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Belisle, Earl Title: Earl Belisle Papers, 1975-1990
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and 26 photographs
Call Number: River Falls Mss EQ; PH 6405
Abstract: Genealogies of the Belisle-Dufresne family and the Parent-Mars family, and histories of the early settlers at Somerset (Wis.) and the Apple River Settlement (Polk County, Wis.), compiled by Earl Belisle. The first genealogy is that of Joseph Belisle (born 1845) and his wife Celina Dufresne of Somerset, Wisconsin, their children, and their ancestors in the province of Quebec including surnames Germain and Bouin. The Parent-Mars genealogy concerns the French-Canadian ancestors of Marie-Louise Parent (1851-1938) of Somerset, Wisconsin who, in 1872, married Joseph Maher (later Mars). Additionally, there is a history, including genealogies, of the early settlers of Somerset (Wis.), especially Louis and Joseph Parent as well as a history of the French-Canadians who settled in the Apple River Settlement, near Range (Wis.) with family genealogies. Included throughout are reproductions of photographs, maps, and family documents.
Bellamy, Earl, 1917- Title: Earl Bellamy Papers, 1970-1971
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 172AN
Abstract: Papers of a television producer-director, consisting of scripts and some shooting schedules for three series: Medical Center (CBS), The Partridge Family (ABC), and To Rome With Love (CBS).
Chapin, Earl, 1910-1973 Title: Earl Chapin Writings, 1951-1973
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (4 archives boxes) and 2 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: River Falls Mss AU; River Falls Micro 15; Micro 1050
Abstract: Clipped newspaper writings by Chapin, a feature writer for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, consisting of historical articles based in 17 western Wisconsin counties as well as stories about contemporary Wisconsin people and events; comprising series organized by place, by subject, and by date.
Currie, Earl J., collector Title: Earl J. Currie Collection of Railroad Materials, 1884-2009 (bulk 1960-2000)
Quantity: 10.4 c.f. (8 record center cartons, 3 archives boxes, and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: M2013-070
Abstract: Railroad materials collected by Earl J. Currie, mainly from 1960 to 2000, a former employee of Burlington Northern and Great Northern railroads, consisting primarily of safety, training and route information for railroad conductors, switchmen, firemen and other railroad employees. Two photographs and four VHS videotapes are also included.
Newsom, Earl, 1897-1973 Title: Earl Newsom Papers, 1934-1992 (bulk 1934-1972)
Quantity: 56.6 c.f. and 0.3 c.f. of photographs
Call Number: M96-002; M2013-002
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1934-1972, of Edwin Earl Newsom, the founder and senior partner of Earl Newsom & Company, a firm founded in 1935 that pioneered the practice of socially responsible corporate public relations. Included are correspondence and memoranda, voluminous draft speeches and corporate publications, public opinion surveys by Elmo Roper, research materials, and public relations programs. In addition to routine corporate issues, the papers document such diverse topics as the accounting profession, air pollution, automobile safety, drug prices, labor relations in the automotive industry, “Pay television” and the quiz show scandals, polio vaccine, and speech writing. During the firm's early years Newsom provided product oriented services for firms such as the American Locomotive Company, the International Tea Market Expansion Board, Ltd., and the International Wool Publicity and Research Secretariat. After World War II the firm specialized in policy-oriented services, and Newsom provided top level management consultation to Henry Ford II, John D. Rockefeller III, and some of the nation's most important leaders. These services included assistance with staffing internal public relations departments; editorial advice with speeches, statements, and corporate publications; and public opinion research on labor relations, government regulations, and other issues.
Ganzow, Earl O. Title: Earl O. Ganzow Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft. (3 archives boxes) of papers and 0.2 linear ft. (1 archives box) of photographs.
