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Jobs With Peace (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: Jobs With Peace Records, 1982-1997
Quantity: 4.2 cubic ft. (7 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 128
Abstract: Records of the local Milwaukee chapter of Jobs With Peace, an organization devoted to researching and analyzing the effects of government policies and spending on the economy. The collection documents the chapter's activites such as its "Build Homes Not Bombs" campaign, public forums for political candidates, voter registration and education, and efforts to prevent the 1991 Persian Gulf War. The collection also documents the chapter's activities with allied organizations and the national office of Jobs With Peace.
Johannsen, Marilyn R. Title: Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen Papers, 1967-1986
Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 86
Abstract: Papers of Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen, neighborhood activists and leaders of Milwaukee's Sherman Park Community Association dating from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s. The collection contains correspondence to and from newspapers and local businesses, Housing and Education Committee records, association newsletters, early general meeting minutes, materials documenting opposition from hate groups, and other materials relating to their involvement with the organization. Some of these documents are annotated.
John Bechtel, 1822- Title: John Bechtel Papers, 1831-1883
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 139
Abstract: Papers of the Bechtel family, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including letters in German from relatives in Germany, genealogical information concerning the Bechtel and Wollard families, report cards and other items from St. Mary's Institute Day School, and miscellaneous materials.
John Cleves Symmes, 1742-1814;
John Cleves Symmes, 1780-1829
Title: Draper Manuscripts: John Cleves Symmes Papers, 1791-1846
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (4 volumes)
Call Number: Draper Mss WW
Abstract: Papers of two men, an uncle and a nephew, bearing the same name. The elder John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814) was a prominent political and military figure in New Jersey and later a judge, pioneer, and land developer in the Northwest Territory. The younger John Cleves Symmes (1780-1829) was a military man and settler along the Mississippi River. The bulk of the collection deals with the younger Symmes and his work to promote his “concentric spheres” theory, which held that the earth was composed of concentric spheres with a habitable interior which could be entered at either pole.
John H. Kaiser Lumber Company Title: John H. Kaiser Lumber Company Records, 1905-1957
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss L
Abstract: Records of an Eau Claire, Wisconsin lumber company consisting of business correspondence; miscellaneous legal business papers; biographical material; and minutes, proxies, and announcements of board of directors' meetings. There are income tax returns of the John H. Kaiser Lumber Company, of W. A. Kaiser, and of the Eau Claire Box and Crating Company. Also included are journals, ledgers, cash books, and records of stock issues.
John Pritzlaff Hardware Company (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: John Pritzlaff Hardware Company Records, 1839-1868, 1884-1949
Quantity: 1.5 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 7 separate volumes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss CQ; Milwaukee Micro 9; Micro 427
Abstract: Financial records (1850-1861), including day books, a cash book, accounts receivable, and annual statements; an inventory volume (1861-1865); miscellaneous material; and a microfilm of typewritten copies of six letters in German (1839-1847) from John Pritzlaff to his brother in Germany.
John S. Owen Company Title: John S. Owen Company Records, 1875-1955
Quantity: 204.3 c.f. (94 archives boxes, 565 volumes, and 2 drawers of maps)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss E
Abstract: Business records covering not only lumbering and logging operations in northwestern Wisconsin by the Owen Lumber Company, but also related enterprises in lumber, real estate, railroads, and cotton in the Pacific Northwest, South Dakota, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Subsidiary or related companies included the Owen-Oregon Lumber Company, California & Oregon Lumber Company, Del Norte Company, Three States Lumber Company, Gilbert Lumber Company, Owen Box and Crating Company, Pierre Lumber Company, Owen Falls Mining Company, the Blytheville, Burdette and Mississippi River Railroad Company, and the Drummond and Southwestern Railway Company. Letterpress copy books, 1875-1951, and incoming correspondence, 1920-1951, relate primarily to the Wisconsin operations of the Rust Owen Lumber Company, the John S. Owen Lumber Company, and some of the related Owen firms. The correspondence files are supplemented by series of incorporation papers, minutes, ledgers, journals, cash books, payroll balances, operating statements, stock books, land inventories, and contracts. Many of the series of minutes and financial records are fragmentary, particularly for the companies operating outside of Wisconsin.
John Topp & Brother Company (Columbus, Wis.) Title: John Topp & Brother Company Records, circa 1873-1958
Quantity: 2.1 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes) and 27 volumes
Call Number: M70-384
Abstract: Records, circa 1873-1958, of the John Topp & Brother Company dry goods and grocery store, primarily consisting of financial records, including retail account and supplier ledgers, cash books, and receipt and disbursement journals. Also included are a meeting minute book, annual inventories, sample stock certificates, and an appraisal report of John Topp's estate.
John Torrance and Son Foundry (La Crosse, Wis.). Title: John Torrance and Son Foundry Financial Records
Physical Description: 1.8 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS S
Abstract: John Torrance and Son Foundry and Stove Manufactory was founded in 1876. During the firm’s early years, they did a great deal of repair work on river barges and steamboats, but in later years moved on into construction work. The company is still in business under the name Torrance Casting and Fabricating. Records of the John R. Torrance and Son Foundry consist exclusively of financial materials, namely ledgers, journals and account books, dating from 1887-1933, and provide information about the company’s customers and products. The account book in particular provides detailed information about work done by the company.
Johns, Joshua L., 1881-1947 Title: Joshua L. Johns Papers, 1884-1942
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (1 archives box, 5 flat boxes), 2 disc recordings, 6 photographs (1 folder), and 1 poster
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 170; Disc 228A; PH Green Bay Mss 170; PH Green Bay Mss 170 (7)
Abstract: Papers of Johns, a Republican Congressman from Wisconsin (1939-1943) and president of Kiwanis International (1934), consisting of career scrapbooks and fragmentary papers. The scrapbooks trace his career from his early law practice in Tennessee to his service in Congress. Highlights include cases Johns litigated both in Tennessee and in Richland County, Wisconsin, his work as aide to Wisconsin Governor Fred Zimmerman, his leadership of the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District of Kiwanis International, his two terms in Congress, and his renown as a public speaker. No scrapbooks are included, however, for his presidency of Kiwanis International. The discs are a 1940 recording of “I Am an American,” a program for which Johns authored the federal legislation, and a June 11, 1941 speech opposing U.S. participation in World War II. Two additional recorded speeches are part of the WHA recording collection at SHSW. The photographs consist of individual and group portraits; the vintage prints are in the Visual Materials Archive in Madison with photocopies in the collection. Because of its fragile condition, one 1940 campaign poster has been retained with the vintage prints.
