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University of Wisconsin--Madison Archives Oral History Program

Works: 1,365 works in 1,394 publications in 1 language and 1,396 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 4 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 Carl A. Baumann, 1983] by Carl A Baumann( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Milwaukee Extension in 1920s; Transfer to UW; Experimental College students; Chemistry fraternity; Chemistry Department in 1920s; Graduate work in biochemistry; Faculty relationships; Work under Harry Steenbock; Reputation of Biochemistry Department faculty; Steenbock as teacher; Chairman Conrad Elvehjem and purchase of equipment; Study in Europe; Work schedule; Social life; Interdepartmental cooperation; Degree requirements; Enzyme Institute; Post-doctoral vs. graduate students in research work; University Club; Relationship with L&S; Dining clubs; Faculty meetings; Student protest movement
[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 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 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 Ed Nuttycombe, 2010] by Ed Nuttycombe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In his three October/November 2010 interviews with Troy Reeves, Ed Nuttycombe details his life in Virginia and Wisconsin. He talks about the time period from the 1950s to the present and on the following topics: Newport News, VA; High School Athletics in Newport News, VA; Virginia Tech University; track and field; Northern Illinois University; UW-Madison Athletics; Madison, WI. Nuttycombe talks in the most depth about Dan McClimon and the 1984 Big Ten outdoor track and field championship, won by UW-Madison. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the UW-Madison Oral History Program
[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 Herbert Eberhardt, 1985] by Herbert Eberhardt( Computer 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 Gail F. Farwell, 1979] by Gail F Farwell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Early life and farm influence; Reasons for coming to UW; Department reorganization; Generalist vs. specialist; Chairmanship; Formation of Department of Counseling and Behavioral Studies; Department personalities; Department of Counseling and Guidance; Accreditation; Graduate student programs; Changes in UW administrative structure; Teacher training program; Research in counseling and guidance; Impact of federal funding; Admissions requirements; Student-faculty relations; Ties to Wisconsin public schools; DPI; Predictions for next ten years
[Oral History Program interview with Robert Bless, 2005] by Robert C Bless( file )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Family history; Education; Naval Research Laboratory; Post-doctoral research at UW; Teaching; Orbiting astronomical observatory (OAO); High-Speed Photometer (HSP); Hubble Space Telescope; Gemini project; Chairmanship of the astronomy department; Sterling Hall bombing; Committee service; Plato Program; Ice Cube project
[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 Art Code, 2006] 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 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 Archibald O. Haller, 1997] 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 James J. Huberty, 2007] 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 Paul Sondel, 2006] 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 Jane Rowe, 2009] by Jane Rowe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Abstract: In her 2009 interview with Linda Lenzke, Jane Rowe details her life in Madison. She spoke of the time period between the 1940s and present and of the following topics: lesbianism, feminism, parenting, and community outreach. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the project, Madison's LGBT Community, 1960s-Present, part of the UW-Madison Oral History Program's general collection
[Oral History Program interview with LeRoy E. Luberg, 1975] by LeRoy E Luberg( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Graduate work--Introduction to UW administration--World War II--Veterans--Enrollment fluctuations--Campus Planning and Building Program--Campus expansion--Getting Memorial Library--Hill Farms development--Firing of Glenn Frank--Depression--Badger Village--Student finances--Howard McMurray case--UW Centennial--Attempts at merger--Coordinating Council for Higher Education--Final merger--High school relations--Academic Freedom--Communist speakers on campus--Joseph McCarthy--Year in Governor Hugh Thompson's office--Dean of students position--Changing student regulations and controls--Sorority and fraternity discrimination--Liquor on campus--Human rights Committee--1967 Dow protest--Student protest movement--Army Math Research Center--WARF--Bombing of Sterling Hall--Crowd control--Role of students in administration--Alumni--Regents--Board of Visitors--Land acquisition and campus planning--Federal funding--Faculty governance--Presidents E.B. Fred, Conrad Elvehjem, and Fred Harrington--Chancellors--Controversy over location of new Clinical Sciences Center--Closing reflections
[Oral history program interview with Don Reeder, 2007] [excerpt] by D Reeder( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In his three interviews with Vicki Tobias, conducted during the summer of 2007, Professor Emeritus Donald Reeder detailed his professional career as a Physics professor and department chair for the UW-Madison Physics department. He briefly touched on his childhood and early education, as it influenced his career direction, but mostly discussed his academic career spanning the late 1950s to the present
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