Wisconsin Historical Society Library Collections and Services

  • 277 W. Main St.
  • Stoughton
  • Stoughton, WI 53589
  • Phone: (608) 873-7567

The Wisconsin Historical Society holds one of the top five genealogical collections in the country. The holdings include materials from all across the United States and Canada. It has access to online sources from around the world. The staff is well known for their knowledge of genealogical and historical research. This presentation helps the researcher understand how to use the collections and services to find out more about their ancestry.
Livsreise is pleased to host Lori Bessler as our featured speaker for February 2020. Lori has worked at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Archives since 1988. She is a Reference Librarian and Outreach Coordinator. Lori has lectured throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest on genealogical topics for over 30 years and has been researching family history for over 40 years. She specializes in breaking down brick walls and finding hard-to-find resources.

  • Times: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission: Free