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Central Wisconsin: Four Organizations in Three Days

Dana will be writing a series of dispatches from travels all over Wisconsin at cultural institutions, from libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and the memory organizations in-between. We have this rare opportunity thanks to our […] 

Brisk Autumn Trip to Stevens Point

The end of October doesn’t just mean colorful leaves, warmer blankets and Halloween — it also means the Wisconsin Local History and Historic Preservation Conference! This year’s conference was held in Wisconsin Dells, which is […] 

Carson Gulley, Madison’s first celebrity chef

The following is an excerpt from Madison Food: A History of Capital Cuisine by Nichole Fromm & JonMichael Rasmus (Arcadia, 2015), shared here with permission of the authors. This section from Chapter 5, “Soul Proprietors: […] 

Veterans’ stories from Green Bay and Two Rivers

As a proud new team member of Recollection Wisconsin, I’ll be writing a series of dispatches from my travels all over Wisconsin to find oral history collections at libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other […] 

A Superior Lake to Match a Superior Collection

As a proud new team member of Recollection Wisconsin, I’ll be writing a series of dispatches from my travels all over Wisconsin to find oral history collections at libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other […] 

Wisconsin goes live in DPLA!

Recollection Wisconsin is celebrating today, as digital collections from our partners across the state are now available in the Digital Public Library of America! After three years of collaborative planning and development, Wisconsin’s libraries, archives, […]