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Safe Two-Lane Highway 12 NOW Coalition Title: Safe Two-Lane Highway 12 NOW Coalition Records, 1988-1997
Quantity: 2.8 c.f. (2 record center cartons and 2 archives boxes) and 1 tape recording
Call Number: M2001-104
Abstract: Records, 1988-1997, documenting the controversial decision by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to expand US Highway 12 to four lanes between Middleton and Lake Delton and the efforts by citizens and environmental groups to oppose such an enlargement. The records primarily document the efforts of the Safe Two-Lane Highway 12 NOW Coalition, but also include supporting documentation compiled by the coalition such as government documents detailing the growth of the project, and news clippings about the conflict.
SAGE Milwaukee Title: SAGE Milwaukee Records, 1992-2012
Quantity: 2.8 cubic ft. (5 boxes) 5 safety film negatives 2,257 digital files (6.37 GB)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 329
Abstract: Collection consists of the records of SAGE (Senior Action in a Gay Environment) Milwaukee, an organization serving LGBT elders in southeastern Wisconsin. The collection documents concerns and activities of LGBT seniors.
Sailing Club at UWM Title: Sailing Club at UWM Records, 1979-2012
Quantity: 1.6 cubic ft. (4 boxes) plus additions of .4 cubic ft. (4 folders)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 38
Abstract: Administrative records of the Sailing Club at UWM. Financial records include files on budgets, fleet captain's expenses, and segregated fees. Also contains minutes of the general membership and executive board meetings; correspondence pertaining to donations to the club; and the clubs's monthly newsletter, The Masthead. Other records include the club's constitution, bylaws, and rules; articles of incorporation; membership lists; an inventory of fleet vessels; and paper copies of electronic bulletin board messages.
Salisbury, DeWitt Clinton, 1843-1915 Title: DeWitt Clinton Salisbury Papers, 1860-1958
Quantity: 1 reel of microform (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 490
Abstract: Papers of DeWitt Clinton Salisbury, an Oregon, Wisconsin farmer, school teacher, and Civil War soldier in Co. M, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery. Included are typescript diaries, 1860-1862, 1864-1914; an original diary, 1863; an account book with diary entries, 1867-1876; correspondence, 1815-1914; and poems and writings concerning Salisbury's daily activities, farm life, Civil War news, and family affairs, including religion, illnesses, and the deaths of three of his children. Also includes correspondence, 1890-1945, and miscellaneous papers, 1906-1958, of Salisbury's daughter Winifred, concerning her career as a social worker, particularly her 1906 experiences at University Settlement in Milwaukee.
Salkowitz, Sy, 1926-1991 Title: Sy Salkowitz Papers, 1956-1982
Quantity: 50.8 c.f. (127 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 141AN
Abstract: Papers of Sy Salkowitz, a television and motion picture writer who also has been an executive with Twentieth-Century Fox Television, Viacom Productions, and Sy Salkowitz Productions, Inc. Scripts, notes, and outlines for various produced and unproduced television series constitute the major part of the collection. Best covered are The Bold Ones (NBC), Born Free (NBC), Errol Flynn's TV Theatre (DuMont), Husbands, Wives and Lovers (CBS), Ironside (NBC), It Takes a Thief (ABC), James at 15 (NBC), M*A*S*H (CBS), Naked City (ABC), The Paper Chase (CBS), Perry Mason (CBS), Police Story (NBC), The Swiss Family Robinson (ABC), Today's FBI (ABC), The Virginian (NBC), and Young Dan'l Boone (CBS). Also present is correspondence, scripts, research material, and notes for four produced and three unproduced films.
Salomon, Frederick C. Title: Frederick C. Salomon Papers,
Quantity: 1.2 linear ft. (1 archives box and 2 oversized flat boxes) of papers
Call Number: WVM Mss 1411
Abstract: Manuscripts pertaining to the service of Frederick C. Salomon, a Manitowoc, Wisconsin resident who served as a brigadier general and brevetted major general during the Civil War. The collection is comprised of commission certificates, correspondence, orders, assignments, and various military reports relating to his service during the war. Documents relating to Salomon's commissions include a certificate appointing him colonel of the 9th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (mentioned on the document as the 1st German Regiment by Wisconsin Governor Alexander Randall), a certificate signed by Abraham Lincoln promoting him to brigadier general, and materials pertaining to his commission as brevet major general. Military orders are primarily campaign assignments that pertain to his command of the 13th Division (XIII Corps) during the Battle of Helena (Arkansas), with other documents outlining his commands in the Army of the Frontier, Department of Eastern Arkansas, and command of the 1st and 2nd Divisions of the XV Corps. Other orders pertain to unit instructions for both the Battle of Newtonia (Missouri) and the Battle of Helena. Most of the reports pertain to the Battle of Helena and include unit casualty and effective strength numbers, and an oversized list of officers recommended for promotion from individual units of the 13th Division. Other reports include an interesting medical inspection report of the 13th Division and Salomon's report on the Camden Expedition (Arkansas) during the Red River Campaign. Correspondence relate to Salomon's success as a commander and include a congratulatory letter from Brigadier General Leonard Ross praising Salomon and the 13th Division for successfully defending Helena, various recommendations for his promotion, and two letters praising Salomon for his command skills. Other manuscripts include farewell addresses from Major General Frederick Steele and Brigadier General Ross and documents concerning the mustering out of service for Salomon and his brother, Charles. Of particular interest is a letter written to Salomon while serving as commander of occupational forces from the commander of the 23rd Ohio Light Artillery Battalion requesting that Salomon release them from duty and allow the men to return home. Originally from Germany, Salomon settled in Manitowoc and was the highest ranking officer from the city during the war. Salomon was appointed surveyor general of Utah Territory after the war, and died in Salt Lake City in 1897.
Salomon, Henry J., 1917-1958 Title: Henry J. Salomon Papers, 1934-1962
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 1 flat box) and 1 film
Call Number: U.S. Mss 166AN; AB 747
Abstract: Papers of Salomon, a creator, writer, and producer of television documentaries. Much of Salomon's collection focuses on World War II, either by means of his personal wartime correspondence; his participation in the preparation and writing of Samuel Eliot Morison's History of United States Naval Operations in World War II; or his involvement in the creation and production of Victory at Sea, an NBC television series based on the Navy's exploits during the war. Included are business and personal correspondence, research materials, correspondence and logs documenting his research activities during the war and in post-war Japan, scripts and clippings for Victory at Sea, a copy of the book adapted from the series and a promotional booklet from NBC, clippings and promotional booklets for Project XX (NBC), and biographical material including a film. Among the prominent correspondents are S. N. Behrman, Samuel Eliot Morison, Nathan M. Pusey, Robert W. Sarnoff, and Romney Wheeler.
Salter family Title: Salzer Summer Home Scrapbooks
Physical Description: 0.8 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 005
Abstract: Two scrapbooks, 1897-1898, of the Salzer family cottage "Ferndale" in Minnesota. The Salzer family lived in La Crosse, Wisconsin. These scrapbooks are thought to have been compiled by Ben Hess and Frank Burgess at the La Crosse Tribune offices. The scrapbooks contain original prose and snapshots of summer campers at Ferndale.
Sammis, John C. Title: John C. Sammis Papers, 1917-1947
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (1 record center carton) and photographs
Call Number: Mss 226; PH 3690
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1941-1947, collected by John C. Sammis, head of the advertising department of the Gisholt Machine Co. of Madison, Wisconsin. The collection includes product literature and guides, trade publication advertisements, miscellaneous material concerning the impact of World War II on advertising, files related to participation in the Milwaukee Industrial Advertising Association and the National Industrial Advertising Association, fragmentary correspondence, photographs, and a few files on administration of the company.
Samples, Cadmus A. Title: Cadmus Allen Samples Papers, 1965-1967
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 294
Abstract: Papers of Cadmus Samples, a black pastor involved with civil rights, anti-poverty, and political organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. Correspondence and subject files contain constitutions, minutes, printed matter, membership lists, reports, affidavits, and letters detailing the problems of poor blacks in that city.
Samuel, John, 1817-circa 1911 Title: John Samuel Papers, 1868-1907
Quantity: 5.6 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 13 flat boxes) and 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 7A; Micro 600
Abstract: A collection of papers accumulated by John Samuel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, publications, and clippings largely on the subject of cooperation. The letters he received relate to the early stages in the history of the Knights of Labor, to Samuel's activities in the 1880s as secretary of the Cooperative Board of the Knights, and to labor problems in general. Present is information on the Sovereigns of Industry, minutes of the Missouri Co-Operative Coal Association, and letters from Terrence V. Powderley, Robert D. Layton, J. J. McCartney, Amos Fayram, and Joseph H. Osborn. Extensive clippings, mounted and in some cases annotated by Samuel, relate to cooperative enterprises in England and America, to the Grange and the Farmers' Alliance, and to allied subjects.
