Tumblr top three: June 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of June, including two photos in honor of June Dairy Month.

3. Dairy school students at UW-Madison

Dairy School students attend a lecture, UW-Madison, 1900-1919. UW-Madison Archives.

Dairy School students attend a lecture, UW-Madison, 1900-1919. UW-Madison Archives.

2. The Milky Way

The Milky Way - Scene on the road near Middleton, 1917. This exaggerated photo montage postcard shows some unlucky automobile passengers who had a run-in with a horse-drawn cart carrying milk cans. Middleton Area Historical Society.

The Milky Way – Scene on the road near Middleton, 1917. This exaggerated photo montage postcard shows some unlucky automobile passengers who had a run-in with a horse-drawn cart carrying milk cans. Middleton Area Historical Society.

1. Real-life Rosie the Riveters in Superior

Female employees of Globe Shipbuilding Company in kerchiefs and coveralls, Superior, ca. 1942.  Great Lakes Maritime History Project, Jim Dan Hill Library, UW-Superior.

Female employees of Globe Shipbuilding Company in kerchiefs and coveralls, Superior, ca. 1942. Great Lakes Maritime History Project, Jim Dan Hill Library, UW-Superior.


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  1. Nanette Bulebosh:

    These are wonderful photos. I especially love the photo of the Superior shipbuilders. I’ll bet this experience, however short-lived, changed how they saw themselves and their capabilities forever.

    You are doing a great service with this website.

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