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Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

One of the best ways to ensure that your nonprofit organization operates ethically is to keep your fundraising practices clean and transparent.

Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn what an annotated bibliography is and the steps to create one

Get tips on how to handle communications when opponents to your cause become unpleasant.

Learn about assessing the condition of the structure, floors, ceilings, walls and fixtures of a historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Cemetery Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using cemetery records for family history research.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Learn how to get started with an advocacy effort to save historic buildings and resources in your community

The passion that fuels advocacy work can also lead to friction and conflict among the staff, board members, and volunteers of a nonprofit organization.

National History Day Competitions

A generic judge orientation outline used at the state event and at several regional events in Wisconsin

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Example recruitment and confirmation letters to school-level event judges for National History Day in Wisconsin

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

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

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

A media packet will help your historic preservation group communicate your message to members of the media who attend your events.
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