Call Number: WVM Mss 1026
Abstract: Papers and photographs of Earl O. Ganzow, a private with the 237th Combat Engineer Battalion during World War II who saw action at the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge. The collection consists mostly of the letters Ganzow wrote to his wife, Marian, during his service from March 1943 through November 1945. Writing regularly, at times daily, he described his activities as well as his feelings. While in training at Camp Butner (North Carolina), he remarked upon the birth of his daughter and his reluctance to go overseas while also describing his work on the Tennessee Maneuvers repairing civilian property as part of a Fence Repair Company. Overseas, he touched briefly upon his role in the Normandy invasion as well as the fighting that led to the Battle of the Bulge. He described the destruction of European towns, his feeling that he was fighting for his family and the ability to go home to them, and growing stress due to constant enemy artillery attacks. After absent without leave from his unit for roughly one month, Ganzow's letters provided details of his punishment, being sent to the Loire (France) D.T.C. where he faced loss of pay, rationed stationery for letters home, and physical labor. After being released in the autumn of 1945, Ganzow remained in Europe through the end of November and wrote angrily about the delay and his hopes of starting a new life with his wife and daughter. Other papers include some religious (Catholic) materials, souvenirs from basic training, German propaganda cards portraying Adolf Hitler in a positive light, and a piece of Nazi propaganda, written in French, implying that the United States were merely a tool of the Jews. Photographs include shots of Ganzow and Marian, both individually and at their wedding. There are also pictures of bridges built and destroyed by his unit in Europe, and of his trip back to the United States at after the war.
Thayer, Earl R. Title: Earl R. Thayer Research Files, circa 1996
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (1 record center carton and 1 archives box)
Call Number: M2008-112
Abstract: Research files compiled by Earl Thayer while writing Seeking to Serve: a History of the Medical Society of Milwaukee County, 1846-1996 and consisting of minutes and records of proceedings and newspaper and journal articles relating to the history of medicine and physicians in Milwaukee County. Also included is incoming and outgoing correspondence related to his research and with publishers.
Thayer, Earl R. Title: Earl R. Thayer Wisconsin Hospital Survey: Accession M2005-061, 1989
Quantity: 4.4 c.f. (3 record center cartons and 1 flat box), 20 photographs, and 14 transparencies
Call Number: M2005-061
Abstract: Wisconsin hospital survey assembled in 1989 for the 150th anniversary of the State Medical Society by Earl Thayer, retired secretary of the Society. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, brochures, invitations, and research materials and notes by Thayer. Items are organized alphabetically by city, then hospital name. Also included is a scrapbook on the history of Milwaukee Hospital, 1865-1977, consisting primarily of newspaper clippings, but with some original materials.
Reiger, Earl W., 1912-1993 Title: Earl W. Reiger Railroad Collection, 1879-1993
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Platteville Mss AW
Abstract: A research collection compiled by Earl W. Reiger involving Kickapoo Valley Railroad history. Built between 1889 and 1892, the 52-mile line connected Wauzeka and La Farge, Wis., operated in Crawford, Richland, and Vernon counties until 1939, and was sequentially managed by Kickapoo Valley and Northern, Western Wisconsin, and Milwaukee Road. Reiger organized his research into eight notebooks and by subject headings thereunder. Those headings have been retained in their orginal order and contain information transcribed from several Kickapoo region newspapers; and photocopies of plat books, photographs, local histories, and various government documents. Also present is information on Wauzeka, Reiger's birthplace, as well as a folder of similar material on the Fennimore to Woodman Narrow Gauge Railroad, a 92-mile branch of the Chicago-Northwestern operating between 1878-1926.
Warren, Earl W., 1902-1972 Title: Earl W. Warren Papers, 1952-1970
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Parkside Mss 50
Abstract: Fragmentary papers of Warren, a Democratic Assemblyman from Racine, Wis., consisting of campaign brochures, newsclippings, voting records, files on drug abuse, and scattered correspondence including letters to his employer concerning a reduced work schedule due to his legislative service.
