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View Resource Carson Gulley Cookbook Collection

Carson Gulley was the head chef at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) Housing Division's Food Service from 1927-1954. Gulley introduced a number of dishes that have been indelibly imprinted in the taste memories of generations of UW-Madison students, notably his fudge-bottom pie. Gulley was the first person of color to have a campus building named after him; the Carson Gulley...

View Resource Linda Hall Library Digital Collections

The Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri, bills itself as "the world's foremost independent research library devoted to science, engineering, and technology." Here, readers around the world can access the library's digital collections which boast nearly 250,000 images from its extensive History of Science Collection. These digital collections allow visitors to explore "significant, rare,...

View Resource Library of Congress: Free to Use and Reuse Sets

The Library of Congress is well known and loved for its vast online collections. Readers who find the library's digital enormity overwhelming, as well as those seeking royalty-free images, may appreciate these sets of copyright-free images and other content curated from the library's holdings. Here, visitors will find more than two dozen sets organized by theme, many of which are historical images...

View Resource Jackson Crawford's Old Norse Channel

Readers curious to learn about the Old Norse language and Scandinavian mythology would do well to pay Dr. Jackson Crawford's YouTube channel a visit. Crawford is an instructor of Nordic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder and the coordinator of their Nordic program, and he has also translated The Poetic Edda and The Saga of the Volsungs into English. His YouTube channel features hundreds...

View Resource Birds of North America

Bird-watching is an excellent way to get outside and appreciate nature's biodiversity, even if you live in an urban area. For those who need convincing, the video series Birds of North America offers an engaging introduction into this exciting pastime. This series was launched in March, 2019 and is hosted by Jason Ward, a Bronx, New York native who now lives in Atlanta. Ward brings a contagious...