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

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Learn how to access the archival collections of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

Learn about our Mass Communications History collections and how to access them.

See original maps from this Depression-era project that documented Wisconsin's land resources between 1929 and 1949.

Explore our physical and digital collections of local and county histories for Wisconsin, the U.S. and Canada.

See an overview of the Society's North American History Collection.

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

Among the Top Five Institutions for Genealogy Research in the U.S.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's vast family history collections, which are among the top five for genealogy research in the U.S.

See an overview of the Society's Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture Collection.

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View original documents, lesson plans, classroom activities and background essays on key events in Wisconsin history.

Learn how to access and explore the McCormick-International Harvester Collection.

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About Our Cemetery Records

The Society owns many small groups of published and unpublished records from churches and from public and private cemeteries around Wisconsin.

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About Our Maps in Books

Digitally Reproduced Maps of Wisconsin and American History

Features hundreds of digitally reproduced maps from rare books, manuscripts, magazines and journals covering all aspects of Wisconsin and American History.

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About Our Paintings

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections

Explore our collection of paintings, many of which can be viewed online.

See an overview and learn how to access the state archives and government records.

The richest resource about Sen. William Proxmire's life and times. Unpublished papers fill over 200 boxes, more than 7,500 pages are available online.

See an overview of the Society's Draper Manuscript Collection.

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About Our Wisconsin Name Index

Use the Wisconsin Name Index to browse obituaries, newspaper clippings and biographical book excerpts.

Search this digital collection of 16,000 historical newspaper articles on notable Wisconsin people and communities.
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