Richard Kaplan Papers, 1905-2006

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Title: Richard Kaplan Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1905-2006

  • Kaplan, Richard, 1925-
Call Number: M87-025; M87-269; M94-166; M94-357; M97-052; M99-024; M2003-053; M2004-107; M2006-118; M2007-065; M2011-091; M2012-117

Quantity: 53.6 cubic feet; 95 tape recordings, 31 videorecordings, 60 cans of film, 45 film reels (16 mm), 70 photographs, 12 negative strips, 26 negatives, and 12 transparencies

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Papers of Richard Kaplan (1925-), a documentary film and television writer, director, and producer. Included in the manuscript collection are production and distribution files consisting of research notes, grant information, scripts, work logs, transcripts, reviews, publicity materials, and photographs. Also included are tape recordings, videotapes and film (including soundtracks) from his career, including the documentaries A Look at Liv and King: Montgomery to Memphis; television projects, including "They Came for Good", on the history of Jews in the United States; and feature films, including projects on Varian Fry, an American journalist involved in the Emergency Rescue Committee (later known as the International Rescue Committee), which assisted refugees during World War II.


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Language: English

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