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://apl.org/history/.