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Research Tools

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
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Explora for Everyone
Easy-to-browse categories, organized by popular topics, provide everyone with a starting point for research.
Help: online tutorial
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History Reference Center
U.S. and World History from 'prehistory' to current times.
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MasterFILE Complete
Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other sources covering virtually every subject area of general interest: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion.
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MasterFILE Premier
Note: This database was discontinued October 4th. Please try the replacement resource, MasterFILE Complete.
Covers virtually every subject area of general interest: reference, business, health, education, science, multicultural issues and more.
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Recommended Websites

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Digitized letters, diaries, reminiscences, speeches, photographs, oral history tapes, manuscripts and maps.

Coloma Area Historical Society
Preserving Coloma's history for future generations.

Digital Public Library of America
Explore millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across America.

National History Day
Information on the latest theme, competition, and past winners.

National Register of Historic Places
Official Federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history.

Recollection Wisconsin
Digitized historical and cultural resources for teachers, students, genealogists, and history buffs.

Smithsonian
Explore exhibitions, search collections and plan a visit to the museum.

Waushara County Historical Society
Home to local artifacts dating back to 1851. Housed in the Waushara County Museum.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Includes Wisconsin history, current museum exhibits, and historic Wisconsin places.

Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles
Thousands of historical newspaper articles on Wisconsin people and communities.