Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen Papers, 1967-1986

Summary Information
Title: Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1967-1986

  • Johannsen, Marilyn R.
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 86

Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen, neighborhood activists and leaders of Milwaukee's Sherman Park Community Association dating from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s. The collection contains correspondence to and from newspapers and local businesses, Housing and Education Committee records, association newsletters, early general meeting minutes, materials documenting opposition from hate groups, and other materials relating to their involvement with the organization. Some of these documents are annotated.

Language: English

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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.

Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection (Wisconsin Statutes 19.21-19.39).

Acquisition Information

Marilyn R. and Walter J. Johannsen donated the collection to the Archives on June 19, 1996 (accession 1995-063).

Processing Information

Mee Kim processed the collection at the Archives in October-November 1996. A number of files directly pertaining to the Sherman Park Community Association and the Park West Freeway that were not annotated by the Johannsens were filed with the SPCA records (UWM Manuscript Collection 72).

Contents List
Box   1
Folder   1
Correspondence, 1971-1984
Box   1
Folder   2
Freeway Vegetable Gardens, 1973-1974
Box   1
Folder   3
Letters to Newspapers, 1971-1974
Box   1
Folder   4
Neighborhood Profile Project, undated
Box   1
Folder   5
Newspaper Clippings and Responses, 1967-1986
Box   1
Folder   6
Opposition From Hate Groups, 1973
Box   1
Folder   7
Project Understanding, 1968
Box   1
Folder   8
Research Team on Population Characteristics, 1970?
Box   1
Folder   9
Sherman Park Community Association, Education Committee, 1971-1984
Box   1
Folder   10
Sherman Park Community Association, General Meeting Minutes, 1970-1973
Box   1
Folder   11
Sherman Park Community Association, Housing Committee, 1967-1985
Box   1
Folder   12
Sherman Park Community Association, Housing Survey, 1971
Box   1
Folder   13
Sherman Park Community Association, Task Force on Membership and Participation, undated
Box   1
Folder   14
The Sherman Park News, 1971-1973
Box   1
Folder   15
The Sherman Park Plan, 1982-1986
Box   1
Folder   16
Speeches, 1973?