Microfilm Sales


Standard Microfilm
  • $104.50 per silver halide reel
Digital Copies
  • Typically, $80-$150 per reel
  • Learn more about purchasing digital copies
Shipping and Handling

Reels ordered from the catalog are guaranteed to ship within six weeks.

  • Local and state taxes will be charged to Wisconsin customers unless they provide a Wisconsin tax-exempt ID number.
  • Wisconsin Historical Society members receive a 10-percent discount. Please provide your membership number.



We accept credit card or debit card.

By Mail

We can accept checks by mail with a printed order form.

Terms of Sale

When completing your purchase, you will be asked to agree to the following conditions:

  1. You acknowledge that you are the party legally responsible for obeying U.S. copyright law.
  2. You agree that you will make no further copies of these materials in digital, optical, microform, or any other formats without the prior permission of the Wisconsin Historical Society.


By placing an order you agree that you are responsible for obeying U.S. copyright laws and that you will make no additional copies from the microfilm we provide.

Read more about pricing and payment options below. Then start by finding titles in the sales catalog. For more information, consult the Frequently Asked Questions.

Title 17 of the U.S. Code governs reproduction of this microfilm. Section 107 of that law authorizes reproduction of single copies for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research. Section 108 permits libraries and archives to make single copies to add to their collections for research, preservation and other purposes. To see if your intended use is permissible, consult the U.S. Copyright law.