Preservation Resources for Wisconsin Labor Unions
and Other Related Organizations
by Helmut Knies, Collection Development Archivist, Wisconsin Historical Society
Provides useful advice as you begin the process of preserving the history of your local union or related organization, as well as practical considerations for your decisions as you proceed (based on a presentation by the author at the twenty-third annual conference of the Wisconsin Labor History Society, April 17, 2004, Madison, Wisconsin)
by the Library-Archives Division of the Wisconsin Historical Society
Provides a step-by-step guide demystifying the process involved with the making an historical donation to the Wisconsin Historical Society
Explains the useful Area Research Center Network, which ensures easy access throughout the state to the archival collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society
Provides a brief alphabetical list (compiled in 2014) of most of the organizational record collections of Wisconsin labor and working-class organizations already established with the Library-Archives Division of the Wisconsin Historical Society—to see a fuller description of any of the collections on this list, go to ArCat, the on-line catalog of the archives (ArCat is available at http://arcat.library.wisc.edu).