Badger Veterans Oral History Project
From WWII to the War on Terror Since its inception in 1848, the University of Wisconsin in Madison has been home to current and former members of the US military, […]
This project tells the story of Badger Village, a housing community for married student veterans and their families located at the Badger Ordnance Works site in Baraboo, Wisconsin from 1946 to 1951. […]
Campus History Projects
These exhibits and special projects were completed by Archives staff and UW-Madison SLIS students, and feature a variety of topics that illuminate our campus history.
Since 2010, the UW-Madison Oral History Program has endeavored to create rich multimedia projects that document and preserve memories of the most iconic events and people related to our campus history. Campus Voices tells these stories.
Ford Scholars Oral History Project
Between 1951 and 1957, an experimental scholarship program brought some of the brightest high school students from across the country to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Many of them would go […]
Madison’s LGBTQ Community
The LGBTQ Archive contains oral histories, personal papers, photographs, ephemera and organizational records related to LGBTQ life in Madison and Dane County from the 1940s to today.
Society of American Foresters (Oral History Program collaboration)
Background: Forestry emerged as a special political concern within resource management in the late-nineteenth century. In 1891, during the administration of Benjamin Harrison, the United States Congress passed the Forest […]
Sterling Hall Bombing of 1970
This project was conceived to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the bombing of Sterling Hall which took place on August 24, 1970. The collection consists of excerpts from interviews with UW-Madison […]
UW-Madison Teaching Assistants Association Strike of 1970
The project was conceived to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1970 Teaching Assistants Association strike. Oral History Interviews Browse TAA Strike of 1970 interviews hosted by the UW Digital […]
Women in Science and Engineering at UW-Madison
This series relates the experiences of women who have worked in science, engineering, medicine and mathematics at the University of Wisconsin from the 1920s to the present day. Oral History Interviews […]