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Appleton Memory Project adds new materials

Appleton Memory Project

Good news for those interested in local history or genealogy!  The Appleton Memory Project has expanded to include more digital materials.  With the assistance of the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System and a grant through the Library Services and Technology Act we have been able to make available more city directories and other unique items.

Trace Your House History

Join us Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 pm for Trace Your House History - Who Loved Your House Before You Did, the second program in our Find Your Ancestors series. Staff member Melody Hanson will explain how she traced her historic home’s history, learning about the families who lived there, when it was built and how it has changed over the years.

Appleton winter celebrations past

Love to look at photos of Appleton in years gone by?  Stop by the Appleton Public Library table at the Appleton Historical Society’s History Fair on Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and help identify unmarked photos for us.  We will have photos and newspaper articles about Appleton’s past winter celebrations such as the Avenue of Angels and the Great Whi

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