Legislators' Guide to the Wisconsin Historical Society | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Legislators' Guide to the Wisconsin Historical Society

Legislators' Guide to the Wisconsin Historical Society | Wisconsin Historical Society

Government Affairs

The Wisconsin Historical Society connects people to the past by collecting, preserving, and sharing stories. Our office provides the direct link between Wisconsin’s governing body, the needs of your community, and the expertise of the State Historical Society.

Legislators' and Elected Officials Guide

The Legislators' Guide and Society Scorecard contain information most commonly requested by Wisconsin legislators. Legislators and others can consult these documents for Wisconsin Historical Society facts, programs, services and contacts.

A one stop shop informational page to all the services offered through the Government Relations Team.

See the Society's major contributions to Wisconsin's economic, educational and cultural health through innovative initiatives.

Read a brief overview of our history and divisions and view an detailed map of Society programs across the state.

Explore a national and regional map of web sessions recorded on the Wisconsin Historical Society’s website.

Click here to explore your district’s distinct impact on Wisconsin State History.

Learn more about our artwork loan program. Browse our available collection and learn if you’re eligible for local artwork through our program.

Federal Congressional Delegation

Resources for Local History Affiliates

Step-by-step guide to writing your local officials.

Simple guide to becoming a history advocate year-round.

Celebrating Big Moments: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Celebrate big history with Women's History. Four African-Americans sitting on a staircase

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment went into effect and citizens of the United States could no longer be denied the right to vote on the basis of sex. 

Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson Legacy Exhibit

Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson being sworn into court

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment went into effect and citizens of the United States could no longer be denied the right to vote on the basis of sex.

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History Advocacy Day in Wisconsin!

History Advocacy Day in Wisconsin

Our 2021 History Advocacy Day in Wisconsin was a great success! Click the link above to learn more about what it means to be an advocate of local history and our 2022 event outcomes.

Have Questions?

The Society is happy to answer any questions you may have. Please contact Kate Easton, Legislative Liason, by phone at 608-264-6442 or by email below: