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Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000 Title: Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000 Records, 1975-1989
Quantity: 2.2 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 143
Abstract: This collection contains the administrative records of Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000, a volunteer, community-based organization interested in improving the quality of life for citizens of Greater Milwaukee. The majority of the records in this collection date from 1980 to 1983. Through correspondence, minutes and agendas, publications, papers, and photographs this collection documents the efforts of a citizen group to develop a positive and realistic vision for Milwaukee in the year 2000, and to make suggestions for achieving that vision. Of particular interest are the ten final reports of the Goals 2000 task forces and the final report of its successor, Action for Goals 2000.
Goddard, John Henry, 1847-1922 Title: John Henry Goddard Journal
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 071
Abstract: Photocopy of the journal of John Henry Goddard, 1880-1882, describing a trip to Nebraska and later excursions (including a camping trip in search of beaver).
Godmilow, Jill, 1943- Title: Jill Godmilow Papers, 1974-2010
Quantity: 5.0 cubic feet (5 records center cartons), 14 videodiscs, 3 videorecordings (2 1/2-inch VHS cassette and 1 3/4-inch cassette), 4 reels of 16 mm film, and 5 reels of 35 mm film; plus additions of 1.0 cubic feet, 14 audio recordings, 11 CD-ROMs, and 27 videorecordings (12 3/4-inch videocassette tapes, 10 Betacam SP videotapes, and 5 1/2-inch videocassette tapes)
Call Number: Mss 1080; DF 598; FG 913-FG 915; HC 416-HC 420; VBC 216; VDA 091-VDA 102; VDA 146-VDA 147; VHB 295; VHB 340
Abstract: Papers, 1974-2010, of Jill Godmilow, an independent filmmaker. The collection includes prints (film, video, or DVD) of her films, as well as extensive correspondence and documentation of the production, distribution, and subsequent reception of her films. Dialog lists exist for almost all of her films. Especially well represented are the documentaries Far From Poland and What Farocki Taught; her sole narrative feature film, Waiting for the Moon; and her unproduced narrative feature, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Goethe House of Wisconsin;
Goethe House, Milwaukee;
Zeidler, Frank P., 1912-2006
Title: Goethe House of Wisconsin Records, 1978-2006
Quantity: 0.4 cubic ft. (1 box) 1 oversize folder
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 73
Abstract: Records of the Goethe House of Wisconsin, an organization that promotes German culture. Collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and newsletters.
Goetz, George W., 1855-1897 Title: George W. Goetz Papers, 1877-1897
Quantity: 0.4. c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 136
Abstract: Papers of George W. Goetz, a Milwaukee metallurgist and inventor, including professional correspondence, notes, and reports; materials pertaining to patents he obtained, mainly concerning iron and copper refining processes; diaries from a tour with S. T. Wellman of European iron and steel works; and biographical materials. Correspondence includes exchanges with the Ore Reduction Company of Pittsburgh, the Illinois Steel Company of Chicago, and the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company of Michigan and Boston.
Goetz, Roger M. Title: Conrad Pfund: Swiss-American Lutheran Educator
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 146
Abstract: Biographical paper titled "Conrad Pfund: Swiss-American Lutheran Educator," written by Roger M. Goetz in 1998.
Goetz, Ruth Goodman, 1912- Title: Ruth Goodman Goetz Papers, 1916-1983
Quantity: 6.6 c.f. (19 archives boxes), 2 reels of microfilm (35mm), and photographs
Call Number: U.S. Mss 28AN; Micro 1177; Item A399; Lot A113-A114
Abstract: Papers of Ruth Goodman Goetz, a playwright and screenwriter, together with papers of two members of her theatrical family: her father, Philip Goodman (1885-1940), who was a producer of Broadway plays and musicals, and her husband and collaborator, Augustus Goetz (1889-1957). Also present are papers of agent Leah Salisbury pertaining to her management of Goetz's literary interests. Philip Goodman's papers include correspondence, contracts, agreements, financial records, and typescript copies of plays produced or written by Goodman. The work of Ruth Goodman and Augustus Goetz includes scripts, correspondence, and financial records for stage and screen plays such as Carrie (Paramount, 1952), The Immoralist (1954), The Hidden River (1957), and One Man Show (1945). The Heiress, for which the Goetzes adapted both the stage (1947) and screen (Paramount, 1949) versions, is partially documented, although scripts for neither are present. A large part of the correspondence is letters exchanged between Mrs. Goetz and her daughter over a thirty-year period. Also part of the collection is a typescript journal of a trip made to China in 1978; references to associations with Clifford Odets, S. J. Perelman, and David Selznick; and undated costume plates.
Goggans, Irene Bishop Title: Irene Bishop Goggans Collection, 1930-2017
Quantity: 13.4 cubic ft. (34 boxes)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 394
Abstract: Materials collected by Irene Goggans (1926-2017) that documents life in the African-American community in Milwaukee, mostly from the 1950s to the early 2010s. Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, and ephemera.
Golda Meir Library. Office for Map History Title: Golda Meir Library, Office for Map History Records, 1986-1992
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Archival Collection 95
Abstract: The collection contains records relating to the Office for Map History, a unit of the Golda Meir Library. There are a few records relating to the administration of the office, but the majority of the records relate to the mounting of the major exhibition Maps and the Columbian Encounter. The exhibition ran from 1989 to 1992 and displayed a number of original 13th-17th century maps in order to demonstrate the use of maps as instruments of discovery, power, and cultural dominance.
Goldberger, Arthur Stanley, 1930- Title: Arthur Goldberger papers
Quantity: 3 Linear Feet 3 record cartons
Call Number: uac34
Abstract: Arthur Goldberger was an econometrician and economist who spent the majority of his career at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he helped build the Department of Economics. His papers include correspondence, research files, and writings.
Goldman, Albert Title: Albert Goldman Papers, 1940-1959
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 434
Abstract: Papers of Albert Goldman, a Chicago lawyer who was a member of the Communist Party, the Socialist Workers Party, and the Workers Party and who was jailed under provisions of the Smith Act in 1944. The collection consists of correspondence, 1941-1959, with letters of note from Roger Baldwin, Max Eastman, and James T. Farrell. Half of the correspondence dates from 1948 and concerns the Workers Party, socialism, and Goldman's efforts to be reinstated to the bar. There are also briefs concerning the Minneapolis sedition case and his disbarment, a copy of a security hearing involving his sister, notes made by Goldman at the time of the sedition trial, and related research, clippings, and a pamphlet written by Goldman.
Goldwomon, Sue Title: Sue Goldwomon collection
Quantity: .42 Linear Feet One half size letter document box Fliers, newsletters, stock certificate, and grant materials
Call Number: uac95
Abstract: This collection donated by Sue Goldwomon documents the history of the Madison-based lesbian-feminist event space Apple Island from 1993-1996. The collection also includeas a 1981 stock certificate from feminist cooperative restaurant and bar Lysistrata.
Goodfellowship Club of the Employees of the G. Heileman Brewing Company. Title: Goodfellowship Club of the Employees of the G. Heileman Brewing Company Booklet: "Election of Officers and Revised By-Laws"
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 205
Goodlett, Carlton Benjamin, 1914- Title: Carlton Benjamin Goodlett Papers, 1942-1967
Quantity: 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 430
Abstract: Papers of Carlton Goodlett, a San Francisco physician, publisher of the Sun-Reporter, and civil rights, peace, and political activist. Subject files consist of correspondence, speeches and articles, form letters, brochures, clippings, and reports mainly relating to his civil rights activities and his involvement in the international peace movement. Civil rights materials concern local discrimination in employment, demonstrations against such discrimination, and local and national attempts to influence government and legislation especially with California governor Edmund “Pat” Brown. Much material from the years when Goodlett headed the San Francisco chapter of the NAACP (1947-1949) is included. Prominent correspondents include S. I. Hayakawa, Hugh B. Hester, Bertrand Russell, and representatives of the American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa, the California Negro Leadership Conference, the Committee for Peaceful Alternatives, and the Congress of Racial Equality.
Goodman, Carolyn Title: Carolyn Goodman Papers, 1964-1971
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box), 4 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 10 photographs, 1 film, and 1 videorecording
Call Number: Mss 192; Micro 482; Micro 833; PH Mss 192; DC 537; VBB 166
Abstract: Papers concerning the 1964 murder of Mrs. Goodman's son Andrew, a civil rights volunteer in Mississippi. The papers include microfilmed correspondence, condolences, clippings, and legal documents. Other responses to the nationally publicized murder trial include eulogies, memorial service programs, correspondence regarding a memorial scholarship and community center, a script for the 1966 play And People All Around, and a film of “Andy A.M.,” a program aired on WNBC-TV's New York Illustrated. Photographs include images of Andrew Goodman and artwork depicting or dedicated to him.
