Library's Local History Room Offers
Family Histories, Cemetery Guides, Birth/Marriage/Obituary Index,
City Residential Guide,
Historic Photographic Collection,
County Plat Books, Pamphlet File,
Misc. Local History Books, Microfilm Collection
Library's Board Room Collection
The library maintains an archive of the it's rare historical materials in the former Carnegie Library. Books and materials from this archive are included in LINKcat and are available through special request to the Library Director.
Library's Microfilm Collection
|County Census Records, Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, Union Vets & Widows (1890),
Citizenship Naturalization Records,
|Reedsburg Newspapers :
Reedsburg Free Press (1860-1861,1872-1939),
Reedsburg Herald (1856-1858),
Reedsburg Times (1898-1939),
Reedsburg Times Press (1939-present),
Reedsburg Report (1995-1999),
Reedsburg Independent (1999-present),
Rock Springs Townsmen (1949-1950),
LaValle Advertiser (1939),
LaValle Weekly (1940-1941),
LaValle Sentry ( 1949-1950)
Microfilm Machine Instructions
Agnes Moorehead among one of
Reedsburg's Notable Citizens
History of the Reedsburg Public Library
Historic Walking Tour
History of Reedsburg and Upper Baraboo Valley
Merton Krug 1929
Digitized by the Reedsburg Public Library and the South Central Library System and is part of the State of Wisconsin Collection in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.
Online Genealogy Index
The newspaper databases index of records of births, deaths and marriages.
This index covers from 1860s to presents.
(Index is currently still a work in process)
Online Form to request a Newspaper article (Obituaries, Births, Marriages)
Available at the library or from your home computer, HeritageQuest Online provides access to U.S. federal census documents through 1930. It integrates public records and other primary evidence with the narrative materials that add color to the past.
Available only at the public library, AncestryPlus provides access to 1 billion names, more than 4,000 databases, and published lists of 2.8 million passengers who arrived in America in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
For Family History Research
Reedsburg Historical Society P.O. Box 405, Reedsburg, WI 53959
Sauk County Historical Society
531 4th Ave. P.O. Box 651
Baraboo, WI 53913
Nov, 1961: Reedsburg was featured in Life Magazine.
They reported the events, trials and
tribulations from a small community as
their local national guard members
were sent to Fort Lewis, Washington.
Copies of this issue are available for viewing in our local history room.
John F. Kennedy Campaigns
World War Two POW Camp
History of Reedsburg
Local Historian Paul Schonfeld has the
following videos on YouTube
Video: See Yourself in the Movies
Video: Loganville 1907
Video: Rosey's Dream
1983 Reedsburg Intensive Survey
Researching Your Home
Reedsburg & Hollywood