Samuels, Helen Willa Title: Helen Willa Samuels Papers, 1940-2011 , bulk 1972-2004
Quantity: 17.8 cubic ft. (21 boxes) plus additions of .6 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 255
Abstract: These professional papers document Samuels' activities as an archivist, author, researcher, and instructor. This collection reflects the wide range of activities in which she was involved, and her important contributions to archival practice and theory, including the development of documentation strategy and institutional functional analysis. Types of records include correspondence and subject files, research files and publication drafts, and records created during service on numerous boards and committees.
Sanborn Map Company. Title: Sanborn Map Company, Inc. Maps
Physical Description: 2.0 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 058, Micro 1
Abstract: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc., was formed in 1876, and was primarily concerned with producing maps for the fire insurance industry. Today their maps have developed into a tool with myriad purposes. This set of fire insurance maps on microfilm includes La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1884; La Crosse and Onalaska 1887, 1891, 1906, 1906 edition with additions to 1944 and corrections to 1949, and a 1906 edition republished in 1954. In hard copy are a bound volume of the 1906 edition with additions to 1944 and corrections to 1952 and a disbound set of the 1906 edition, republished in 1954, with amendments dated 1956 and corrections to 1965. A color photocopy was made for use while the original disbound volumes are stored in an archival box. Other Wisconsin cities available on microfilm are Kenosha, 1886-1950; Kewaskum, 1894; Kewaunee, 1885-1933; Kiel, 1900-1925; Kilbourn City, 1885-1925; Knapp, 1925; Manitowoc, 1956; Oshkosh, 1957; Sheboygan, 1955; Superior, 1955; and Wausau, 1954.
Sand, Nathan, 1881-1947 Title: Nathan Sand Papers, 1914-1947
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes) and 10 photographs
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss DL; PH 1532
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, photographs, and related printed papers kept by Sand, secretary of the Milwaukee division of the American Jewish Congress, 1931-1947, and a participant in numerous other Jewish organizations.
Sanders, Barkev S., 1903- Title: Barkev S. Sanders Papers, 1926-1976
Quantity: 13.0 c.f. (34 archives boxes) and 1 photograph (1 folder)
Call Number: Mss 775; PH 6690
Abstract: Papers of Barkev S. Sanders, a statistician and research consultant whose career included positions with the Bureau of Research and Statistics of the Social Security Administration (1937-1950) and the United States Public Health Service (1956-1964). Included are writings, lengthy research memoranda, and reports; administrative files and correspondence; statistical data; and subject files pertaining to topics such as disability insurance, family composition, Social Security legislation, implementation of Social Security in Japan, national health insurance, the Rhode Island cash disability program, and the relative merit of morbidity and mortality rates in measuring community health. Freelance research files concern Medicare cost estimation, the relationship between patents and economic conditions, the retirement program of the United Mine Workers, the effect of radiation on the health of atomic energy workers, Selective Service rejection rates, and many other topics. Limited personal papers consist of correspondence with friends (such as S. Colum Gilfillan) and family (some in Armenian), material relating to his dissertation, and curriculum materials on college courses taught. Also included is an image of Sanders.
Sanders, Bill, 1933- Title: Bill Sanders Cartoons, 1968-1991
Quantity: 3.0 c.f.
Call Number: M2001-178; M2002-006; M2003-013; M2005-021; M2006-004; M2006-031; M2007-041; M2008-037; M2008-126
Abstract: Original political cartoons by Bill Sanders for the Milwaukee Journal, primarily relating to state and local political issues. Descriptions are taken from the author's title or caption, the cartoon content, or donor information.
Sanders, Luida E., 1917-;
Sanders, Lewis E., 1919-1968
Title: Luida and Lewis Sanders Papers, 1941-1952, 1957-1991, 2000
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 9 photographs; plus additions of 241 photographs, 50 negatives, and 1229 transparencies
Call Number: Mss 168; PH Mss 168; M78-189; M2004-010
Abstract: Papers of Luida Sanders and Lewis Sanders, a Wisconsin brother and sister, primarily concerning their Army service during World War II and the Korean War, including correspondence which provides information both on the Sanders’ family and friends, and on the procedures, regulations, social life, and daily activities of Army life; and materials resulting from Luida’s service in the W.A.C.s such as gossip sheets, diary, duty and personal notes, and orders. Also included is correspondence from Lewis to Luida and their mother, Ida, in 1950 as well as a biography compiled by Luida related to Lewis’ military service. Additionally there are photographs depicting Lewis Sanders with his comrades in Kunsan, Korea, personal photographs collected by Luida Sanders, and transparencies, primarily dating from the 1970s, documenting Madison and other cities in Wisconsin.