Goodman, James, 1954- Title: James and Rebecca Goodman Papers, 1993-2018
Quantity: 0.8 cubic feet (2 archives boxes) and 14.7 megabytes
Call Number: Mss 1174
Abstract: Papers, 1993-2018, of James “Jim” Goodman, organic dairy and direct market beef farmer, writer, speaker, and activist, documenting his activities and Jim and Rebecca Goodman's involvement with environmental, consumer, and organic and sustainable agriculture organizations, including the Center for Food Safety (CFS), Organic Consumers Association (OCA), Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA), Family Farm Defenders (FFD), and the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Jim Goodman was also a 2008-2009 Food and Society Policy Fellow. Includes writings, correspondence, speaking notes, and news clippings. Also materials related to the use of recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) in dairy cattle.
Goodrich, Ezra, 1826-1916 Title: Ezra Goodrich Papers, 1849-1887
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 volume)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss A
Abstract: Business and personal papers of Goodrich, a Milton, Wis., merchant and founder of Milton College, including correspondence; material concerning local politics, Town of Milton School District No. 5, and Milton College; a merchandising account book recording accounts payable and receivable, including records of Goodrich's orders from firms in New York and Mass.; and deeds and other legal documents belonging to William T. Morgan, also of Milton.
Goodrich, Frances;
Hackett, Albert
Title: Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett Papers, 1927-1961
Quantity: 6.8 cubic feet (15 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes); plus additions of 0.4 cubic feet
Call Number: U.S. Mss 21AN; M97-231
Abstract: Papers of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, a husband-wife writing team who collaborated on many stage and motion picture productions. Included are scripts and drafts, clippings, correspondence, explanatory notes, and memorabilia. Especially well documented is The Diary of Anne Frank (1955), for which the Hacketts wrote both the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and the motion picture (20th Century-Fox, 1959). These files contain letters on the writing, translation, and production of both versions, variant drafts and scripts, financial records, publicity, and papers relating to the awards won by the play. Many letters exchanged between 1953 and 1961 by the Hacketts and Otto Frank, the father of Anne, offer insights into the couple's research and composition techniques. Other noteworthy screen credits which are represented in the collection are Ah, Wilderness (MGM, 1935), Easter Parade (MGM, 1948), Father of the Bride (MGM, 1950), Father's Little Dividend (MGM, 1951), Naughty Marietta (MGM, 1935), Rose Marie (MGM, 1936), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (MGM, 1954), several from the Thin Man series (MGM, 1935), and Watch on the Rhine (Warner Bros., 1943).
Goralski, Robert, 1928-1988 Title: Robert Goralski Papers, 1950-1986
Quantity: 5.6 cubic feet (14 archives boxes), 0.3 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box and 1 folder), and 1 tape recording; plus additions of 1.6 cubic feet (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 85AF; PH 3238; Audio 433A; M92-027
Abstract: Papers of Robert Goralski, a Washington, D.C., correspondent for NBC and public relations director for the Gulf Oil Corporation, documenting his professional activities. News scripts for radio and television (1961-1975) comprise the majority of the collections. Other writings, which include speeches, articles, and book drafts, are less well represented, although they demonstrate Goralski’s expertise on the Far East. Also part of the collection are correspondence and background material collected during the course of his association with NBC.
Gordon, Bonnie, 1942- Title: Bonnie Gordon Papers, 1958-1969
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 524
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1963-1967, of Cleveland, Ohio, activist Bonnie Gordon, consisting chiefly of minutes, correspondence, and printed matter pertaining to the Vietnam Resolution Committee; local chapters of the Alexander Defense Committee, the Congress of Racial Equality, and Young Socialists of America; and other organizations in which she participated.
Gordon, Edgar B., 1875-1963 Title: Edgar B. Gordon Papers, 1906-1961
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Mss 159
Abstract: Papers of Edgar B. Gordon, a music professor at the University of Wisconsin and pioneer in radio education, consisting of correspondence, articles and addresses, books, reminiscences, and biographical material. Pertaining to the program Journeys in Music Land which Gordon developed and directed for WHA, 1931-1955, are news releases, clippings, programs, and reports.
Gordon, Fredrick G.;
Milwaukee (Wis.). Common Council.
Title: Fredrick G. Gordon Aldermanic Records, 1975-1997
Quantity: 4 cubic ft. (12 boxes)
Call Number: City of Milwaukee Archival Collection 84
Abstract: Records of Common Council Alderman Fredrick G. Gordon, who served Milwaukee's 7th District from 1992-2004. Collection contains correspondence, reports, subject files, clippings, and publications.
