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World War I Military Portraits, Milwaukee Public Library

At the centennial of the start of World War I, the Milwaukee Public Library has launched an extensive new digital collection documenting the men and women of Milwaukee County who served in the war. The […] 

Milwaukee Polonia, UW-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries has launched an exciting (and enormous!) new digital collection — Milwaukee Polonia: The Roman Kwasniewski Photographs — now available for searching through Recollection Wisconsin. Roman Kwasniewski was a studio photographer in the […] 

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, Wisconsin Historical Society

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are essential resources for historic preservationists, genealogists and other researchers looking for detailed documentation of American cities and towns and how they’ve changed over time. Thanks to a generous grant from […] 

Antigo soldiers in World War I, Langlade County Historical Society

More than 200 of William H. Wessa’s photographs of the 107th Trench Mortar Battery Company (TMB) of Antigo, Wisconsin are now online from the Langlade County Historical Society. Wessa was a professional photographer and lifelong […] 

Grant County Historical Society

The Grant County Historical Society maintains two locations in southwest Wisconsin: the Cunningham Museum in Lancaster and the Mitchell-Rountree Stone Cottage in Platteville. They’ve also made many items from their extensive photo archives available online […] 

History of UW-Stout

A new digital collection from the University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives looks at more than a century of vocational education in northwest Wisconsin. In 1891, James Huff Stout, heir to the Knapp, Stout and Company lumber […]