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A media packet will help your historic preservation group communicate your message to members of the media who attend your events.

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.

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

Learn strategies for responding to community misunderstandings and “bad press”

Facebook offers enormous potential to build support and raise money for your cause.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

A charette might be your best tool when your historic preservation group is is faced with a problem that requires a community solution

People become members of your nonprofit organization for many reasons, but the key reason is belief in your mission.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do the day of a National History Day event at your school

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

Terms of use for images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Investing in your resources wisely is the key to maximizing your budget. Learn which resources are worth the money.
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