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Wisconsin Historical Society Newspapers

Discover Our Collection of Over 300 Years of U.S. Newspapers
Newspaper Resources at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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World War I Centennial Commemoration

Remembering the Events from 100 Years Ago
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Human Burials, Mounds and Cemeteries

Learn about the laws that protect burial sites and Native American mounds, tax exemptions for landowners, and what to do if you find human remains.
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Wisconsin in the Civil War

Explore 25,000 pages of original documents about Wisconsin in the Civil War, including soldiers' letters, photos and battle summaries.
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Wisconsin Local and County Histories

Explore local and county histories for Wisconsin, the U.S. and Canada, and find rich information on communities and prominent citizens from 1850-1920.
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Curators' Favorites

Discover the fascinating stories and historical significance of more than 200 of the Wisconsin Historical Museum's artifacts.
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Family History Guides and Instructions

Begin your family history research with these tips for using census, birth, death and marriage records.
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Resources for Local Historical Societies

Information and resources to assist local historical societies and museums in preserving Wisconsin's history.
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Our Archaeology Programs and Services

Information and resources about Wisconsin archaeology programs managed by the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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How to Preserve Your Historic Building

Information and resources to assist architecture professionals and archaeology consultants in preserving Wisconsin's history
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Wisconsin Historical Markers

Wisconsin Historical Markers
Wisconsin has more than 530 official state historical markers. Each tells a story about our state's rich heritage.
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State Historic Preservation Officer Review

Learn about the review process that protects historic preservation resources during federal, state and local projects.
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Communicate Your Historic Preservation Message

Learn how to make a case for historic preservation and use multiple tools to share your preservation message with different audiences.
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Fund Your Historic Preservation Organization

Learn skills and strategies to raise funds and discover where to find financial support for your historic preservation organization.
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Historic Preservation Advocacy Guide

More than 100 how-to articles to help you learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.
Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community with this collection of more than 100 articles.
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Operate Your Nonprofit Preservation Organization

Learn how to build an effective nonprofit board of directors, find and keep members, solve common nonprofit management problems, and work with government.
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Organize a Historic Preservation Advocacy Effort

Learn how to organize an effort to preserve historic buildings in your community and influence preservation-related policymaking.
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Start a Nonprofit Historic Preservation Organization

Learn the steps to start a nonprofit organization in Wisconsin and best practices to get your historic preservation organization off to a good start.
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National Register and State Register of Historic Places

The National Register and State Register of Historic Places include buildings, sites, districts, and structures that are significant in history.
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Information for Preservation Consultants and Archaeologists

Find forms, guidelines, resources for research and more.
Information and resources to assist architecture professionals and archaeology consultants in preserving Wisconsin's history

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