Wilson, Earl, 1907- Title: Earl Wilson Papers, 1936-1964
Quantity: 16 reels of microfilm (35mm) and 331 disc recordings
Call Number: Micro 800; Disc 151A
Abstract: Papers of Earl Wilson, a Broadway columnist, writer, and radio commentator, including personal correspondence and letters from readers, newspaper and magazine columns, anecdotes and jokes, other writings and speeches, writings of Rosemary Wilson, photographs, and radio program recordings. Includes Wilson's “It Happened Last Night” columns, 1946-1964; his TV Guide columns, 1955-1957; materials on his 1962 play, Home Cooking; and scattered radio and television scripts. Recordings of The Earl Wilson Show, 1945-1950, and It Happened Last Night feature interviews with actors, actresses, musicians, and other show business personalities. Also in the collection are recordings of Wilson's appearances on other radio programs, and miscellaneous recordings of performers and of political figures including Adlai Stevenson, Anthony Eden, Charles F. Brannan, James Roosevelt, Jr. (1946), John L. Lewis (1940 speech), Tom C. Clark, and Adolf Hitler.
Fuller, Earlene Title: Earlene Fuller Bowling League Photographs, 1963-1995
Quantity: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) of photographs
Call Number: M2010-013
Abstract: Photographs and black-and-white and color copies of photographs of Earlene Fuller and bowling teams to which she either belonged or for which she designed uniforms. Fuller taught an industrial sewing class at Milwaukee Area Technical College. The photographs primarily depict tournament and championship teams and also include further descriptions of the photographs indicating which uniforms Fuller designed and made as well as identification of some of her teammates.
- - - Title: Early Madison, Wisconsin, Photographs and Negatives, circa 1885-1907
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 flat box) of photographs and negatives
Call Number: PH 6694
Abstract: Images of early Madison, Wisconsin, including panoramic views of the city and landscape, the interior of the second state capitol assembly chamber, the Hotel Ogden exterior, a street view of the farmers' market, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall exterior and surroundings, the Kennedy Dairy Company building with horse drawn company “trucks” and employees lined up in front, and E.A. Brooks' house. Contains both prints and glass plate negatives for some of the images.
Earth Day Steering Committee (La Crosse, Wis.) Title: Earth Day Steering Committee Papers
Physical Description: 0.2 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 012
Abstract: Although a variety of organizations in La Crosse had sponsored various environmental activities and events over the years and many participated in the first Earth Day in 1970, there had never been any kind of coordinated event until Earth Day 1990. Through the efforts of the Earth Day Steering Committee, local groups were contacted and an attempt to coordinate environmental activities in the area on April 22, 1990, was successful. Materials of the local Earth Day Steering Committee, including memos, agendas, notes, schedule of events, correspondence, and publicity. The leadership of the steering committee came from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Geography and Earth Sciences Department and Career Services.
Eastern Illinois University. School of Fine Arts Title: East Central and Southeastern Illinois Folk Arts Surveys Collection, 1976-2003
Contents: Tarble Arts Center: 21 folders, 6 binders, 2 filing cabinets, 400 sound recordings, 4,398 color slides, 34 videocassettes, and 1 film
Unique Identifier: CSUMC0029-CG
Summary: Records from three surveys of southeastern Illinois folk arts, conducted by half a dozen fieldworkers through the Eastern Illinois University (EIU) School of Fine Arts, document over 150 traditional artists and musicians. The first survey (1976-1977) canvassed the southeastern sixth of the state and resulted in a 1977 EIU Sargent Gallery exhibition that included artist demonstrations. Many of the featured artists also appeared in the 1977 Festival of the Arts Celebration on the Charleston, Illinois campus. A follow-up survey (1978-1980) narrowed the view to traditional artists within a 50-mile radius of campus and contributed to EIU's 1979 Festival of the Arts Celebration. The third survey (1983-1985) focused on traditional musicians and folk artists chiefly in and around Danville and Decatur in Vermilion and Macon counties. Documentation from the surveys, now housed at the Tarble Arts Center on the EIU campus, also informed a 30-minute TV documentary about three of the region's folk artists.
