Local History

Kaukuana Memory Project

The Kaukauna Memory Project exists to increase access to and awareness of local history resources housed at the Kaukauna Public Library in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. Currently digitized. The collection currently includes:

  • Early History of Kaukauna
  • History of the Streets of Kaukauna
  • Industrial Kaukauna
  • Kaukauna 175th Jubilee Album
  • Kaukauna Postcard Collection&
  • Tom McGinnis Art 
  • Riverview Sanatorium/Dr. John Russo
  • Kaukauna Marriage Licenses

Kaukauna Newspaper Index

The Kaukauna Newspaper Index contains references to a selective list of articles appearing in various Kaukauna newspapers. Indexing begins in 1880 and continues to the present, though coverage in years before 1980 is not comprehensive. The index is maintained by Kaukauna Public Library staff & volunteers and is updated regularly.

Kaukauna Historical Society (KAHS)

The Mission of the Historical Society is to preserve, document and share the history of Kaukauna. Check out their web site at www.kaukaunahistory.org.

If you are interested in joining KAHS, meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in January, March, May, July, September and November at 6:00 in the Haen Room at St. Paul Elder Services (312 East 14th Street Kaukauna). New members are always welcome.