Local History

To suggest additions, please email Inese Christman at ichristman@wvls.org.

 

Central Wisconsin Digital Project

Central Wisconsin Digitization Project, Marathon County Public Library

No log in required. An online archive of the rich local history of the towns, villages, and cities in Marathon County, including centennial histories written by local residents, with many illustrations documenting family life and economic development in central Wisconsin.

Clark County History Archive

Clark County, Wisconsin History & Genealogy, Loyal Public Library

No log in required. Clark Co., Wis. Local History and Genealogy, Ancestry, Marriage, Biographies, Obituaries, Death Records, Anniversary article, tributes, Church, Census, Communities…

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Crandon Public Library’s Local History Collection, Crandon Public Library

No log in required. The Crandon Public Library’s Local History Collection consists of the local history materials and and genealogy resources of the Crandon Public Library, as well as the City of Crandon’s archives. Look-ups from these collections are available.  Please contact us at 715.478.3784 and/or email us at info@crandonpl.org with your request.

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History of Marathon County Wisconsin and representative citizens

Marathon County Public Library

Written by Loius Marchetti and published in 1913.

Three Lakes Genealogical Society

Three Lakes Genealogical Society Obituary Database, E.U. Demmer Public Library

E.U. Demmer Public Library, Three Lakes Wisconsin

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Visit the Three Lakes Genealogical Society website for additional information.

Marathon County Local History UW Digital Collections

Marathon County Local History, Marathon County Public Library

No log in required. An online archive of the rich local history of the towns, villages, and cities in Marathon County, including centennial histories written by local residents, with many illustrations documenting family life and economic development in central Wisconsin.

Tomahawk Historical Society

Tomahawk Historical Society

Tomahawk Historical Society, Tomahawk Public Library

No log in required. View a collection of historical documents, biographies, yearbooks, genealogy and more. Every community has its own unique and interesting history, and Tomahawk, Wisconsin is no exception. Wm. H. Bradley chose this area to realize his dream of building a city.  In 1886 he began the process of carving a city out of wilderness and almost overnight, Tomahawk was born.  People arrived; logging camps, sawmills and a dam were built; homes, stores and other businesses followed, as well as a school and hospital.  And the railroad extended to the city.  Though the logging boom eventually died down, the community continued to thrive.  The community pride and spirit  demonstrated by the early settlers still prevails.

UW Madison Libraries Digital Collections

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections, Marathon County Public Library

No log in required. Brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary materials: writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable materials that relate to its history and ongoing development.

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