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Milwaukee Polonia, UW-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries has launched an exciting (and enormous!) new digital collection — Milwaukee Polonia: The Roman Kwasniewski Photographs – now available for searching through Recollection Wisconsin. Roman Kwasniewski was a studio photographer in the […] 

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, Wisconsin Historical Society

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are essential resources for historic preservationists, genealogists and other researchers looking for detailed documentation of American cities and towns and how they’ve changed over time. Thanks to a generous grant from […] 

Survey results: Digital Heritage in Wisconsin’s Small Communities

This spring we surveyed libraries, historical societies and museums in small Wisconsin communities (defined as population under 6,000) to find out how we can help them build and grow digital collections of historical materials. Many thanks […] 

Tumblr top three: June 2014

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of June. 3. LGBT Pride Month 2. Wisconsin’s founding member of the National Organization for Women (NOW) 1. Celebrating Juneteenth […] 



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