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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.

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Location and Directions

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

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

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

Fall 2016 Issue, Volume 100, Number 1

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

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Government Publications

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

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Area Research Center Network

14 Locations Statewide

Learn about the Area Research Center Network in Wisconsin, which includes fourteen regional research centers.

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

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Collections Overview

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

Learn about the various online and physical catalogs you can use to search the Society's collections.

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

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

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Donating an Item or Collection

Learn the process for donating an item or collection to the Society.

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

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.

Defining Permission, Copyright and Terms of Use

Learn about obtaining permission and the copyright laws that apply to images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

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Visitor Amenities

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Society offers large, comfortable work spaces, wireless access, lockers and many other amenities to visitors.
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