library logo

ONLINE RESEARCH

5

Falls History Project

The FHP has been documenting our region’s history for more than twenty years. Initiated by Paul Rykken in 2000, Eli Youngthunder began directing the project in 2022. Explore the projects here!   

Falls History Project

5

Clark County History Site

The Clark County Wisconsin History website is an award winning site run by a group of volunteers. The webpage contains information pertinent to Clark County and made available online. 

Clark County History Website

5

Monroe County History

The Monroe County Local History Room’s purpose is to connect people to the past in a meaningful way. Use this site to learn more about the MCLHR Museum and Research Library. Search for ancestors and local history.

Monroe County History

5

Ellis Island

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in teh United States and other countries.

Ellis Island

5

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit that offers a wide range of volumes. To limit a search to books, select “Texts” from the drop-down menu labeled “All Media Types.”

Internet Archive

5

Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society connects people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing stories. The vision is to enrich and transform lives through unparalleled access to history.

Wisconsin Historical Society

5

Find a Grave

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one’s memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.

Find a Grave

5

Family Search

Family search is the largest genealogy organization in the world. They offer a collection of over 40,000 books. All books on this site are free and relate to genealogy.

Family Search

5

Ancestry for Libraries

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Ancestry for Libraries

5

WNA Newspapers

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.

WNA Newspapers

5

Wisconsin Digital Collections

Explore millions of images, pages, sound recordings and more from across the UW, Wisconsin and the world

UW Wisconsin Digital Collections

5

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

The purpose of this site is to help others obtain copies of documents, pictures of tombstones, etc., that can not be obtained easily by those who do not live in the area of their ancestors.

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

BLACK RIVER FALLS Public Library
facebook link
Black River Falls Public Library

222 Fillmore St

Black River Falls, WI 54615

715-284-4112

HOURS

Mon-Weds: 9am-6pm

Thurs-Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat: 9am-1pm

Sun: Closed