Johnson and Fuller (Photographers: Madison, Wis.) Title: Wisconsin Souvenir from Johnson and Fuller, 1856
Quantity: 82 photographs in an album
Call Number: PH 60
Abstract: Two copies of an album containing salted paper prints of prominent Wisconsin men and one woman, published by Madison, Wisconsin, photographers Johnson and Fuller, in 1856. The subjects are all individuals who had settled in Wisconsin during the 1830s. Photographs are tipped into the albums and include caption information. The images are bound in slightly different order in each album; a few images are missing from copy 2; a couple of images in copy 1 have been replaced by copy drawings of prints. These volumes are from an edition of one hundred published by Johnson and Fuller, nearly all of which were destroyed in a fire.
Johnson Creek (Wis.). Assessor Title: Johnson Creek (Wis.). Assessor: Assessment and Tax Rolls, 1906, 1911, 1950-1975
Quantity: 1.2 cubic feet (1 archives box and 4 volumes)
Call Number: Jefferson Series 39
Abstract: Assessment rolls recording a description of the property and name of the taxpayer assessed; and tax roll indicating name of the taxpayer, description of the property, acreage, assessed valuation, and a breakdown of the taxes according to the various state, county, and local taxes.
Johnson, Albert Aaron, 1880-1963 Title: Albert Aaron Johnson Papers, 1884, 1898-1963
Quantity: 2.2 cubic feet (5 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder) and 742 photographs (2 albums in 2 boxes); plus additions of 649 photographs, 149 negatives, 0.2 cubic feet of negatives (1 negative box), and 2 pieces of ephemera
Call Number: Mss 253; PH 307 (3); PH 4092; PH 4093; PH 4094; PH 4095; WHi(J5); WHi(J51)
Abstract: Papers of Albert Aaron Johnson, an agricultural economist and educator and authority on the developing Soviet Union of the 1920s and 1930s. His activities included heading Long Island's Farmingdale Institute, being the commercial representative for several U.S. businesses in the Soviet Union, writing about the Soviet Union, patenting improvements to railroad cars, founding the Buy American Institute in 1938, and promoting research and education in psychic phenomena, particularly spiritualism. The collection contains fragmentary documentation of all these activities and consists of correspondence, writings including diaries and notes, patent records, genealogical information, and expense records and other materials concerning his trips to the Soviet Union. Extensive family correspondence includes letters written while serving with the military in the Philippines during and after the Spanish-American War, letters between Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and their son Albert R., and a 1926 letter from J. C. Penney reminiscing about his youth and his beginnings in the department store business.
Johnson, Albert G. Title: Zinn Malting Company Records, 1947-1955
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 189
Abstract: Miscellaneous records from the Zinn Malting Company, consisting of an agreement for the sale of the stock of the Zinn Malting Company and condensed balance sheets, acquired by Albert G. Johnson, a company stockholder.
Johnson, Albert R., 1910-1967 Title: Albert R. Johnson Papers, 1910-1967
Quantity: 12.1 c.f. (17 archives boxes, 1 card box, 6 flat boxes, 1 tube), 1 disc recording, and photographs
Call Number: U.S. Mss 129AN; Disc 199A; Lot A107
Abstract: Papers of a Broadway set designer. The majority of the shows for which Johnson designed the stage sets and lighting during the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's are represented only by programs and clippings but for later projects such as Night Life (1962) and several summer stock productions of Showboat during the 1950's there are technical notes, blueprints, light plots, photographs, and finished and preliminary sketches. There are similar materials for designs done for Radio City Music Hall during the 1950's, the New York World's fairs of 1939 and 1964, nightclubs and other productions of Billy Rose, and numerous automobile trade shows. For productions unsuccessfully promoted by Johnson during the 1950's such as plays based on Fernand Crommelynck's Le Cocu Magnifique, the history of the Lambs Club, and the stories of Helen Green there are scripts, lyrics, production notes, and research materials. Additional notes and correspondence with governmental leaders such as Frank Farley and James H.J. Tate relates to the American Flotilla, a floating extravaganza about American history, that Johnson attempted to promote during the 1960's. Personal papers contain family correspondence; detailed medical information; papers about travel, inventions (especially a toy theatre), and the career of his wife Dianne Valvo, a hairdresser and wig expert. Additional documentation pertains to his research and collecting in the areas of theatrical history.
Johnson, Andrew N., 1890-1973 Title: Andrew N. Johnson Papers, 1915-1971
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (7 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss DJ
Abstract: Papers of Andrew N. Johnson, a dairy and animal husbandry professor at Wisconsin State College, River Falls, consisting of personal papers, course notes and lectures, papers from his local civic activities, family papers, and photographs including some of agricultural scenes.
Johnson, Chester K., 1904-1956 Title: Chester K. Johnson Papers, 1929-1955
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 836
Abstract: Papers of Johnson, a Minneapolis electrician, militant trade unionist, and official of the local branch of the Socialist Workers Party. Included are correspondence, minutes of meetings of organizations of the unemployed such as the Minneapolis Central Council for the Unemployed and the Council for United Labor Action, and broadsides and printed matter pertaining to various Minneapolis labor and Trotskyist groups with which Johnson was involved.
Johnson, Gary K., 1939- Title: Gary K. Johnson Papers, 1970-1984
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (1 record center carton and 3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss BM
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1980-1984, of a former Democratic legislator (Assembly, 1971-1984) and Assembly Majority Leader (1981-1984) from Beloit, Wisconsin. Included is correspondence with constituents, press releases and statements, subject and bill files, speeches and testimony, and records from his committee work from the Joint Committee on Finance (1977-1981) and the Legislative Council (1974-1984).
Johnson, George Henry, 1832-1917 Title: George Henry Johnson Diaries, 1875-1917
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss CH
Abstract: Diaries of Johnson relating to his farming activities in the Cold Springs area of Jefferson County, Wis. The diaries contain daily weather observations; remarks on farm life, family activities, and his retirement to Whitewater, Wis. in 1899; and records of visiting relatives in New York and Minnesota and traveling to California, England, France, and the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Johnson also recorded his observations of world and regional events such as Queen Victoria's death, President McKinley's assassination, local centennial parades, and the 1891 fire at Whitewater Normal School. Johnson's accounts of attendance at Old Settlers meetings in Palmyra, Wis., recorded in the diaries, document the lives of early settlers in Jefferson County. Also included are two diaries by Johnson's children, his daughter, Minnie (Johnson) Steel (1899), and his son, Clarence B. Johnson (1907).