Sanders, Marlene Title: Marlene Sanders Papers, 1933-2006, 2014
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes), 27 tape recordings, 1 compact disc, 22 videorecordings, 12 films, and 1 DVD recording; plus additions of 6.2 c.f. and 0.2 c.f. of photographs
Call Number: U.S. Mss 154AN; Audio 1031A; AB 819; AC 174; AC 176-AC 185; VBA 481-VBA 485; VBA 533; VBA 584-VBA 586; VBA 588; VBB 499; VBC 262; VDA 184; VFA 042; VHA 144; VHA 193-VHA 196; VHB 477-VHB 480; M2010-064
Abstract: Papers of Marlene Sanders, a radio and television news correspondent; host of News with the Woman's Touch, 1964-1967; news correspondent, 1968-1971; writer-producer and vice-president of documentaries for ABC, 1971-1978; writer-producer of CBS News documentaries and contributing correspondent for Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, 1978-1987; and author of Waiting for Prime Time: The Women of Television News, 1988. Included are production files for the controversial 1973 special Population: Boom or Doom? and the earliest television documentaries on the women's movement. Also included are audiotapes of interviews related to her book Waiting for Prime Time, as well as other lectures, telecasts, and interviews.
Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works Title: Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works Records, 1947-2000
Extent: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes) and 171 photographs (1 archives box)
Call Number: M2006-097
Abstract: Records of Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works, a Janesville (Wisconsin) based company owned by Elmer Sandley and his son Norman which manufactured boilers and small scale trains as well as the records of the Riverside and Great Northern Railway (R. & G. N.) and the Riverside and Great Northern Preservation Society. The R. & G. N. was originally built by Sandley in Riverside Park (Janesville, Wisconsin) in the late 1940s to demonstrate the trains they manufactured for zoos and other companies and was moved to the Wisconsin Dells in the late 1950s. The bulk of the collection relates to the Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works, and documents its operations.
Sanford, Albert Hart, 1866- Title: Albert Hart Sanford Correspondence
Quantity: 0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)
Call Number: MISC MSS 040
Abstract: Correspondence between Albert Hart Sanford and descendants of Nathan Myrick and H. J. B. Miller as well as correspondence regarding A History of La Crosse, Wisconsin 1841-1900, which Sanford co-authored. Materials date 1948-1952.
Sanford, Albert Hart, 1866- Title: Albert Hart Sanford Papers
Physical Description: 3.8 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS F
Abstract: The papers consist of materials collected by Sanford, a history professor at the State College at La Crosse (now called the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse), during his tenure as president of the La Crosse County Historical Society and while he researched his book, The History of La Crosse 1841-1900, written in collaboration with Harry J. Hirshheimer. The collection is a subject file of La Crosse history and says nothing about Sanford’s life. The collection has been divided into ten main subject areas: biographical materials, churches, Civil War, genealogical materials, industry and business, La Crosse (City of), La Crosse County, organizations, schools, and transportation, and miscellaneous.
Sanford, Donald S., 1918- Title: Donald S. Sanford Papers, 1937, 1949-1978
Quantity: 20.4 c.f. (51 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 179AN
Abstract: Papers of Donald Sanford, a motion picture and television writer. Television files, which are most extensive, consist of correspondence, clippings, synopses, and scripts, many bearing informative annotations. Best represented of Sanford's many television credits are the series Bonanza (NBC), Days of Our Lives (NBC), Ellery Queen (DuMont), The Felony Squad (ABC), Gunsmoke (CBS), Laramie (NBC), The Loretta Young Show (NBC), M Squad (NBC), Martin Kane, Private Eye (DuMont), Passport to Danger (CBS), Perry Mason (CBS), The Plainclothesman (DuMont), Telephone Time (CBS), and Thriller (NBC). Motion picture files contain extensive revisions of seven screenplays including Casino Royale (Columbia, 1967, with Ben Hecht), The Ravagers (Columbia, 1979), and Midway (Universal, 1976). Also relating to the last named film are several drafts of the novel which Sanford adapted from his screenplay. The remainder of the collection consists of a few radio scripts, subject files containing correspondence and clippings, and miscellaneous business and legal papers.
