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Archives Unbound - County and Regional Histories & Atlases: Wisco  MPL Special Link
From Cengage/Gale, comes Archives Unbound - County and Regional Histories & Atlases: Wisconsin which provides vivid illustrations of people, places, and events, putting the state's local history into context with the examination of geographic, demographic, social, and cultural transformations. Included in this collection on Wisconsin are 12 cities, regions, and counties in 158 titles. The original source material spans the years 1857-1909.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
BadgerLink Databases
BadgerLink is a program funded by the state of Wisconsin to bring library resources to all state residents. If you have difficulty accessing BadgerLink remotely, check the BadgerLink FAQ or call BadgerLink's support line for remote use at 1-888-542-5543.
Dictionary of Wisconsin History
The Dictionary of Wisconsin History is a collection of words and phrases gathered from the Turning Points in Wisconsin History digital collection. Certain names of people, places, things, and events specific to Wisconsin can be found in this growing online dictionary.
MissPronouncer Wisconsin
An online audio pronunciation guide for Wisconsin places, elected and other government officials, sports players and other famous Wisconsinites.
My Vote Wisconsin
Use this Web site to find your polling place and elected officials for voting in Wisconsin.
PropertyLink(SM) Library Edition  MPL Special Link
The PropertyLink(SM) Library Edition database can help you find real estate property owners, view property assessment and tax values, research property features, view property sales history and more. The service provides an easy to use query function with the ability to search and link properties using over 60 different search criteria. Search access points vary depending upon how a county's assessor collects assessment information. The database contains over 2 million real property records, including commercial, residential and vacant land data from all of Wisconsin's 72 counties, except Menominee. Information found is printable.
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Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
The WMHS maintains the Great Lakes Marine Collection, an important repository of Great Lakes historical materials relating to ships. The Great Lakes Marine Collection is housed at the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL).
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site  MPL Special Link
Produced by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, this site offers access to its 235 daily and weekly member newspapers. Newspaper content is available beginning with April 2005 and recent issues are included following a two month embargo period. Each edition is provided in full, cover to cover, in a PDF, searchable format. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is not included. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame
Mounted on a wall in the Central Library, this list pays tribute to a spectrum of literary talents--novelists, poets, journalists, playwrights, historian--whose work has been influenced by their life and experiences in Wisconsin.

 
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