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. Title: East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission: Records, 1960-1972
Quantity: 7.6 c.f. (19 archives boxes)
Call Number: Series 2370
Abstract: Records of the Wolf River Basin Regional Planning Commission (1962-1967); its successor, the Northeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (1967-1972); and its successor, the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (1972-). Records consist of general correspondence, files of staff members, and publications dealing with various aspects of regional planning including zoning, sewerage management, flood control, water resources, soil conservation, and land use.
East Lemonweir Lutheran Church (Juneau County, Wis.) Title: East Lemonweir Lutheran Church Records, 1854-1946, 1969
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 513; Stevens Point Micro 7
Abstract: Records, primarily in Norwegian through 1940, of the Lemonweir, East Lemonweir, and West Lemonweir Lutheran churches in Juneau County, Wisconsin, and of Pastor B. Hovde; including church minutes, constitutions, brief financial records, and records of baptisms, marriages, burials, communicants, membership, and church services. Includes a brief history written for the 115th anniversary celebration in 1969.
- - - Title: East Side History Project, Madison, Wisconsin, Interviews, 1979, 1981
Quantity: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and 31 tape recordings
Call Number: SC 1232; Tape 1072A
Abstract: Interviews with 21 long-time residents of Madison, Wisconsin's east side tape recorded as part of an oral history project sponsored by the Atwood Community Center. Discussion concerns family life, community services, churches, work, education, social activities, the Depression, and many other topics. All but two of the interviews have brief abstracts.
Eastbank Artists, Inc. Title: Eastbank Artists, Inc. Records
Physical Description: 1.8 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 053
Abstract: Eastbank Artists, Inc., was formed in 1976 by three La Crosse, Wisconsin, area artists who wanted more visibility and marketing of their artistic wares than they could accomplish independently. Until 1999, the organization hosted exhibits at the Pump House, the home of the Western Wisconsin Regional Arts agency. Records include by-laws, 1987 and 1997; a directory of member artists with some biographical content, 1976-1985; a guest book of visitors to the exhibits, 1977-circa 1981; historical scrapbooks of the organization, 1976-2001; a collection of posters and newspaper clippings, 1976-1988; and finally meeting minutes, 1978-1999 (which also include some financial records). The collection also includes some 35mm slides of artists' work and exhibits.
Eastside Housing Action Committee (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: Eastside Housing Action Committee Records, 1972-1999
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 11
Abstract: Records of a Milwaukee tenant union organizing committee focusing on the problems of an ethnically mixed, deteriorating neighborhood plagued with a high rate of absentee landlordism. Included are organizational records, funding and sponsorship records, records of activities, correspondence, and information files, documenting efforts to organize tenant unions, initiate legal actions on behalf of tenants, lobby for legislative reforms on rent control and utility deposits, and support local cooperative businesses.
Eau Claire (Wis.). Assessor Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). Assessor: Assessment Rolls, 1869-1900
Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (76 volumes in 23 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 95
Abstract: Real and personal property assessment records showing name of town, date, name of owner, description of property, number of acres, valuation of property, and amount of taxes levied.
Eau Claire (Wis.). City Council Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). City Council: Proceedings, 1872-1959
Quantity: 7 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Micro Series 2
Abstract: Minutes of meetings, resolutions, ordinances, reports to the Council by city officials and Council committees, inaugural addresses of the mayor, record of accounts and orders paid, legal opinions of the city attorney, and annual financial reports of the City Treasurer and City Clerk. A record of licenses issued by the City Clerk for 1872-1873 is at the end of Volume 1. The series consists of scrapbooks of clippings of the published, official proceedings taken from city newspapers. Some of the paper had deteriorated prior to filming and is illegible.
