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Wisconsin Newspapers

The information about these papers is for the year 1853, it may be possible to find some microfilmed copies of these treasures.  The extra information for the publisher may be of some assistance.

All of the below listed, except the Wisconsin and Iowa Farmer at Janesville (monthly) are published weekly; and daily editions are also published by all in Madison, Milwaukee, and Racine; and tri- weekly by most of those in Milwaukee.

Place County Name of Paper Publisher
Appleton Outagamie Appleton Crescent Samuel Ryan, jr.
Baraboo Sauk Sauk County Standard C. H. McLaughlin
Beaver Dam Dodge Beaver Darn Republican Edgar C. Hull
Beloit Rock Beloit Journal Briggs A Foster
Berlin Marquette Marquette Mercury J. H. Wells
Columbus Columbia Columbus Reporter Huntington
Elkhorn Walworth Walworth County Reporter Utter & Co.
Delavan Walworth Walworth County Journal Bunner & Co.
Fond du Lac Fond du Lac Fond du Lac Journal E. Beeson
Fond du Lac Fond du Lac Fountain City Herald R. Buck
Fond du Lac Fond du Lac National Democrat Amos Reed
Green Bay Brown Green Bay Advocate Robinson & Brother
Inmansville Rock Emigranten, [Norwegian] C. L. Claussen
Janesville Rock Democratic Standard Daniel C. Brown
Janesville Rock Janesville Free Press Joseph Baker
Janesville Rock Janesville Gazette Alden & Holt
Janesville Rock Wisconsin & Iowa Farme Mark Miller
Jefferson Jefferson Jeffersonian W. M. Watt
Juneau Dodge Dodge County Gazette R. B. Wentworth
Kenosha Kenosha Kenosha Democrat G. H. Paul
Kenosha Kenosha Kenosha Telegraph C. L. Sholes
Kenosha Kenosha Kenosha Tribune Butts & West
La Crosse La Crosse La Crosse Democrat Stevens & Rogers
Lancaster Grant Grant County Herald Cover & Goldsmith
Madison Dane Wisconsin Argus & Democrat Beriah Brown
Madison Dane Wisconsin State Journal David Atwood
Manitowoc Manitowoc Manitowoc County Herald C. W. Fitch
Monroe Green Monroe Sentinel J. Walworth
Milwaukee Milwaukee Milwaukee Free Democrat S. M. Booth
Milwaukee Milwaukee Milwaukee Sentinel R. King & Co.
Milwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin W. E. Cramer
Milwaukee Milwaukee Morning News Shaw & Hyer
Milwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin Banner, [German] Shoeffler & Wendt
Milwaukee Milwaukee Volksfreund, [German] Fratney & Hertzberg
Milwaukee Milwaukee See Bote, [German] A. St Vincent
Mineral Point Iowa Mineral Point Democrat O. J. Wright
Mineral Point Iowa Wisconsin Tribune Bliss & Chaney
Platteville Grant Independent American J. L. Marsh
Potosi Grant Potosi Republican Seaton & Paul
Prairie da Chien Crawford Crawford County Courier Hutchinson & Hard
Portage City Columbia River Times John Delaney
Portage City Columbia Northern Republic W. W. Noyes
Oshkosh Winnebago Noerdlicher Anzeiger [German] Coleman & Co.
Oshkosh Winnebago Oshkosh Courier J. Crowley
Oshkosh Winnebago Oshkosh Democrat Burnside & Co.
Ozaukee Ozaukee Washington County Blade R. A. Bird
Racine Racine Racine Advocate C. Clement
Racine Racine Racine Democrat Hewlett & Carey
Sheboygan Sheboygan Sheboygan Journal F. J. Mills
Sheboygan Sheboygan Democratic Secretary J. Quintus
Sheboygan Sheboygan Sheboygan Chronicle Lyman & Eastman
Sheboygan Sheboygan Nieuwsbode, [Dutch] J. Quintus
Sheboygan Sheboygan Phoenix aus Norwesten [Germ.] Reinholt
Sheboygan Sheboygan __________ [German] A. Marschner
Sheboygan Falls Sheboygan Sheboygan Falls Free Press J. A. Smith
Shullsburg Lafayette Pick & Gad Samuel G. Bugh
Stevens' Point Portage Wisconsin Pinery Chandler & Co.
Watertown Jefferson Democratic State Register E. B. Quiner
Watertown Jefferson Watertown Chronicle J. A. Hadley
Waukesha Waukesha Waukesha Chronotype H. D. Barron


Source: Wisconsin Gazetteer,  By John Warren Hunt. Madison: Beriah Brown, Printer, 1853

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