Society of American Archivists Records, 1935-2017

 
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 + Records, 1935-2016
Container Title
UWM Manuscript Collection 232
Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Papers, 1847-1980
Quantity: 15.4 cubic ft. (26 boxes); 13 film reels; 431 nitrate negatives 
Series: 1. Boston Store Records, 1914-1966
Scope and Content Note: This series contains information regarding the operation and history of Boston Store. It includes correspondence, employee newsletters, negotiations, and contracts concerning the Clerks' Strike of 1934-1935, wherein employees, primarily female sales clerks, demanded fair wages and working hours; papers relating to the 1948 sale of Boston Store to Federated Department Stores, Inc.; stock, shareholder, and financial paperwork; newspaper clippings from 1914 to 1951; and memorabilia, which consists of two 1920s Boston Store film envelopes. There are also graphic designs, slides, stereographs, nitrate negatives, and photographs of the interior and exterior of Boston Stores in Milwaukee, Manitowoc, and Oshkosh from 1900 to 1955.
Box   1
Advertising, Graphic Designs, undated
Box   2
Folder   1
Air Delivery, 1945
Box   2
Folder   2
Clerks' Strike, Correspondence and Employee Newsletters, 1934-1935, undated
Box   2
Folder   3
Clerks' Strike, Negotiations and Contracts, 1934-1935, undated
Box   2
Folder   4
Correspondence, 1938-1955
Box   2
Folder   5
Federated Departments Stores, Inc., 1948
Film   3
Film, Silk Sale at Boston Store, undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Box   2
Folder   6
Financial Papers, 1937-1950
Box   2
Folder   7
Herzfeld-Phillipson Corporation Papers, 1930-1959, undated
Box   2
Folder   8
Memorabilia, 1920-1966
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   5
Negatives, 1921, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
Access Restrictions: Access to the nitrate negatives is restricted; researchers must use the digital access copies.
Box   2
Folder   9
Newspaper Clippings, 1914-1951, undated
Photographs
Box   3
Folder   1
Exterior, 1900-1960
Box   3
Folder   2-3
Interior, 1934-1937
Box   3
Folder   4-6
Interior, 1939-1951, undated
Box   3
Folder   7
Publicity, 1945-1955, undated
Box   3
Folder   8
Slides, 1940-1948, undated
Physical Description: Slides (35 mm) 
Box   17
Folder   1
Stereographs, Boston Store, 1948-1950
Physical Description: 2 stereographs 
Box   2
Folder   11
Stock and Shareholders, 1945-1955, undated
Series: 2. Family Papers, 1847-1980
Scope and Content Note

This series contains a large collection of Herzfeld and Davis family photographs spanning one hundred years from circa 1880 to 1980. Photograph subjects include: family vacations, cruises, sailing and yachting, European travel, Richard's and Ethel's college years, interiors and exteriors of family homes in Wisconsin and Florida, portraits and candids. There are also photographs of Milwaukee cityscapes and Wisconsin , including downtown buildings, the freeway, the War Memorial, Holy Hill, and octagon barns. These subjects can also be found in the following formats: slides, stereographs, lantern slides, nitrate negatives, and glass plate negatives.

Aside from photographs, the collection also contains family documents such as naturalization papers, marriage and birth certificates, and passports; personal letters and postcards to and from Richard, Ethel, Carol, and other friends and family from 1896 to 1952; travel journals and logs documenting sailing trips (1930-1935), and cruises and other trips (1951-1958); two albums about Carol's dog, Lamp Chop; newspaper clippings featuring death announcements, community involvement, and personal interests, such as Richard Herzfeld's photography; and assorted memorabilia (1925-1958), consisting of dance cards, graduation books, calling cards, cruise souvenirs, and a Milwaukee Yacht Club newsletter.

