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National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do before holding a National History Day event at your school

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

The passion that fuels advocacy work can also lead to friction and conflict among the staff, board members, and volunteers of a nonprofit organization.

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

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day historical research paper

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board (WHRAB) and the Wisconsin Historical Society invite nominations for the Governor's Archives Awards

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Guide or Instruction

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.

Conflict will be inevitable in your nonprofit organization, but avoiding a conflict will only waste time and drive people away from your organization.

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff

Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.

Learn about assessing the condition of the structure, floors, ceilings, walls and fixtures of a historic building.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

Learn how to maintain the woodwork in your historic house or building.

See the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent a costly rehabilitation project.

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

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

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