Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Racine County Historical Society and Museum, Inc.

  • Racine, WI
  • www.racineheritagemuseum.org

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to preserving the material culture and telling the special story of the people of Racine County; their diversity, inventive genius, productivity, craftsmanship and entrepreneurial spirit.

Main Programs

  1. Education
  2. Artifact Conservation and Care
  3. Archive Conservation and Care
  4. Exhibitions

ruling year

1983

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Christopher Paulson

Keywords

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Historical museum, educational museum, racine innovation history

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EIN

39-1433914

 Number

7333001527

Physical Address

701 S Main Street

Racine, WI 53403-1211

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Education

Education of school-aged children in the areas of history and culture.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

$34,451.00

Program 2

Artifact Conservation and Care

Management of 200,000 non-documentary artifacts dating to 1790, that reflect settlement patterns in the area.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

68076.00

Program 3

Archive Conservation and Care

Management of 6,500 l.f. of photographs and other original documents that chronicle people, institutions, technology and settlement patterns of this area.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

51705.84

Program 4

Exhibitions

Interpretation and dissemination of area history through a comprehensive, museum-wide exhibition program 2006-2010.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

117000.00

Funding Needs

Contributions;Grants

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RACINE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Racine County Historical Society and Museum, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Christopher Paulson

BIO

B.S. Sociology/Anthropology  

University of Wisconsin, Parkside 1990

 

M.S. with Museum Emphasis

University of Oklahoma - Norman 1995

Governance

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