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Ancestry Library

Genealogy information from more than 4,000 databases. In-house use only.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.

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HeritageQuest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources including census records, city directories, family histories, and more!
Provided by BadgerLink.

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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

For information on newspaper resources, go to Newspapers.


Free Online Resources



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.