Johnson, George Hopkins, 1901-1974 Title: George Hopkins Johnson Papers, 1860s-1972
Quantity: 1.6 cubic feet (4 archives boxes), 2 tape recordings, 16 film reels, 114 photographs, 181 negatives, and 19 transparencies
Call Number: Mss 308; Audio 564A; AB 861-AB 876; PH Mss 308; PH 6927
Abstract: Papers of George Hopkins Johnson, a Wisconsin industrialist who ran the family business, the Gisholt Machine Company of Madison (circa 1940-1971), was director of and later consultant to the Tools Division of the War Production Board (1942-1945), and was a member of the post-war Allied Commission of Reparations' American delegation to Moscow and Germany, and of the American Business Executive Mission, a special War Department assignment to reassess the production outlook of heavy industry in Germany. Materials primarily pertain to Johnson's trips to Germany, and include miscellaneous records of the Gisholt Machine Company, and some personal and family correspondence and documents. Correspondence includes the Civil War letters of an uncle, Ole C. Skipness. The recordings contain a 1973 interview with Johnson, primarily concerning his 1945 trip to Germany and Moscow.
Johnson, Gilmar Title: Gilmar Johnson Films, 1949-1975
Quantity: 15 videocassettes (3/4-inch)
Call Number: VBB 296-VBB 310
Abstract: Films by Gilmar Johnson, a farmer and steam tractor enthusiast from Frederic, Wisconsin. The films are compiled footage that document home, farm, and community life mainly in Polk, Burnett, and Barron Counties. Footage includes the daily routine of farm activities in rural Minnesota and Wisconsin and a range of activities in small-town communities including picnics, parades, farm auctions, and various sports activities. All footage is color and silent.
Johnson, Haynes, 1931-2013;
Johnson, Malcolm M. (Malcolm Malone), 1904-1976
Title: Haynes and Malcolm M. Johnson Papers, 1902-2013 (bulk 1963-2009)
Quantity: 11.2 c.f. (10 record center cartons, 2 archives boxes, 1 oversize box, and 4 oversize folders), 43 videorecordings, and 350 audio recordings
Call Number: M2014-067; Audio 1715A
Abstract: Papers of Malcolm M. and Haynes Johnson, two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who were also father and son. The bulk of the material is from Haynes Johnson, although some material exists for his father as well. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, book files, audio recordings of interviews with some transcripts, and videorecordings of television appearances.
Johnson, Jerry Title: Jerry Johnson Collection of Wisconsin Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Ephemera, 1978-2006
Quantity: 2.5 cubic ft. (6 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 253
Abstract: Collection of ephemera gathered by Jerry Johnson relating to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations in Wisconsin from the late 1970s to 2006. Most materials pertain to Milwaukee-area organizations and businesses.
Johnson, Lawrence H., 1908- Title: Lawrence H. Johnson Papers, 1961-1970
Quantity: 1.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 record center carton).
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 93
Abstract: Legislative papers of a Republican who represented the Door-Kewaunee assembly district, 1960-1970. Included are agenda and summary proceedings of committees, correspondence from constituents and colleagues, memoranda, reports, and printed matter. The files relate primarily to the Door County area, which Johnson represented, and to work on the Education Committee and other committee assignments. Well documented is proposed legislation relating to parochial schools, the Governor's Task Force on the 1965 Social Security Amendment (Medicare), the Legislative Council Interim Education Committee, and the Task Force on Local Government Organization and Finance (the Tarr Committee). Several speeches and miscellany constitute the only non-legislative material in the collection.
Johnson, Lester R., 1901-1975 Title: Lester R. Johnson Papers, 1953-1964
Quantity: 18.0 cubic feet (46 archives boxes), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 3 tape recordings, 24 photographs (2 folders), 1 poster (1 folder), and 21 films (16 mm negatives)
Call Number: La Crosse Mss BO; La Crosse Micro 17; Micro 1146; Audio 1201A; PH 3334; PH 3-7367; M64-392
Abstract: Papers of Lester R. Johnson, a former Democratic congressman (1953-1965), including correspondence from constituents, interest groups, and other legislators; subject files; newsletters, press releases, radio scripts (three in recorded form), speeches and statements; microfilmed clipping scrapbooks, photographs (many autographed), and a campaign poster. The files extensively document his interest in dairy marketing and price supports, soil and water conservation, wetlands and wildlife refuges, and the proposed Ice Age National Park.
Johnson, Marian E. Title: The La Crosse YWCA: The Way It Was
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 158
Abstract: "The La Crosse YWCA: The Way it Was" is a recollection written in March, 2001, by Marian E. Johnson. Johnson was a resident at the YWCA (known informally then as "Pasadena") in the 1940s; this building was located at the corner of West Avenue and Main Street in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Johnson, Raymond C., 1936-1979 Title: Raymond Johnson Papers, 1967-1974
Quantity: 7.0 c.f.(5 record center cartons and 5 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BH
Abstract: Papers of a former state Republican senator from Eau Claire who served in the legislature from 1967 to 1975. Included are general correspondence with constituents, colleagues, and other individuals on a wide range of topics such as aid to parochial schools, trucks and highway safety, the Sparta Child Care Center, and the 1974 budget proposed by Governor Patrick Lucey; and subject files concerning legislation introduced in 1973 to reorganize the Wisconsin court system, his work on the Legislative Council's Task Force on Walfare Payments, and his unsuccessful campaign for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 1973.
Johnson, Richard J. Title: Richard J. Johnson Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 1.1 linear ft. (3 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders) of papers and 0.4 linear ft. (1 archives box) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 115
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Richard J. Johnson, a private in Company B of the 707th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division during World War II. The vast majority of the collection consists of the wartime correspondence among Johnson, his wife, and his parents. Johnson described his armored infantry training at Fort Lewis, Washington and his experiences at war in Europe to his family, while their responses described conditions on the family farm in Wisconsin and the growth and development of Johnson's daughter, Nancy. In one letter, written after U.S. Army censors lifted many restrictions, Johnson described his entire war experience, including his battalion's role in the Battle of the Bulge. A letter written by Arthur Orton, Johnson's cousin and a soldier in World War I, describes his experiences in a French hospital, mentions Johnson's parents, and comes with a YMCA Mother's Day flyer. The collection also includes military ephemera that Johnson picked up while overseas, special orders pertaining to Johnson, 7th Armored Division materials, and some war ration booklets. A large number of photographs detail Johnson's training at Fort Lewis, including many shots of himself and his fellow trainees. There are also photos from his service in Europe, three of which depict German prisoners of war, including some women, being led to a holding facility by Allied troops.
