Local History Indexes

View finding aids that list original documents in these Mead Library collections:


Sheboygan & Calumet Plank Rd. Co.
These digitized items are located in Mead Public Library's Sheboygan Collection.

Charles Broughton Collection
This finding aid describes materials (speeches, radio addresses, photographs, scrapbooks) in Mead Public Library's Sheboygan Collection relating to Charles Broughton (1873-1956).

PGA Collection
This finding aid describes a collection of newspaper clippings and other promotional materials related to the 86th PGA Championship held in the Sheboygan area in 2004.

PGA Collection 2010

Printer's Samples
This finding aid describes a collection which includes samples of flyers, stationery, and assorted miscellaneous paper items printed by L.K. Howe, proprietor of the "Sheboygan Herald." The items were printed from the mid 1880s to the mid 1890s for businesses, governmental bodies and organizations.

Sheboygan in War Collection
This finding aid describes a collection which consists of scrapbooks, photographs, rosters, an army uniform and paraphernalia for individuals from Sheboygan/Sheboygan County and their involvement in the various military endeavors of the United States. This collection includes an alphabetical index for U.S. Armed Services Personnel from Sheboygan/Sheboygan County for the years 1940-1945. The entire collection covers the time period from 1899 through 1945 and the Wisconsin National Guard, Civil War, World War I, and World War II for Sheboygan/Sheboygan County.

Turner Collection 
Collection includes articles, scrapbook materials, souvenir programs, comprehensive timeline, biographies and general information on the Sheboygan Gymnastic Society and the Sheboygan Turners from their initiation in 1854 through 2002. 

Stefanie H. Weill Collection 
The collection consists of the personal papers of Stefanie H. Weill, John Weill (husband), and Otto Byk (brother).

City of Sheboygan Celebration Collection 
This collection contains information related to the City of Sheboygan’s celebrations and parades between the years 1976 – 2003. Included in this collection are the working documents, correspondence, financial information, and other paperwork supporting the organization of the 4th of July Celebrations (1976, 1978 – 2001), Bicentennial Celebration (1976), 125th Anniversary Celebration (1978), Mickey’s Hometown Parade (1998), and the Sesquicentennial Celebration (2003).

Mayor Suscha Collection
This collection (originally scrapbooks) consists of newspaper articles that appeared in the Sheboygan Press, letters, photographs, and memorabilia of Mayor Richard Suscha and his terms in office.

Sheboygan Photograph Collection
This collection contains photographs of various scenes and people in Sheboygan County. It includes photographs of buildings, businesses, farms, individuals, streets, and various other sights.