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Library Acquisitions Areas

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Learn about working with and finding professionals to conserve or preserve your family heirlooms and art.

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society's award-winning, full color, quarterly magazine. Published since 1917.

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

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Explore the wide range of subjects collected by the Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archives.

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Collections Overview

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Learn about interlibrary lending of Society materials.

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Information on over 7,000 photographers who were active in Wisconsin from about 1840 to 1976.

These consultants are available to help you research historic buildings and archaeological sites.

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives (Archive-It) collection.

Free access to selected Wisconsin records to help you with your family history research

Winter 2016 Issue, Volume 100, Number 2

Explore the contents of the current issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History.
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