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These maps identify local landowners within each Wisconsin county and provide information about cultural and topographical features.

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See fees and registration information for the Wisconsin Historic Preservation Database (WHPD).

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Wisconsin Corporations Index

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Lean how to access incorporation papers and charter documents for thousands of Wisconsin corporations.

Exquisite examples of significant maps related to New France and French Great Lakes exploration, early maps of Florida and Mexico, later maps of Wisconsin.

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About Our Obituaries

Explore our physical and digital collections of thousands of Wisconsin obituaries.

More than 2,000 feature articles totaling more than 30,000 pages are online.

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 Unpublished papers fill over 200 boxes, more than 7,500 pages are available online.

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

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

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

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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.

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

We have over 200 original bird's-eye-view maps of Wisconsin cities and villages dating from the 1860s to the early 1900s.

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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 Henry and Elizabeth Baird Papers.

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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 Immigration Records

Explore our physical and digital collection of naturalization records for Wisconsin and passenger lists for the U.S. and Canada.

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.
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