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University of Wisconsin--Madison Archives Oral History Program

Works: 1,398 works in 1,430 publications in 1 language and 1,359 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History 
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U.S. Forest Products Lab centennial oral history project ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This collection includes digital audio recorded interviews with 52 current and former employees of the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory located in Madison, Wisconsin. The interviews were conducted as part of an oral history project undertaken by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Oral History Program in cooperation with the Forest Products Laboratory, to document the Forest Products Laboratory's history in their work to promote healthy forest and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of our wood resources in Wisconsin and through the U.S. in preparation for the Laboratory's centennial anniversary in 2010
[Oral History Program interview with Eric Brown, 2002] by Eric Brown( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Undergraduate education; Decision to attend UW-Madison; Economics department; Election as floor president and social coordinator in Witte Hall; Three years as a house fellow in Sellery Hall; Anti-war protests; Bombing of Sterling Hall
[Oral History Program interview with Mareda Weiss, 2006] by Mareda Weiss( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Early years and education; Undergraduate study at UW; Graduate study; University administration and UW Graduate School; Accounting systems; Budget; Academic staff rules; Admissions; Federal agencies; Campus climate for women; WHA-TV; Professional organizations; Honors and awards; University Insurance Association Board; Retirement; Sterling Hall bombing
[Oral History Program interview with [John R. Mayor, 1984] ] by John] [Mayor( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[Childhood and early education; Mathematics Club; Mathematics Department; Research; Milwaukee Extension Center; John Guy Fowlkes; Year as acting dean of School of Education; Department of Education; Lindley Stiles; Edward Krug; Virgil Herrick; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Evaluation; Presidents Glenn Frank and E. B. Fred.]
[Oral History Program interview with Paul Sondel, 2006] [excerpt] by Paul M Sondel( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Childhood, family, and early life in the Milwaukee area; Public school education; Early influences and intellectual growth; Undergraduate career at UW; Academic and social life on campus in the 1960s; Work in lab of Fritz Bach; The student anti-war protest movement and the Sterling Hall bombing; Graduate credits at UW and early success as a scientist; Training at Harvard Medical School; Wife and family; Ph.D. research at UW in genetics; Clinical rotations, internships and residency; Hiring by UW in 1980; Early cancer research; Fundraising and grants; Advances in cancer research and transplant techniques; Balancing research and clinical practice; Changes in the culture of science; Teaching and university committee work; Medical school and department administration; Ties to the state of Wisconsin and the UW
[Oral History Program interview with Ed Nuttycombe, 2010] by Ed Nuttycombe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Key Words: track and field; Virginia Tech University; UW--Madison Athletics; Northern Illinois University; Madison, WI; McClimon, Dan; Big Ten Athletics; Madison Sports Hall of Fame
[Oral History Program interview with Art Code, 2006] [excerpt] by Arthur D Code( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Family background; Early education and scientific interests; University of Chicago; US Navy; Electronics; Yerkes Observatory; Thesis and dissertation research; University of Virginia; Photometry; Hiring by UW; Washburn Observatory; Teaching; Cal Tech; Research; Sputnik; Director of Washburn Observatory; UW Astronomy Department; Pine Bluff Observatory; Space program; Sterling Hall; Space Astronomy Laboratory; NASA; Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy; WIYN telescope; Hubble Space Telescope (HST); Wisconsin Ultraviolet Photo-Polarimeter Experiment (WUPPE); Graduate students; Future of astronomy; Astronomy Missions Board; Development of Hubble Space Telescope
[Oral History Program interview with [Stanley L. Inhorn, 1996] ] by Stanley L.] [Inhorn( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[Undergraduate education; Medical school; Pathology internship at UW; Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene; Cytogenetic research; Lectureship in Department of Pathology; Alfred Evans; Responsibilities as director of State Laboratory; Memorable colleagues; Toxicology; Former Medical School deans; Center for Disease Control; Professional organizations; Important State Laboratory programs; William Stovall̕s cancer research; Chairmanship of Department of Pathology; Former chairs of Department of Preventative Medicine; Future of State Laboratory.]
