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Young people may have much to offer your historic preservation organization - and they could turn into dues-paying members down the road.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Guide or Instruction

About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

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

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

Even if your nonprofit organization is staffed entirely by volunteers, your group must create a budget to operate effectively.

Conflict will be inevitable in your nonprofit organization, but avoiding a conflict will only waste time and drive people away from your organization.

Learn how to identify and repair the decorative glass in your historic building.

Learn the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent costly rehabilitation projects.

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.

Submission Guidelins

The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society invite nominations of published genealogies of Wisconsin families

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

Learn how to purchase digital files and prints and receive permission for commercial and non-profit projects.

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Guide or Instruction

Passenger Lists Research Tips

Learn tips for using passenger lists for family history research.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn how to create your National History Day project

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff

Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event
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