Edna Sievers Oral History of Fox Point, 1975

Summary Information
Title: Edna Sievers Oral History of Fox Point
Inclusive Dates: 1975

  • Sievers, Edna
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 211

  • 1 audio cassette
  • 2 digital files (1.44 GB)

Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

One audio cassette recording of Fox Point resident Edna Sievers answering a list of questions and describing life in the Fox Point, Wisconsin area in the early twentieth century. In this oral history, recorded on January 23, 1975, Sievers describes area stores and businesses; transportation; parks and farmland; homes and families; entertainment and social activities; and schools and government. There is no transcript.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mil-uwmmss0211
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Administrative/Restriction Information
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use digital access copies of audio records. There are no other 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 this collection to the Archives in April 2004 on behalf of the Fox Point Foundation (accession 2003-078).

Processing Information

Christel Maass processed the collection in February 2005.

Preservation Information

George Blood L.P digitized the audio cassette recording in August 2015. Audio preservation master files were created as 96 kHz/24-bit resolution 2 channel broadcast .wav files. Audio access copies were created as 44 kHz/192 kbps bit rate 2 channel .mp3 files.