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Learn how to search the new Wisconsin Historical Society Website.

Societies and Museums Affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society

Find contact information for the local historical societies and museums affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society.


Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Museum's new exhibit, "Winterful Wisconsin," opening November 28, 2014 through January 10, 2015.

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Temporary Main Elevator Outage

Headquarters Building

Learn about alternate elevator options while our main elevator undergoes historic rehabilitation.

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Local History Regional Meetings

See information on the Society's Local History regional meetings and other networking opportunities.

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Museum Intern (Internship)

Part-Time, Wisconsin Historical Society

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Wisconsin Archives Month

Learn how your institution can participate in Wisconsin Archives Month.

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

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About Our Labor Collection

See an overview of the Society's Labor Collection.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about this entrepreneur who led Oscar J. Boldt Construction nto one of the largest, most highly ranked construction groups in the nation

Wisconsin Historical Society Press announces an edited collection of documents from the Freedom Summer project

Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Reader documents the 1964 Freedom Summer project, when activists went to Mississippi to challenge segregation.

Read a brief overview of our history and divisions.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

The Marathon County Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Our Stories: The History of Marathon County."

Organizational Description

About the Division of Library-Archives

This division collects, preserves and makes available materials about the history of Wisconsin, the United States and North America.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the prolific life of the man who has served as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison marching band for over 40 years.

Full-Time, Wisconsin Historical Society

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About Our Social Action Collection

See an overview of the Society's Social Action holdings.

The Wisconsin Historical Society helps people connect to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing stories.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about founder and chairman of Koss Corporation, who introduced personal listening through his creation of the first stereophones.
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