Johnson, Robert Colton, 1894-1969 Title: Robert Colton Johnson Papers and Photographs, 1917-1969
Quantity: 723 photographs and 242 negatives; plus additions of 1.8 cubic feet and 1.0 cubic foot of photographs
Call Number: PH 1288-PH 1296; PH 4988; WHi(U621-U622); M2015-138
Abstract: Photographs and papers created and collected by Robert Colton Johnson related to his service with the American North Russian Expeditionary Forces (1918-1919), as the state director in Wisconsin of the Civil Works Administration (1933-1934), the United States Navy in Iwo Jima (1943-1945), and work with the Seisel Construction Company and Civil Works Administration in Milwaukee.
Johnson, Ronald Title: Ronald Johnson Papers, circa 1930-1971
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (2 record center cartons)
Call Number: M80-665
Abstract: Files, 1930s through the early 1970s, collected by Ronald Johnson, concerning various labor union and related activities in Kenosha, including correspondence, background materials, and ephemera.
Johnson, Thomas H.;
Pidgeon, Fred;
Pidgeon, Germaine
Title: Thomas H. Johnson and Fred and Germaine Pidgeon Research Collection on Powers Bluff, 1906-2008 (bulk 2000-2002)
Quantity: 1.6 cubic feet (1 records center carton and 1 archives box), 106 photographs, 25 videorecordings, and 5 tape recordings
Call Number: M2010-051; Audio 1502A; VHB 872-VHB 896
Abstract: Research papers, 1906-2008 (bulk 2000-2002), of Thomas H. Johnson and Fred and Germaine Pidgeon, regarding the land use of Powers Bluff, a Wood County, Wisconsin park and Native American burial site, consisting of news clippings, pamphlets, subject files, photographs, and videorecordings and tape recordings. The papers include descriptions of the cultural, botanical, and geographic history of the area and the controversy surrounding expanded recreational use of the park and the removal of trees around Native American burial grounds. Also included are video cassettes documenting Wood County forestry and park meetings and interviews with area residents describing Powers Bluff in the early 1900s when the Potawatomi first arrived in the area.
Johnson, Thomas S., 1839-1927 Title: Thomas S. Johnson Papers, 1787-1964
Quantity: 4.8 c.f. (12 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder) and 157 photographs (1 archives box and 2 folders)
Call Number: Oshkosh Mss Z; PH Oshkosh Mss Z
Abstract: Papers of Johnson, a Presbyterian minister from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, including personal and family papers. Personal correspondence covers his fifty-year ministerial career at Assembly Presbyterian Church in Beaver Dam, his education at Carroll College and Princeton University, his teaching career at Blairstown Academy, and his service during the Civil War with the United States Christian Commission and as a chaplain with the 36th and 127th Regiments, United States Colored Troops, 1864-1866. Additional military papers include a handbook of the 127th Regiment, USCT, containing detailed reports; sermons; articles; and an edited autobiography of Moses Ordway, founder of the first Presbyterian church in Wisconsin. Also included are scattered diaries, 1850-1909; personal account books, 1823-1923; and miscellaneous account books of the Assembly Presbyterian Church. Family papers include clippings, genealogies, an account book of his father, Baker Johnson, prior to his immigration to Wisconsin, an account book of William N. Johnson (Oxford, Wisconsin), writings of Mary S. Johnson and a photocopied scrapbook she made about the Monona Lake Assembly. There is also extensive correspondence of Thomas S. Johnson's sister, Caroline, who taught at several Presbyterian colleges and academies and was a missionary to African-American children at West Point, Mississippi. Other surnames in the family materials include Beach, Elliot, and King. Photographs consist of portraits of Johnson and his relatives including Baker Johnson, Mahlon Johnson, and Joseph F. Tuttle; views of the Assembly Presbyterian Church and other churches and family homes; reunions of the Mahlon Johnson Association; and cartes-de-visite of Johnson's Civil War associates.
Johnson, Trumann J. Title: Trumann J. Johnson Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft. (3 archives boxes) of papers and 0.4 linear ft. (3 folders and 1 flat box) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 680
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Trumann J. Johnson, a private in the Army during World War II who served briefly in France with the 359th Infantry Regiment before being killed in action. The majority of the collection consists of letters Johnson, a Madison, Wisconsin native, exchanged with his sister, Norraine; friends; and other family during his stateside training at Camp Blanding, Florida and his brief overseas service in England and France. Very aware of censors, Johnson did not describe military affairs in his letters, instead focusing upon recreational activities available to soldiers such as U.S.O. shows and dating local girls. Letters to Johnson describe events at home and the social happenings among his family and circle of friends. Also included are scattered letters that Norraine Johnson received from admiring young men in the service, with a large number from sailor Fred Theiler. A small number of military papers and ephemeral items can also be found in the collection. Photographs include a scrapbook Norraine compiled after her brother's death which contains pictures of Trumann with family members and friends. A few loose photographs show Johnson in civilian dress and uniform, as well as Theiler in Navy uniform.
Johnson's Tavern (River Falls, Wis.) Title: Johnson's Tavern Records, 1927-1960
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss BE
Abstract: Partial records of family-run businesses, principally Johnson's Tavern of River Falls, Wisconsin. Stanley and Emma Johnson opened the tavern with the repeal of prohibition in 1934. Previously, Mr. Johnson had hauled gasoline and, with his brother, operated a meat market. Mrs. Johnson retired in 1973 and in 1986, the business was known as Emma's Bar. The collection is composed almost entirely of financial records, primarily ledgers covering the operation of the tavern. Also present are a few family papers, 1936-1952.
Johnsrud, DuWayne, 1943- Title: DuWayne Johnsrud Legislative Papers, 1988-2003
Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (20 archives boxes) and 18 photographs
Call Number: La Crosse Mss DB; PH 6427
Abstract: Papers of Johnsrud, a Republican Wisconsin State Assemblyman from the 96th district from 1984 to 2004. Most of the papers stem from his work on the Natural Resources Committee and consist of drafts of bills and amendments, reference materials, press releases and news clippings, and correspondence. The files particularly concern water quality, land use, hunting and fishing regulations, and controlling health care costs. Specific legislation documented includes mandating double hulled barges on the upper Mississippi river, limiting non-point source pollution of rivers and streams, regulating the use of septic tanks, restricting nude bathing at the Mazomanie beach, lowering blood-alcohol and speed limits on snowmobiles, regulating the Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund Act (PECFA), protecting wetland, managing the state's deer herd, the prohibition of deer baiting, permitting dove hunting, increasing hunting opportunities for people with disabilities, and making the Wisconsin Constitution gender neutral.
