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Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn more about this Kenosha, Wisconsin, couple who won national and international acclaim in the arts.

Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'

The 2016 Historic Restoration Award has been awarded to the Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

The 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation has been awarded to the Oscar Grady Public Library in Saukville.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Three owners participate in complex project to rehabilitate an 1882 elaborate Victorian Italianate style building.

The 2016 Public Program Award has been rewarded to the Milton Historical Society.

Reedsburg Municipal Hospital, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

After sitting empty for several years, the 1932 Reedsburg Municipal Hospital was converted to independent-living senior apartments.

With resourcefulness and ingenuity, Wisconsin’s historic preservationists have raised millions of dollars to protect the state's historic past.

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Before restoration, gray paint and blocked-in windows disguised half of the 1885 building's High Victorian design.

Mary Jane Herber of the Brown County Public Library has received the 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement.

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Reed School Restoration

Neillsville, Wisconsin

This 1915 one-room country school, serving Wisconsin students through 1951, was restored to its appearance during the 1940s.

Mineral Point High School, Mineral Point, Wisconsin

A 1903 high School's special Richardsonian Romanesque historic details are maintained. Lockers were left in place in the original wide corridors and b

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about the co-founder of Manpower, Inc, the world's largest temporary job service company who actively promoted peace in the Middle East.

Copeland Service Station, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Using tax credits, a neglected 1938 Milwaukee gas station was reinvented as a coffee shop, preserving its Streamline Moderne style.

Amity Leather Products Factory, West Bend, Wisconsin

A 1915 textile mill's multi-story form is renovated. Exposed steel and timber ceiling capture the industrial historic character of the building.

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been rewarded to Neenah Historical Society.

The 2016 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award has been rewarded to the Oulu Historical Society.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the Wisconsin couple, founders of Generac Power Systems, manufactuerer of complete engine-driven generator systems.

The 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement has been rewarded to the Jim Dan Hill Library at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
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