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

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives (Archive-It) collection.

Common questions about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives collection.

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

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Purchasing Copies

Copy fees and policies for the Society's Library and Archives.

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Location and Directions

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

All the information you need to travel to the Society's headquarters building.

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

Free access to selected Wisconsin records to help you with your family history research

These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

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

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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Area Research Center Network

14 Locations Statewide

Learn about the Area Research Center Network in Wisconsin, which includes fourteen regional research centers.

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For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Library and Archives are open Monday - Saturday. Librarians and archivists are available to help you and to make your visit productive.

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

These consultants are available to help you research historic buildings and archaeological sites.

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

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

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Library Acquisitions Areas

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

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Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

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

Fall 2016 Issue, Volume 100, Number 1

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