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Gale College Title: Gale College Records, 1919-1922, 1929-1940
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Call Number: La Crosse Mss BC
Abstract: Primarily financial records of Gale College, a small college and preparatory school in Galesville, Wisconsin, affiliated with the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church during the time period of these records. Included are financial records and statements, invoices for books and music, records of the Gale College Advancement Club, and a brief history of the school.
Galena (Ill.). City Council Title: Galena (Ill.) City Council Records and Financial Records, 1841-1896
Quantity: 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Platteville Micro 32; Micro 861
Abstract: City Council records, 1841-1853, including articles of incorporation, ordinances, and minutes; and financial records, 1843-1890, including accounts ledgers and journals, and records of licenses issued.
Galena (Ill.). City Council Title: Galena (Ill.) City Council Records, 1838-1939
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Platteville Micro 39; Micro 967
Abstract: City of Galena records microfilmed in 1983, consisting of cemetery and death records, 1842-1880, 1902-1939; and scattered poll books, 1845-1887, assessment rolls, 1838-1843, ordinances, 1857-1882, and financial reports and notices, 1853-1869.
Galena (Ill.). Treasurer Title: Galena (Ill.). Treasurer: Galena Block Book Tax Records, 1836-1924
Quantity: 16 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Platteville Micro 29; Micro 834
Abstract: Tax rolls, assessment rolls, tax sales records, and miscellaneous financial records. Tax rolls, 1850-1886, include lot locations, ownership, valuation, and assessments for real and personal property; assessment rolls, 1837-1876, include lot descriptions, ownership, tax assessments, and valuation; tax sales records, 1836, 1852-1870, include information on property sold for nonpayment of taxes; and miscellaneous records, including cemetery lot sales and interment records, 1860-1871, with information concerning name, age, date of death, and cause of death; and city disbursements, 1891-1897, and treasurer's fiscal report, 1923-1924.
- - - Title: Gallup Family Papers, 1862-1956
Quantity: 3.4 c.f. (9 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss AD
Abstract: Papers, primarily from 1900-1956, of Dr. Glenn D. Gallup, River Falls, Wisconsin; his wife Frances Gallup; and their children. Included are fragmentary medical records, lesson plans and curriculum materials from Frances' teaching career, papers from the children's school years, family correspondence, photographs, and genealogies of the Peabody Family of Salem, Massachusetts.
Gantert family Title: Gantert Family Papers
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 164
Abstract: The Gantert Family Papers include documents from the estate of Belle K. Gantert (1962), building lease agreements (1949, 1962), and stock sale and purchase agreements for the Gantert Furniture Company (1962). The Gantert family owned and ran a furniture business in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
S. Gantert (Firm: La Crosse, Wis.). Title: Gantert's Furniture Company Financial Records
Physical Description: 3.0 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS X
Abstract: Records of Gantert's Furniture Company consist entirely of financial materials which include daybooks (1866-1900), ledgers (1866-1880), accounts of workmen (1866-1877), order books (1874-1901), accounts of sales (1867-1874), accounts of invoices (1877-1898), a receipt book (1874-1877), and miscellaneous financial documents (1866-1872; 1900-1901). The La Crosse, Wisconsin, company was founded in 1861 by Stephen Gantert and closed in 1981.
Gardner, Palmer, 1803- Title: Gardner Palmer Papers, 1836-1853
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Wis Mss IB
Abstract: Letters written to Dr. E. H. Porter of Skaneateles, Onondago County, New York by his brothers-in-law, William N. and Palmer Gardner, and others in southeastern Wisconsin, giving an excellent picture of land speculation practices and early Milwaukee and Kenosha history.
Withrow, Gardner R., 1892-1964 Title: Gardner R. Withrow Papers, 1949-1961
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 4 flat boxes)
Call Number: Mss 76
Abstract: Papers of the Congressman from La Crosse, Wisconsin, including bill drafts and correspondence, most of which concern veterans of the Mexican border incident; Withrow's voting record; reports to constituents; speeches; clippings; and a number of public relations photographs.
Hainer, Garrie W. Title: Garrie W. Hainer Papers and Still Images,
Quantity: 0.4 linear ft. (1 archives box, 1 flatbox, and 1 oversized folder) of papers, 0.4 linear ft. (1 archives box, 1 flatbox, and 3 folders) of photographs, 0.1 linear ft. (4 folders) of paper prints, 0.1 linear ft. (2 folders) of slides.
Call Number: WVM Mss 1324
Abstract: Papers and still images pertaining to Garrie W. Hainer, a West Allis, Wisconsin resident who served in the Milwaukee Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II and also served with Headquarters Battery of the 65th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion stationed on Okinawa during the Korean War. Hainer was fifteen when he served with the Civil Air Patrol. During his service he collected clippings taken from newspaper and magazine articles pertaining to new equipment and vehicles used during the war. The articles include photographs and brief statistics about various airplanes, tanks, vehicles, ships, and munitions used by both Allied and Axis powers during the war. In one instance he made a scrapbook from the articles and entitled it 'Information on Planes and Shells.' Hainer also collected articles about U.S. troops in the field and some memorial articles commemorating different battles a year after the end of the war. Hainer later enlisted with the Army and was stationed in Okinawa for eighteen months during the Korean War. The manuscripts include service records, military papers, and ephemeral items such as baggage tags, military identification cards, and two Christmas greetings; one from Hong Kong and one from Ryukyus Command that has an interesting drawing of Santa Clause on a military transport ship. Also included in the collection are manuscripts documenting Hainer's attempt to obtain the Korean War Service Medal for which he was denied due to the fact he did not serve on the Korean peninsula. The still images include loose photographs, a photographic scrapbook, and slides taken while Hainer was stationed on Okinawa. Images in the scrapbook and on the slides include those of Hainer and other soldiers relaxing around the base, close-ups of the anti-aircraft sites and radar stations, a USO show, and a targeting range for small arms fire. Also included are images of local towns, people, and island landscape. Some interesting images are those showing the death and destruction still visible from World War II. Loose photographs further document the scenery and local residents of Okinawa, and also show anti-aircraft artillery in action.