Johnston, John, 1836-1904 Title: John Johnston Family Papers, 1855-1930
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss BL
Abstract: Papers of Johnston, a Milwaukee banker, including family correspondence (1855-1930); miscellaneous business papers including materials from Alexander Mitchell concerning the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company Bank (1874-1887); and diaries (1892-1911) of Johnston, his wife Ethelinda, and their children, John T. and Hilda, primarily concerning European trips.
Joint Committee on Education in Wisconsin Title: Joint Committee on Education in Wisconsin Records, 1934-1957
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Mss 236
Abstract: Papers of the Joint Committee on Education in Wisconsin, a non-profit organization of citizens' groups concerned with the quality of education in Wisconsin primarily in relation to taxation and finance of schools, rural school problems, and educational legislation. Included are organizational materials, correspondence, minutes, workshop materials, publications, and clippings.
Joint Engineering Dept., Wisconsin Tax and Railroad Commissions Title: Joint Engineering Dept., Wisconsin Tax and Railroad Commissions: Chief Mechanical Inspector's Records, 1903-1911
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Series 1308
Abstract: Correspondence, price lists, test reports, performance data, blueprints, depreciation estimates, progress reports, field books, and administrative memoranda compiled in the valuation and inspection of steam railroad and utility property by J. G. D. Mack, professor of engineering at the University of Wisconsin and chief mechanical inspector for the Railroad Commission and the State Board of Assessment, later the State Tax Commission. A majority of the files concern inspection of municipal water works.
Joint School District No. 1, City of Janesville, et al. (Rock County, Wis.). Superintendent Title: Joint School District No. 1, City of Janesville, et al. Superintendent: Subject File, 1919-1959
Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (8 archives boxes)
Call Number: Rock Series 4
Abstract: Reports, working papers, reference materials, and correspondence kept by the Superintendent of Schools, including extensive files on enrollments and on the district's building program. Of particular interest is a very detailed examination of the school system in 1931 by the Superintendent, and material from the state Department of Public Instruction.
Joint School District No. 1, City of Port Washington, Village of Saukville, and Towns of Port Washington, Grafton, Fredonia, and Saukville (Ozaukee County, Wis.). Clerk Title: Joint School District No. 1, City of Port Washington, Village of Saukville, and Towns of Port Washington, Grafton, Fredonia, and Saukville (Ozaukee County, Wis.). Clerk: Proceedings, 1880-1971
Quantity: 4.2 c.f. (11 archives boxes)
Call Number: Ozaukee Series 14
Abstract: Proceedings of regular monthly meetings of the school board, annual board meetings, and special meetings of the district and its predecessors. Early records (1880-1929) are bound volumes entitled District Record and Improved General Record and contain school district board meeting proceedings, annual reports, registers of orders drawn, receipts and disbursements, teacher contracts, and other financial reports such as salary reports and bill schedules. The remainder of the series also contains meeting minutes and information similar to that in the earlier volumes, but additionally includes miscellaneous records such as textbook acquisition requests, senior class lists, and new teacher profiles.
Joint School District No. 1, Town of Clayton (Winnebago County, Wis.). Clerk Title: Joint School District No. 1, Town of Clayton (Winnebago County, Wis.). Clerk: School Records, 1953-1962
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Winnebago Series 19
Abstract: Teachers' school registers listing teacher, date of term, school visitors, and each pupil's name, age, attendance record, classification, marks, and reading circle record (1954-1958). Included are records of the Joint District's predecessor Town of Clayton schools: District 1 (Oakdale School), District 4 (Valley Brook), and District 11 (Clayton Center).
Joint School District No. 1, Town of McKinley (Polk County, Wis.) and Town of Maple Plain (Barron County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No. 1, Town of McKinley (Polk County, Wis.) and Town of Maple Plain (Barron County, Wis.): McKinley School Records, 1889-1961
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (15 volumes and 3 folders in 2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Polk Series 40
Abstract: District records consisting of clerks books (1889-1959) containing annual meeting minutes, financial records, annual reports, and school census; pupil registers (1943-1959, 1965-1966); scattered annual reports (1914-1942); and correspondence relative to dissolution of the district (1959-1961). The McKinley school was located in the Town of Lorain from 1889-1898 and known as School District No. 5. Although the location of the school remained the same, changes in the Township's boundaries resulted in the school being located in the Town of McKinley from 1898-1950. It remained School District No. 5. From 1950-1961 the school became Joint School District No. 1, Town of McKinley (Polk County) and Town of Maple Plain (Barron County).
Joint School District No. 19, Towns of Dodgeville, Ridgeway, and Waldwick (Iowa County, Wis.). Clerk Title: Joint School District No. 19, Towns of Dodgeville, Ridgeway, and Waldwick (Iowa County, Wis.). Clerk: Sunny Ridge School Records, 1915-1955
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box including 2 volumes)
Call Number: Iowa Series 58
Abstract: Includes: [1] School District Record (1915-1955) containing minutes of school board meetings; and records of expenditures, money on hand, receipts, tax levies, transportation of pupils, salaries of school board officers, etc. [2] School District Clerk's Papers (1915-1955) including correspondence, bills, receipts, blueprints, directories from county and state, leases, bonds, annual reports from teachers and clerks, school census, transportation contracts, and applications for state aids for transportation of pupils. [3] School Register (1932-1937) including attendance record, record of standing and classification, teachers daily program, term summaries, textbook inventories, teachers' reports to successors, roll of honor, and visitors record.
Joint School District No. 2, Towns of Carson and Eau Pleine (Portage County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No. 2, Towns of Carson and Eau Pleine (Portage County, Wis.): Junction City School Records, 1916-1959
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (1 archives box containing 9 volumes, and 10 oversize volumes)
Call Number: Portage Series 22
Abstract: [1] Clerk's Record (1916-1925, 1942-1949) containing minutes of annual and special school district meetings, register of orders drawn on treasurer, record of receipts and disbursements, and teachers' contracts; [2] Parent Teacher Association Proceedings (1935-1942) containing minutes of meetings, copies of annual Christmas programs, and some correspondence; and [3] Attendance Registers showing attendance records, daily programs, record of visitors, pupils' names, ages, grade in school, academic grades, and in some instances, remarks on individual progress.
