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National History Day Competitions

View Wisconsin NHD State Event results since 2000

A list of primary records created by county treasurers, the retention period for each record type and guidance on notifying the Society before destruction.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Recognize traditional cornices and learn to maintain them.

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About Our 4th-Grade Textbook

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Learn about the definitive fourth-grade Wisconsin history textbook

The Little Orange Book

An overview of records management practices and recommendations for the retention and disposition of municipal records.

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation

This foundation provides financial support improve the educational and environmental resources in Dane County including historic preservation.

Common questions about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives collection.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn how you can help, while still allowing your child to have ownership over the final project

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Public Records Notice

Learn how you may obtain access to the Wisconsin Historical Society’s public records.

What laws affect home burial? Read this before you create a burial site on private property.

National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.

Find helpful services and professionals to help with local historical society concerns.

Learn the best practices for preserving the upper-floor windows and transoms on your historic building.

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History and Culture Grants

National Park Service

The National Park Service provides funding for the preservation, acquisition, and interpretation of various historic and cultural resources.

Learn how to prevent wood rot in a historic building.

Learn how to make your historic building accessible to people with disabilities.

Learn common causes of paint failure and preventative measures.

Learn the eight steps in the SHPO review process for local projects.
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