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South Wood County Postcards

The South Wood County Historical Museum in Wisconsin Rapids has shared online nearly 200 postcards from the cities of Grand Rapids, Nekoosa and Port Edwards. This new digital collection showcases just some of the Museum’s […] 

The art of rosemaling

This exhibit was created in collaboration with Emily Nelson, an undergraduate History major at UW-Madison graduating in May 2015. She’s volunteering with Recollection Wisconsin in order to gain experience in historical writing and social media. […] 

World War I Military Portraits, Milwaukee Public Library

At the centennial of the start of World War I, the Milwaukee Public Library has launched an extensive new digital collection documenting the men and women of Milwaukee County who served in the war. The […] 

Tumblr top three: July/August 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for July and August. 3. Celebrating Bastille Days in Milwaukee 2. Traditional Norwegian craft and music in southwest Wisconsin 1. College recruiting in […] 



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