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 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation has been awarded to the Oscar Grady Public Library in Saukville.

Mary Jane Herber of the Brown County Public Library has received the 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement.

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been rewarded to Neenah Historical Society.

The 2016 Historic Preservation Award has been rewarded to the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway, Inc.

The 2016 Public Program Award has been rewarded to the Milton Historical Society.

Dr. Nancy Unger has received the 2016 Book Award of Merit from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer"

The 2016 Genealogy Book Award has been rewarded to Kenneth Kraemer of Irvine, California.

The 2016 Historic Restoration Award has been rewarded to the Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

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

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been awarded to the Port Washington Historical Society.
Award Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

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

Submission Guidelines

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

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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

Submission Guidelines

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 Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

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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.

Submission Guidelines

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

Submission Guidelins

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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