Eau Claire (Wis.). City Manager Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). City Manager: Subject Files, 1950-1970
Quantity: 13.2 c.f. (33 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 98
Abstract: Records from the city manager's office consist primarily of correspondence with officials of other municipalities, state agencies, city council members and other city officers, and contractors and suppliers with which the city did business; reports of city departments and officials; research materials; near-print reports and bulletins; and budget preparation materials. The records cover a wide range of topics including the city budget, city services and public works, the administration and efficient operation of the city government, planning, the relationship between the city government and public utilities, and zoning. Most of the records are from the tenure of Douglas Weiford, 1957-1967, with only scattered materials from the early 1950.
Eau Claire (Wis.). Mayor Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). Mayor: Correspondence, 1940-1949
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 20
Abstract: Correspondence of three Eau Claire mayors: G. Donald Barnes, Orville Christianson, and W. J. Mills. Routine matters include “fixing” of parking tickets, job recommendations, petitions, the Wisconsin Retirement Fund, promotion of Eau Claire as both a convention site and an industrial site, and the furtherance of highway construction. Problems specifically related to World War II include unemployment, purchase of war bonds, attempts to get needed city employees out of the service early, and the rationing caused by the war. Many of the letters are to and from prominent Wisconsin politicians such as Congressman Merlin Hull, Senators Alexander Wiley and R. M. La Follette, Jr., and Governors Julius Heil and Walter Goodland.
Eau Claire (Wis.). Police Dept. Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). Police Dept.: Police Blotters, 1906-1988
Quantity: 10 reels of microfilm (16mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 127
Abstract: Police blotters, 1906-1951, outlining each service call, name of person being arrested, arresting officers, victims, witnesses, and location. Reel 10 contains scrapbooks of news clippings regarding traffic accidents, 1949-1988, and police manuals, circa 1921-1927.
Eau Claire (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Eau Claire (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls, 1875-1990
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes), 1.5 c.f. (6 volumes), and 40 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 15
Abstract: Record of taxable real estate and personal property in the City of Eau Claire and the taxes levied on it, showing owner, location, valuation, and date of payment. Tax rolls for 1875-1877, 1884-1885, 1895, 1907-1909, and every fifth year, 1945-1990. Real estate assessment rolls for 1934, 1939.
Eau Claire Area American Revolution Bicentennial Committee (Eau Claire, Wis.) Title: Eau Claire Area American Revolution Bicentennial Committee Scrapbook, 1975-1976
Quantity: 1.6 linear feet (1 flat box)
Call Number: University Historical Collection 287
Abstract: Scrapbook of clippings, correspondence, and programs relating to Eau Claire area celebrations and observances of the American Revolution Bicentennial in 1976.
Eau Claire Civic Art Association Title: Eau Claire Civic Art Association Records, 1957-1964
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 3 photographs
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss CW; PH 6471
Abstract: Records of the Eau Claire (Wisconsiin) Civic Art Association which was founded in 1957 and governed by a Board of Trustees with representatives from the Art League, the Eau Claire Women's Club, the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Catholic Women's Club, the Eau Claire Service League, and the Library Board. The Association established the Civic Art Center within the Eau Claire Public Library and opened its first exhibit, the First Hallmark Art Award Show, on April 9, 1958. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, flyers, brochures, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous information related to the Civic Art Association and the Civic Art Center.
