About Our Wisconsin Local History and Biography Articles Collection
The Wisconsin Local History and Biographical Articles (WLHBA) Collection contains 16,000 historical newspaper articles on notable Wisconsin people and communities. The entire collection is available digitally and displays the actual clipping which is downloadable. Most articles were published 1860-1940.
How the Wisconsin Local History and Biography Collection is Organized
- Wisconsin Local History and Biographical Articles (WLHBA)
- This database is searchable by name or topic. WHLBA search results display clippings of entire articles that you can download.
Then use filters on the left hand side of the results page to refine your search.
The Wisconsin Local History and Biographical Articles (WLHBA) collection is only available online.
Photocopies of published and unpublished materials can be made by the Library Archives staff for a fee. If the material is still under copyright, only portions may be photocopied. The staff is unable to print entire publications or collections.
How to Cite
For the purposes of a bibliography entry or footnote, follow this model.
- Newspaper Collections Citation
- Newspaper title, place of publication, issue date, page number, Wisconsin Historical Society.
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