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Board of Curators Awards

Learn about the Society's awards in the fields of historic preservation, archives, museum exhibits, programs, websites, genealogy and books.
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Wisconsin History Maker Award

View of list of individuals who received the Wisconsin History Maker Award between 2006 and 2010.
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About the Book of Merit Award

Submission Guidelines
The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book of Merit Award, awarded in June of each year.
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About the Genealogy-Family History Book Award

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The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society invite nominations of published genealogies of Wisconsin families.
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About the Governor's Archives Awards

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

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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 Museum Exhibit Awards

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The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards
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About the Public Program Award

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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 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy for Local History

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The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually to an affiliate for excellence in service to its community.
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About the William Best Hesseltine Award

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History
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2019 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award Winner Announced

Manitowoc County Historical Society receives 2019 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award
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2020 Public Program Award Winner Announced

The Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project has received the 2020 Public Program Award.
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2020 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award Winner Announced

The Sauk County Historical Society has received the 2020 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award.
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2020 Historic Preservation Award Winner Announced

The 2020 Historic Preservation Award has been awarded to Daniel Stephans, AIA.
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2020 Historic Restoration Award Winners Announced

Two 2020 Historic Restoration Awards have been awarded for work on the Danes Hall in Waupaca and Garver Feed Mill in Madison.
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2020 Book of Merit Award Winners Announced

John Odin Jensen and R. Richard Wagner have received the 2020 Book of Merit Award.
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2020 Museum Exhibit Award Winners Announced

Hearthstore Historic House and the Grohmann Museum have received the 2020 Museum Exhibit Awards.
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2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award Winner Announced

Jeanne Forbes has received the 2020 Genealogy-Family History Book Award for her work on the John T. Holtz & Anna C. Moll Family.
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2020 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement Winner Announced

The 2020 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement has been awarded to the KOHLER Archives.
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2020 Governor's Award for Archival Advocacy Winner Announced

The South Central Library System has received the 2020 Governor's Award for Archival Advocacy.

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