Wisconsin Histories

In collaboration with the ResCarta Foundation, these Wisconsin histories from the Library’s Special Collections area are now on the Library’s website. All the histories can be searched at one time by choosing just “Wisconsin History” or by choosing which one you would like to look at.

NORTHWEST
Biographical History of La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin by Lewis Publishing Company (1892)
Burnett County, Wisconsin by Burnett County and Ed. L. Peet (1902)
Clark County, the Garden of Wisconsin  by Satterlee, Tifft & Marsh (1890)
History of Barron County by Newton S. Gordon (1922)
History of Buffalo County by L. Kessinger (1888)
History of Northern Wisconsin (1881)
History of the Lumber and Forest Industry of the Northwest by George Woodward Hotchkiss (1831)
History of the Saint Croix Valley, Vol. 1 edited by Augustus B. Easton. (1909)
History of the Saint Croix Valley, Vol. 2 edited by Augustus B. Easton. (1909)
Land of Gardens, Grains and Grasses: Douglas County, Wisconsin  by David Dobie (1905)
Northern Wisconsin, a Hand-book for the Homeseeker by W.A. Henry (1896)
Polk County, Wisconsin by Baker Land and Title Company (1919)
Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Early Taylor County by Arthur J. Latton (1920)
Rusk County, Wisconsin by Rusk County Development Association (1914)
Standard Atlas of Taylor County, Wisconsin by Geo A Ogle & Co. (1913)
The Story of Pierce County  by X. Y. Z., Weld, Allen P. (1905)

NORTH CENTRAL
Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties of Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano by J. H. Beers & Co. (1895)
A Few Facts about Forest County, Wisconsin: the Heart of the Great Hardwood Forest of the State by Forest County (1912)
History of Langlade County, Wisconsin by Robert M. Dessureau (1912)
History of Northern Wisconsin (1881)
History of Wood County, Wisconsin by Jones, George O. (1923)
Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Biography : Containing a Compendium of Local Biography Including Biographical Sketches of Hundreds of Prominent Od Settlers and Representative Citizens of Columbia, Sauk and Adams Counties, Wisconsin by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (1901)
Northern Wisconsin, a Hand-book for the Homeseeker by W.A. Henry (1896)
Portrait and biographical album of Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara Counties, Wisconsin  by Acme Publishing Co. (1890)
A Souvenir of Price County, Wis. by F. W. Sackett (1903)
A Standard history of Portage County, Wisconsin (Volume 1) by Edward McGlachlin (1919)
A Standard history of Portage County, Wisconsin  (Volume 2) by Edward McGlachlin (1919)
A Standard History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin (Volume 1) by John Ware (1917)
A Standard History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin (Volume 2) by John Ware (1917)

NORTHEAST
Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Brown, Kewaunee and Door, Wisconsin by J.H. Beers & Co. (1895)
Commemorative Biographical Record of the West Shore of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Including the Counties of Brown, Oconto, Marinette and Florence by J. H. Beers (1896)
Fond du Lac County Wisconsin Past and Present (Volume 1) by Maurice McKenna (1912)
Fond du Lac County Wisconsin Past and Present (Volume 2) by Maurice McKenna (1912)
History of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by Louis Falge (1912)
History of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Louis Falge (1912)
History of Outagamie County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by Thomas Henry Ryan (1911)
History of Outagamie County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Thomas Henry Ryan (1911)
History of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by Carl Zillier (1912)
History of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Carl Zillier (1912)
History, Winnebago County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by Publius V. Lawson (1908)
History, Winnebago County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Publius V. Lawson (1908)
History of Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and Early History of the Northwest by Richard J. Harney (1880)
Portrait and biographical album of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin by Acme Publishng Company (1889)
Portrait and Biographical Record of Sheboygan County, Wis.  by Excelsior Publishing Company (1894)
Winnebago County, Wisconsin by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1877)

SOUTHWEST
History of Crawford and Richland Counties, Wisconsin
 (Vol. 1) by Union Publishing Company, Butterfield, Consul Wilshire (1884)
History of Crawford and Richland Counties, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Union Publishing Company, Butterfield, Consul Wilshire (1884)
History of Door County, Wisconsin by Chas. I. Martin (1881)
History of Door County, Wisconsin, the County Beautiful (Vol. 1) by Hjalmar Rued Holand (1917)
History of Door County, Wisconsin, the County Beautiful (Vol. 2) by Hjalmar Rued Holand (1917)
History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin by Western Historical Company (1879)
History of La Crosse County, Wisconsin by Consul Willshire Butterfield (1881)
History of Richland County, Wisconsin by James H. Miner (1906)
History of Vernon County, Wisconsin (1884)
Jefferson County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by John Henry Ott (1917)
Jefferson County, Wisconsin and its people (Vol. 2) by John Henry Ott (1917)
Memoirs of Green County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by Central States Historical Association (1913)
Memoirs of Green County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by Central States Historical Association (1913)
Memoirs of Iowa County, Wisconsin (Vol. 1) by George Crawford (1913)
Memoirs of Iowa County, Wisconsin (Vol. 2) by George Crawford (1913)
Memoirs of Vernon County edited by Earl M. Rogers. (1907)
Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Biography : Containing a Compendium of Local Biography Including Biographical Sketches of Hundreds of Prominent Old Settlers and Representative Citizens of Columbia, Sauk and Adams Counties, Wisconsin by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (1901) Outline sketches of Sauk County by William H. Canfield (1861)
Sauk County Directory, 1898-1899 by T. Harry Belknap (1899)
Standard Atlas of Crawford County Wisconsin by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (1902)

SOUTHEAST
The City of Kenosha and Kenosha County Wisconsin (Volume I) by Frank H. Lyman (1916)
The City of Kenosha and Kenosha County Wisconsin (Volume II) by Frank H. Lymabn (1916)
Commemorative Biographical Record of Prominent and Representative Men of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin  by J. H. Beers & Co. (1906)
Dodge County, Wisconsin, Past and Present (Volume 1) by Homer Bishop Hubbell (1913)
Dodge County, Wisconsin, Past and Present (Volume 2) by Homer Bishop Hubbell (1913)
The Evening Wisconsin Newspaper Reference Book: Wisconsin and Milwaukee, Men and Events by Julius Bleyer and Ellis B. Usher (1914)
The Family Tree of Columnbia County, Wis.  by Andrew Jackson Turner (1904)
History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin (1879)
History of Walworth County, Wisconsin by Western Historical Co. (1882)
History of Washington and Ozaukee Counties, Wisconsin by Western Historical Co. (1881)
Memoirs of Waukesha County by Theron Wilber Haight (1907)
Portrait and Biographical Album of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin (1892)
The Story of Washington County by Carl Quickert (1923)
Washington County, Wisconsin (Volume I) by Carl Quickert (1912)
Washington County, Wisconsin (Volume II) by Carl Quickert (1912)

MISCELLANEOUS
The Catholic Church in Wisconsin by Harry H. Hemming (1895)
The Mississippi River Logging Company: An Historical Sketch by Matthew G Norton (1912)
Ojibwa Nugumoshang:  Ojibwa Hymns by Peter Jones (1840)
Reunion Souvenir/Issued by the 121st Field Artillery Veterans’ Association Upon the Occasion of the First Annual Reunion of the 32nd Division (“Les Terribles”) at Milwaukee, September 18-21, 1920

Wisconsin History