Tag: Green Bay

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 […] 

Tumblr top three: October 2013

Counting down the most-liked and most-shared posts on our Tumblr blog, Wisco Histo, for the month of October. 3. Two Wisconsin soldiers during World War I 2. Dow Riots at UW-Madison 1. An unusual Halloween costume […] 

Stories from city directories

This slideshow highlights a selection of advertisements from Wisconsin city directories published between 1857 and 1930. City directories are commercially-published compilations of the names, addresses and professions of people in a particular town or city. The earliest formal […] 

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