Joint School District No. 2, Towns of Salem and Bristol and Village of Paddock Lake (Kenosha County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No. 2, Towns of Salem and Bristol and Village of Paddock Lake (Kenosha County, Wis.): District Records and Records of Predecessor Districts, 1865-1971
Quantity: 2.0 c.f (18 volumes and 18 folders in 2 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: Kenosha Series 103
Abstract: Records of Joint School District No. 2, formed in 1951, and three schools that preceded it. Records include minutes of district and board meetings, financial records, pupil registers, school censuses, teacher contracts and other records and reports. Joint School District records consist primarily of meeting minutes and financial information (1951-1969). The most complete records are from Salem Center School, District No. 5 (1865-1949) with scattered records from Brass Ball School, District No. 3 (1870-1949) and Paddock Lake School, District No. 2 and 9 (1865-1876, 1945-1949).
Joint School District No. 3, Towns of Poy Sippi and Leon (Waushara County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No. 3, Towns of Poy Sippi and Leon (Waushara County, Wis.): Poy Sippi Graded School Records, 1901-1956
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (2 archives boxes including 16 volumes, and 6 oversize volumes)
Call Number: Waushara Series 7
Abstract: [1] School District Record (1901-1956, vols. 1-6) containing minutes of annual and special meetings, board proceedings, teacher's contracts, officer's register, treasurer's bonds (1906-1915), and census of school district children (1918-1920); and [2] School Registers (1907-1956, vols. 7-22) showing pupils' names, ages, attendance records, classifications, and grades and the dates of the school's terms, teacher's name, daily class schedule, and record of visitors. Note: Joint District 3 was joined by Bloomfield in 1953.
Joint School District No. 5, Towns of Dodgeville and Ridgeway (Iowa County, Wis.). Clerk Title: Joint School District No. 5, Towns of Dodgeville and Ridgeway (Iowa County, Wis.). Clerk: Garrison Grove School Records, 1867-1907
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Iowa Micro Series 31
Abstract: Attendance records, minutes of district meetings, teachers' contract, reports, financial records, lists of textbooks used, and other records.
Joint School District No.1, Villages of Gratiot and South Wayne and Towns of Gratiot, Monticello, Wayne, and Wiota (Lafayette County, Wis.) and Towns of Cadiz and Jordan (Green County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No.1, Villages of Gratiot and South Wayne and Towns of Gratiot, Monticello, Wayne, and Wiota (Lafayette County, Wis.) and Towns of Cadiz and Jordan (Green County, Wis.): Predecessor School Records, 1865-1973
Quantity: 8.8 c.f. (20 archives boxes and 1 flat box) and 0.1 c.f. of photographs
Call Number: Lafayette Series 39; PH Lafayette Series 39
Abstract: Records of predecessor school districts consisting primarily of district clerk and treasurer record books, teacher registers, annual reports, and school censuses. Also included is a small amount of material relating to altering school district boundaries and school valuations, plus one folder of photos from South Wayne Union Free High School, circa 1940's-1950's.
Jones, Burr W., 1846-1935 Title: Burr W. Jones Papers, 1873-1940
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss KO
Abstract: Papers of Burr W. Jones, a Madison, Wis., attorney, Democratic Party leader, and Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, consisting of correspondence while a member of Congress, 1883-1895, a volume of autographs of members, and later congratulatory letters; articles and addresses; and personal account books, 1874-1927.
Jones, Clark R., 1920- Title: Clark R. Jones Papers, 1952-1970
Quantity: 6.8 c.f. (17 archives boxes) and 3 films
Call Number: U.S. Mss 119AN
Abstract: Papers of Clark R. Jones, a prominent television director, consisting almost entirely of scripts and photographs for series which Jones directed, primarily the Bell Telephone Hour (NBC), The Carol Burnett Show (CBS), The Perry Como Show and Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (NBC), Producers' Showcase (NBC), and The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (NBC). Among the specials which Jones directed are the 1967 and 1969 Tony Awards and the first closed circuit theater television demonstration, a live presentation from the Metropolitan Opera House in 1952. Also included are films of two programs from Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall.
Jones, Duke E. Title: Duke E. Jones Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 2.8 linear ft. (4 archives boxes, 6 flat boxes, and 4 oversize folders) of papers, 0.9 linear ft. (2 archives boxes and 5 oversize folders) of photographs, 1 folder of paper prints.
Call Number: WVM Mss 642
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Duke E. Jones, an officer with the Army and Army Reserves who served overseas in both World Wars and Korea and worked in military education between wars. The papers include mostly correspondence and military papers, which cover both his service and his involvement in veterans' organizations. The correspondence includes V-mails from soldiers in World War II and thank-you notes from Korean soldiers, as well as letters exchanged with fellow veterans after his retirement. The military papers fill in the details of his thirty-seven year military career, describing promotions, awards, and movements. Three autograph books contain well wishes from hundreds of men and women that he met in the service. Programs and mailings document his involvement in veterans' organizations, especially the Reserve Officers Association (ROA). Photographs also cover both military and veteran activities. Many photographs are from Korea, where Jones served as the commanding officer of a prisoner of war camp and headquarters commandant for the Eighth U.S. Army, Korea (EUSAK). These photos show an officer's view of the conflict featuring formal dinners and ceremonies. Group shots show several military units with which Jones served and photographs from the reunions of several different veterans' organizations, particularly the ROA, depict retired soldiers fraternizing.
Jones, Edward G., 1868-1918 Title: Edward G. Jones Papers, circa 1861-1940
Quantity: 20.0 cubic feet (20 records center cartons)
Call Number: M76-067
Abstract: Papers of Edward G. Jones, an Appleton, Wisconsin, lawyer, businessman, and land speculator (timber and mining). The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal records, and subject files related to various companies and clients such as the Bonanza Mining and Milling Company. Jones was the son of George C. Jones, and the two were in business together; consequently there is also a significant amount of George Jones material in this collection. Also included is some material of William Zuehlke related to his position as Assistant Postmaster of Appleton, and his activity in the Wisconsin National Guard and the United Spanish War Veterans.
Jones, Enos Lloyd, 1853-1942 Title: Enos Lloyd Jones Family Papers, 1873-1970
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box), 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm), and 127 photographs
Call Number: Mss 877; Micro 601; PH 3993
Abstract: Photographs and papers by and about the Enos Lloyd Jones Family of Spring Green, Wisconsin, and other branches of the Lloyd Jones Family. Enos Lloyd Jones was the son of Richard Lloyd Jones (1799-1885) and Mary Thomas (1808-1870) and the uncle of Frank Lloyd Wright. The general family papers include a family tree prepared by Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, miscellaneous letters about the family's emigration from Wales, genealogical information and transcribed family papers collected by Chester Lloyd Jones, and “In Memoriam,” a microfilmed scrapbook of photos, obituaries, and clippings compiled by Jane Lloyd Jones. Papers about individual family members include diary extracts, correspondence and a memorial of Enos Lloyd Jones; published sermons by Jenkin Lloyd Jones; and memorials for Chester, Eleanor, and Ralph Lloyd Jones and for Frank Page and Kenneth Wood. Photographs document members of the Enos Lloyd Jones family, the family farm near Spring Green, the Hillside Home School, and the surrounding rural landscape. The collection consists entirely of copies deposited or made from materials loaned for copying by various family members.
