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Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'

Amity Leather Products Factory, West Bend, Wisconsin

A 1915 textile mill's multi-story form is renovated. Exposed steel and timber ceiling capture the industrial historic character of the building.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Three owners participate in complex project to rehabilitate an 1882 elaborate Victorian Italianate style building.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

A crumbling 1909 railroad depot is rehabilitated with help from federal grants.

The 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation has been awarded to the Oscar Grady Public Library in Saukville.

First National Bank, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

1873 building's character undermined by remodelings is restored to its Romanesque Revival glory.

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been awarded to the Port Washington Historical Society.

The 2016 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award has been rewarded to the Oulu Historical Society.

The 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement has been rewarded to the Jim Dan Hill Library at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the Wisconsin couple, founders of Generac Power Systems, manufactuerer of complete engine-driven generator systems.

With resourcefulness and ingenuity, Wisconsin’s historic preservationists have raised millions of dollars to protect the state's historic past.

John Palo Homestead, Oulu, Wisconsin

A 1909 Wisconsin northwoods log home rehabilitation preserves family heritage and an important piece of the state's history. Tax credits helped fund t

Adam and Mary Smith House, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Ornate masion slated to be deomolished is saved using Historic Preservation Tax Credits, relocated, and becomes centerpiece of new housing development.

Mary Jane Herber of the Brown County Public Library has received the 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement.

1-5 West Main Street, Evansville, Wisconsin

Historic photographs, research and removing layers of remodeling reveal the history of three 1852 buildings on a prominent downtown corner.

The 2016 Public Program Award has been rewarded to the Milton Historical Society.

The 2016 Genealogy Book Award has been rewarded to Kenneth Kraemer of Irvine, California.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

Preservationists, Hunters, and Government Officials Coordinate Efforts to Spare Bridges from Demolition

An unlikely partnership of preservationists, hunters, and government officials spare historic bridges from demolition.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about the co-founder of Manpower, Inc, the world's largest temporary job service company who actively promoted peace in the Middle East.
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