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Image of Vacuum Milker (U.S. Patent, 1868). Taken from The Growth of Industrial Art, arranged and compiled under supervision of Benjamin Butterworth, Commissioner of Patents. Reproduced and printed in pursuance of Act of Congress on March 3, 1886. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1892. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. The image is one of hundreds of thousands of public and historical books and documents from UW-Madison libraries and the Wisconsin Historical Society Library that will get greater public access through the Google Book partnership.
Image credit: University of Wisconsin- Madison Libraries
Photo date: 2006

Message of his excellency Nelson Dewey. Wisconsin was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848. The first Wisconsin State Legislature convened June 5, and two days later the state officers were sworn in. Gov. Dewey delivered this message to the Legislature one day later on June 8. From the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. The image is one of hundreds of thousands of public and historical books and documents from UW-Madison libraries and the Wisconsin Historical Society Library that will get greater public access through the Google Book partnership.
Image credit: University of Wisconsin- Madison Libraries
Photo date: 2006

A few of nearly 5,000 volumes in the Miller Collection of Bee Literature, some of which date back to the early 17th century. The books are among the hundreds of thousands of public and historical books and documents from UW-Madison libraries and the Wisconsin Historical Society Library that will get greater public access through the Google Book partnership.
Image credit: Eric Ferguson/University of Wisconsin- Madison Libraries
Photo date: 2006
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