Family Search to Discontinue Microfilm Distribution Services
as of September 1, 2017
(click here to read article)
The History Room is holding a book sale.
Items include yearbooks, local histories, genealogy books
and much more. The book sale will continue
for the next few weeks.
Contact Historian Mary Woods with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson County Churches
The Jackson County History Room has over 80 files on churches in Jackson County and the surrounding area. Many of the files contain histories of the churches, locations, and photos. Also, keep in mind the History Room has cemetery burial indexes to assist you in locating burial locations. Click here for a list of the church files available for your viewing.
Free Family History Library Webinars and Classes
Treat yourself to a free family history class, or two or three. The world-renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has monthly live webinars. The webinars are free of charge and are taught by staff of the Library. A complete list of Webinars being offered is available by contacting Historian Mary Woods at the Black River Falls Public Library-Jackson County History Room, 715-284-4112 #3, or by logging into FamilySearch.org.
The Story behind the Speltz Studio Negatives
Click here to read the news article by reporter Cassie Colson, Jackson County Chronicle, which tells the story of how Mary Woods, Jackson County History Room Historian, acquired the former Speltz Studio negatives.
Speltz negatives now available in the History Room.
Click here for a sampling!