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1) Title: Harrison Ludington Papers, 1848-1890
Creator: Ludington, Harrison, 1812-1891
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss J
Abstract: Papers of Ludington, a Milwaukee businessman and Republican, who was mayor of that city, 1871-1876, and governor of Wisconsin, 1876-1878. The collection relates only to Ludington's business activities, particularly to his partnership with Daniel Wells, Jr., of Milwaukee and Anthony Van Schaick of Chicago in the lumber industry. Included are many letters from Van Schaick concerning the land investments and lumber production of the Ludington, Wells and Van Schaick Company which operated near Menominee, Michigan. An additional group of papers concerns Ludington's financial responsibilities as executor of the estate of his early mercantile partner in Milwaukee, Harvey Birchard, and as guardian of Birchard's two minor heirs.
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2) Title: Marvin Pratt Aldermanic and Mayoral Records, 1982-2004
Creator: Pratt, Marvin E.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Common Council.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the Mayor.
Quantity: 5 cubic ft. (13 boxes); 1 oversize folder
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 76
Abstract: This collection contains the aldermanic and mayoral records of Marvin Pratt, who served on Milwaukee’s Common Council from 1987 until 2004, when he became Acting Mayor for four months. Contains correspondence, reports, mayoral proclamations, and planning documents.
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3) Title: Daniel Webster Hoan Mayoral Records, 1905-1987
Creator: Hoan, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1881-1961.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the Mayor.
Quantity: 4.5 cubic ft. (11 boxes); 1 oversize folder
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 8
Abstract: Records of Dan Hoan, a socialist mayor of Milwaukee who served from 1916-1940. The collection is mostly comprised of his later years as mayor. Some personal papers are included as well. Contains correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other ephemera.
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4) Title: John L. Bohn Mayoral Records, 1937-1951
Creator: Bohn, John L., 1867-1955.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the Mayor.
Quantity: 19.7 cubic ft. (50 boxes); 1 oversize folder
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 16
Abstract: Records of the John Bohn Mayoral Administration. Bohn served as Common Council President until Mayor Carl Zeidler resigned in 1942. Bohn then became Acting Mayor and was later elected mayor in 1944. He remained in office until 1948. Collection contains correspondence, reports, clippings, and photographs. There is also a significant amount of material on Milwaukee's "Centurama", which celebrated Milwaukee's 100th anniversary in 1946.
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5) Title: Carl F. Zeidler Mayoral Records, 1936-1943
Creator: Zeidler, Carl F., 1908-1942.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the Mayor.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the City Attorney.
Quantity: 15.3 cubic ft. (37 boxes)
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 44
Abstract: Records of Milwaukee Mayor Carl Zeidler, who was elected on the Democratic ticket in 1940, but resigned in 1942 to serve in World War II. Contains correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and artifacts. Some materials on his time as Assistant City Attorney are included as well.
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6) Title: Frank P. Zeidler Mayoral Records, 1944-1962
Creator: Zeidler, Frank P., 1912-2006.
Creator: Milwaukee (Wis.). Office of the Mayor.
Quantity: 80.5 cubic ft. (200 boxes); 1 oversize folder
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 48
Abstract: Records of the Frank Zeidler Mayoral Administration. Zeidler was a Socialist mayor of Milwaukee from 1948-1960. The collection includes reports, correspondence, speeches, photographs, meeting minutes, and other materials on his work as mayor.
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7) Title: Burrows and Richardson Business Records, 1836-1915
Creator: Burrows, George B., 1832-1909
Creator: Richardson, James, d. 1893
Quantity: 27.0 c.f. (85 archives boxes and 12 flat boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss AQ
Abstract: Records of Burrows and Richardson, a Madison, Wisconsin, real estate firm that was established in the early 1850s by James B. Richardson and operated under varying titles and partners--Abraham H. Palmer, Napoleon B. Van Slyke, Timothy Brown, Levi B. Vilas, and Leonard Farwell--until 1868 when it was taken over by George B. Burrows, who continued it until his death. The firm also acted as an investment, loan, and collection agency for other land companies and for individuals, including Charles Doty. The records document the firm's work with similar agencies in the state and its banking operations from the late 1850s to 1863, as well as its real estate transactions.
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