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Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day exhibit

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

Student Guides to NHD

Learn how to create your National History Day project

Email is still the simplest, most effective tool for reaching out to supporters of your historic preservation advocacy work.

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.

Learn how to start researching your family history using our physical and online family history resources.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can maximize its impact on your community by finding a partner to expand your talent and expertise.

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

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Contributor Guidelines

How To Submit Manuscripts to Wisconsin Magazine of History

Learn the guidelines for proper submission of manuscripts to be considered for publication in Wisconsin Magazine of History.

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About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn what an annotated bibliography is and the steps to create one

Blogging can be a useful communication tool for your historic preservation group to share its advocacy message with a large online audience.

The duties of nonprofit board officers generally break down into three roles: president or chair, vice president or vice chair, and treasurer.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Your nonprofit preservation organization can find funding opportunities and lots of support from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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