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This exhibit was created in collaboration with Emily Nelson, who completed her B.A. in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Spring 2015. Several necessary establishments occupied Wisconsin towns at the turn of the 20th […] 

Student spotlight

Recollection Wisconsin has been fortunate to have the opportunity to work with many UW-Madison students over the years. As the school year comes to a close, we wanted to highlight the work of three great […] 

Medical College of Wisconsin

Six digital collections of documents, photographs and artifacts from the Medical College of Wisconsin can now be discovered through Recollection Wisconsin. The collections, created by the MCW Libraries, trace the development and consolidation of Wisconsin’s […] 


This spring, Hannah Stitzlein, a graduate student in the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at UW-Madison, is working on an independent study project with Recollection Wisconsin to evaluate metadata in preparation for our […] 

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