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  • 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…

  • 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.

  • UW-La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photographs

    The UW-La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photograph collection consists of over 40,000 photographic images of steamboats on the inland waterways of the United States, primarily the Mississippi, Ohio and Missouri rivers and their tributaries. The photos …

  • The Antiquities of Wisconsin

    The Antiquities of Wisconsin, Increase A. Lapham's most important published work, was the result of his interest in the Indian effigy mounds found on Wisconsin's Landscape. His research for the work was funded by the American Antiquarian Society an…

  • 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…

  • Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association Reports and Related Materials

    This digital collection of historic reports provides accessibility to early information about the City of Madison around the turn of the 20th century. The Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association Reports denote the moneys received and expended a…

  • Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection

    Consisting of slightly over 3000 images, the Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection is a unique portrait of life in Laos. Nearly all of the images were personally taken by Professor Halpern, an anthropologist, in Laos in 1957, 1959, and 1969. He …

  • Wisconsin Philippines Image Collection

    A number of disparate primary sources were digitized to make up the Wisconsin Philippines Image Collection, which, along with the accompanying essay Orientalism of the Philippine Photograph: America Discovers the Philippine Islands provide a look i…