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General Information

Search Help

Learn how to search the new Wisconsin Historical Society Website.

Wisconsin Local Area Research Centers (ARCs) provide access to local government records, original manuscript collections and other resources

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about this Madisonian philanthropist, his leading role in many non-profit organizations, and his generous donations including the Overture Center.

See an overview of Wisconsin Historical Society facts, programs, services and contacts.

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Field Services Program

Support and Services for Local History and Preservation Groups in Wisconsin

We're here to help. The Field Services program provides assistance and services to local history and preservation groups throughout Wisconsin.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the hockey star, inducted in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, who both coached and played for the Univeristy of Wisconsin Ice Hockey team.

See the full privacy policy of the Wisconsin Historical Foundation.

The Brown County Public Library was awarded the Society's 2014 Public Program Award for its 25-year local history series.

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Public Records Notice

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

This division helps people preserve places of enduring value and presents a fresh perspective on history through publications, programs and services.

Oral Histories

Explore this online oral history collection to hear firsthand accounts from Holocaust survivors who settled in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about this Green Bay native and Pulizer Prize-winning journalist and his role as a famed political columnist, editor, and reporter.

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Wisconsin Archives Month

Learn how your institution can participate in Wisconsin Archives Month.

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.

Museum Archaeology Program

The Society's Museum Archaeology Program (MAP) hires field archaeologists for each field season and may also have internships available.

This division provides a wide range of day-to-day support and long-range planning for the Wisconsin Historical Society

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

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Parking and Transportation

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See parking and transportation options for visiting the Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters building.

Submission Guidelines

The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

Employment Information

Archives Digitization Assistant (LTE)

Part-Time, Wisconsin Historical Society

See a detailed overview of this position.
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