[Oral History Program interview with Herbert Eberhardt, 1985] by Herbert Eberhardt( file )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Childhood and education; Tuberculosis; Inheriting his father's business; Marriage and children; Business during the 1960s and 1970s; Effect of Sterling Hall bombing on downtown business; Student styles of hair and clothing; Student customers; Diversity of clientele; State Street businesses; Madison City Council; Closing remarks
[Oral History Program interview with Archibald O. Haller, 1997] [excerpt] by Archibald O Haller( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Introductory statements -- Sociological theory -- His background -- Navy service -- Undergraduate education -- Graduate education at UW -- GI Bill -- Anthropology -- William Sewell -- Hans Gerth -- Rural Sociology Department -- Dissertation -- Post-doctoral research -- Fulbright grant to Brazil -- Employment at Michigan State University -- Otis Dudley Duncan -- Social stratification research -- Status allocation research -- Regional development in Brazil -- Former graduate students -- Political climate in Brazil -- Sterling Hall bombing -- Alejandro Portes -- Fulbright grants -- Decorations from Brazilian government -- Consulting work -- Rural Sociological Society
[Oral History Program interview with H. Edwin Young, 1987] by Edwin Young( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Bombing of Sterling Hall; Issues for police and administration during protest movement of late 1960s
[Oral History Program interview with Stanley Payne, 2006] by Stanley G Payne( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Family background; Origins of interest in history; Pacific Union College; Graduate study; Dissertation research; Teaching at Minnesota and UCLA; Hiring by UW; Personalities in the history department; Research; Study of fascism; Campus political climate; Sterling Hall bombing; Administrative structure of the history department; Lawsuits and cleavages in the department; Decline of the history department; Committee for Academic Freedom and Rights (COFAR); Political correctness; Weakening of faculty governance; University administration; Restructuring of departmental administration; Graduate students; Problems facing UW in the 21st century
[Oral History Program interview with Seymour V. Parter, 2004] by Seymour V Parter( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Study of mathematics; employment at Los Alamos; academic career at MIT, Indiana, Cornell, UW; relationship with Barkley Rosser; history of Math Research Center; impact of student protest movements, Vietnam War, and TAA strike; colleagues and development of the Math, Computer Science, and Numerical Analysis Departments; impact of Sterling Hall Bombing; research interests and articles; involvement in Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
[Oral History Program interview with Fred Harvey Harrington, 1988 by Fred Harvey Harrington( file )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Issues for Harrington in the final years of his presidency--The student protest movement
[Oral History Program interview with Ada Deer, 2005 ] by Ada Elizabeth Deer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[Oral History Program interview with James J. Huberty, 2007] [excerpt] by James J Huberty( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Childhood and early education in Kiel, Wisconsin; family life; Catholic elementary school and public high school; growing interest in politics; enrollment at UW-Madison in the fall of 1967; academics, ROTC and campus life; growth of antiwar and other protest movements; increasing personal involvement in protests; collecting posters and flyers related to protest and cultural events; increasing campus tension and the bombing of Sterling Hall; declining participation in the protest movement; graduation in August 1971; service in a National Guard medical unit; graduate study at UW in Education; family and work life after leaving UW; using the collection of posters and other material in schools; the legacy of the Vietnam War years in American life
[Oral History Program interview with Marcus Singer, 2006] by Marcus George Singer( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Early years; Family; Education; University of Illinois; Military service; Marriage; Graduate study at Cornell; UW Philosophy Department; Wittgenstein Society; Hume Society; Teaching; Publications; Department chairmanship; Center System philosophy program; Sterling Hall bombing; Fellowships; Deans; Sterling Hall bombing; TA strike; Courses; Faculty governance; Committee service; Summer seminar; American Philosophical Association; Evil; Honors and awards; Committees; Philosophy of law program; Colloquium on teaching of philosophy; Funding for research; Quality of students; Future of higher education
[Oral History Program interview with Eldon H. Newcomb, 1999] [excerpt] by Eldon H Newcomb( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Background and early interests in science -- High school and college in Missouri -- Paul Burholder and Barbara McClintock -- Army service -- Arrival at UW -- Botany faculty conflicts -- Hiring of Folke Skoog -- Institute for Plant Physiology -- Botany faculty and chairmen -- Joshua Lederberg -- Changes in the Botany Department over time -- Student protests and the Sterling Hall bombing -- Biocore -- Teaching and students -- Research grants -- Research into plant metabolism -- Discovery of microtubules -- Peroxisomes and nitrogen fixation -- Electron microscopy and the production of micrographs -- Research trips to University of California-Berkeley, Harvard and Australia -- Citation classics -- Current state of botany -- Jane Goodall -- Honors and awards -- Retirement
[Oral History Program interview with Emily E. Chapman, 1994] by Emily E Chapman( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Background--Housing--Home economics education--Democracy in classroom--Computer programming--Student uprisings--Bombing of Sterling Hall--Sexual harassment
[Oral History Program interview with Paul Ginsberg, 1996 by Paul Ginsberg( file )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
UW in 1950s -- Beginning of student power movement led by young conservatives -- Residence halls -- E. B. Fred -- Martha Peterson -- Formation of dean of students office -- Evolution of student affairs on campus -- UW in 1960s -- Student protest -- Impact of assassinations -- Anti-war movement -- Police and administration -- Bombing of Sterling Hall
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