Joseph William Shoquist Papers, 1952-1985

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Title: Joseph William Shoquist Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1985

  • Shoquist, Joseph William, 1925-
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 145

Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (20 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers, mainly 1964-1985, of the managing editor of the Milwaukee Journal, also including papers of his predecessor, Arville Schaleben. Included are correspondence and inter-office memoranda concerning the day-to-day operations of the News Department and the development of policy, as well as files on Shoquist's active participation in professional organizations such as the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Associated Press Managing Editors Association, and the Wisconsin Associated Press Association. Many issues relating to the operation of the press such as First Amendment rights, journalists' shield laws, ethics, and libel are represented. Other aspects of Journal operations which are covered include the library and the Madison and Washington, D.C., bureaus. Prominent correspondents include Harry Hill, Wallace Lemoe, Richard Leonard, Louis Lochner, Russell Lynch, Carl Riblet, Jr., Joseph Zigman, and Foley & Lardner, the law firm which represented the Journal.

Language: English

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