William Proxmire Papers, 1938-2004 (bulk 1957-1980)

Container Title
Subseries: Press and Public Relations
Campaign ads
1958
AC 548
Advertising spots regarding work for Wisconsin, perfect attendance, response to mail, and Chicago water levels
1964
DD 690
Advertising spots regarding wasteful spending, Wisconsin in government research, and foreign aid
DD 692, DD 693
“Senator Bill Proxmire regarding Your Man in Washington”
Scope and Content Note: Film biography regarding pre-Senate life and early years in the Senate
1970
DD 631
Advertising spots regarding truth-in-lending bill, St. Lawrence Seaway, dairy import controls, consumer issues, surplus medical supplies legislation, military waste, and school milk program
Mss 738
Newspaper clippings
Scrapbooks
Box   212
Folder   1-10
1948-1950
Box   213
Folder   1-8
1950-1952
Box   214
Folder   1-14
1952 Campaign scrapbook
Box   214
Folder   15-23
1957-1959 (continued from 1950-1952 book)
Loose clippings
Box   215
Folder   1-17
1950-1972
Box   216
Folder   1-17
1972-1976
Box   218
Folder   1-2
1977
Box   217
Folder   1-11
1978-1985
Box   218
Folder   3-5
1986-2004
Subject file
Box   218
Folder   6
Agriculture, Golden Fleece, taxes, junk mail costs, budget, Senate TV viewing, 1985
Box   218
Folder   7
Banking, defense, budget, education, environment, foreign aid, Golden Fleece, 1986
Box   218
Folder   8
Nominations, nuclear/Star Wars, roll calls, taxes, transportation, 1986
Box   218
Folder   9
Banking, budget, campaigns, defense, economy, education, environment nominations, foreign aid and relations, Golden Fleece, health and social services, 1987
Box   218
Folder   10
Retirement announcement, 1987
Box   218
Folder   11
Appropriation, budget, campaigns, defense, 1987
Box   218
Folder   12
Economy, environment, foreign aid and relations, Golden Fleece, roll call, health and social services, Veterans Administration, 1988
News releases
Box   155
Folder   1-20
1957 September-1964 April
Box   156
Folder   1-16
1964 May-1970
Box   157
Folder   1-20
1971-1988, undated
Box   158
Folder   1-5
Golden Fleece releases, 1975-1987, undated
Alternate Format: Golden Fleece Awards found in Box 158, Folders 1-5, have been digitized and are available online.
Box   158
Folder   6-9
Newsletters (William Proxmire Reports to You from Washington), 1958-1985
Alternate Format

Newsletters found in Box 158, Folders 6-9, have been digitized and are available online.

See also Newsletters, 1964-1977 and Newsletters, 1978-1988.

Box   158
Folder   10
Working file
Box   158
Folder   11
Newsletter subject file
Box   158
Folder   12
Newsletter drafts, 1983-1984
Box   158
Folder   13
Questionnaires, results, and miscellaneous responses, 1961-1979
Box   158
Folder   14
Miscellaneous inventory sheets
Publicity index
Subjects
Box   159
A-Debt ceiling
Box   160
Defense-Horse chow incident
Box   161
Housing-Questionnaires
Box   162
R-Zumwalt
Chronological
Note: Incomplete before 1968.
Box   163
1963-1972
Box   164
1973-1979
Box   165A
1980-1988
Broadcast spots
Radio transcripts
Box   166
Folder   1-13
1958-1968, undated
Box   166
Folder   14A
Working file, 1962
Box   166
Folder   14B
Radio-television manual
Sound recordings (Radio and TV)
Note: Original recordings on discs as Disc 236A.
