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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 1,200+ 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 Chippewa Valley Museum: Folk Art Collection

Part of the Chippewa Valley Museum, the Folk Art Collection includes interviews and photographs of local folk artists working their crafts. Historic and contemporary pieces of folk art have been collected and, when possible, the artist's stories as well. Exhibits include Community Quilts, Hmong Folk Art, and Folk Art Sampler.
View Resource Lumberjack Steam Train Videos

In the late 1890's, Camp Five began operations as a logging camp in northern Wisconsin. In 1914, a farm was developed at the site by the Connor Lumber & Land Company to raise meat, produce, and draught horses for their area lumber camps. In 1969, the Camp Five Museum and Farm Complex opened to the public. It is now operated by the Camp Five Museum Foundation. Watch videos of the Lumberjack...
View Resource Grant County Historical Society: Photograph Collection

The Grant County Historical Society Photograph Collection includes the following slide collections: -Lancaster in 1942: The Lost Images of Grant County -The Pleasant Ridge African American Community -People and Places of Grant County -Lance Herdegen Presentation, 2012 -Vintage Fashion Show & Afternoon Tea: May 1, 2010
View Resource Manitowoc County Proper Name Index

The Manitowoc County Proper Name Index contains tens of thousands of names. Most of the names are those of individuals, but there are also businesses, places, and events. The index is a partial list of names occurring in newspapers, local history books, plat maps, church records and various other local sources. This index is a work in progress. Information from a variety of sources dating...
View Resource A.J. Baum Historic Drawings of Sheboygan

A.J. Baum was an artist and nationally known furniture designer. He came to Sheboygan in 1924. In 1945, he and Sen. G.W. Buchen did a series on historic Sheboygan County which ran each Friday in The Sheboygan Press. Baum did the drawings and Buchen wrote the stories. They were among the most popular items ever published in The Press. In 1952, a few months before he passed on, Baum presented 39 of...

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