Author: Recollection WI

Digitizing at-risk media with RADD

Recovering Analog and Digital Data (RADD), in the Laboratory Library at the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at UW-Madison, is a collection of equipment for digitizing audio cassettes, VHS tapes, floppy disks and […] 

RW named to Family Tree Magazine’s Best State Websites list

Recollection Wisconsin has been named to Family Tree Magazine’s list of Best State Websites for Genealogy for 2015. This list honors the best websites that specialize in genealogy research for one of the 50 US […] 

Historic Preservation Workshop

Slides from a presentation for the Wisconsin Historical Society’s workshop for historic preservation consultants, November 13, 2015.  

Wisconsin’s Civil War monuments

In 2012, guest curator Melinda Roberts set out to visit every one of the state’s 532 Wisconsin Historical Society “official” historical markers. Since then, she has photographed and researched more than 5,500 Wisconsin historical markers […] 

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