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Local History

A True Picture of a Beautiful City, Amery, Wisconsin, by J.L. McGinnis, Amery Free Press, June 14, 1928

Local History Collection

The library maintains a small collection of local history materials. The library's collection includes the Amery Echo (Jun. 14, 1889-Jul. 30, 1891) and the Amery Free Press (Oct. 1906-Sep. 1935; Sep. 1937-Apr. 2005) on microfilm. (The Amery Free Press, March 15, 2005-present, with a 90 day embargo period, is available online through the Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers.) A microfilm reader/printer is available for use. The library also maintains a collection of Amery High School yearbooks. Further historical information about Polk County may be obtained from the Area Research Center and University Archives at the University of Wisconsin River Falls and the Polk County Historical Society.

City of Amery Local History Information and Photos


Who Was William Amery?

Memories of the William Amery Family, by Frances Amery Larson, 1987 pdf

Memories of the William Amery Family, by Frances Amery Larson, 1987 soundcloud

William Amery Chronology, 1831-1887 pdf

William Amery, by Frances Amery Larson pdf

Elisabeth Amery, by Dr. John Simenstad, 1976 pdf

City of Amery Centennial Celebration, July 1-6, 1987 pdf

Selections from William Amery's Math Book pdf