Wisconsin Historical Society award recipients.

Wisconsin Historical Society Awards

Each year the Society recognizes outstanding historical work that helps connect people to the past. Learn about how you can participate and see past winners.

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Recent Award Winners

The Neenah Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Take Cover, Neenah! Backyard Family Fallout Shelters in Cold War America."

The 2015 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to Professor Birute Ciplijauskaite

The 2015 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation goes to the Milwaukee Jewish Museum

The 2015 Historic Preservation Award was presented to Larry Reed, founder of the Historic Cooksville Trust

"Sister: An African Americal Life in Search of Justice" Wins the Society's 2014 Book Award of Merit.

The "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show" was awarded the Society's 2015 Public Program Award

Brian Blakeley and Mary Mierow Blakeley have been awarded the 2015 Genealogy/Family History Book Award.

The 2015 Historic Restoration Award was presented to The Alexander Company

Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Swiss Center of North America in New Glarus.
Award Submission Guidelines

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The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

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The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

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About the Museum Exhibit Awards

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The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

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The Historic Preservation and Restoration Awards recognize exemplary projects that have preserved or restored a part of Wisconsin's heritage

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About the Public Program Award

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The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for an award that honors outstanding work in a new Wisconsin history public program.

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About the Book Award of Merit

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

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The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board (WHRAB) and the Wisconsin Historical Society invite nominations for the Governor's Archives Awards

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

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History
The award-winning Badger Biography series from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

Society Press Award Winners

See the list of Wisconsin Historical Society Press publications that have recently received awards for excellence in sharing Wisconsin stories and history.

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Have Questions?

For more information about Society awards, contact Bob Granflaten by email below.

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