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Local History Web ResourcesWisconsin Historical Societyhttp://www.wisconsinhistory.org/This site is a wonderful starting point for all kinds of Wisconsin history research.Local History page:http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/localhistory/Researching Community History:http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/localhistory/research_wis.aspArchives: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/American Association for State and Local Historyhttp://www.aaslh.org/Links to national, regional, and state resourcesGenealogy and Family History Internet Web Directoryhttp://www.academic-genealogy.com/index.htmLots of links to both genealogy and local history sources in the United States andworld-wide.National Archives Genealogy/Family History pagehttp://www.archives.gov/genealogy/How-to articles, forms, and links.National Genealogical Societyhttp://www.ngsgenealogy.org/There are many links to helpful articles on learning about genealogical research,genealogical links, research services, and much more.Library of Congress Photoduplication Servicehttp://www.loc.gov/preserv/pds/A fee-for-service program responsible for copying and duplicating the Library's collections.Virtually all collections are available for duplication, within copyright limitations.State of Wisconsin home pagehttp://www.wisconsin.govThis is the starting point for information about Wisconsin, including the full text of tenyears of Wisconsin Blue Books.USGenWeb Archives Project Wisconsinhttp://www.rootsweb.com/%7Eusgenweb/wi/wifiles.htm“The WIGenWeb Archives were developed to provide free online data forgenealogical research. These archives are dependent on volunteers…donating their time bytranscribing public domain records or other non-copyrighted primary sources.” --from thehome page


Southeastern Wisconsin Historical Resourceshttp://www.carolynbrady.com/wisclinks.htmlMany good links gathered in one placeWaukesha County home pagehttp://www.waukeshacounty.gov/cm/Wisconsin Online’s Waukesha County pagehttp://www.wisconline.com/counties/waukesha/This site has a good list of historical and genealogical societies in the county as wellas county government resources.City of Waukesha home pagehttp://www.ci.waukesha.wi.us/A nice history of Waukesha, including a timeline and some photos.Waukesha County Genealogical Societyhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~wiwcgs/index.htmThe WCGS site also has links to other genealogy web sites.Waukesha County Genealogy Projecthttp://rootsweb.com/~wiwaukes/indice.html“This website is designed to act as a clearinghouse for genealogical and historicalinformation related to Waukesha County. It contains Birth, Death, Marriage, Military, andFamily histories.” --from the home page. Lots of great links.Town, Village, Community & County Histories, Photos & Owners of Waukesha Countyhttp://www.linkstothepast.com/waukesha/towns.htmlLots of unique information, such as a list of people who purchased land directly fromthe government in the mid-1800’s, historic photographs, and lists of business owners.WCFLS Links to Useful Siteshttp://www.wcfls.lib.wi.us/links/linksubject.htmIncludes many topics, including history and genealogy.November 06

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