Term: Wisconsin Blue Book
Definition: A series of reference books produced since 1853 for the use of state legislators, other government officials, and their constituents. The complete set is online here, through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A full discussion of its research value is given on our local history pages.
[Source: <a href="http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/localhistory/help.asp">"Help for Local Historians"</a>]