Sanford, Henry Title: Henry Sanford Photographs,
Quantity: 0.4 linear ft. (2 flat boxes, 1 oversized folder, and 2 negative flaps) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 1241
Abstract: Photographs pertaining to the postwar activities of Henry Sanford, a Racine, Wisconsin resident who served with Company F, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Sanford enlisted on April 23, 1861 and served with the famed Iron Brigade regiment until his term expired in 1864. After the war, Sanford was an active member in the G.A.R. and served as a member of the commission appointed by Wisconsin Governor, Jeremiah Rusk to identify monuments on the Gettysburg battlefield. The photographs document these activities, and include portraits of Sanford and images from the Gettysburg. Two of the portraits show an older Sanford, including one of him wearing G.A.R. medals. Another image consists of two portraits, one of Sanford in uniform from 1861 and another taken in 1898. The image also includes a brief biography that provides more information on his postwar activities. The Gettysburg-related images include four stereoviews of the battlefield, a shot of Devil's Den taken soon after the battle, a photograph of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, and an image of cannon that had been recaptured by Union forces during the battle. There is also an interesting photograph of the monument commission posing for a group shot on Little Round Top. Some of the individuals are identified in the image, among them are Sanford and Governor Rusk. The copy negatives are of the 1861 and 1898 portraits of Sanford. There is some confusion as to the correct spelling of Sanford's name. The Wisconsin Civil War roster and some of the photographs list his name as Sandford. However, the Wisconsin veterans census and his tombstone list him as Sanford.
Sapir, Michael, 1913- Title: Michael Sapir Papers, 1957, 1963, 1972-1993
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (1 record center carton and 1 archives box)
Call Number: M96-232
Abstract: Papers of Michael Sapir, an alumnus of Alexander Meiklejohn’s Experimental College at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and active member and chairman of the Meiklejohn Education Association (MEA). The collection consists of files relating to the organization of the Association’s 1993 convocation, “Educating Ourselves for Global Understanding and Perspective,” and older files concerning other MEA meetings, plus correspondence, speeches by Sapir, clippings, and autobiographical articles by Sapir about his boyhood, his years at the Ex-College, and reflections on how that experience shaped his life.
Saposs, David J. (David Joseph), 1886-1968 Title: David J. Saposs Papers, 1907-1968
Quantity: 13.5 c.f. (33 archives boxes, 1 flat box, and 1 folder), 2 reels of microfilm (35mm) and 3 tape recordings
Call Number: Mss 113; SC 1013; Micro 909; Tape 334A
Abstract: Papers of David Saposs, labor economist, historian, and teacher, who investigated the Americanization of immigrant workers, the steel strike of 1919, and the labor movement and cooperatives in France between 1918-1929, and who served as senior research associate for the Twentieth Century Fund from 1934 to 1945. From 1935-1940 Saposs was chief economist for the National Labor Relations Board, a position he was forced to resign because of House Un-American Activities Committee accusations that he was a Communist, though he served other government agencies from 1940 to 1954. Included are biographical materials; correspondence with many labor and political leaders and economists; notes, drafts, and galleys of articles, pamphlets, and books; research files; and a teaching file mainly concerning Brookwood Labor College, 1922-1933. Also included is a taped interview (with transcription) concerning Saposs' association with Edwin E. Witte, Richard T. Ely, and John R. Commons, and his work with the National Labor Relations Board.
Sarfaty, Maurice, 1940-2001 Title: Maurice Sarfaty Papers, 1960-2001
Quantity: 3.2 cubic ft. (8 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 198
Abstract: The collection contains the personal papers of Maurice Sarfaty, a Greek immigrant whose family came to the United States in the 1950's. Sarfaty was an avid writer and self-published author of both fantasy fiction and gothic horror stories. The collection includes correspondence, daily journals, literary manuscripts, published opinion pieces, and a small collection of photos.
