Fox Point Video Archives Project Records, 1989-1990

Summary Information
Title: Fox Point Video Archives Project Records
Inclusive Dates: 1989-1990

  • Chew, Carol
  • Chew, Daniel
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 209

Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

A collection of six videocassettes containing footage taken in Fox Point, Wisconsin. Produced by Carol and Daniel Chew for the Fox Point Foundation, the tapes contain footage of events that took place in Fox Point in 1989 and 1990, as well as interviews with Fox Point residents. The tapes also include footage of various homes, businesses, schools, and houses of worship in Fox Point, as well as recordings of older photographs relating to Fox Point and its residents. An accompanying guide lists the contents of each tape.

Language: English

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of six videocassettes, produced in 1989 and 1990, and an accompanying guide which lists the contents of each tape. The guide also contains brief written summaries of interviews with several residents who are not interviewed on tape.

The Fox Point Events tapes (videocassettes 1 and 2) contain footage of a Fourth of July parade, a practice fire department burn, a carnival at St. Eugene's Church, ice skaters, and Memorial Day celebrations.

The Fox Point Graphics tape (videocassette 3) consists of video recordings of still photographs. Included are images of buildings, including homes, schools, and houses of worship; trolleys; students and clergy; and residents.

The Fox Point Homes tape (videocassette 4) consists of recordings of various homes in Fox Point. Each home is shown from multiple vantage points.

The Fox Point Interviews tape (videocassette 5) consists of interviews with Del Lindbloom (Fox Point/Bayside School District); Nancy Konrad and Helen Gamble (daughters of Peter Stormonth, teacher and school superintent); Charlotte Teweles and Janet Krauskopf (describing Fox Point in the 1930s and 1940s); F.R. Dengel (former Fox Point Village President); and Edna Sievers (long-time Fox Point resident).

The Fox Point Locations tape (videocassette 6) consists of scenic footage, as well as footage of village hall, schools, places of worship, village services, parks, and businesses.

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Administrative/Restriction Information
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

Christel Maass donated the collection to the Archives in April 2004 on behalf of the Fox Point Foundation (accession 2003-077).

Processing Information

Jason Smalley began processing the collection in May 2004. Christel Maass finished processing the collection in February 2005.

Contents List
Box   1
Video   1-2
Fox Point Events #1-2, 1989
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Box   1
Video   3
Fox Point Graphics, 1989
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Box   1
Video   4
Fox Point Houses, 1989
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Box   1
Video   5
Fox Point Interviews, 1990, undated
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Box   1
Video   6
Fox Point Locations, undated
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Box   1
Guide to Interviews and Videotapes, undated