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A press list is an essential tool for you to develop a working relationship with members of the press.

Terms of use for images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

Learn methods of assessing the condition of the foundation, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems of a historic building.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

See guidelines for planning your rehabilitation project, and organizing the design and construction.

Explore information about caring for the clay tile roof on your historic house.

Learn best practices to maintain and/or replace the original furnace in your historic house.

A professional lobbyist can be a good investment when your historic preservation group wants to do a targeted campaign.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day exhibit

Wisconsin has many inspiring examples of historic preservationists and artists working together to accomplish great things.

People become members of your nonprofit organization for many reasons, but the key reason is belief in your mission.

Guide or Instruction

About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Your historic preservation group can find many ways to collaborate and share information with universities and colleges.

Email is still the simplest, most effective tool for reaching out to supporters of your historic preservation advocacy work.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.
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