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Sherman Park Community Association 1992 oral history project records

Repository: University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. Library. Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Abstracts, transcripts, and audio records of interviews conducted as a class oral history project at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. The Sherman Park Community Association formed in 1967 to address concerns about conditions in the neighborhood. The interviews, conducted as part of the Association's 25th anniversary, deal with member's recollections of neighborhood activities and projects, race relations, redlining and real estate companies, home ownership, politics, and school desegregation.

Date(s): 1991-1996

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: UWM Manuscript Collection 111

Extent: 1 c.f. (2 boxes)

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Henry S. Reuss Papers. Milwaukee Manuscript Collection 112.
Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen Papers. UWM Manuscript Collection 86.
Mordecai Lee Papers. Milwaukee Micro Collection 63.
Park West Redevelopment Task Force Records. UWM Manuscript Collection 47.
Sherman Park Community Association Records. UWM Manuscript Collection 72.

Interviewees: Rachael M. Adams, August Backus, Jerome Brandl, Warren Braun, Corrine Cahill, John Conway, Rita Conway, Sue Gramling, Greta Hansen, Carol Holton, Walter Johannsen, Marilyn Johannsen, Howard Karsh, Michael Kelly, Russ Kickbush, Mordecai Lee, Shellee Lubus, William J. Malone, Tom McGinnity, Robert J. Nicol, Rick Romanus, Nicholas Schaeve, Skip Seager, Sharon Seager, Robert Sivak, Leticia Smith, Cecil Sutphen, Edward Valent, Teresa Valent, George Watts

Rights (Extant): Shellee Lubus did not sign a consent form, so she remains the holder of copyright to her interview.


African Americans--Wisconsin
Civil rights movements--Wisconsin
Discrimination in housing
Race relations
School integration--Wisconsin--Milwaukee


Sound recordings


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