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Explore our Visual Materials collection of nearly 3 million images in more than 6,000 collections. Over 80,000 images are available online.

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About Our Paintings

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections

Explore our collection of paintings, many of which can be viewed online.

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About Our Civil War Collections

Explore our physical and online collections of Civil War materials including Wisconsin regimental histories, maps, casualty lists, lettters and more.

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

The Society’s museum collections include 110,000 historical objects and about 500,000 archaeological items that document the history of Wisconsin.

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

Research your ancestors using our physical and digital collections of over 40,000 U.S. and Canadian family histories.

These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.

Explore millions of pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records. Copies are also available for purchase.

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About Our Marriage Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection

Browse our online index of over 1 million pre-1907 marriage records and see full marriage records on microfilm at the Society's library.

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About Our Maps and Atlases

Explore our physical and digital collections of more than 25,000 maps and atlases, which focus on Wisconsin, the Midwest, the U.S. and Canada.

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

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About Our Newspapers

Full Newspapers, Name Index, Local History and Biographical Clippings

Explore our physical and digital collections of newspapers, which is the second largest collection of newspapers in the U.S.

Among the Top Five Institutions for Genealogy Research in the U.S.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's vast family history collections, which are among the top five for genealogy research in the U.S.

Search digital records on more than 133,000 historic buildings, structures and objects throughout Wisconsin.

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About Our Cemetery Records

The Society owns many small groups of published and unpublished records from churches and from public and private cemeteries around Wisconsin.

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About Our Death Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection

Browse our online index of over 400,000 pre-1907 state-level death records and see full death records on microfilm at the Society's library.

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

All Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places listings are searchable on our website.

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About Our Obituaries

Explore our physical and digital collections of thousands of Wisconsin obituaries.
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