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About Our Civil War Collections

Explore our physical and online collections of Civil War materials including Wisconsin regimental histories, maps, casualty lists, lettters and more.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

Architecture and History Inventory

Tips on finding records for urban, rural and unusual properties

Explore our Visual Materials collection of nearly 3 million images in more than 6,000 collections. Over 80,000 images are available online.

These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum

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About Our Birth Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection

Explore this index of over 1 million pre-1907 state-level birth records to locate full records on microfilm reels.

All Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places listings are searchable on our website.

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

The Society’s museum collections include 110,000 historical objects and about 500,000 archaeological items that document the history of Wisconsin.

These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.

Explore millions of pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records. Copies are also available for purchase.

Search digital records on more than 133,000 historic buildings, structures and objects throughout Wisconsin.
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