Online database, of expanding collections, that contains searchable images and corresponding indexes of the U.S. Federal Census records, searchable digitized books of family and local histories, genealogical and local history serials, and primary sources (such as directories, biographies, documentary collections, and military records).
Digital Library Resources :
A continually growing online database about family history, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records from the U.S. the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia and other areas of the world. Can only be used in the Library (limited to two simultaneous users). Its content complements our other genealogy resource, HeritageQuest® Online (which allows remote and in library access).
Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.
A physical collection located at the Butler Public Library. The collection includes: Butler Chamber News, Butler Area News, Butler Sun, and Village of Butler guide book / First graders from St. Agnes Catholic school.
Castle Garden is a free site that offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.
Cyndi’s List is an active site that provides links to information from all over the world. This site offers a great deal of information for beginning and experienced genealogists.
Ellis Island provides a searchable index of passengers who arrived in America through Ellis Island in New York City after 1892.
Family Search is a free enormous database of genealogy records from all countries of the world. There are church and government records, vital records and censuses. New documents are being indexed and added daily.
Index of bibliographic records to digital collections hosted by over 500 libraries, museums, historical societies, genealogical societies, schools, and various cultural organizations around Wisconsin.
The History Reference Center offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias, periodicals, and non-fiction books. Also includes historical documents; biographies of historical figures; historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video library link.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. It provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
The National Archives offers insight into the lives of people, their families and our history. Because the records at the National Archives come from every branch of the Federal government, almost all Americans can find themselves, their ancestors, or their community in the archives.
The National Genealogical Society, is a non-profit organization founded in 1903, is the premier national society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian to find information on their ancestors.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, coverage January 22, 1990 to current.
Contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s.