Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)

 
Contents List
Container Title
Series: Audio and Visual Materials, 1959-1995
PH 3764
Subseries: Photographs and transparencies
Associates
Box   1
Folder   1
1962-1964, Wisconsin officials
Box   1
Folder   2
1963-1980
Awards/ Honorary degrees
Box   1
Folder   3
1966-1972, 1976-1977, 1980, receiving
Box   1
Folder   4
1995, Presidential Freedom Award, Bill Clinton presents
Campaign
Box   1
Folder   5
1959, 1961
Box   1
Folder   6-8
1962
1968
Box   1
Folder   9
General
Box   1
Folder   10-15
“Whistle Stop” tour, Rolls A-F
Box   2
Folder   1-16
“Whistle Stop” tour, Rolls H-X and enlargements
1974
Box   2
Folder   17
Constituents with Nelson
Box   2
Folder   18
Coopersmith, Esther, affair, June 23
Box   2
Folder   19
Eagle Waters, Wisconsin, July 6-7
Box   2
Folder   20-21
Kenosha sewer, Milwaukee Kiwanis Club, March 13
Box   2
Folder   22
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by Erwin Gebhard
Box   3
Folder   1
St. Mary's dedication, Racine, Wisconsin
Box   3
Folder   2
Television spots with Senators Proxmire and Ervin
1980
Box   3
Folder   3
Constituents with Nelson
Box   3
Folder   4
Campaign meeting, circa 1968 or 1974
Box   3
Folder   5
Clear Lake Museum booklet, undated
Constituents with Nelson
Box   3
Folder   6
1959-1963
Box   3
Folder   7
1960s
Box   3
Folder   8
1970s
Children
Box   3
Folder   9
1959-1961
Box   3
Folder   10
1963-1968, 1974, 1978
Box   3
Folder   11
Presenting awards, 1967, 1972-1973
Famous people
Box   3
Folder   12-13
1963-1970
Box   3
Folder   14
1971-1980
Box   3
Folder   15
Freeman, Orville, 1961, 1965
Box   3
Folder   16
Kennedy, John F., campaign in Wisconsin, 1960
Hearings
Box   3
Folder   17-18
Nelson Subcommittees, 1968, 1973-1980
Box   3
Folder   19
Job Corps centers and manpower hearings, Sparta, Wisconsin, 1966-1967
Box   3
Folder   20
Indians, Menominee Restoration, Ada Deer, 1959, circa 1966, 1971, 1975
Miscellaneous snapshots
Box   4
Folder   1
Office
Box   4
Folder   2-5
Nelson and staff, circa 1960, 1963-1974, circa 1969-1972
Box   4
Folder   6-7
Visitors, 1963-1980
Portraits
Box   4
Folder   8
Carrie Lee Nelson, 1968
Box   4
Folder   9
Close-ups, 1966-1977
Box   4
Folder   10
Family, circa 1960
Box   4
Folder   11
Formal, 1960s
Box   4
Folder   12
Informal, 1960-1961
Box   4
Folder   13
Oath of office, 1961
Box   4
Folder   14
Press interviews, 1972
Box   4
Folder   15-17
United States Capitol, 1964, circa 1968, 1972, 1974
Box   4
Folder   18
Scenes, Apostle Islands, Outer Island
Travel/ speaking engagements
Box   4
Folder   19
1960-1962
Box   4
Folder   20-21
1963-1980
Box   5
Folder   1
Apostle Islands (Ted Kennedy, canoeing, boat), 1965, 1967
Box   5
Folder   2
Apostle Islands tour, with David Obey, Cecil Andrus, 1979
Box   5
Folder   3
Beloit Corporation, 1979
Box   5
Folder   4
Boys Town, speaking, 1971
Box   5
Folder   5
Cuba trip, 1964
Box   5
Folder   6
Dairy promotion in Wisconsin, 1959, 1965, 1974, undated
Box   5
Folder   7
Earth Day, “Teach-in,” Denver and Madison, 1970 April 22
Earth Week
Box   5
Folder   8
1971
Box   5
Folder   9
1972
Box   5
Folder   10
1973, Burlington, Wisconsin
Box   5
Folder   11
Farms visited, 1960s
Box   5
Folder   12
Governors' Conference, Glacier Park, Montana, 1960
Box   5
Folder   13
Madison High School graduation, 1974
Box   5
Folder   14
Military, 1959-1965
Box   5
Folder   15
Jewish National Fund trip, Israel, 1973
Box   5
Folder   16-17
Namekagon canoe trip, 1966
Box   5
Folder   18
Small Business Development Center (SBDC), university tour, 1980
Box   5
Folder   19-21
Senate photography-VIPs, Nelson, staff, 1963-1980
Post-Senate
Box   6
Folder   1
Earth Day, 1995
Box   6
Folder   2
Portraits, close-ups, circa 2000
Box   6
Folder   3
Speaking and travel
Legislation related images
Box   6
Folder   4
Apostle Islands, 1967, 1973, 1978
Box   6
Folder   5
Kickapoo Valley and dam
Box   6
Folder   6
Kickapoo Valley, GAO study, 1975
Box   6
Folder   7
Milwaukee street beautification proposal, circa 1965
Box   6
Folder   8
Neighborhood Youth Corps in Wisconsin, circa 1965
Box   6
Folder   9-11
Nelson Amendment-beautification projects, 1966-1968
Box   6
Folder   12
Project ELF, circa 1979
Box   6
Folder   13
Supple Marsh proposal, circa 1965
Box   6
Folder   14
Truax Field, Milwaukee, circa 1973
Box   6
Folder   15
Upper St. Croix, 1977-1978
Box   6
Folder   16
Water pollution, Bill Bechtel, 1965
Box   6
Folder   17
Wisconsin flood disaster, 1965
Box   6
Folder   18
Wisconsin photographers' project, 1972
Box   6
Folder   19
Youth Conservation Corps, scrapbook, circa 1973
Box   7-9
Subseries: Negatives
Note: All negatives have vintage prints or copies.
