Author: Recollection WI

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 […] 

Federal funding and local history: Impacts of IMLS in Wisconsin

The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grants to States program is the largest source of federal funding for library services in the U.S. In Wisconsin, Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) funds […] 

African American history materials available through Umbra

Recollection Wisconsin has partnered with Umbra Search African American History at the University of Minnesota — a program that makes African American culture and history more broadly available through a freely available search tool (, […] 

2016: Our year in review

2016 was a busy year for Recollection Wisconsin, with lots of new partnerships, projects and presentations. Read all about it in our 2016 Year in Review.  

Service Hub Charter

In November 2016, our Governing Partners officially adopted a charter. This document affirms each partner’s commitment to access, collaboration, and sustainability of the Recollection Wisconsin Service Hub for the Digital Public Library of America.