Jones, Eva May Title: Eva May Jones Photograph Album
Quantity: 1.0 cubic foot
Call Number: MISC MSS 221
Abstract: The Eva May Jones photograph album contains images from approximately the 1870s through the 1940s, possibly taken in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area. Photographs are not identified.
Jones, Faye, 1960- Title: Faye Jones Papers, 1989-2002
Quantity: 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 1209
Abstract: Papers, 1989-2002, of Faye Jones, organic farmer, conference organizer (1990-2016) for the Upper Midwest Organic Farming Conference (UMOFC), and executive director (1999-2016) of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Included are organic certification records for her farm, her 1990 testimony regarding the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) to a Senate Agriculture Committee, and papers documenting the beginnings of MOSES.
Jones, George C., 1829-1914 Title: George C. Jones Papers, 1856-1914
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 5
Abstract: Papers of George C. Jones, Appleton, Wisconsin, lawyer and businessman who invested in mineral and timber lands in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Oregon. Included is business correspondence, diaries, bank account books, and miscellaneous minute and stock certificate books for various Wisconsin companies.
Jones, Hugh M., 1892-1978 Title: Hugh M. Jones Papers, 1943-1946
Quantity: 0.5 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Mss 485
Abstract: Papers of Hugh M. Jones, the military governor of Aachen in Occupied Germany after World War II, 1945-1946. Included are samples of work done in 1943 at the Civil Affairs Training School established by the United States Army at the University of Wisconsin, handbooks on the establishment and maintenance of Allied Military Government in Germany, newspaper clippings about Jones' military career, and posters printed by the Military Government.
Jones, James E., Jr., 1924- Title: James E. Jones, Jr. Papers, 1972-1986
Quantity: 3.4 c.f. (9 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 939
Abstract: Papers of James E. Jones, Jr., a University of Wisconsin professor of law and industrial relations. The papers consist principally of subject files documenting his professional life. Included are files on conferences and seminars he attended and reports (1976-1985) covering such topics as employment discrimination and equal opportunity; records from his service on the Governor's Task Force on Comparable Worth (1984-1986) including manuals, reports, minutes, correspondence, questionnaires, and pilot studies; labor files (1977-1985) documenting affirmative action, collective bargaining, the Industrial Relations Research Institute, and labor relations; and materials from his service as the first minority member of the Madison Police and Fire Commission (1973-1976) documenting employee relations with the commission, racial discrimination, recruiting, morale problems, charges against police chief David Couper, hiring procedures, and complaints dealt with by the commission.
Jones, Lawrence F., 1899-1975 Title: Lawrence F. Jones Papers, 1926-1973
Quantity: 5.2 c.f. (13 archives boxes)
Call Number: Oshkosh Mss AB
Abstract: Papers of Jones, a Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, city commissioner (1935-1953) and Common Council member, who was long active in local Democratic Party affairs. Jones was also president and manager of the Fondy Area Bus Cooperative, a citizens' movement to provide mass transit for the city. The collection consists of general correspondence and subject files primarily relating to Jones' activities in office. Fond du Lac's garbage, sewage, water, and library departments are particularly well-documented.
Jones, Milo, 1809-1893 Title: Milo Jones Papers, 1834-1977
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 746; Whitewater Micro 9
Abstract: Papers of a founder of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, who moved there in 1836 from Vermont via Michigan and Milwaukee where he had worked as a government surveyor. Jones was active in local civic affairs and also established the first dairy farm in Jefferson County. In 1889, his son, Milo C. Jones (1849-1919), began the production of sausages based on an old Vermont recipe. This became a successful business reaching as far as Australia and Italy, which incorporated in 1907.
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954 Title: Robert Edmond Jones Designs, 1933 , 1951
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (oversize files)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 54AN
Abstract: Set designs by noted stage designer Robert Edmond Jones, including two sets of blueprints for a 1951 production of The Green Pastures, a ground plan for The Green Bay Tree (1933), and an unidentified watercolor.
Jones, Russell Title: Russell Jones Papers, 1918-1979
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box) and 85 photographs
Call Number: M2004-098
Abstract: Papers of Russell Jones, a foreign correspondent best known for his reporting on the Hungarian Revolt of 1956 for which he won a Pulitzer Prize. The papers consist of biographical information, correspondence, and articles by and about Jones. The majority of the collection is composed of articles by Jones regarding the revolt in Hungary during which time he was the only Western reporter in Budapest. The photographs depict Jones as a youth and reporting on various foreign conflicts including World War II.
Jones, Thomas Lloyd, 1830-1894 Title: Thomas Lloyd Jones Diaries, 1856-1893
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2003-119
Abstract: Diaries (1863-1893) of Thomas Lloyd Jones, son of Welsh emigrants Richard Lloyd Jones (1799-1885) and Mary Thomas (1808-1870), an uncle of Frank Lloyd Wright, and resident of Helena, Iowa County, Wisconsin. The diaries provide detailed, day-to-day accounts of life and work on the Jones farm in the latter half of the nineteenth century and include information about the Lloyd Jones family, noting deaths, births, illnesses, dates of travel to nearby Madison, Chicago, and Milwaukee, and financial accounts. One folder of loose material (1856-1884) consists of receipts, financial accounts, and a mechanics manual.
Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912 Title: William A. Jones Photographs, 1897-1905
Extent: 391 photographs (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: PH Mss 495
Abstract: Photographs documenting the agencies, schools, reservations, and Native Americans under the jurisdiction of William A. Jones while he was U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1897-1905. The collection consists of images of educational and religious institutions, important events during Jones' tenure as Commissioner, and portraits of Native Americans, Jones, and others. These images provide insight into the treatment of Native Americans by the United States government at the turn of the century, especially the government's attempt to “civilize” Native American children through education. Several photographic series within the collection document important events including the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point, Minn., in 1898, and the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress of 1898. Images by well known photographers, such as T. Croft, J. H. Bratley, G. W. Parsons, and Frank A. Rinehart, are found throughout the collection.
Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912 Title: William A. Jones Papers, 1873, 1892-1911
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 495
Abstract: Papers of William A. Jones, U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1897-1905. Included is correspondence, some with Theodore Roosevelt; reports on reservation conditions, materials on the 1902-1904 special investigations involving land leasing controversies at the Standing Rock Reservation (North and South Dakota) and the Uinta and Uncompahgre Reservations (Utah), travel notebooks, and other documentation of Indian affairs; and a few personal papers relating to Jones' political activities and work for the Mineral Point Zinc Company, New Jersey Zinc Company, First National Bank of Mineral Point, and the Mineral Point and Northern Railroad.
Jordahl, Harold C., 1926-2010 Title: Harold C. Jordahl Papers, 1945-2008 (bulk 1950-1998)
Quantity: 20.0 c.f. (15 record center cartons, 3 archives boxes, and 2 flat boxes), 52 photographs, 4 transparencies, and 47 negatives (0.2 c.f.)
Call Number: Mss 1079; PH 6678
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1950-1998, of Harold C. Jordahl Jr., a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor, government official, and wilderness preservation advocate. Includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, maps, and subject files about the creation of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, and the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Additional files document work as regional representative for the Department of the Interior (1963-1967), and associations with Senator Gaylord Nelson, government officials, and environmentalists in Minnesota and Wisconsin such as Martin Hanson, Gerry Thomssen (of Save Our St. Croix) and Joe Mills (of the Isaac Walton League). Additional papers were created as a product of his writing and the research of his students. The photographs are scenic views along the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers during the 1960s, the bill signing and groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, and other events in which Jordahl participated.
Jordan and Davis (Firm) Title: Jordan and Davis Records, 1831-1897
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (4 archives boxes and 3 card boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss AM
Abstract: Records kept by Samuel Francis Jordan (1805-1872) and his brother-in-law, William W. Davis, ironmasters, merchants, and millers, covering chiefly the period when they operated as partners, circa 1833-1853, at Jane Furnace and Gibraltar Forge in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The records include correspondence, accounts, promissory notes, indentures, and agreements to hire slaves for labor. A few items refer to Jordan's operation of the Buena Vista Furnace, purchased in 1848. Also included is correspondence after the partnership was dissolved, and an inventory of Gibraltar Forge was made. The records then became those of Davis, whose son, James C. Davis, was his partner for a time.
Jordan and Irvine (Firm) Title: Jordan and Irvine Records, 1803-1871
Quantity: 3.1 c.f. (7 archives boxes and 2 index boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss AL
Abstract: Business records of John Jordan (1777-1854) and John Irvine (b. 1781), of Rockbridge County, Virginia, merchants, millers, builders, and ironmasters, representing their activities both before and after they formed their partnership about 1821. Although many accounts appear for the purchase and sale of general merchandise, most of the records concern the company's construction of a canal for the James River and Kanawha Company, and their production of iron at furnaces and forges in Rockbridge and Alleghany counties. The collection includes correspondence, miscellaneous general records, and bound volumes comprised of account, register, day books and other miscellaneous ledgers. Also includes a card index to the collection.
Jordan, Joan Title: Joan Jordan Papers, 1966-1972
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 197
Abstract: Papers of Joan Jordan, an active California feminist, including correspondence, several of the many articles she published on feminism, and research files of clippings, leaflets, and other printed matter about various California women's groups and about issues of concern to women. The bulk of the correspondence consists of exchanges with Pat Robinson, a New York feminist, about black women, birth control, abortion, and other topics of interest to radical women.
Jordens, H. W. (Harry W.) Title: H. W. Jordens Papers, circa 1874-1954
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss H
Abstract: Papers of Jordens, Milwaukee, Wis., relating largely to the Milwaukee German-American community and including scattered correspondence, newsclippings, financial statements, minutes, and other materials on the Rigoletto Mandolin Club (1925-1945), and the Federation of German-American Societies of Wisconsin (1925-1954). Also present are letters (circa 1874-1882), mostly in German script, to Jordens' great-grandfather, Emil Viergutz, a German immigrant and hardware store owner in Milwaukee.
Jorns, Byron C. Title: Byron C. Jorns Drawings and Watercolors, 1946, 1956-1957
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet (1 flat box and 1 folder)
Call Number: PH 6063 (3); PH 6739
Abstract: Watercolors and other works by Byron C. Jorns, 1946, 1956-1957. A native of Portage, Wisconsin, Jorns worked as an artist for the University of Wisconsin Department of Agricultural Journalism. Watercolors, circa 1946, consist of a Norwegian church near Daleyville, Wisconsin and other scenes. Dry-brush drawings, 1956-1957, of wildlife and conservation practices were made for a newspaper series, “Way of the Outdoors,” offered by the Wisconsin Conservation Department. Drawings consist of Wisconsin environments, animals, wildlife, and woodsmen. Included with each sketch is a copy of the image and accompanying text. The series was later published as a book, Wisconsin's Way of the Outdoors.
Joseph, George A., 1884-1961 Title: George A. Joseph Photographs
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 202
Abstract: The George A. Joseph Photographs are comprised of 26 images of race horses and their jockeys, along with personal photographs (possibly of George and Lydia Joseph) and George's obituary.
Jount School District No. 5 and 7, Towns of Beetown and Glen Haven (Grant County, Wis.) Title: Joint School District No. 5 and 7, Towns of Beetown and Glen Haven (Grant County, Wis.): Muscallonge School Records, 1867-1962
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (18 volumes in 2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Grant Series 92
Abstract: District records consisting of clerk record books (1867-1961) containing annual meeting minutes and expenditures records, pupil registers (1868-1962), and a “Librarians Book” containing pupil grades and instructional programs, circa 1901-1906.
Journeymen Barbers' International Union of America. Local 379 (Kenosha, Wis.) Title: Journeymen Barbers' International Union of America. Local 379: Records,1907-1972
Quantity: 3.6 c.f. (9 archives boxes)
Call Number: Parkside Mss 38
Abstract: Records of Barbers' Local 379 mainly documenting routine membership and financial affairs. Correspondence, minutes, membership and financial records also contain some brief information on strike and organizing activities, the Depression, communists in the labor movement in the 1930's, enforcement of health codes, and state regulatory legislation.
Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association. Madison Local (Wis.) Title: Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association. Madison Local: Records, 1921-1940
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 357
Abstract: Records of the Madison, Wisconsin, local of the Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association, including International constitutions and bylaws, communications from the International to the local, correspondence of Secretary-Treasurer William Krinkey, membership applications, minutes, records of dues, and travelling cards. Reference is made to strikes, wages, and jurisdictional disputes between stone cutters and other construction unions.

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