Subseries: Miscellaneous audio recordings
1173A/107
Bong Air Base Controversy - Hearing in Racine, 1960
1173A/108-109
Civil Rights Conference, 1960 April 14
1173A/110
Democratic Political Conference Speech, 1962 January 26
1173A/111
Around Wisconsin with Governor Nelson, part 1, circa 1960
Note: See 1173A/142 for full recording.
1173A/138
Faculty Conversations about Patriotism, Whitewater, circa 1960
1173A/112
Founders Day-San Jose State College, Address, San Jose, California, 1960 May 3
1173A/113
Farmers for Kennedy and Johnson, 1960
1173A/114-115
Nelson Address to D.C. Chapter of ADA; Roosevelt Day Dinner, 1962 February 17
1173A/116
Governor Nelson's “Go Home” speech, 1960 February
1173A/117
Governor Nelson's Inaugural address, Madison, Wisconsin
1173A/118
Governor Nelson, clip on bid for 2nd term as governor, circa 1960
1173A/120
Governor Nelson's Talk at United Nations Conference
1173A/129-137
Governor Nelson - Address before the State Legislature; “Go Home” Speech, Madison, Wisconsin, 1960 January 14
1173A/121-125
Governor Nelson's Dairy Farm Policy Committee Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, 1960 February 26 and May 5
1173A/126
Governor Nelson's Address to Joint Legislature, Madison, Wisconsin, 1960 May 17
1173A/127-128
Governor Nelson's Address to Joint Legislature, Madison, Wisconsin, 1961 January 18
1173A/66-68
Untitled
1173A/90
Youth Wants to Know, 1964
1173A/24
Menominee Legislative Dinner / Vietnam Discussion with College Students, 1970 January 26
1173A/64
Student Youth Volunteer Association, WSUS-Superior
1173A/88
Presidential Classroom for Young Americans, 1971 February 23
1173A/55-56
Adlai E. Stevenson: Address to the Civil War Roundtable, undated
1173A/142 (Disc 239A/1)
Around Wisconsin with Governor Gaylord Nelson, undated
1173A/119
Around Wisconsin with Governor Gaylord Nelson part 2, undated
Note: See 1173A/142 for whole recording.
1173A/143 (Disc 239A/2)
Civil War Roundtable with Adlai Stevenson, circa 1961
1173A/139-140
Governor Nelson Tax reform speech, 1961 December 11
1173A/69
History of American Congress, 1972 May 8
1173A/40
Samuel Byck: Project Hope/Project Pandora Box, circa 1974
1173A/20
Senator Nelson speaks at UW-Eau Claire, 1973 May 11
1173A/38
Untitled, 45-second spots, undated
1173A/65
Vietnam pacification, Howard Tuckner, undated
1173A/89
WITI-TV TV6 Report: Gaylord Nelson on war and economy, 1972 July 25
1173A/9
WSUS-Stevens Point program: “Urgent: For Immediate Action”, undated
Subseries: Miscellaneous films
CB 038
[Gaylord Nelson-Negatives/ Outtakes] / [production company unknown], circa 1958
Physical Description: 1 reel of 1 (670 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm archival negative 
Scope and Content Note: Negative outtakes primarily of Nelson's 1958 campaign for Governor. First section of the film is an address by Nelson to the State Assembly [?] and was probably shot after he became Governor. Also includes shots of Keith Hardie's campaign for state senator.
CB 034
[Governor Gaylord Nelson's Inauguration] / [production company unknown], 1959
Physical Description: 1 reel of 1 (455 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson is sworn in as Wisconsin's new governor. Also present is an interview with Nelson the day after the election.
CB 035
[Nelson Campaign 1960-TV Spots] / Arthur Schultz Film Productions, 1960
Physical Description: 1 reel of 1 (650 feet); silent and sound; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Several promotional spots used by Nelson during his 1960 campaign for governor.
CB 037/AC 442
[Nelson campaign 1960 outtakes] / [production company unknown], United States, 1960
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (370 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm archival positive (AC 442)
:   1 film reel of 1 (409 feet); sound and silent; black and white; 16 mm print (CB 037) 
Scope and Content Note: Outtakes from television spots and promotional clips used during Gaylord Nelsons 1960 campaign for governor.
