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Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Watch this video to learn about how to find primary sources using the BadgerLink website.

Help your historic preservation advocacy group get from point A to point B by developing a goal-based strategic plan.

To avoid losing your community's historic resources during a disaster, you must prepare in advance and act quickly as the disaster unfolds.

Blogging can be a useful communication tool for your historic preservation group to share its advocacy message with a large online audience.

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

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Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Learn strategies for responding to community misunderstandings and “bad press”

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Learn how to repair ceramic tiles in your historic house.

To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience

Your historic preservation group can boost its public profile by incorporating a public relations mindset into daily communications.

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

Submission Guidelines

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

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Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.

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

Facebook offers enormous potential to build support and raise money for your cause.

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

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

If your fundraising auction is to be a success, your auction table must have high-quality, meaningful items that generate buzz among the bidders.
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