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Thank you for attending the conference. 2013 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

Presentations Available - View or Download

Many of you were interested in seeing presentations you missed or reviewing again ones that were particularly helpful to you. We have most presentations available online to either view or download. If you do not see a particular presentation listed, the presenter may not have made materials available. If you are having problems downloading these files and would like the presentations in a different format, please contact Amy Wyatt.

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Friday, October 11

Friday Morning Presentations and Workshops

Jeffris Family Foundation Funding: How Does That Work Again?
Royce Yeater
Jeffris Family Foundation
(47 pages, 2.37 MB)

How to Research the History of a Building
Joe De Rose
Wisconsin Historical Society
(35 pages, 2.48 MB)

Sharing Collections on the Web for the First Time
Michael Edmonds
Wisconsin Historical Society
(41 pages, 2.14 MB)

Downtown and Preservation Organizations Working Together
Joe Lawniczak
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
(72 pages, 5.41 MB)

Yesterday's Gardens for Today's Gardeners
Betty Adelman
Heritage Flower Farm

Lee Somerville
Master Gardener and Consultant
(96 pages, 14.46 MB)

Getting Started with PastPerfect
Sarah M. Kapellusch
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
(18 pages, 4.28 MB)

Archives 101
Rick Pifer
Wisconsin Historical Society
(Part 1, 63 pages, 1.14 MB)
(Part 2, 110 pages, 5.23 MB)

Friday Afternoon Presentations and Workshops

Getting the Most
from Your Local History
and Family History Research

James Hibbard
(47 pages, 8.56 MB)

What Makes A Brick Happy?
Charles Quagliana
Charles Quagliana Architect
(70 pages, 5.36 MB)

The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation: Selling Preservation
Mark Buechel
Wisconsin Historical Society
(18 pages, 1.20 MB)

Connecting Young Audiences to People and Places in History
Beth Lemke
Wisconsin Historical Society

Bobbie Malone
Retired, Wisconsin Historical Society
(31 pages, 3.59 MB)

Restoring the Interior of Your Historic Building
Peggy Veregin
Wisconsin Historical Society
(84 pages, 8.84 MB)

Drawing Accurate Conclusions from Historical Data
Rick Pifer
Wisconsin Historical Society
(Part 1, 112 pages, 4.24 MB)
(Part 2, 113 pages, 6.91 MB)

Saturday, October 12

Saturday Morning Presentations and Workshops

Modernism on Main Street
Anthony Rubano
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
(155 pages, 17.6 MB)

Through the Picture Window
Anthony Rubano
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
(108 pages, 11.4 MB)

Historic Preservation Law
Chip Brown
Wisconsin Historical Society
(100 pages, 5.77 MB)

Tax Exempt Status
Kimberly Anderson
Kari Jensen
(21 pages, 560 KB)

Wisconsin Rapids and
South Wood County
History Online

Andy Barnett
McMillan Library

Phil Brown
South Wood County Historical Museum
Emily Pfotenhauer
Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager, WiLS
(26 pages, 1.26 MB)

About the 2013 Conference

Over 250 presenters and attendees converged to attend the 2013 annual conference. Each year seems to bring more offerings and activities, and 2013 was no exception. Workshops, activities, networking meetings and tours offered many opportunities. View the complete 2013 Annual Conference Brochure (PDF, 2.60 MB).

Want to see more?

Interested in seeing presentations from past conferences and regional meetings? They are available to view online, print or download.

Mark your calendars for October 24-25, 2014

Don't miss the next Local History and Historic Preservation Conference.




Oct 24-25, 2014

Elkhart Lake

Osthoff Resort
and Conference Center

101 Osthoff Avenue
Elkhart Lake, WI

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