Eau Claire Civic Music Association (Wis.) Title: Eau Claire Civic Music Association Records, 1952-1971
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BW
Abstract: Legal papers, committee reports, correspondence, financial statements, and musical program information from an organization formed to sponsor concerts and to encourage the enjoyment of music in the Eau Claire area.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Assessment Rolls, 1855-1879
Quantity: 5.6 c.f. (223 volumes in 14 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 5
Abstract: Real and personal property assessment records for Eau Claire County showing name of owner, description of land, section, town, and range, number of acres, valuation of real estate, valuation of personal property, total value, amount of state tax, county tax, pauper tax, town tax, county school tax, district tax, and unpaid road tax, collection fee, and the total amount of taxes and fees with remarks where applicable.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Audit Reports, 1928-1982
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 126
Abstract: Audit reports and supporting papers submitted to the Board of Supervisors by public accountants employed by the Board to make the annual audit. Each report contains a statement by the auditor on the condition of the financial records of the county in general, commission or institution, and any errors that were found; and summary financial statements showing the receipts, disbursements, and various funds for the year.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Financial Records, 1867-1966
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (6 volumes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 99
Abstract: Financial records including account ledgers, 1867-1914, which show receipts and disbursements for accounts with individuals and businesses, other counties, and cities, for county facilities, pauper relief and the county poor farm, the soldiers' relief fund, taxes, and witnesses' and jurors' fees; an account book of bills against towns and cities in Eau Claire County, primarily for poor relief, 1908-1957; a similar account book for other cities and counties, 1909-1938; and an index to poor relief cases, 1924-1966, listing the recipient's name, date, by whom the case was filed, and to whom the legal settlement was awarded in cases regarding which governmental unit was responsible for poor relief.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk. Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Proceedings of the County Board, 1857-1960
Quantity: 6.0 c.f. (1 flat box including 3 volumes and 13 separate volumes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 87
Abstract: Proceedings include minutes of Board meetings, committee reports, reports of county officers and commissions, financial reports, and communications to the board.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: State Census Agricultural and Manufacturing Schedules, 1885 , 1895
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (1 flat box) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 67; Eau Claire Micro Series 1
Abstract: Statements compiled by the clerks of various towns, villages, and cities in Eau Claire County. For each farm owner or manager on the agricultural “Tabular Statement” is shown information on acreage, livestock, and farm production. The form “Additional Information” lists the number and value of cows, number, value, and type of farm implement or vehicle, and number and value of creameries and cheese factories. The manufacturing “Tabular Statement” provides information on real estate, machinery, stock, number of men employed, and amount of production by type of manufacturing enterprise. These records are duplicated on the microfilm.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: State Census Population Schedules, 1885 , 1895
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 52
Abstract: Lists compiled by the clerks of various towns, villages, and cities in Eau Claire County. The “Enumeration of Inhabitants” names the head of each household, the aggregate number of household members by sex, and the country of birth. The “Enrollment of Militia” lists “all males fit for military duty between the ages 18 and 45 years.” The “Enumeration of Soldiers and Sailors” lists veterans of the Union armies and navies with their rank, unit, and state for which they fought.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Extension Office Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Extension Office: Fair Premium Books, 1896-1979
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 115
Abstract: Premium books for agricultural fairs in northern counties and the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The books list the date and locations of the fairs; the rules for the competitions, exhibitors, and judging; fair regulations; and fair officials. Also listed are the classes to be entered and the prizes. Advertisements for area businesses and fair events are often included. Of interest is a full-page advertisement for Gene Holter's Wild Animal Show to be held at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. It includes photographs and descriptions of the events.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Register of Deeds Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Register of Deeds: Deeds, 1856-1886
Quantity: 22 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 112
Abstract: Warranty, quit claim, and other deeds filed in Eau Claire County.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Relief Group Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Relief Group: Director's Files, 1933-1936
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 51
