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Richland County History Room

Richland Center, Wisconsin

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Materials Available

  • Artifacts

    • Band Instruments
    • Civil War Weapons
    • Clocks
    • Clothing
    • Furniture
    • Paintings & Art by Richland County, WI Artists
    • Plaques
    • School Books
    • Tableware
    • Trophies
  • Cemetery Records

    • Richland Center Cemetery, 1852-1978 (microfilm)
    • St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Richland Center (microfilm)
  • Census (Richland County, WI only)

  • 1840 US Census Index for WI

  • 1860 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1870 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1875 WI State Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1880 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1885 WI State Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1890 US Veterans Census Paper Copy for Richland County, WI

  • 1895 WI State Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1900 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1905 WI State Census Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1910 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1920 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • 1930 US Census Index & Microfilm for Richland County, WI

  • Genealogies

  • Histories

  • Manuscripts

  • Maps of Richland County, WI

  • Newspapers on Microfilm (available for viewing or copies for $1)

    • Richland Center, WI newspapers: 1855-2011
    • Cazenovia, WI newspapers: 1911-1940
    • Lone Rock, WI newspapers: 1886-1887, 1931-1956
    • Viola, WI newspapers: 189?-1979
  • Pictures of Richland County, WI people and places

    • Picture files of Richland residents at Recollection Wisconsin
    • We are currently working in conjunction with Recollection Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin - Richland's history department Professor, Aharon Zorea, to place our entire catalog of pictures online. This is an ongoing process. The pictures online thus far can be accessed at:http://content.mpl.org/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=/rchr
      • There is a search box at the top of this page. You can search for a place in Richland County, a person's name, or the type of picture. For example: if you type Krouskop Park in the search box, a list of pictures referring to Krouskop Park will show. To look at these pictures, just click on the first picture. The picture will show larger on the screen. If the back of the picture is also available for viewing it will show Side 1 and Side 2 on the left . Click on these to see both sides of the picture.Most of the items on this page are searchable items and can be clicked on for a list of pictures pertaining to that search term. If you'd like to order a higher resolution print or digital copy of the picture, please contact us. Photoprints are $1.50 plus postage. Digital images can be emailed for $5 each or put on a cd and mailed to you for $5 each plus postage.
    • Unidentified pictures of Richland residents (Please help us ID these!)
  • Yearbooks

  • Richland Center

  • Pine Needles

  • 1903-1918

  • 1920-1922

  • 1924-1926

  • Hornet

  • 1947-1948

  • 1950-1952

  • 1954-2011

  • We are seeking donations of Richland Center Yearbooks: before 1903, 1919, 1923, 1927-1946, 1949, 1953

  • Ithaca (We have a few)

  • We are seeking donations of Yearbooks from any of the other high schools that had students from Richland County, WI

  • Blue River

  • Cazenovia

  • Ithaca

  • Kickapoo

  • Lone Rock

  • Muscoda

  • Port Andrew

  • Riverdale

  • Sextonville

  • Viola

  • West Lima

  • Weston

  • Woodstock

  • Township Records (various)

  • Vital Records

    • Indexes of Records Available at the Richland County, WI Register of Deeds Office
    • Marriages

    • 1850-1910 Marriage Registration Index (sorted by Bride & Groom)
      1918-1959 Marriage License Applications (Copies of applications available from the Richland County History Room)

    • Deaths

    • through 2000 -

    • Thompson's Death Index (online through 1998 at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~wirichla/deadintr.htm)

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Richland County History Room

Brewer Public Library

325 North Central Avenue

Richland Center, WI 53581

richlandhistoryroom@gmail.com

(608) 647-6033

 

Our Historian:

Crystal Foley

Last modified: 8 January 2016