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Found in Wisconsin is a searchable index of bibliographic records to digital collections hosted by over 500 libraries, museums, historical societies, genealogical societies, schools, and various cultural organizations around Wisconsin. Search or browse the 1,200+ index for links into websites containing historic photographs, video & sound clips, written documents, maps, newspapers, cemetery indices, and much more.

Any size collection, any platform including Flickr and Facebook, ResCarta or CONTENTdm; if it's a digital collection about Wisconsin, it's included in Found in Wisconsin! Maintained by the Department of Public Instruction's Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning.

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View Resource Planned Community of Greendale, WI

In 1936, the U.S. Department of Agriculture began construction on three new communities known as "Greenbelt Towns," as a part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. One of these communities was Greendale, located about three miles southwest of Milwaukee. Built to demonstrate a new kind of suburban living, these towns were designed so that housing was situated within easy walking distance of...
View Resource MINDS@UW Platteville

MINDS@UW-Platteville stores, indexes, distributes, and preserves the digital materials related to the University of Wisconsin's research and instructional mission. Content is deposited directly by UW faculty and staff. Collections at this time include: -UWP Master's Theses -UWP Seminar Papers
View Resource Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits: Living Under a Mushroom Cloud

Part of Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits, Living Under a Mushroom Cloud: Fear and Hope in the Atomic Age, reveals Americans' ambivalent feelings about atomic power between 1945 and 1965. American culture reflected some of the contradictions created by the both fear and hope in the so-called "Atomic Age." This online tour is divided into four areas: I. FEAR! II. TAKE COVER! III....
View Resource Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits: The Milwaukee Braves, 1953-1965

Part of Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits, The Milwaukee Braves, 1953-1965, exhibit was created in 2003 in honor of the Milwaukee Braves' 50th anniversary. The Wisconsin Historical Museum showcased Braves artifacts and photographs, as seen here.
View Resource Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits: Pottery by Frackelton

Part of Wisconsin Historical Museum Online Exhibits, Pottery by Frackelton presents the artist, Susan S. Frackelton (1848-1932), as a major contributor to the arts in America. While she began her artistic career as a landscape and china painter, she soon became a businesswoman, inventor, author, and artist. She began throwing her own pieces and eventually developed her own style of art pottery,...

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