Tumblr top three: June 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of June.

3. LGBT Pride Month

Students at a gay pride rally with a banner reading “Queer Pride-Flaunt It,” University of Wisconsin-Madison, probably 1990s. UW-Madison Archives by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Students at a gay pride rally with a banner reading “Queer Pride-Flaunt It,” University of Wisconsin-Madison, probably 1990s. UW-Madison Archives by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

2. Wisconsin’s founding member of the National Organization for Women (NOW)

Sparta native Kathryn F. Clarenbach, a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was one of the 28 women who participated in the founding meeting of NOW in June 1966. This photo shows Professor Clarenbach, seated on the right, with Wisconsin Governor Robert Knowles and the Committee on the Status of Women Midwest Conference in 1967. UW-Madison Archives by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Sparta native Kathryn F. Clarenbach, a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was one of the 28 women who participated in the founding meeting of NOW in June 1966. This photo shows Professor Clarenbach, seated on the right, with Wisconsin Governor Robert Knowles and the Committee on the Status of Women Midwest Conference in 1967. UW-Madison Archives by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

1. Celebrating Juneteenth

Food tables at Juneteenth Day festival, Milwaukee, 1983. Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.  Milwaukee Public Library.

Food tables at Juneteenth Day festival, Milwaukee, 1983. Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Milwaukee Public Library.


Highlights from digital collections across Wisconsin are added to our Tumblr blog several times each week. Check out our monthly top posts from Tumblr here.

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