Author: Recollection WI

Listening to War: Directory and oral history tip sheets

An important product of our yearlong NEH-funded planning project was a directory of the audiovisual collections we identified around the state. The directory, Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories, is now available online. It includes descriptions of […] 

Celebrating our first year in DPLA

In August, Recollection Wisconsin celebrated its first anniversary as a partner in the Digital Public Library of America. As the state’s DPLA Service Hub, Recollection Wisconsin shares almost half a million digital cultural heritage resources […] 

Wisconsin state government documents online

More than 15,000 state government documents are now available through Recollection Wisconsin and DPLA, thanks to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB). These collections are in active […] 

Interview with Dana Gerber-Margie

For the past year, Digital Archives Assistant Dana Gerber-Margie worked with WiLS and Recollection Wisconsin on the NEH-funded project, Listening to War: Uncovering Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories to identify, inventory, and plan for the digitization […] 

Dispatches from DPLAfest

Post contributed by Gail Murray, Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning. Reposted from WI Libraries for Everyone, Division for Libraries & Technology, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. In late April, 350 librarians, archivists, educators, developers, […] 

Wisconsin historical newspapers online

Digital access to historical newspapers is always in high demand from genealogists and other researchers. Recollection Wisconsin harvests a handful of historical newspaper collections (see list below). However, due to lack of centralized full-text searching […]