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Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can ensure your partnerships are mutually rewarding by preparing to manage the inevitable challenges.

Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

You will go a long way toward getting good publicity for historic preservation if you build good working relationships with the press.

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Writing a Process Paper

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn about how to write the process paper for NHD.

Help your historic preservation advocacy group get from point A to point B by developing a goal-based strategic plan.

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

Chapter 6: Preservation Commission Budgets and Finances, Page 2 of 3

Learn the ways that members can support your nonprofit organization beyond just paying their annual dues.

How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

To make sure the first board meeting of your new nonprofit organization is a success, you'll have to plan a busy agenda.

People become members of your nonprofit organization for many reasons, but the key reason is belief in your mission.

Young people may have much to offer your historic preservation organization - and they could turn into dues-paying members down the road.

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

Learn how to get started with an advocacy effort to save historic buildings and resources in your community

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.
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