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Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

Learn how you can get help organizing a local historical organization.

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

Before you can officially call your organization a "nonprofit," you must apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

If your historic preservation group is not using internet technologies to reach your supporters, you are closing doors on a broad audience.

The key to managing an internal crisis in your nonprofit organization is to plan for it.

Submission Guidelines

The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Submission Guidelines

The Historic Preservation and Restoration Awards recognize exemplary projects that have preserved or restored a part of Wisconsin's heritage

National History Day Competitions

A generic judge orientation outline used at the state event and at several regional events in Wisconsin

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2

Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people

Learn about ice damming and how to prevent it.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

Guide or Instruction

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.

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Example recruitment and confirmation letters to school-level event judges for National History Day in Wisconsin
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