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Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic


Explore the wide range of subjects collected by the Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archives.

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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Government Publications

Learn how to access the Government Publications collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Do you have a three-dimensional object that relates in a significant way to the history or prehistory of Wisconsin? See the other criteria needed to donate

Common questions about purchasing historical images from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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Donating an Item or Collection

Learn the process for donating an item or collection to the Society.

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Library Acquisitions Areas

See a list of the Society's Library acquisitions areas collected at a research level.

Learn about working with and finding professionals to conserve or preserve your family heirlooms and art.

Winter 2015-2016 Issue, Volume 99, Number 3

Explore the contents of the current issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History.

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

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Visitor Amenities

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Society offers large, comfortable work spaces, wireless access, lockers and many other amenities to visitors.

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Collections Overview

Learn about the collection areas of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Library-Archives.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

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Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

See a list of professional appraisers in Wisconsin and nearby areas of Minnesota and Illinois

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society's award-winning, full color, quarterly magazine. Published since 1917.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

See a list of reliable preservation and conservation resources for museums, historical societies, libraries and other cultural collecting institutions.
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