The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to announce that the first batch of Wisconsin newspapers are now available on the Library of Congress historic newspaper site Chronicling America. Currently available is the Wood County Reporter of Grand Rapids, 1858-02-17 to 1890-03-13 with more of this title to come shortly. The newspapers are freely accessible, full text searchable, and downloadable.
Over the next several months approximately 100,000 pages of Wisconsin newspapers will be added to the Chronicling America site as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program. Learn more about the grant, titles to be digitized, and the WHS newspaper collection here.