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, statistical reports, and other materials to and from various local governments, the Wisconsin Emergency Relief Administration, and other state and federal government agencies relating to unemployment relief, rural rehabilitation, work relief, CCC programs, the Wisconsin Transient Bureau, and other relief efforts. Materials relate primarily to the administration of relief programs but include some information on problems of poverty and on local conditions. The County Relief Group consisted of cities, villages, and towns in the Eau Claire region excluding the City of Eau Claire which administered its own relief program through a Public Relief Department.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Sheriff Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Sheriff: Sheriff's Records, 1906-1970
Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (8 volumes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 103
Abstract: Records include prison calendars, 1906-1955, which list the name, residence, age, physical characteristics, charge, jail term, date of the case, and remarks for persons arrested under the sheriff's jurisdiction; a record of sheriff's calls, October 1934-July 1935, stating the reason for the call, a description of the suspect, if any, and a summary of the investigation; a register of juveniles taken into custody, 1954-1968, which includes the date of admission, juvenile's name, residence, sex, and birthdate, parents' names, name of the officer in charge, charges, disposition of the case, and release date; and a jail register, 1955-1970, which lists, for each person jailed, the name, date, residence, age, sex, race, marital status, nativity, parents' nativity, literacy, occupation, charge, arrest officer, details of the arrest, when and how the case was processed, sentence, discharge date, and remarks.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools: Normal School Records, 1877-1930
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (1 archives box, 1 flat box, 3 card boxes, and 1 volume)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 8
Abstract: Administrative records and pupil records of the County Normal School, 1877-1930. Administrative records include meeting minutes of the Normal School Board, 1904-1930; reports and teacher contracts, 1877-1930; financial records, 1909-1930; and annual catalogs, 1908-1918. Pupil records include student organization meeting minutes, 1921-1926; and students' enrollment, attendance, grades and graduation records, 1905-1930.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools: Records, 1873-1990
Quantity: 8.3 c.f. (8 archives boxes, 1 flat box, 10 card boxes, and 7 volumes) and 0.6 c.f. of photographs (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 7; PH 6544
Abstract: Records of the Eau Claire County, Wisconsin superintendent of schools consisting of administrative records (1874-1983) and records of county schools (1873-1990). Of special note are pupil records (1883-1965) and records relating to the superintendent's supervision of teachers (1874-1965). Pupil records provide information on individual students within the district and can include grades, attendance records, and family information. Records relating to the supervision of teachers often contain the teacher's biographical information, grades, certification status, and teaching experience. Records of county schools include records from six school districts in Eau Claire County. Most heavily represented is the Town of Washington District No. 3, Lowes Creek School (1873-1990), with financial records, meeting minutes, and numerous photographs. Others represented are Altoona School, Town of Brunswick District No. 1, Town of Hallie District No. 7, Town of Washington District No. 1, and Town of Washington Joint District No. 9, Brackett Elementary School.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Superintendent of Schools: School Censuses, 1911-1964
Quantity: 12.2 c.f. (32 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 120
Abstract: School census reports submitted by school district clerks to the Eau Claire County Superintendent of Schools. Provide names of persons less than twenty years of age residing in the school district. Records for the City of Eau Claire are not present in this series.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Treasurer: Delinquent Tax Records, 1856-1934
Quantity: 9.7 cubic feet (63 volumes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 13; Eau Claire Series 16; Eau Claire Series 17; Eau Claire Series 23
Abstract: Records of delinquent personal property taxes for Eau Claire County. Includes returns showing name of town, date of tax, name of owner, description of land giving section, town, and range, number of acres, valuation, amount of tax, amount collected, total received by county treasurer, and date of payment; record of tax certificates issued for delinquent taxes showing date of issue, year taxes were delinquent, certificate number, amount of tax, fees, interest, total amount paid, and to whom certificate was issued; record of tax sales and redemption records kept by the county clerk showing lands sold for taxes, giving description of land, number of acres, year land sold for, date of sale, amount sold for, number of certificate, by whom bid off, date of redemption, by whom redeemed, amount redeemed for, date of execution of deed, to whom deeded, and occasionally date of destruction and remarks; and record of tax certificate accounts showing date paid, certificate number, to whom sold, date of sale, amount of certificate, interest, and total amount received.
Eau Claire County (Wis.). Treasurer. Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls, 1864-1890, 1965-1985
Quantity: 15.0 c.f. (circa 295 volumes) and 47 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 109
Abstract: Tax rolls for real and personal property indicating land ownership and providing description of taxable real estate, valuation of each parcel, taxes due, and a record of the payment of taxes. Also includes valuations, taxes due, and taxes paid for personal property in many of the volumes. Tax rolls from 1965-1985 exist for every five years. Tax rolls for the city of Eau Claire are not included in this series. (See Eau Claire Series 15.)
