Highlights from the UWRF University Archives and Area Research Center collections.
Current exhibits and featured collections:
Ingeborg Holdahl Alvstad Reminiscences: An Online Digital Collection
Typed translation of Ingeborg's recollections of her family's emigration from Norway and settlement in Pierce County, Wisconsin, in the 1880s-90s; available on the UW Digital Collections site. (River Falls SC 245)
John M. Bartosh Papers, 1885-1959: A Featured Collection
Bartosh owned Park View Dairy, the first motorized dairy delivery operation in River Falls. He was also the mayor of River Falls during World War II. (River Falls SC 409)
Elephants and Other Folios: An Online Exhibit Large, oversize "folios"--known as elephant folios--from UWRF's Special Collections are highlighted.
Ellsworth Pioneer School Girls Club: A Featured Collection
Gertrude M. Cairns was the club secretary and treasurer and her Papers (1845-1958) contain records of the Pioneer Girls. (River Falls Mss I)
Gerrish Family Papers, 1876-1909: A Featured Collection
Diaries and personal papers detailing rural farm life in Wisconsin, particularly the Ono area of Union Township in Pierce County, during the late 1800s through the early 1900s. (River Falls Mss CO)
Main Street USA: An Online Exhibit
View River Falls, Hudson, Ellsworth, and other villages, in photographs from the 1870s to the 1960s.