Saskowski, Conrad A.E. Title: Conrad A.E. Saskowski Papers, 1934-1984 (bulk 1939-1949)
Quantity: 3.2 c.f. (5 archives boxes and 3 flat boxes) and 9 photographs
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 214; PH Milwaukee Mss 214
Abstract: Papers of Conrad A.E. Saskowski, a son of Polish immigrants, who established himself as a composer of operettas and musicals that disseminated Polish-American culture to Milwaukee. The bulk of the collection (1939-1949) is comprised of compositions arranged by genre--operettas, sacred works, and musicals. In addition to the vocal and orchestral parts, this collection features scripts and synopses of his compositions, and correspondence, publicity materials, and programs relating to his productions. As a founding member of the Polish Fine Arts Club, Saskowski was an active promoter of both the club's activities and his own compositions, especially his two major operettas, Polonaise (1939) and Blond Squaw (1949) which was revived in 1978 and renamed Spring Song. Of particular note is Saskowski's working relationship with Jerzy Bojanowski who conducted the premiere of Polonaise in 1939 and helped arrange Saskowski's Credo from Latin Mass in A (1978) that was subsequently titled Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Czestochowa (1984) and ultimately performed at Saskowski's funeral.
Sasman, Eugene L. Title: Eugene L. Sasman Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 0.8 linear ft. (2 archives boxes) of papers and 0.8 linear ft. (1 folder and 2 flat boxes) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 694
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Eugene L. Sasman, a staff sergeant liaison pilot who flew photography and tracking missions for the Army Air Force from stateside air bases during World War II. The collection consists almost entirely of the letters that Sasman wrote home to his parents during his almost four years of service. These letters describe his daily activities, excitement at flying planes, impressions of Army life, and recreational activities at numerous air bases throughout the country, particularly Alexandria Army Air Field in Louisiana and fields in California and Texas. They provide insight into the operations and function of the stateside Army Air Force. Also included are Sasman's pilot logbooks from the war years, programs from two airbases at which he served, and other ephemeral items. Photographs include two scrapbooks filled with identified photographs of fellow pilots and air bases and other ephemeral items that Sasman sent home to his mother, Nina, for the express purpose of keeping in a scrapbook.
Sasman, Robert T. Title: Robert T. Sasman Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 2.2 ln. ft. (3 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes) of papers and 0.4 ln. ft. (1 folder and 2 flat boxes) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 695
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Robert T. Sasman, an officer in the Army during World War II and in the Army Reserve during the second half of the twentieth century. The collection consists largely of the letters that Sasman wrote home to his parents describing his stateside training and his occupation duty in the Philippines immediately following the Japanese surrender. He wrote about soldiers' reactions to the dropping of the atomic bombs and the end of the war, the independence of the Philippines and the inauguration of their president Manuel Roxas, and recreational activities available to soldiers in the Philippines. The collection also contains an autobiography, a diary from the Philippines, and military papers such as medical records, pay slips, and orders that fill in some details about both his World War II service and his later service with the Army Reserve. Two scrapbooks contain ephemeral items that he sent to his mother, Nina, including newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs from his time in the R.O.T.C. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison through his service in the Philippines. Several programs highlight the independence and inaugural celebrations in the Philippines in 1946. Photographs include two albums of soldiers, scenery, recreation, and ceremonies during his time in the Philippines.
Sauk County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Sauk County (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls, 1904-1960
Quantity: 83 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Sauk Series 8
Abstract: Microfilmed record of real estate and personal property taxes levied and collected. Owner's name, a description of the property and its valuation, and a record of payment are shown. Includes only the years 1904, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1935, and every fifth year thereafter.
Saunders, Thomas, 1947-1989;
Saunders, Pamela
Title: Thomas and Pamela Saunders Papers, 1974-1993 (bulk 1979-1989)
Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (2 records center cartons)
Call Number: Mss 1203
Abstract: Papers, 1974-1993 (bulk 1979-1989), of Thomas "Tom" Saunders, organic dairy farmer, farm activist, and a founder of Wisconsin Farm Unity Alliance (WFUA), National Save the Family Farm Coalition (NSFFC), and the Wisconsin Farmland Conservancy (WFC). Also documented is his involvement with the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC), Ojibwe spear fishing rights, and land loss and other issues faced by African American farmers. Although the bulk of the collection consists of Tom Saunders papers, also included are papers, 1977-1981, of Pamela (née Hendrickson) Saunders related to the Barron Electric Cooperative, People Against Nuclear Energy (PANE), and Farmers United for Safe Energy (FUSE).
