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

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

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

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

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

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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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Accessibility

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

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

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

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

Common questions about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives collection.

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

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

Library-Archives

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

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Collections Overview

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

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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Hours

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The Library and Archives are open Monday - Saturday. Librarians and archivists are available to help you and to make your visit productive.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum

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Location and Directions

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All the information you need to travel to the Society's headquarters building.

Common questions about ordering images from the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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