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

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Government Publications

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

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

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

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

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Collections Overview

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

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

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

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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Purchasing Copies

Copy fees and policies for the Society's Library and Archives.

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

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Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

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

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

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

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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

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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.

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
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