Selected Library of Congress Resources for Wisconsin
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Wisconsin resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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Elizabeth Plankinton House, 1492 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee
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Hello Wisconsin / Harry Ruby [notated music]
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The Narrows, Dells of the Wisconsin, 1900
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Oshkosh, Wis. : From H.L. Cottrill's Block, 185?
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Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wis. Taken from City Hall tower
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Plat book of Racine and Kenosha counties, Wisconsin, c1908
Dousman Hotel, Water Street at Fisher Street, Saint Feriole Islan, Prairie du Chien
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Wisconsin day. May 29th. Upon this day in 1848 Wisconsin was admitted to the Union of states
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Pressing the curd into form. Swiss cheese factory. Madison, Wisconsin, 1941
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Dell Chase, Lumberjack
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Poster in Tomoh, Wisconsin [between 1935 and 1942]
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Men of progress. Wisconsin. A selected list of biographical sketches and portraits...