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- - - Title: WHA-TV, Sprockets III Films, 1915-1969
Quantity: 145 film reels (16 mm)
Call Number: AC 088-AC 090; AC 111-AC 117; AC 154-AC 155; AC 190; AC 304-AC 305; AC 310-AC 319; AC 324-AC 325; AC 457; AC 460; AC 478; AE 340-AE 346; CA 954-CA 956; CB 044; CC 524-CC 529; CC 531-CC 532; CC 625-CC 628; DD 578-DD 581; DD 649-DD 652; DD 717; FD 661-FD 665; FE 303-FE 334; FE 343-FE 354; FE 374-FE 377; FE 411-FE 412; FE 438-FE 439; FE 469-FE 475; FE 483-FE 484; FE 505-FE 508; FE 528-FE 531; FE 548-FE 581; FE 587-FE 590; FE 597-FE 626; FE 637-FE 647; FE 665-FE 674; FE 681-FE 709; FE 712-FE 715; FE 724-FE 726; FE 761-FE 772; FF 056-FF 058; FF 919-FF 922
Abstract: Contains feature films and short subject films (16 mm) that aired during WHA-TV's “Sprockets III” segment in the 1960s. The original films were created between circa 1915 through circa 1969.
Wharton Family Title: Wharton Family Papers, 1869-1972
Quantity: 1.8 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss BT
Abstract: Papers concerning the family of Nathan Barnes Wharton, Ashland, Wisconsin; including concert programs, pupil records, church materials, and memorabilia of Cara Wharton, a musician and music teacher in Ashland and River Falls, Wis. and Minneapolis, Minn.; correspondence, official Naval publications, and memorabilia of N. Earl Wharton concerning his experiences while participating in the peace negotiations ending World War I; and clippings, correspondence, scrapbooks, and other records concerning various family members. The collection also includes autobiographical sketches of Nathan Barnes Wharton and T. Finley Wharton; and a manuscript of a book on the Dionne quintuplets by John F. Coggswell, husband of F. Inez Wharton and a feature writer for the Boston Sunday Post.
WIZM (Television station : La Crosse, Wis.). Title: "What is an American?" Essays
Quantity: 0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)
Call Number: MISC MSS 016
Abstract: Essays written by La Crosse, Wisconsin area students in response to the question "What is an American?" in commemoration of the United States bicentennial in 1976. Contest was hosted by WIZM, the NBC affiliate for the La Crosse area.
Wheeler Family Title: Wheeler Family Papers, 1833-1965
Quantity: 5.0 cubic feet (12 archives boxes and 4 oversize folders) and 125 photographs (1 archives box)
Call Number: Northland Mss 14; PH Northland Mss 14
Abstract: Papers of Leonard H. Wheeler (1811-1872), an early missionary to the Ojibwa Indians at Madeline Island, Wisconsin (1841-1866), and his family. The Wheelers also founded and operated the Indian boarding school at Odanah, Wisconsin, in 1845. They later moved to Beloit, Wisconsin, where they were prominent in religious and manufacturing circles. The papers mostly consist of correspondence with family, officials at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other missionaries. Also includes diaries, writings, family photographs, and family library.
White and White Law Firm (River Falls, Wis.) Title: White and White Law Firm Records, 1920-1947
Quantity: 9.8 c.f. (25 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss CB
Abstract: Records of the law partnership of Ferris M. White (1862-1940) and his son Kenneth S. (1897-1976), consisting entirely of the firm's legal papers and correspondence with clients, attorneys, witnesses, and others. Most records date from the years 1929 or 1930 to 1939. They are arranged by case numbers, assigned by the law firm, which follow a roughly chronological order. All types of court and non-court work are represented, with probate and civil court matters being the most numerous.
White House Milk Company Title: White House Milk Company Records, 1927-1967
Quantity: 2.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 110
Abstract: Records of the White House Milk Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin (1917-1979), a subsidiary of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, primarily involved in the production of evaporated milk, but also in the forefront of developing a process for the production of instant milk in the 1950s. Records from the central office in Manitowoc include a general ledger of expenditures, an equipment register, a depreciation schedule, budgets, and a union contract. Records from the various plant locations of Abbotsford, Eden, Marathon, Marinette, Mayville, Stratford, Vesper, West Bend, and Winneconne, Wisconsin, and Stephenson, Michigan, relate to the physical plant and equipment used. They include contracts, equipment specifications, and depreciation schedules. The records also contain a limited correspondence with the War Production Board on equipment ratings and sample can labels.
Whittaker, Elba E. Title: Whittaker Family Papers, 1891-1951
Quantity: 0.3 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 372
Abstract: David W. Whittaker was the founder of the Whittaker Swimming School which operated for almost fifty years on the Milwaukee River at North Avenue. His son, George J. Whittaker, held world amateur swimming titles, broke speed records and succeeded his father as owner of the School. George and his siblings: Elba, Sylvia, Linet, David, and Pierre were all involved in swimming as lifeguards, instructors and as competitive swimmers at public parks and beaches, the YWCA and the Whittaker Swimming School.
Whittlesey Creek National Refuge History Project (Ashland, Wis.) Title: Whittlesey Creek National Refuge History Project Interviews and Transcripts, 2003
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box) and 11 tape recordings
Call Number: Northland Mss 16; Audio 1439A
Abstract: Tape-recorded interviews with residents near Whittlesey Creek conducted as part of an oral history project sponsored by the Whittlesey Creek National Refuge. The interviewees discuss flooding, water level changes, pollution, community composition, hunting, fishing, the DuPont plant, and other topics related to the history of the refuge area. Transcripts are included.

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