This collection from the Appleton Public Library makes selected local history resources available online. The collection will continue to grow as more items are digitized. Currently available:
Appleton (Wis.) Illustrated
- Published in 1892 under the auspices of the Advancement Association of Appleton, this volume is primarily a collection of original photographs by the commercial photographer J. E. H. Stimson, of Appleton.
Pioneers of Outagamie County
- A biographical and historical sketch of some of the earliest settlers of the county, covering the years 1872-1895.
- Photos of 37 Appleton mayors with descriptions including key events during their terms as reported by the Post Crescent.
- A collection of telephone directories for the Appleton area from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Learn more about Appleton Public Library's local history resources at http://www.apl.org/community/hist.
This project was supported in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds, awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.