AC 441
[Miscellaneous scenes of Gaylord Nelson] / [production company unknown], United States, [1960]
Physical Description: 1 film reel (206 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: This film contains scenes of Gaylord Nelson at home with his family, in the State Senate Chamber, and on the road campaigning. Some of this footage was probably used in campaign commercials.
Note: See also DD 646.
AC 034/VBA 953
[JFK campaigning for president in the 1960 Wisconsin primary election] / [production company unknown], 1960
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (413 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm print (AC 034)
:   1 videocassette of 1 (U-Matic) (circa 12 minutes); silent; black and white; 3/4 inch viewing copy (VBA 953) 
Scope and Content Note: John F. Kennedy campaigns across the state of Wisconsin prior to the Presidential primary in April 1960. Also includes footage of Jackie Kennedy with their daughter Caroline.
Note: Film is scratched throughout. Scratches on the Jackie Kennedy segment are especially numerous.
DD 640
[Governor's Press Conference] / WTMJ-TV, 1961
Physical Description: 1 reel of 1 (1074 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Newsmen Austin Vealmer, Ray Doherty, Perry Hill, and Jack Kreuger interview Governor Nelson about current social, political, and economic issues in Wisconsin.
DE 834/VBA 463
The Apostle Island region/ Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Ashland and Bayfield County Boards, 1963
Physical Description: 1 reel of 1 (circa 1000 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print (print #11) Color faded, scratches (DE 834)
:   1 videocassette of 1 (U-Matic); sound; color; 3/4-inch viewing copy (VBA 463) 
Scope and Content Note: Examination of the history and physical make-up of the islands. Narrated by Edward P. Morgan, this film examines preservation from both the environmental standpoint and as a recreational opportunity. Included in the film is footage of John F. Kennedy's visit, where he spoke in favor of the territory becoming a national park. Technical Credits: Consultants, Harold Jordahl and Martin Hanson; photography by Martin Hanson and Stuart Hanish; editing and sound by ASH Film Productions; script by George Vukelich. Cast Credits: Narrator: Edward P. Morgan, introduced by Gaylord Nelson (Senator); guest: John F. Kennedy.
DD 632
Twentieth Century: Farmer-Feast or Famine?/ CBS News, circa 1965?
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1071 feet); sound; black and white; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: News film about the plight of the American farmer. Narrated by Walter Cronkite. Credits: Directed by Willard Van Dyke and Roger Barlow.
DD 630
Cedar Creek wetlands--pollution fight/ [production company unknown], 1966
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (850 feet); sound; color; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: Film about the conservation effort made by the people of Wisconsin to clean up Cedar Creek. Follows the fight against pollution from the time the problem was recognized to the final clean-up day, September 17, 1966, in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
Note: May have been made by Libby McNeil and Libby Met-a-mold Inc.
CB 032
The defenders of wildlife : your yard, their sheep/ Defenders of Wildlife, 1966
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (525 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: This film discusses the damage being done to the nation's public lands by commercial enterprises. The focus is on over-grazing sheep.
Note: Color faded
CB 024/CB 025-CB 026, CB 039
[International labor conference-Geneva, Switzerland] / WKOW-TV, [1966]
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (570 feet); 16 mm print (CB 024)
:   1 film reel of 1 (562 feet); 16 mm pos track (CB 026)
:   1 film reel of 1 (588 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (CB 025)
:   1 film reel of 1 (744 feet); silent; black and white; 16 mm print (CB 039) 
Scope and Content Note: Senator Gaylord Nelson and Joe Floyd of WKOW-TV interview George Weater, U.S. government delegate to the Labor Conference. Senator Nelson also interviews Professor Stone of Beloit College about summer seminars in Geneva. CB 039 contains outtakes from the interview with Weater and miscellaneous footage of the conference. Cast Credits: Interviewers: Joe Floyd, Gaylord Nelson; guest: George Weater.
AC 429
[Badger Ordinance Pollution Film] / Producer? Fritz Albert, 1969
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (359 feet); silent; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: A film of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant near Baraboo, Wisconsin, showing how much pollution it spilled into the air and water until an ordinance was passed to halt it.
DD 629
Looking for an Organic America/ Rodale Films, 1972
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1,010 feet); sound; color; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: A look at farmers who have turned to organic farming. The film examines the economic and environmental problems that non-organic farmers are facing and compares high-tech factory farms to organic farms. Technical Credits: Producer, Burton K. Fox; photographers, Burton K. Fox, John Hoskyns-Abrahall, Winfred Scherner, Amanda Hoskyns-Abrahall, Bud Kerr. Cast Credits: Narrator: Robert Rodale (editor of “Organic Gardening”); special appearances by Eddie Albert, Gaylord Nelson.
CB 020
[Youth Conservation Corps] / Production company unknown, [circa 1973]
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (514 feet); color; 16 mm print (CB 020)
:   1 film reel of 1 (514 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (CB 021) 
Scope and Content Note: Several young men from the Youth Conservation Corps in Wisconsin are interviewed to find out about camp life and their impressions of the Youth Conservation program.