Eau Claire County Coordinating Committee Title: Eau Claire County Coordinating Committee Records, 1949-1987
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss DB
Abstract: Records of the Eau Claire County Coordinating Committee (ECCC) consisting of minutes and newsletters, internal and external correspondence, committee reports, and administrative files. Included in the administrative files are membership and officer lists, numerous copies of their constitution with updates, and related correspondence. Also included are the records of the Civic Improvement and Recreation Committee, the Mental Health Committee, Health Committee, and the Social Services Committee consisting of membership and officer lists, reports, and related correspondence. Also included are the 1980 City of Eau Claire Citizen Participation Plan; and miscellaneous directories of social services agencies, and of clubs and organizations.
Eau Claire Rangers Title: Eau Claire Rangers Records, 1861-1864
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss AJ
Abstract: Civil War records of the Eau Claire Rangers, Company L of the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry Regiment, consisting of a regimental order book, two company muster rolls, and one morning report.
Eau Claire Rotary Club (Eau Claire, Wis.) Title: Eau Claire Rotary Club Records, 1925-1975
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss AH
Abstract: Records of an organization of business and professional men founded to encourage community service, friendship, and mutual assistance; including minutes of directors' meetings, membership lists, financial records, and printed notes on weekly meetings.
Eau Claire School District (Wis.) Title: Eau Claire School District (Wis.): Arlington Heights School Records, 1954-1990
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 flat box) and 2.4 c.f. of photographs (1 archives box, 2 flat boxes, and 2 card boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 14; PH 6549
Abstract: Records and photographs of Arlington Heights School activities, 1954-1990. Records include school dedication materials, 1954-1955; programs and newsletters, circa 1974-1990; school closing materials, 1990; and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting minutes, 1954-1990. Photographs include several photo albums and scrapbooks of school students, staff and activities, 1954-1990; miscellaneous class and staff photos, 1957-1984; loose photographs of school activities, 1981-1990; class photos, 1984-1989; and slides of school activities, circa 1986.
Eau Claire School District (Wis.) Title: Eau Claire School District Records, 1878-1986
Quantity: 2.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes and 2 volumes) and 0.1 c.f. of photographs (1 envelope)
Call Number: Eau Claire Series 18; PH 6545
Abstract: Administrative records and individual city school records of the Eau Claire School District, 1878-1986. Administrative records include board meeting minutes, 1910-1930; curriculum and course of study records, 1899-1932; reports sent from and received by the city superintendent, 1890-1975; bulletins and correspondence, circa 1902-1970; essays on the history of Eau Claire Public Schools, circa 1950-1985; and records pertaining to school management and activities, circa 1931-1982. Individual city school records include lists of high school graduates, 1878-1956; high school events and programs, 1892-1986; Bartlett School centennial and historical essays, circa 1964; Silverbrook School curriculum proposals, 1965-1966; and records pertaining to the closing of Central Junior High, 1982.
Eau Claire Technical Society Title: Eau Claire Technical Society Records, 1946-1970
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss CX
Abstract: Records of the Eau Claire Technical Society which was founded in 1946 as the Northwest Wisconsin Engineers but in 1952 changed its name to incorporate other related technical fields into the organization. The Society invited guest speakers or conducted tours of various manufacturing facilities during their monthly meetings. They also awarded a scholarship, beginning in 1956, to a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire incoming freshman majoring in engineering. The records consist of minutes, membership lists, correspondence, and amended constitutions.
Eau Claire Woman's Club (Wis.) Title: Eau Claire Woman's Club Records, 1895-1961
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss BP
Abstract: Annual announcements containing lists of committee members and meetings, financial statements, and the general membership rosters. Missing are the years 1898, 1899, 1903, 1904, and 1911.

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