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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 External Link

Date(s): 1993-1995

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: OCLC 39557302

Extent: 32 audiocassettes; .8 cubic ft

Language: English

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

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Wisconsin
Discrimination in housing
Labor unions
Race riots
Wisconsin--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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