, archival documents, and more from across the UW, Wisconsin, and the world. Learn more about UWDC.

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Cadets and women dancing at the Senior Mess, Philippine Military Academy

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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…

  • 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…

  • South East Asian images & Texts Project

    This digital collection brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary resources: research and teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to these field…

  • Walworth County Plat Map (1857)

    The Walworth County Plat Map of 1857 is the oldest and one of the most frequently used map in the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater Archives collection. The 1857 Walworth County Plat map is frequently consulted by students, local historians and ge…

  • PrimateImages : Natural History Collection

    The PrimateImages database is a collection of photographs and information about nonhuman primates. These images were contributed by numerous photographers through the Lawrence Jacobsen Library at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, Univ…

  • The Arnold Munkel Collection

    Arnold Munkel (1918-2003) was a mechanic and welder from Spring Grove, Minnesota. Beginning in the 1960s, and especially after his retirement, he devoted much of his time to documenting Norwegian-American folk and old-time music in southeast Minnes…

  • The Botany Collection

    The Botany Collection consists of research and teaching materials created by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff as well as unique or valuable items related to botany held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.

  • James Joyce Scholars' Collection

    The selected works compiled in the James Joyce Scholars' Collection (JJSC) all share two characteristics: 1) all the books are currently out-of-print and 2) they are valuable, perhaps indispensable, to those who seek a more complete understanding …