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

Learn how Civil War Records are organized and how to purchase copies.

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About Our Microfilm Collection

Access Information and Sales Service

Learn how to access the extensive microfilm collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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Visual Materials Subject Overview

Learn about the wide range of visual materials subjects available to view both online and in our Archives

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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.

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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.

Original, meticulously detailed street-level maps for 325 Wisconsin communities, 1883-1930, originally used to determine a property's fire hazard.

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

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Indian Language Manuscripts Guide

Follow links to documents by missionaries, traders, Indian agents, linguists and anthropologists which help preserve more than 20 endangered languages.

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

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

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

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

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

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Local Government Records

Learn about our local government records holdings and how to access them.

The Society owns one of the nation's richest collections of Civil Rights movement records, including more than 100 manuscript collections on Freedom Summer
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