Research Center University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Debra Anderson 920-465-2539
|Naturalization papers from
History of the county and Northeastern WI;
Some school censuses, population censues;
(Note: A file card index of Shawano naturalization papers kept at the Area Research Center in Green Bay is also kept at the Shawano Latter Day Saints Family History Center.)
P O Box 166
Tigerton WI 54486-0166
Peggy Slicer, Librarian
Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Friday 2:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 2:00 -5:00 p.m.
337 S. Main
Birnamwood WI 54414-9259
Karen Dickman, Librarian
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Saturday 9-12 p.m.
|Bonduel Community Archives
108 S. First St.
P. O. Box 205
Bonduel, WI 54107
|Currently open on Wednesday 9-5 &
Serving: Advance, Bonduel, Briarton, Cecil, Landstad, Navarino, Slab City, Zachow and surrounding areas.
Some information from brochure:
Notable references at the archives: Many cemetery listings and church records from the area. Has many of the local newspapers of the Bonduel Times from 1909. (Note: the Bonduel Public Library has the Bonduel Times on microfilm.) Family history resources include: a collection of obituaries and wedding announcements from the present newspapers and copies of family scrapbooks submitted to the archives. News clippings are sorted and filed by family name. The archives is collecting photographs of the area's first settlers and their families.
117 1/2 W. Green Bay
P O Box 687
Bonduel WI 54107-0687
Carol Luepke, Librarian
Monday, Wednesday 3-7
Tuesday, Thursday 9-2 & 5:30-7
Local newspaper on microfilm.
|Shawano City - County Public
128 S Sawyer St
Shawano, WI 54166
Their web page can be accessed at this address www.nfls.lib.wi.us/sha/. From here you can enter Newcat which is their card catalog. They have access to quite a few libraries and if you can't find an item in their system we can order from outside the system.
has a reference room called the Wisconsin Room. It has a collection of
newspapers on microfilm along with books and pamphlets regarding the county's
history. And we have a new "Kindred Spirit" there, working at the
library -- Mikki emailed me the
Thanks, Mikki, for updating our site! Mikki also says that she is able to do LIMITED look-ups in reference books, etc. at the library. Let's not overwhelm our latest "kindred spirit" -- please limit your requests to one per email and also be specific as to what you want looked-up and in which book...and Mom's Rule #1 applies here! (Always say thank-you!)
|Menominee Tribal County Library
Keshena, WI 54135
|Tigerton Village Hall
221 Birch Street
Tigerton, WI 54486
|Shawano County Courthouse
Register of Deeds
311 N Main
Shawano, WI 54166
|Vital records housed. Note this courthouse has the pre-1907 original birth, marriage, and death records. Notable fact: some vital records were never recorded at the courthouse, but were recorded at the Shawano City Hall.|
|City of Shawano
213 E Green Bay St
Shawano, WI 54166
|Note: A complete index of the records contained at City Hall is also available at the Shawano Latter Day Saints Family History Center.|
|Shawano County Historical Society
Heritage Park Museum
724 N. Franklin Street (North end)
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone (715) 526-3536
Tours: June to September 1,
For special tours contact:
|Visit Heritage Park Museum and relive the "good ole days." The six buildings of the museum compound and their exhibits bring to life the history of immigrants, lumberjacks and early farmers who settled this area of Wisconsin. Sunset Island, located in the Shawano Lake Outlet Channel, adjacent to Heritage Park, has a shelter and picnic tables. Tours begin at the Registration Center which has displays of children's pictures, depicting the fashions worn by children of early pioneer families, and a collection of early Main Street pictures. Tours continue through the vintage John Kast home of 1871, to view its late 19th century furnishings; a One-Room Country School; a restored pioneer log cabin; a dairy building with Shawano County cheese-making equipment; and, across the lane, a stone building with collections of turn-of-the-century hardware, logging and maple syrup equipment plus other vintage items.|
|Stockbridge-Munsee Historical Library,
Museum of the Mohican Nation
N8510 Moh He Con Nuck Road
Bowler, WI 54416
|The "People From Where the Waters Are Never Still" have an illustrious history. The museum offers archives for study and research. The collection is arranged by era and is the most complete collection of information about the Mohican People. Located four miles east of Bowler. Open Monday - Friday, 8-4:30.|
|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
910 E Zinger Ave
Shawano, WI 54166
Summer Hours Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9-4
|Excellent reference collection of local
Shawano County ancestors research information. File card indexes of: Federal
Census records thru 1910; Vital records housed at Shawano City
Hall; Naturalization papers housed at Green Bay Area Research Center; Some
vital records housed at Shawano County Courthouse; Cemetery inscriptions
from local cemeteries. An almost complete collection of obituary
clippings from local Shawano newspaper. Book library of local history reference
books. Also has a file cabinet of local ancestors family group sheets,
and donated family histories.
PHONE: 715-526-2946 DURING OPEN HOURS OR 715-526-3490 FOR INFORMATION
|Diocese of Green Bay
1910 South Webster Ave.
P.O. Box 23066
Green Bay, Wi. 54305-3066
920-435-4406 ext. 8186 Fax 920-435-1330.
|Catholic church records for
Northeastern Wisconsin are on micro-fiche. There are also books
and genealogies in a small library attached to the archive.
In an email from Kris, I was told they have hired a new archivist and are
filling back research requests. They will again be open for researchers
to schedule appointments.
(Sister Ella Kaster has retired after many years of EXCELLENT service.)
|Wittenberg Area Historical Society and Museum
Former St. Paul Lutheran Church Parochial School
Wittenberg, WI 54499
803 Cherry Street
P O Box 295
Wittenberg WI 54499-0295
Arlene Newcomb, Librarian
311 Slate Av
P O Box 266
Mattoon WI 54450-0266
Joyce Reichert, Librarian
Tuesday, Thursday 10-5
|Tigerton Area Historical Society
Corner of Swanke & Chestnut Streets, Tigerton
Open June-Sept, 3rd Sunday of the month;
Memorial Day Sunday, and July 4th weekend
Sunday. Also open Lumberjack Days,
Sat & Sun, 1-5pm; for special town events;
and by request for civic and cultural groups.
|Eland Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 27
Eland, WI, 54427
Phone: (715) 253-6040
|Marion Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 321
Marion, WI, 54950
Contact Bruce Hofman
Open May-Sept, 2 Sundays each month, 1-4pm.
|Pulaski Area Historical Society
129 West Pulaski Street
P. O. Box 944
Pulaski, WI, 54162
Phone: (920) 822-5856, (920) 822-5189
|LIST OF HISTORICAL SOCIETIES IN WISCONSIN|
|LIST OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES IN WISCONSIN|