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Ancestry Library The world's largest online family history resource. In library use only.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
About Ancestry Library Edition
HeritageQuest Online Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources including census records, city directories, family histories, and more!
Provided by BadgerLink.
About Hertiage Quest
Oregon Public Library Microflim Collection A collection of microfilm and a reader available for in library use.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
Microfilm Collection

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Free Online Resources

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Ellis Island Online A database containing over 51 million passenger records.
National Archives Contains all materials created in the course of business conducted by the US Federal government.
Oregon Area Historical Society Aims to preserve and share the history of Oregon, WI.
Recollection Wisconsin Discover digital historical and cultural resources from libraries, archives, museums across Wisconsin.