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A professional lobbyist can be a good investment when your historic preservation group wants to do a targeted campaign.

Learn how to request microfilm records from the Genealogical Society of Utah.

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.

Guide or Instruction

Census Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using census records for family history research.

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 1 of 3

An auction is a great way to engage members in fundraising for your nonprofit organization, but it is also a huge commitment.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2

Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

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

One way to attract and keep donors in your nonprofit organization is to operate with transparency.

Your nonprofit organization's history includes valuable information and insights - your institutional memory - that should not be lost to time.

National History Day Competitions

A generic judge orientation outline used at the state event and at several regional events in Wisconsin

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Learn how to remove and replace individual wood shingles on your historic house.
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