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Archival Repositories, Genealogical Information, and History Sites Pertaining to Wisconsin in General

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Area Research Center: Ashland www.wisconsinnorthwoodshistory.org
Area Research Center: Eau Claire www.uwec.edu/Library/archives/index.htm
Area Research Center: Green Bay http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/arcnet/greenbay.asp
Area Research Center: La Crosse http://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/departments/arc.html
Area Research Center: Oshkosh www.uwosh.edu/archives
Area Research Center: Parkside http://www.uwp.edu/departments/library/archives/
Area Research Center: Platteville www.uwplatt.edu/library/swwis/
Area Research Center: River Falls http://www2.uwrf.edu/arc/
Area Research Center: Stevens Point library.uwsp.edu/depts/archives/archives.htm
Area Research Center: Stout www.uwstout.edu/lib/archives/index.cfm
Area Research Center: Superior http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/arcnet/superior.asp
Area Research Center: Whitewater http://library.uww.edu/archives/archicol.html
Cemeteries of Wisconsin www.interment.net/us/wi/index.htm
Irish Genealogical Society of Wisconsin http://www.igswonline.com/
University of Wisconsin--Madison Archives and Records Management Services archives.library.wisc.edu/
Wisconsin Circuit Court Access wcca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl
Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Section of Vital Records Statistics www.dhfs.state.wi.us/VitalRecords
Wisconsin Historical Society www.wisconsinhistory.org
Wisconsin Labor History Society www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org/
Wisconsin Lighthouses www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/wi.htm
Wisconsin Local History Network www.wlhn.org
Wisconsin Marine Historical Society http://www.wmhs.org/html/
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society http://wsgs.org/

Local Histories, Historical and Genealogical Societies, and Archives in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Washington, and Waukesha Counties

Milwaukee County

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Archdiocese of Milwaukee Archives

www.archmil.org/offices/archives.htm

Bayside History http://www.bayside-wi.gov/
Glendale History www.villageprofile.com/wisconsin/glendale/glendale.html#his
Greendale History http://www.greendale.org/About_Greendale/About_Greendale.html
Greenfield History http://greenfieldhistoricalsocietywi.org/
Hales Corners Historical Society http://www.historichalescorners.org/
Historic Milwaukee, Inc. www.historicmilwaukee.org
Jewish Museum Milwaukee http://www.jewishmuseummilwaukee.org/history/index.php
Legislative Reference Bureau http://www.city.milwaukee.gov/display/router.asp?docid=1136
Marquette University Department of Special Collections & University Archives www.marquette.edu/library/collections/archives
Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, Inc. milwaukeegenealogy.org
Milwaukee County Historical Society http://www.milwaukeehistory.net/
Milwaukee County Register of Deeds www.city.milwaukee.gov/RegisterofDeeds7722.htm
Milwaukee Public Library www.mpl.org
Oak Creek Historical Society ochistorical.freeservers.com/
Pabst Mansion www.pabstmansion.com/
Shorewood Historical Society www.shorewoodhistory.org
Wauwatosa Historical Society wauwatosahistoricalsociety.org
West Allis History www.ci.west-allis.wi.us/about/about_history.htm
Whitefish Bay History http://www.wfblibrary.org/ (see historical collection)

Ozaukee County

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Cedarburg History www.cedarburg.org
Ozaukee County Historical Society www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/OCHS/
Ozaukee County Register of Deeds http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/RegisterDeeds/Index.htm
Ozaukee County Wisconsin History www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/history/peters.html
Port Washington Historical Society www.portwashingtonhistoricalsociety.org/
Saukville Area Historical Society http://www.saukvillehistory.org/

Sheboygan County

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Sheboygan City History http://www.ci.sheboygan.wi.us/historystatistics/city-statistics/
Sheboygan County Historical Research Center www.schrc.org
Sheboygan County History http://www.sheboygancounty.com/about-the-county/history
Sheboygan County Register of Deeds http://www.sheboygancounty.com/government/departments-r-z/register-of-deeds

Washington County

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Genealogical Resources at the West Bend Community Memorial Library www.west-bendlibrary.org/wbgen.htm
Hartford History www.villageprofile.com/wisconsin/hartford/hartford.html#history
Jackson History villageofjackson.com
Kewaskum History www.wlhn.org/washingtonco/towm/kewaskum/kewaskum.htm
Washington County Historical Society www.historyisfun.com
Washington County Local History Web http://www.wlhn.org/washingtonco/washington_co.htm
Washington County Register of Deeds http://www.co.washington.wi.us/index.iml

Waukesha County

Web Site Name Web Site Address
Brookfield History www.ci.brookfield.wi.us/history.htm
Delafield History http://www.delafield-wi.org
Hartland History http://www.hartland-wi.org/history.html
Mukwonago History http://www.villageofmukwonago.com/history.htm
Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society http://www.slahs.org/index.htm
Waukesha County Museum www.waukeshacountymuseum.org

National and Worldwide Archival Repositories

Web Site Name Web Site Address
National Archives and Records Administration www.nara.gov
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMUC) lcweb.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
Repositories of Primary Resources Worldwide www.uidaho.edu/special-collections/Other.Repositories.html

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