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Thank you for attending the conference. 2012 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, September 28

Friday Morning Presentations and Workshops

Historic Commercial Glass
and Art Glass

Neal A. Vogel
Restoric, LLC
(107 pages, 25.5 MB)

Historic Windows and Doors at Home
Neal A. Vogel
Restoric, LLC
(75 pages, 17.5 MB)

"Can I Put This Online?" Copyright Basics for Digital Collections and Web Promotions
Michael Edmonds
Wisconsin Historical Society
(36 pages, 1.35 MB)

How to Use Certified Local Government Funding
Joe De Rose
Wisconsin Historical Society
(18 pages, 1.53 MB)

Collections 101: Or, What To Do With All That Stuff
Ann L. Koski
Retired Director of the Wisconsin Historical Museum
(54 pages, 1.86 MB)

PastPerfect 5: Cataloging and Nomenclature 3.0
Sarah M. Kapellusch
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
(51 pages, 5.02 MB)

Creating a Dynamic and Useful Website For Smaller Organizations
Mark Beatty
Wisconsin Library Services
(15 pages, 490 KB)

Archives 101: Processing Archival Collections
Richard L. Pifer
Wisconsin Historical Society
(68 pages, 1.06 MB)

Saving and Preserving
Outdoor Art Environments

Lisa Stone
Art Institute of Chicago and Preservation Services Inc.

Terri Yoho
Kohler Foundation, Inc.
(286 pages, 49 MB)

Friday Luncheon Presentation

Embellishing Home: Outdoor Art Environments in Wisconsin
Lisa Stone
Art Institute of Chicago and Preservation Services, Inc.
(123 pages, 22.41 MB)

Friday Afternoon Presentations and Workshops

Adaptive Re-Use of an Industrial Building
and the Benefits of Tax Credits: A Case Study

Cliff Goodhart
Eppstein Uhen Architects

Jen Davel
Wisconsin Historical Society
(30 pages, 3.97 MB)

Insuring Your Small Museum or Historic Site
Casey Wigglesworth and
Sameena R. Merchant
Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency
(12 pages, 244 KB)

Building Museums: An Introduction
David Grabitske
Minnesota Historical Society
(27 pages, 1.55 MB)

Appropriate Signage For Historic Commercial Buildings
Joe Lawniczak
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
(176 pages, 26.41 MB)

Developing Successful Programming Using the Press
Badger Biography Series

Beth Lemke, Wisconsin Historical Museum
(35 pages, 2.77 MB)

Teaching Local History Using Postcards:
Madison in 1910 and 1950

Ann Waidelich
Madison Historian
(60 pages, 8.48 MB)

Book It!
Diane Drexler
Wisconsin Historical Society
(60 pages, 953 KB)

Drawing Accurate Conclusions from Historical Data-Part I
Richard L. Pifer
Wisconsin Historical Society
(112 pages, 5.98 MB)

Drawing Accurate Conclusions from Historical Data-Part 2
Richard L. Pifer
Wisconsin Historical Society
(113 pages, 7.98 MB)

Building Digital Collections
Emily Pfotenhauer
Wisconsin Heritage Online
(41 pages, 2.97 MB)

Historic Structure Reports: The Basics
Anne Biebel
Cornorstone Preservation
(28 pages, 3 MB)

Saturday, September 28

Saturday Morning Presentations and Workshops

Historic Masonry 101
Robert Mack
MacDonald and Mack Architects
(97 pages, 7.09 MB)

Preservation and Sustainability: It's More Than Just Insulation
Robert Mack
MacDonald and Mack Architects
(20 pages, 1.25 MB)

Introduction to Finding Foundation Grants for Your Non-Profit
Amy Kindschi
UW-Madison Memorial Library
(47 pages, 1.9 MB)

Social Media for Small Nonprofits
Keith D. MacKay
Ten Chimneys
(24 pages, 970 KB)

Archives 102: Public Services for Archival Collections
Gregory J. Kocken
UW-Eau Claire

Peter Shrake
Robert L. Parkinson Library and Research Center, Circus World Museum
(52 pages, 1.37 MB)

Successful Partnerships With Public Libraries
Stef Morrill
Wisconsin Library Services

Denise Anton Wright
South Central Library System

Charles Adleman
Luck Area Historical Society
(61 pages, 3.71 MB)

Syndication of Tax Credits:
How to Monetize Your Tax Credits
Don Bernards
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
(10 pages, 727 KB)

About the 2012 Conference

Over 300 presenters and attendees converged to attend the 2012 annual conference. Each year seems to bring more offerings and activities, and 2012 was no exception. Workshops, activities, networking meetings and tours offered many opportunities. View the complete 2012 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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