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Welcome to the Recollection Wisconsin Shared Collection.

Wisconsin’s story is still being written, folding in the customs and traditions of everyone who calls Wisconsin home. You’re invited to take part in that ongoing conversation and help build a shared history of our state by contributing your photographs, memories and stories to the Recollection Wisconsin Shared Collection.

Want to see more Wisconsin stories? Explore resources from libraries, archives, historical societies and museums around the state at recollectionwisconsin.org.

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Recently Added Items

Mortgage release document from William Wrede for Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen

A mortgage release document from William Wrede for a debt owed him by Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen, signed October 2, 1857.

Notes from the…see more

Letter from Wilhelm Nockemann to Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen

Letter from Wilhelm Nockemann, Milwaukee to Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen, care of Henry Martin, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, August 26, 1850, with a…see more

Reporting on Milwaukee's open housing marches

I was a reporter for United Press International in Milwaukee who covered the open housing marches in Milwaukee, and did a number of interviews with…see more

Personal War Sketches of the Members of Frank A. Haskell Post No. 146, Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Wisconsin

This volume of "Personal War Sketches" was presented to the Frank A. Haskell Post No. 146 of the Grand Army of the Republic in 1890 by ex-Governor…see more