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  • This July, we are answering the #BugginOut challenge from @iglibraries and @sutrolibrary— Plate 15 from John Obadiah Westwood, The butterflies of Great Britain (London: W. S. Orr and Co., 1855). Thordarson T 4597. Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison. #DigitalCollections #LibrariesofInstagram
  • Close-up of a yellow flower of a species in the family Malvaceae. Edge of woods, 1 km north of Jacura, Est. Falcón, northwest Venezuela. Image taken by professor Hugh Iltis, in 1991. #DigitalCollections
  • Today we celebrate ice cream #sundae in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, the home of the first ever sundae! #OnThisDay in 1881, ice cream sundae was invented. (Image: People of Two Rivers standing in front of Ice Cream Sundae sign. From the State of Wisconsin Collection). #DigitalCollections
  • “A beginning and an end,” from the Artists’ Books Collection. ca. 2009. This is a limited edition of 6 copies— accordion-folded sheet, with etching and sewn thread on both sides, with separate English and Spanish text blocks, in a brown decorated wrapper closed with a heart-shaped clasp. #DigitalCollections
  • #FourthofJuly parade in 1912. Onlookers watch a procession of automobiles and horse-drawn carriages during an Independence Day celebration in New Glarus, Wisconsin, on July 4, 1912. The photo was taken at the intersection of Second Street and Fifth Avenue, looking north on Second Street. #DigitalCollections
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