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A great nonprofit board can make the difference between a highly successful organization and one that few people even know about.

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

A public relations plan can serve as a roadmap for your historic preservation group to effectively communicate your story and message.

Tours offer a great way to increase the visibility of your organization and preservation issues in the area.

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.

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Passenger Lists Research Tips

Learn tips for using passenger lists for family history research.

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Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

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

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

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Census Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using census records for family history research.

Explore this in-depth online training for preservation commissioners.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do after holding a National History Day event at your school

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

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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.

Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

To find and attract major donors to your nonprofit organization, you need a long-term strategy and a great way to make your organization stand out.

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

By using a committee governance structure, your nonprofit board can divide up its work into more manageable tasks.

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