Daily Jefferson County Union: All Daily Unions now digitized for online search. “All issues of the Daily Jefferson County Union — from its founding in 1870 through 90 day ago — now are available online, thanks to a partnership of library and newspaper organizations. The Daily Unions from 1892 through three months ago have been digitized and made available online through the Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, a repository maintained by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association.” Free for Wisconsin residents.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: South Milwaukee wants to digitize its newspapers to preserve the city’s history. But it needs $15,000 to do it.. “More than 100 rolls of 35mm microfilm containing South Milwaukee newspapers from 1892 to 2006 are currently not readable. The reader and printer at the South Milwaukee Public Library, 1907 10th Ave., failed and the South Milwaukee Historical Society is working with the library and a local business owner to save the city’s history.”
New-to-me: a database of Wisconsin-affiliated fishing and duck lures. “[Gene] Davis said people are occasionally confused when they visit [his site]. They assume the images of more than 3,000 items posted are owned by the Marshall man and that all of the decoys and lures are for sale. His mission is more about providing information to other people, collectors or not, about the history of different Wisconsin-manufactured lures and decoys, not about making sales.”
KPVI: Web portal set up in celebration of ratification of 19th Amendment, giving women right to vote . “Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment and its chair, First Lady Kathy Evers, have announced the launch of a new website to share resources about events and programming relating to the 19th amendment taking place across Wisconsin.”