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Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can maximize its impact on your community by finding a partner to expand your talent and expertise.

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

Investing in your resources wisely is the key to maximizing your budget. Learn which resources are worth the money.

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

Guide or Instruction

Why Nonprofit Boards Fail

Nonprofit boards typically fail for one of two reasons: they lose sight of their mission, or they don't adapt to change.

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

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

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

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

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

Classroom Materials for NHD

Learn about how to bring National History Day into your classroom, including strategies, handouts, and lesson plans

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

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.

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

As your historic preservation organization grows, you may face big decisions about how to accomplish your growing workload.

How You Can Win When You Lose

You may not win every historic preservation campaign, but you can use your foundation of support to launch your next effort.

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Contributor Guidelines

How To Submit Manuscripts to Wisconsin Magazine of History

Learn the guidelines for proper submission of manuscripts to be considered for publication in Wisconsin Magazine of History.

Learn how to preserve or replace the metal roof on your historic building.

Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 2 of 2

Learn how to plan the details to ensure your historic preservation group's event is a success.
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