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Library Resources

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago (including the Oregon Observer), plus select coverage of newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. Provided by BadgerLink.

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

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

LINKcat Newspapers Index
The LINKcat Newspapers Index is an index of local newspapers and Wisconsin Magazines.
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of newspapers. Provided by BadgerLink.

Oregon Public Library Microflim Collection
A collection of microfilm and a reader available for in library use.

U.S. Newsstream
Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, as well as over 80 Gannett titles. Provided by BadgerLink.

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.