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Found in Wisconsin is a searchable index of bibliographic records to digital collections hosted by over 500 libraries, museums, historical societies, genealogical societies, schools, and various cultural organizations around Wisconsin. Search or browse the index for links into websites containing historic photographs, video & sound clips, written documents, maps, newspapers, cemetery indices, and much more.

Maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning.

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View Resource Harry Dankoler: Avid Amateur Photographer

Harry Dankoler (1863-1955) was an avid amateur photographer who thoroughly documented many of his exploits during the decades before and after the turn of the 20th century. Unbeknownst to Dankoler, these images would become lasting documentation of the youth of Sylvester, his only child, who would die from kidney failure in 1907, at age 11. Dankoler also documented logging and gold mining...
View Resource Vernon County Historical Society

The Vernon County Historical Society website offers images and brief histories of 4 historic sites, a list of resources available at the Historical Society's Research Room, and a map of Viroqua.
View Resource Milwaukee County Historical Society: Susan Frackelton Collection

Part of Milwaukee County Historical Society, the Susan Frackelton (1848-1932) Collection, presents images of her work in which she incorporated naturalistic themes, both in her china painting and art pottery. Frackelton was a pioneer in the American Arts and Crafts Movement, due in part to her unique china painting and pottery style. Other examples of her collections can also be found at the...
View Resource Howard-Suamico Video Stories

Numerous residents from the Howard-Suamico area are interviewed, telling their personal stories of growing up in Howard and Suamico. The residents, from the older generation, were interviewed by a group of students from Bay Harbor Elementary in 2010.
View Resource Evergreen Cemetery Index

Part of the UW-Stout Local History Collections, the Evergreen Cemetery Index collection includes all recorded burials from 1873-2003. It is located in Menomonie Township in Dunn County and is the largest in the county, organized in 1873 by a local lumber company; the Knapp, Stout & Co. Company.

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