Box   12
Albums, Lamb Chop (Family Dog), 1954-1970
Box   4
Folder   1
Certificates, Carol, 1942-1945
Box   4
Folder   2
Certificates, Richard, 1917-1979, undated
Box   4
Folder   3
Clippings, 1917-1980, undated
Box   12
Community Award Medallion, Richard, 1953
Correspondence
Box   4
Folder   4
Carol to Ethel, 1944, 1950-1952
Box   4
Folder   5
Carol to Richard, 1933, 1944
Box   4
Folder   6
Ethel to Richard, 1938-1944
Box   4
Folder   7
Family, 1883-1950, undated
Box   4
Folder   8
Friends to Ethel, 1921, 1950
Box   4
Folder   9
Mother to Ethel, 1950-1952
Box   4
Folder   10
Postcards, 1896-1935
Box   4
Folder   11
Richard to Ethel, 1950
Box   4
Folder   12
Richard to Ethel, 1951-1952
Box   4
Folder   13
Documents of Family Vital Records, 1873-1905, undated
Box   14
Documents of Family Vital Records, Oversize, 1847-1890
Box   4
Folder   14
Eulogies, 1932, 1980
Film
Film   10
Carl Herzfeld, European Vacation, 1928
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   11
Carl Herzfeld, Florida and New York, 1927
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   4
Carol as a Baby, 1924-1926
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   9
Carol and Trip to Hamburg, circa 1926
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   3
Carol's Birthday and Miscellaneous, 1927
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   2
Christmas and Miscellaneous, 1949-1950
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   12
Ethel and Carol, undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   1
Family trip on the Harry L. Findlay ore boat, 1957
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   8
Family Trip to Florida, 1927
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   6
Miscellaneous Family Scenes, undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   13
Miscellaneous Family Scenes at Home, undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   7
Pool Party with Family and Friends, 1939-1942
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Film   5
Whitefish Bay Scenes, Carl Herzfeld's Birthday Party, 1928
Physical Description: 1 film reel (16 mm) 
Box   18
Family, 1890-1920
Physical Description: 13 4" x 5" and 5" x 7" glass negatives 
Physical Description: 25 3 1/4" x 4" or smaller lantern slides 
Access Restrictions: Request the assistance of an archivist to view the lantern slides and glass negatives.
Box   4
Folder   15
House Donation to University School of Milwaukee, 1977
Box   5
Folder   1
Memorabilia, 1925-1958, 1980
Negatives
Access Restrictions: Access to the nitrate negatives is restricted; researchers must use the digital access copies.
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   5
Boats and Automobiles undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
5 x 7 Nitrate Box   2
Boats and Automobiles undated
Physical Description: 5" x 7" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   5
Buildings, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   5
Family, 1920-1930, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   5-6
Family, 1921-1922
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Family, 1922
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Family and Friends, 1920-1930, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
5 x 7 Nitrate Box   2
Family and Friends, 1920-1930, undated
Physical Description: 5" x 7" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Family on California Coast, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Family Vacation to California, Colorado, and Utah, 1923
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Homes, 1915-1925, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
4 x 5 Nitrate Box   6
Milwaukee, undated
Physical Description: 4" x 5" nitrate negatives 
Box   5
Folder   2
Passports, 1949-1960
Box   5
Folder   3
Personal Papers, Richard and Ethel, undated
Box   13
Scrapbook, Family, circa 1915
Photographs
Box   7
Folder   1
Automobiles, undated
Box   7
Folder   2
Boats, undated
Box   7
Folder   3
Carl Herzfeld, 1880-1925, undated
Box   7
Folder   4-5
Carol, Candids, 1925-1970, undated
Box   16
Carol, Oversize, undated
Box   7
Folder   6
Carol, Portraits, 1925-1945, undated
Box   7
Folder   7
Community Organizations, 1950-1963, undated
Box   7
Folder   8
Davis Family, 1900-1940
Box   15
Davis Family, circa 1890s
Physical Description: 1 tintype 
Box   15
Davis Family, Oversize, undated
Box   7
Folder   9
Ethel and Carol, Candids, 1925-1975, undated
Box   16
Ethel and Carol, Oversize, undated
Box   8
Folder   1-2
Ethel, Candids, 1915-1977, undated
Box   16
Ethel, Oversize, undated
Box   8
Folder   3
Ethel, Portraits, 1915-1940, undated
Box   8
Folder   4-6
Friends and Family, 1890-1940, undated
Box   9
Folder   1-2
Friends and Family, 1940-1980
Box   9
Folder   3
General Travel, 1920-1960, undated
Box   15
Group, Oversize, undated
Box   9
Folder   4
Herzfeld Family, 1915-1925
Box   15
Herzfeld Family, Oversize, undated
Box   9
Folder   5-8
Herzfelds with Friends and Family, 1890-1980, undated
Box   10
Folder   1
Homes, 3477 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, 1930-1939, undated
Box   10
Folder   2
Homes, 3541 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, 1930-1980, undated
Box   10
Folder   3
Homes, Del Ray, Florida, 1970-1979, undated
Box   10
Folder   4
Homes, Pine Lake, Wisconsin, 1913-1976, undated
Box   10
Folder   5
Homes, 1900-1970, undated
Box   15
Homes, Oversize, undated
Box   10
Folder   6
Homes, Unidentified, 1915-1970, undated
Box   10
Folder   7
John and Richard Herzfeld, 1900-1920, undated
Box   10
Folder   8
John (Hans) Herzfeld, 1915-1920, undated
Box   10
Folder   9
Milwaukee and Wisconsin, 1900-1970
Box   10
Folder   10
Richard and Carol, Candids, 1925-1940, undated
Box   10
Folder   11
Richard and Ethel, Candids, 1920-1980, undated
Box   16
Richard and Ethel, Oversize, undated
Box   10
Folder   12
Richard and Ethel, Portraits, 1925-1950, undated
Box   11
Folder   1
Richard, Candids, 1915-1979, undated
Box   11
Folder   2
Richard, Ethel, and Carol, Candids, 1930-1960, undated
Box   16
Richard, Oversize, undated
Box   11
Folder   3
Richard, Portraits, 1915-1955, undated
Box   11
Folder   4
Sailing, 1930-1935, undated
Box   11
Folder   5
Travel to Europe, 1949
Box   12
Sailing Logs, 1930-1935
Box   11
Folder   6
Slides, Family, 1950-1960, undated
Physical Description: Slides (35 mm) 
Box   11
Folder   7
Slides, Milwaukee, 1950-1960, undated
Physical Description: Slides (35 mm) 
Box   17
Folder   2-9
Stereographs, Family, 1948-1953, undated
Physical Description: 42 stereographs 
Box   17
Folder   10-12
Stereographs, Milwaukee, 1947-1953, undated
Physical Description: 14 stereographs 
Box   12
Travel Journals, 1951-1958
Box   5
Folder   4
Travel Log, 1955
Box   5
Folder   5
Volante (Yacht), 1931-1977
Box   19
Scrapbooks, Family, 1915-1919
Box   20
Scrapbooks, Family, 1921, 1923
Box   21
Scrapbook, Family, 1924
Box   22
Scrapbooks, Family, circa 1920, circa 1950