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Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 60 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s

HeritageQuest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources
  • Collection of genealogical and historical sources
  • Unique primary sources, local, and family histories
  • U.S. Federal Censuses, books, cemetery records, city directories, military records and more Library Edition - World Collection

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries  

U.S. Newsstream

Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles.

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records

Family history research records from the Wisconsin Historical Society records available on Ancestry
  • Collection of family history-related government records covering various time periods between 1800 and 1987
  • Birth, Death, and Marriage Indexes, State Censuses, and Wills and Probate Records
  • Contact the Wisconsin Historical Society (608-264-6535 or  for more information about getting a copy of a record