1419A/1
1957 December 26 (Old age)
1419A/2
1958 January 8 (Rule 22, Polio)
1419A/3
1958 January 12
1419A/4
1958 January 16 (Farm program)
1419A/5
1958 January 21 (Inflation)
1419A/6
1958 January 28 (TV clip)
1419A/7
1958 February 5 (Unemployment increase, [PR 7-1])
1419A/8
1958 February 5 (15 minutes for WKOW, [PR 7-1])
1419A/9
1958 March 7 (Bill Groves, Food stamps)
1419A/10
1958 March 9 (TV #4)
1419A/11
1958 March 13 (TV, good news)
1419A/12
1958 March 19 (Pulp paper for TV)
1419A/13
1958 March 20
1419A/14
1958 March 28 (TV #1563)
1419A/15
1958 April 15 (Wisconsin trip)
1419A/16
1958 April 29 (TV spot)
1419A/17
1958 May 7 (TV spot)
1419A/18
1958 May 28 (Foreign aid, TV spot)
1419A/19
1958 June 6 (Mutual security, TV and radio)
1419A/20
1958 June 12 (Social Security)
1419A/21
1958 June 26 (TV clip)
1419A/22
1958 July 1 (Proxmire and JFK)
1419A/23
1958 July 2 (Hawaii statement, TV spot)
1419A/24
1958 July 10
1419A/25
1958 July 17 (Social Security)
1419A/26
1958 July 21 (Proxmire and Senator Douglas)
1419A/27
1958 August 1
1419A/28
1958 August 5 (Bill introduced, TV spot)
1419A/29
1958 August 14 (News clip)
1419A/30
1958 August 14 (Social Security, TV spot)
1419A/31
1959 January 27
1419A/32
1959 February 3 (Proxmire, Flynn, Reuss)
1419A/33
1959 February 6 (Proxmire and Senator Douglas, Chicago water diversion)
1419A/34
1959 February 6 (Wayne Morse)
1419A/35
1959 February 10 (TV)
1419A/36
1959 February 17
1419A/37
1959 February 19 (Defense, TV)
1419A/38
1959 February 23
1419A/39
1959 March 12 (Time and Life program with Bill Roberts)
1419A/40
1959 April 7 (Proxmire and JFK)
1419A/41
1959 April 21 (Symington, TV and radio)
1419A/42
1960? January 13 (Tom Gerber, leadership)
1419A/43
1960 January 20 (Clean elections, school construction, TV)
1419A/44
1960 January 27 (Clean elections, dairy, water diversion, Durfee, Radio)
1419A/45
1960 February 2 (Farm, interest, defense)
1419A/46
1960 February 5 (Humphrey, missile gap, Democratic conference, dairy support, TV and radio)
1419A/47
1960 February 23 (Civil rights spot)
1419A/48
1960 March 1 (Civil rights, TV and radio)
1419A/49
1960 March 11
1419A/50-51
1960? March 16
1419A/52
1960 March 29 (Nuclear testing, primary)
1419A/52
1960 April 13
1419A/54
1960 April 27
1419A/55
1960 May 3 (Milk code, TV)
1419A/56
1960 May 5 (Foreign aid, farm program, FPC)
1419A/57
1960 May 13 (Spy plane, TV)
1419A/58
1960 June 13 (DDE)
1419A/59
1960 June 21 (FCC scandal, Air Force waste)
1419A/60
1960 July 5 (JFK-LBJ)
1419A/61
1960 July 7 (platform, JFK)
1419A/62
1960 July 19 (Johnson for VP, farmers, August session)
1419A/63
1960 August 11 (Antarctic treaty)
1419A/64
1960 August 12 (Social Security, Kintner-Bicks)
1419A/65
1960 August 24 (Proxmire's dairy support bill)
1419A/66
1960 August 30 (Aged, medical bill, TV and radio)
1419A/67
1960 (Kennedy-Johnson)
1419A/68
1962 January 24
1419A/69
1962 July 5 (Genocide Treaty, TV)
1419A/70
1962 August 8 (Drugs, Communism)
1419A/71
1962 August 23 (Economic monopoly, Space race)
1419A/72
1962 October 2 (Government contracts, unemployment, dairy, disarmament, Communism, waste)
1419A/73
1962 November 14 (Budget, tax cut, government spending, cold war, NATO, TV)
1419A/74
1962 November 23
1419A/75
1963 January 8 (Campaign spending, contracts, tax cuts, TV and radio)
1419A/76
1963 January 23 (Budget, tax cut)
1419A/77
1963 February 6 (TV and radio)
1419A/78
