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Defining Permission, Copyright and Terms of Use

Learn about obtaining permission and the copyright laws that apply to images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

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

General Information

Accessibility

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See information about the accessibility of the building and the services provided to visitors with disabilities.

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

General Information

Purchasing Copies

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

Information on over 7,000 photographers who were active in Wisconsin from about 1840 to 1976.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

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

General Information

Donating an Item or Collection

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

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

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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.

Learn about the various online and physical catalogs you can use to search the Society's collections.

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

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

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Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

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

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

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Library Acquisitions Areas

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

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

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