The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Wisconsin politics oral history collection
Repository: Marquette University. Raynor Memorial Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): Of primary interest are interviews with judges, journalists, and officials that address urban renewal programs, Milwaukee's open/fair housing struggles, the 1967 riots, and race relations more generally. See interviews with Pierce Bitker, Richard Budelman, Trueman Farris, Robert W. Hansen, Richard Leonard, John Reynolds, Arthur Saltzstein, J. Avery Wittenberger, Frank Zeidler, and Leonard Zubrensky.
Collection Description (Extant): Audiotaped interviews of 21 former public officials and journalists concerning issues and personalities in Wisconsin state government and the government of the city and county of Milwaukee. Notable interviewees include Lee Sherman Dreyfus, John A. Gronouski, Patrick J. Lucey, Gaylord Nelson, William F. O'Donnell, John W. Reynolds, Martin J. Schreiber, and Frank P. Zeidler. Typed summary descriptions exist for most interviews.
Access Copy Note: User recordings for some interviews are available on compact discs (WAV format, transferred from audio to CD, April, 2006)
Collection URL: http://libus.csd.mu.edu/record=b1959237~S1
Digital Status: Partial
Existing IDs: OCLC 39557302
Extent: 32 audiocassettes; .8 cubic ft
Interviewees: Pierce Bitker, Richard Budelman, Trueman Farris, Robert W. Hansen, Richard Leonard, John Reynolds, Arthur Saltzstein, J. Avery Wittenberger, Frank Zeidler, Leonard Zubrensky
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Wisconsin
Discrimination in housing