Newspaper Archives & Genealogy
Genealogy & History
The Algoma Public Library knows that local and personal history are very important. This is why we have curated a collection that includes indexes of birth, death, and marriage notices appearing in local papers. We are happy to help you find information.
Copies of obituaries, birth, marriage records, and other records are available through the Algoma Public Library.
Send requests to:
Algoma Public Library
Attn: History Request
406 Fremont Street
Algoma, WI 54201
Microfilmed reels of the Algoma newspapers (Ahnapee Record, Algoma Record, and Algoma Record Herald) from 1873-1971 & 1978-1982 have been digitized! The digitized newspapers are now accessible online. Go to the Newspaper Archives to find them.
Made possible with funding from Johnson Trust and in cooperation with Algoma School District.
In memory of Maynard & Clarice Dionne Feld
If you have any questions, comments, or if the site will not work please contact the library.
House Histories are available at the Algoma Public Library.
There is a charge of $1.50 per page for copies of House Histories.
Algoma House Histories
The Algoma Public Library has access to historical information about residences in the city of Algoma. Indexes are listed by surname and street address. Compiled by Wes Cox and Harold Nell.
Algoma Houses No More
History of houses once part of Algoma which no longer physically exist. Compiled by Wes Cox and Harold Nell.
Ahnapee House Histories
History of each house in the Town of Ahnapee. Indexed by surname and address. Compiled by Wes Cox and Harold Nell.
Genealogy & History Resources
Indexes of Algoma Newspapers
Available at the Algoma Public Library
Local History Books For Sale
All three of these notable local history books are currently available to purchase at the Library. Proceeds to benefit the Algoma Public Library. Stop in or contact us for more information.