Saunders, Truman, d. 1894 Title: Truman Saunders Papers, 1836-1893
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss G
Abstract: Correspondence, a family genealogy, and family business papers of Saunders, a farmer and merchant in West Hallick, Illinois and Milton, Wisconsin. Included are letters from his fiancee, Phoebe Wilcox, 1836-1850s; to others from Saunders on the subject of land, 1850s; and from his children, Ellen and Truman W. Saunders, written while they were students at Milton Academy, 1864-1866.
Sauthoff, Harry, 1879-1966 Title: Harry Sauthoff Papers, 1919-1929
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 29
Abstract: Papers concerning Sauthoff's work as a lawyer, Dane County, Wisconsin, district attorney, and state senator. Included is a small file of general correspondence, materials on legal cases, legislative papers, and files from the 1924 La Follette for President Committee of which Sauthoff was secretary. A major portion of the collection focuses on an investigation by the Wisconsin Railroad Commission's Securities Division of the sale of bonds and securities by the investment firm of Wildeman and Company. Sauthoff represented Wildeman. Another portion concerns the Smith-Ekern inquiry of 1925, a state senate investigation chaired by Sauthoff concerning charges by the Commissioner of Insurance, W. Stanley Smith, against Attorney General Herman L. Ekern for negligence in prosecuting cases.
Save Our Security Title: Save Our Security Records, 1982-1997
Quantity: 3.2 c.f. (8 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 898
Abstract: Records of Save Our Security (SOS), a nonprofit coalition of national, state and local organizations that was formed in 1979 by Wilbur J. Cohen to counter efforts to weaken the Social Security system. The work of Save Our Security included research, publishing, lobbying, and public education on social insurance issues. It dissolved in 1997. Included are the minutes of the governing and advisory committees; correspondence; financial records; publications; and congressional testimony presented by Cohen, Arthur S. Flemming, Robert M. Ball, other members of SOS, and representatives of related organizations such as the Study Group on Social Security and the National Senior Citizens Law Center. Also included are publications, correspondence, curricula, and field reports and surveys documenting two educational projects: the Appeal to Conscience Project, which educated the public about the need to raise Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to the poverty level and the Nelson Cruikshank Study Project which attempted to integrate social insurance issues into high school curricula.
Save Our Sylvania Action Committee (Green Bay, Wis.) Title: Save Our Sylvania Action Committee Records, 1964-1977
Quantity: 1.8 c.f. (5 archives boxes) and 8 photographs
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 180; PH 6498
Abstract: Records of the Save Our Sylvania Action Committee (SOSAC), an environmental organization formed in 1969 and incorporated in Green Bay, Wisconsin, by Jerome Gandt, whose mission was to prevent the development of the Sylvania tract in the Ottawa National Forest (near Watersmeet, Michigan) by the U.S. Forest Service. SOSAC went to court in 1969 seeking an injunction against further Forest Service development of the tract, which motion was denied. However, this action set a precedent in environmental law by ruling individuals could bring suit against governmental agencies for other reasons than alleged personal damages. After the court hearing, SOSAC shifted its focus to include broader national environmental issues and in December 1971, changed its name to Wilderness Watch, Inc. The bulk of the material includes correspondence between Gandt and various political figures, most notably Senator Gaylord Nelson and the Secretary of Agriculture, Clifford Hardin. The remaining materials include background material, court proceedings, news clippings, membership lists, and environmental newsletters. Also included are 8 photographs of the Sylvania wilderness area (circa 1969).
Sawyer County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare Title: Sawyer County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare: Aid to Dependent Children Case Files, 1933-1941
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Sawyer Series 11
Abstract: Primarily case files of mothers or guardians receiving aid from the Sawyer County Department of Public Welfare for their minor children. Content of the files typically includes an application for aid, face sheets containing factual information about the applicant and the family, and a notice of award. Files may include an account of case worker's home visits and other information. One old age assistance file is included in this series. The cases of Native Americans were filed separately and given the file designation “CW.” The years indicated in the list below are the years in which the cases were opened.
Sawyer County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Sawyer County (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls, 1901-1975
Quantity: 32.3 c.f. (196 volumes)
Call Number: Sawyer Series 10
Abstract: Record of taxes levied and collected on real estate and personal property. Includes description of the property, its assessed valuation, and amount of taxes levied as well as when and by whom the taxes were paid. Years represented are 1901, 1905, 1919, 1920, 1930, and 1940; after 1950, every 5th year has been retained.

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