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Winter 2015-2016 Issue, Volume 99, Number 2

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

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

See links to helpful websites offering tips on caring for and maintaining family treasures.

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Government Publications

Learn how to access the Government Publications collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

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

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Collections Overview

Learn about the collection areas of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Library-Archives.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

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For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See information about the accessibility of the building and the services provided to visitors with disabilities.

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Parking and Transportation

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See parking and transportation options for visiting the Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters building.

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Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

See a list of professional appraisers in Wisconsin and nearby areas of Minnesota and Illinois

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

See a list of reliable preservation and conservation resources for museums, historical societies, libraries and other cultural collecting institutions.

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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

Do you have a three-dimensional object that relates in a significant way to the history or prehistory of Wisconsin? See the other criteria needed to donate


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