1963 February 20 (Small business, free world, Soviet troops in Cuba, TV and radio)
1419A/79
1963 March 7
1419A/80
1963 March 19 (Graduates' employment, oil compact, McNamara)
1419A/81
1963 April 3 (Foreign aid, TV and radio)
1419A/82
1963 April 11 (Nuclear test ban, Congress, defense, TV and radio)
1419A/83
1963 April 25
1419A/84
1963 May 1
1419A/85
1963 May 15 (Economy, test ban)
1419A/86
1963 May 29 (Wisconsin cooperation, defense spending, civil rights, dairy)
1419A/87
1963 June 5
1419A/88
1963 June 26 (Capitol architect, de-icing, foreign aid)
1419A/89
1963 July 10 (Balance of payments, shipping, DeGaulle)
1419A/90
1963 July 23 (Radio)
1419A/91
1963 July 24 (Foreign aid, test ban, railroads, shipping)
1419A/92
1963 July 31 (Radio)
1419A/93
1963 August 7 (HEW, TV and radio)
1419A/94
1963 August 15 (Aircraft carriers, railroad settlement, Kefauver, shipping)
1419A/95
1963 August 21 (National Service Corps, airport bill)
1419A/96
1963 August 21
1419A/96
1963 August 22 (Tax cuts)
1419A/97
1963 September 4 (Vietnam, regulation, test ban, TV and radio)
1419A/98
1963 September 11 (Gronouski, spots)
1419A/99
1963 November 18 (Wheat sale, TV)
1419A/100
1963 October 22 (Tax cut, wheat)
1419A/101
1963 October 29 (Fish, foreign aid, TV)
1419A/102
1963 October 31 (George Farrick [FDA], TV)
1419A/103
1963 November 2 (Foreign aid, unemployment, TV and radio)
1419A/104
1963 November 13
1419A/105
1963 December 4 (Congress Calling)
1419A/106
1963 December 10 (Government spending, peace, spots)
1419A/107
1963 December 19 (Radio)
1419A/108
1963 December 24
1419A/109
1963 (Kennedy, Johnson, assassination bill)
1419A/110
1964 January 15 (Poverty)
1419A/111
1964 January 22
1419A/112
1964 February 12 (Radio spots)
1419A/113
1964 February (Inflation, plane shot down)
1419A/114
1964 March 11 (Lodge, RFK, farm bill, civil rights)
1419A/115
1964 March 17 (Succession, poverty)
1419A/116
1964 March 26 (Fulbright, poverty)
1419A/117
1964 April 7 (Women in government, Brazil, Khrushchev)
1419A/118
1964 April 8 (Wisconsin primary)
1419A/119
1964 April 24 (Humphrey, TV)
1419A/120
1964 April 28 (Poverty, peace)
1419A/121
1971 February 5 (Solid waste disposal-TV)
1419A/122
1971 July 14
1419A/123
1971 August 17 (Martin Agronski)
Partially identified
1419A/124
March 18 (Doerfer, defense)
1419A/125
March 19 (Kuntzler)
1419A/126
April 14 (Education, farm veto)
1419A/127
April 27 (Christian Herter)
1419A/128
May 16 (Accomplishments, #15)
1419A/129
May 23 (Air safety)
1419A/130
June 26
1419A/131
June 29 (Johnson recess)
1419A/132
August 29 (Civil rights, railroad strike, Yugoslavia, Vietnam, tax cut)
1419A/133
December 30 (Social Security)
1419A/134
Cuba, civil rights, food prices, TV and radio
1419A/135
Fair trade
1419A/136
Ellen Proxmire, Summit, congressional spending accounts, defense spending, TV
1419A/137
Seniority
1419A/138
Social Security, water steal #22
1419A/139-162
Unidentified
Film of spots and WKOW “Reports from Washington,” 1957-1958
FF 137
circa 1957 October
FF 131
1957
FF 132
1958 March-April
FF 133
1958 March-April, with Ellen Proxmire
FF 135
1958 April-May
FF 136
1958 May
FF 134
Undated
Note: Includes interview with Estes Kefauver.
Mss 738
Television transcripts and broadcasting station lists
Box   166
Folder   15-19
1961-1966
Note: 1965 missing.
Box   167
Folder   1-2
1961-1966 (continued)
Box   167
Folder   3
Television usage log, 1962
Box   167
Folder   4
“Your Hired Man in Washington” brochures, undated