Wisconsin Democratic Party Oral History Project interviews, 1982-1986.

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Wisconsin Democratic Party Oral History Project. Wisconsin Democratic Party Oral History Project interviews, 1982-1986.

Wisconsin Democratic Party Oral History Project interviews, 1982-1986.

Interviews with 37 former and current activists in the Democratic Party of Wisconsin concentrating particularly on the Party's building period between the end of World War II and the electoral successes in the late 1950s. Interviewees include former Progressives, former Socialists, pre-1945 Democrats, activists in farm and labor organizations, successful and unsuccessful candidates for office, local party workers, and party chairmen. Because so much of the party's leadership came from Dane and Milwaukee counties, interviewees come disproportionately from these areas. Each interview is accompanied by an abstract providing information on the contents and the tape location where topics are covered. Also present is one box of research materials. The interviews were conducted by Catherine Coberly and Jim Cavanaugh for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Interviewees are Gehrta Amlie, Bruno Bitker, Julia Bogholt, Laurie Carlson, James and Ruth Doyle, John and William Duffy, Thomas Fairchild, Gerald Flynn, Virginia and Henry Hart, Esther Kaplan, Esther and John Lawton, Virginia Lehman, Erich Lenz, Robert Lewis, Patrick J. Lucey, Henry Maier, Lucile Miller, John Moses, Philleo Nash, Gaylord Nelson, Frank Nikolay, Gretchen Pfankuchen, William Proxmire, David Rabinovitz, Henry Reuss, John Reynolds, Warren Sawall, Gloria and Milton Schneider, Carl Thompson, Mari Jo and Walter Henry Uphoff, and Floyd Wheeler.

0.8 c.f. (1 archives box, 2 volumes) and81 tape recordings.

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Schneider, Gloria.

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Democratic Party (Wis.)

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Uphoff, Walter Henry, 1913-

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Schneider, Milton E., 1910-

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Doyle, Ruth Lestha

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Reuss, Henry S.

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U.S. Representative (Dem.) from the 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin, 1955-1982. From the description of Henry S. Reuss Peace Corps Records, 1957-1980, bulk 1960-1961. (Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 30693315 U.S. Representative from the 5th Congressional District of Wisconsin, 1955-1982. From the description of Henry S. Reuss Menominee Indian Records, 1952-1979, undated. (Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library). W...

Lawton, Esther C. (Esther Christian), 1910-1998

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Esther C. Lawton worked for various U.S. governmental agencies as a position classification analyst. An early believer in the women's movement, Ms. Lawton served on a Treasury Department committee established in 1962 to discover the extent of discrimination against women within the department. Concurrent to her career in the Treasury Department were over 25 years of teaching at George Washington University. Throughout her career, Esther Lawton was a champion of women's rights and fair criteria f...

Sawall, Warren.

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Flynn, Gerald (Musician)

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Gerald T. Flynn was a member of the United States Army, Eleventh Air Force, 54th Fighter Squadron, during World War II. He was stationed on Attu for over two years during the war. From the description of World War II photographs, 1942-1944. (UAA/APU Consortium Library). WorldCat record id: 60411681 ...

Moses, John

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Lewis, Robert, 1916-....

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Lucey, Patrick J., 1918-

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Coberly, Catherine,

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Amlie, Gehrta.

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Thompson, Carl W. (Carl William), 1879-

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Carl W. Thompson was appointed assistant professor in extension work on June 7, 1910. He became director of the Research Bureau of Agricultural Economics but resigned July 31, 1913. From the description of Carl W. Thompson papers, 1912-1913. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63301142 ...

Miller, Lucile M. (Lucile Margaret), 1917-1987

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Lenz, Erich.

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Nash, Philleo, 1909-1987

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Bitker, Bruno V. (Bruno Voltaire), 1899-1984

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Lawyer and civic leader, of Milwaukee, Wis.; director, U.S. Office of Price Administration of Wisconsin, Advocate of Peace under Law, Chair of World Peace through Law Center, United Nations. From the description of Bruno Bitker papers, 1910-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014375 ...

Nikolay, Frank L., 1922- .

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Reynolds, John W., 1921-2002.

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Rabinovitz, David

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Pfankuchen, Gretchen.

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Wisconsin Democratic Party Oral History Project.

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Hart, Henry

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Cavanaugh, James A.,

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Uphoff, Mari Jo.

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Proxmire, William

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Maier, Henry W., 1918-1994

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Lawton, John, 1952-

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Wheeler, Floyd.

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Fairchild, Thomas.

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Duffy, John

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Kaplan, Esther, 1938-

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Lehman, Virginia.

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Duffy, William.

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Hart, Virginia

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Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005

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Bogholt, Julia.

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Carlson, Laurie E., 1908- .

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Doyle, James E., 1915-1987.

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