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Badger Highways, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Library

Wisconsin’s highways are an unremarkable part of everyday life for most of us in 2013, but in the 1920s, the expanding state and county highway system was exciting news, enough to warrant a monthly magazine […] 

Recently Added: Collections from Antigo, Brodhead and Middleton

We add new content to the Recollection Wisconsin search engine every month. Some of the most recent additions include postcards from the Middleton Area Historical Society, photographs from the Brodhead Historical Society, and Civil War […] 

Brodhead Historical Society Online Image Archive

Recollection Wisconsin recently added the Brodhead Historical Society’s online image archive to our search engine. This digital collection features more than 1300 photographs from Brodhead and neighboring communities in south central Wisconsin. Pat Weeden, president […] 

Tumblr Top Three: February 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of February. 3. A very close tie A charming snapshot of two friends at the Kenosha County airport just […] 

Postcards from Middleton Area Historical Society

More than 60 postcards illustrating the city of Middleton, Wisconsin in the early 20th century are now available online from the Middleton Area Historical Society. The postcards were collected by area residents and depict local […] 

Introducing our new website

Wisconsin Heritage Online, the statewide digital collaborative, has a new name—Recollection Wisconsin—and a new look. Our newly redesigned website,, provides free access to a growing set of historical resources from the collections of libraries, […]