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University of Wisconsin--Madison Archives Oral History Program

Works: 1,341 works in 1,371 publications in 1 language and 1,373 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History 
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U.S. Forest Products Lab centennial oral history project ( Sound Recording )
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 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 Ed Nuttycombe, 2010] by Ed Nuttycombe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Abstract: 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, VAl; 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 Joseph James Corry, 1999-2000] by Joseph James Corry( Computer File )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Background-- Holy Cross-- Navy service-- Early graduate work at UW-- Housefellow-- Williston Academy-- Graduate work with Philip Curtin-- Peace Corps-- Research in Kenya-- Robert Clodius-- UW Parkside and Green Bay-- Fred Harvey Harrington-- Merger and the Madison campus-- Irving Shain-- Student protest movement, Sterling Hall bombing and the TAA strike-- Joseph Kauffman-- F. Chandler Young-- Department of Academic Affairs-- Academic Affairs staff members-- Mercile Lee and the Academic Advancement Program-- Undergraduate Admissions-- New Student Services-- Student Financial Aid-- Computing on campus-- Foreign Students and Faculty-- Career Advising and Placement-- Academic Services-- Outreach-- Extension education at UW and Harrington's changes-- Changes in extension programs after Merger-- Office of Continuing Education-- Regents Study Committee on Extension-- Integration of extension faculty and services-- Outreach and Extension after integration-- Donna Shalala-- David Ward-- Futures Report and Future Directions booklet-- Committee on Cooperation with Developing Universities-- Records and Registration Committee-- UW-Madison Continuing Education Council-- System Advisory Council on Outreach-- System Vice Chancellor's Committee on Implementation of 1988 Regent Recommendations on Extension and Institutional Relationships-- Assessment Council-- Chancellor's Committee on Arts Outreach-- Associative Administrative Council-- Culture of UW-- UW System issues-- UW-Madison Retirement Association
[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]] by Charles Purdy( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reasons for coming to UW--SOAR program--Courses--Relations to professors--Dormitory life--Problems of making friends--Jobs--WSA and student apathy--Feelings about course requirements--Intramural sports--Use of leisure time--Plans for future
[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 Fred Harvey Harrington, 1988 by Fred Harvey Harrington( Computer 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 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 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 Don Reeder, 2007] 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. He discussed the following topics: history of the Physics department at UW-Madison; national and international physics laboratories, including SLAC, CERN, DESY, FERMI, and others; the Compact Muon Solenoide (Detector) project; the Atomic Energy Council (AEC); US Department of Energy laboratory, Argonne; development of the bubble chamber and its importance to the field; campus life in the late 1950s through 1970; Sterling Hall bombing in 1972; and key physicists at UW-Madison and other institutions, such as Converse (Connie) Blanchard, Ugo Camerini, Al Erwin, William (Jack) Fry, Bud Goode, Willy Haeberli, and Ray Herb. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the UW-Madison Oral History Program
[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 Stanley Payne, 2006] by Stanley G Payne( Computer 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 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 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 Robert Bless, 2005] [excerpt] by Robert C Bless( Computer 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 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 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 Butts, Porter F., 1979] by Porter F Butts( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Early years and education; Undergraduate experiences; Union Vodvil; Frederic March; Octopus; Daily Cardinal; Haresfoot; Graduate studies in art history; Origins of union idea at UW; Early Union quarters; Centennial exposition; Grid Graff; Fund raising; Memorial Union Building Committee and Memorial Union Trustees; Memorial Union Council; Self government; Life memberships; Alumni association; Harold Bradley; Zona Gale; Wisconsin University Building Corporation; Union Planning Committee; Objectives; Constitution; Building Union; Labor union troubles; Equipping and furnishing Union; Union's use by women; Early lawsuits; Room names, decor and uses; Art gallery; Craft shop; Union programs and projects; Hoofers Club; Building Theater wing; Uses of Theater and Play Circle; Foreign unions; His writings; Renovation project; Food service; Wisconsin Center; Projected high rise on Red Gym site; Purchase of Lowell Hall; Union South project; Updating Memorial Union; Location of Vilas Hall and results; Parking; Kiosk; Experimental College; Brother Freeman Butts; Christian Abrahamsen and President Edward A. Birge's portrait; Henry Herman; Relations with administration; Vietnam protest years; List of Union firsts; Summary of successes and failures; Union as leadership training center vs. service center; Prospects for Union's future
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