Barczak, Gary J., 1939- Title: Gary J. Barczak Papers, 1973-1978
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 92
Abstract: Papers of a Democrat who represented the 24th Assembly District (1972-1982), consisting almost entirely of correspondence, memoranda, hearing testimony, reports, drafts, and research material pertaining to the Assembly Special Committee on Telephone and Electricity Rate Disparities, 1973-1974, for which Barczak acted as chairman. Of later date is a 1978 newsletter.
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).
Schulz, Gary (Gerhard R.) Title: Gary Schulz Photographs, circa 1945-1985
Quantity: 676 photographs, 284 negatives, 239 transparencies, 1.0 cubic foot of ephemera, and 14 films
Call Number: M96-021; M96-250
Abstract: Photographs and films made by Gary Schulz, a photographer for the University of Wisconsin News Service and the Photo Media Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, from 1945 to 1985. The majority depict buildings, activities, and events at the University of Wisconsin. Images include meetings of the Board of Regents, athletic events, commencement exercises, and student demonstrations. Other subjects include student housing immediately after World War II, the bombing of Sterling Hall, the school band and University Singers, the Rose Bowl game in 1963, and campus Red Cross blood drives. There are also images of individuals, including Presidents Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy and notables such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Bob Hope. Also included are plaques and publications.
Gateway Transporation Co. Title: Gateway Transportation Company Records
Quantity: 0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)
Call Number: MISC MSS 069
Abstract: Records of the Gateway Transporation Company of La Crosse, Wisconsin, including printed images (circa 1965) and a written history and fact sheet (circa 1967).
Fellows, Will Title: Gay Farm Boys Project Records, 1992-2002
Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (12 boxes including 93 audio cassettes) 2 videocassettes
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 264
Abstract: The collection consists of source material created and compiled by Will Fellows while researching his book, Farm Boys: Lives of Gay Men from the Rural Midwest. The oral histories consist of interview recordings, transcripts, as well as correspondence with, photographs of, and biographical information about interviewees. Interviewees describe their upbringing, family relationships, and sexual experiences in matter-of-fact and explicit terms. The collection also contains research materials used for writing the book, the interview protocol, early drafts of the manuscript, and publicity and promotional materials.
Gay Peoples Union (Milwaukee, Wis.)
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Title: Gay Peoples Union Records, 1971-1984
Quantity: 1.2 cubic ft. (4 boxes) 29 audio reels 1 audio cassette 137 digital files (1.40 GB)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 240
Abstract: Collection consists of the records of the Gay Peoples Union (GPU), the first gay rights organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and one of the earliest such groups in the state. Collection documents the history of GPU from its beginnings as a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student organization to its development as the most important gay and lesbian rights organization in Milwaukee in the 1970s. The collection also includes audio recordings of Gay Perspective, a radio program produced by GPU and broadcast on local radio stations from 1971 to 1972, and other public presentations given by GPU members as part the organization's educational mission.
Nelson, Debbie Title: Gay Purge files
Quantity: 0.17 cubic feet 2 folders
Call Number: Accession 2017/276
Abstract: In June 1948, Wisconsin Superior Court Judge Roy H. Proctor sentenced four University of Wisconsin students to one year probation for "participating in abnormal sexual activities." The four students were among a group of twelve men on and off campus who had been arrested by city and university police. These files include newspaper clippings from the Capital Times related to what came to be known as the "gay purge."
Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005
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Title: Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)
Quantity: 491.6 cubic feet (464 records center cartons, 22 archives boxes, 7 flat boxes, 19 card boxes, 16 oversize folders), 30 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 29 reels of microfilm (16 mm), 141 tape recordings, 2 disc recordings, 62 film reels, 19 videorecordings, and 1989 photographs, 128 transparencies and 775 negatives in 9 boxes
Call Number: Mss 1020; Micro 2098; Audio 1173A; PH 3764; AC 034; AC 407; AC 429-AC 434; AC 439-AC 450; AC 458-AC 459; AD 336; CB 019-CB 027; CB 032-CB 035; CB 037-CB 043; DD 629-DD 630; DD 632-DD 641; DD 644-DD 647; DE 834-DE 835; FF 074; VBA 463; VBA 953; VBB 186; VFA 006-VFA 008; VHA 592-VHA 602; VHA 904-VHA 905
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1963-1980, of former Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day and Counselor of the Wilderness Society. His papers primarily document his Senatorial career and his post-Senatorial activities including his initial election to Congress and his subsequent re-election campaigns, legislative achievements and activities, his relationships with other politicians and residents of his home state, the administration of his office and staff, his personal and official finances, his activities and interests in the environment after 1981, as the Counselor of the Wilderness Society, and the 20th and 25th anniversaries of Earth Day.

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