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About Our Death Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection
Browse our online index of over 400,000 pre-1907 state-level death records and see full death records on microfilm at the Society's library.
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About Our Obituaries

Explore our physical and digital collections of thousands of Wisconsin obituaries.
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About Our Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory (AHI)

Search digital records on more than 140,000 historic buildings, structures and objects throughout Wisconsin.
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About the National Register and State Register of Historic Places

All Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places listings are searchable on our website.
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About Our Business and Technology Collection Area

Learn about the history of business and technology at the Wisconsin Historical Museum
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About Our Dolls

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections
Browse the Wisconsin Historical Society's doll collection, organized by category, collector, country/maker, date, and material.
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About the Henry and Elizabeth Baird Papers (1798-1937) Collection

Learn how to access and explore the Henry and Elizabeth Baird Papers.
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About Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Wisconsin Communities

Original, meticulously detailed street-level maps for 325 Wisconsin communities, 1883-1930, originally used to determine a property's fire hazard.
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About Surveyors' Notes and Plat Maps of Wisconsin

U.S. General Land Office Surveyors' Field Notes and Plat Maps
Hand-drawn township plat maps and surveyors field notes about tree cover, soils, streams, rock outcroppings, villages, trails and roads from 1833-1866.
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About the Senator William Proxmire Collections

The richest resource about Sen. William Proxmire's life and times. Unpublished papers fill over 200 boxes, more than 7,500 pages are available online.
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About Our Microfilm Collection

Access Information and Sales Service
Learn how to access the extensive microfilm collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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About Our Social Action Collection

See an overview of the Society's Social Action holdings.
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About Our Civil War Roster and Regimental and Descriptive Rolls

Learn how Civil War Records are organized and how to purchase copies.
Learn how Civil War Records are organized and how to purchase copies.
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FAQs About the Civil War Roster and Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls

Find answers to questions frequently asked about the Civil War Roster and Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls
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About Our Books of Family Histories

Research your ancestors using our physical and digital collections of over 40,000 U.S. and Canadian family histories.
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About Our Pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records

Explore millions of pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records. Copies are also available for purchase.
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About Our Costumes, Textiles, and Personal Artifacts

Learn about the history of costumes, textiles and other personal artifacts at the Wisconsin Historical Museum
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About Our Wisconsin Ceramic Art Objects

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections
Take an illustrated tour of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Wisconsin ceramic art collection, organized by maker.
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About Our Moccasins

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections
Take an illustrated tour of the Wisconsin Historical Society's moccasin collection, organized by tribe.
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About Our Paintings

Wisconsin Historical Museum Collections
Explore our collection of paintings, many of which can be viewed online.

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