Gordon, Gertrude Salzer, 1906-1998 Title: Getrude Salzer Gordon Family Papers
Physical Description: 4.6 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 072
Abstract: Personal papers of La Crosse philanthropist Gertrude Salzer Gordon and her family. Gertrude Salzer, granddaughter of Salzer Seed Company founder, John A. Salzer, married Donald Gordon, Sr., son of prominent La Crosse lawyer, George Gordon. Among Gertrude Salzer Gordon's papers are newspaper clippings including a ticket to the 1953 Rose Bowl football game, correspondence, calendar datebooks, and financial papers detailing her investments. Some Salzer Seed Company memorabilia such as samples of advertising and stationary is included, but the collection does not contain any landscaping information. Donald Gordon, Sr. was active in state Republican party politics and materials relating to his political involvement include two signed letters from 1940 Republican presidential candidate, Wendell Willkie. Papers from Donald "Sandy" Gordon, Jr., son of Gertrude Salzer Gordon and Donald Gordon, Sr., include mainly correspondence. Miscellaneous materials are also included for Gertrude Salzer Gordon's mother, Clara Kremers Salzer, and Donald Gordon, Sr.'s parents, George H. Gordon and Stella Goddard Gordon. Photographs from this collection include images of individuals in the Gordon and Salzer families, homes of the Salzer and Gordon families, and several photos pertaining to the Salzer Seed Company.
Gordon, Michael, interviewer Title: Wisconsin Family Farm Oral History Project, 1986-1987
Quantity:: 31 tape recordings and 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Call Number: Audio 1218A; M90-028
Abstract:: Tape-recorded interviews conducted by Michael Gordon with seven Wisconsin farmers, two rural ministers, and the director of the Wisconsin Rural Development Center about the financial and social crisis sweeping through rural America in the mid-1980s, and about the growing sustainable agriculture movement. Also includes abstracts. In addition, there are several non-abstracted actuality recordings of related events such as farm and equipment sales, farm field tests, a demonstration protesting the use of bovine growth hormone in dairy herds, and part of the Sustainable Agriculture Conference held in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, in February 1987. Also present is a recording of a one-hour radio documentary produced by Gordon using this material which aired on WORT-FM (Madison, Wisconsin) and other stations in 1987.
Gordon, Stuart, 1947-2020 Title: Stuart Gordon Papers, 1968-2007
Quantity: 37.0 cubic feet (86 archives boxes, 10 flat boxes, and 2 oversize folders), 1.4 cubic feet of photographs (4 archives boxes and 1 cardfile box), 64 film reels (35 mm), 174 videorecordings, 47 videodiscs, and 29 audio recordings
Call Number: M2008-074; HC 204-265; VHA 759-897
Abstract: Papers, 1968-2007, of Stuart Gordon, theater director, film director, and screenwriter. The bulk of the collection documents his work in cinema and, to a lesser extent, television. Motion pictures directed by Gordon represented include Re-Animator, 1985; From Beyond, 1986; Space Truckers, 1996; The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, 1998; Dagon, 2001; and Stuck, 2007. Documentation of other motion pictures to which he contributed includes, among others, papers concerning Pet Sematary, 1989; and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, 1989. There is a small quantity of material relating to Gordon's theatrical career as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and as a co-founder of the Organic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, in the 1970s and 1980s.
Gordon, William, 1911- Title: Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project: William Gordon Interview, 1977-1978
Quantity: 7 tape recordings
Call Number: Audio 660A
Abstract: One of a series of tape-recorded oral interviews conducted with Textile Workers Union of America leaders by James A. Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, documenting the origins, growth, and decline of the TWUA, internal disputes, relations with other unions, and organizing drives. The interviews document textile unionism prior to the formation of the TWUA, as well as discussing major strikes and gains made through collective bargaining. Specific references are made to organizing activities in Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The William Gordon interview is part of the Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project.
Gordon, William, 1911- Title: Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project: William Gordon Interview, 1977-1978
Quantity: 7 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 660A
Abstract: One of a series of tape-recorded oral interviews conducted with Textile Workers Union of America leaders by James A. Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, documenting the origins, growth, and decline of the TWUA, internal disputes, relations with other unions, and organizing drives. The interviews document textile unionism prior to the formation of the TWUA, as well as discussing major strikes and gains made through collective bargaining. Specific references are made to organizing activities in Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The William Gordon interview is part of the Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project.
Gorman, Patrick Emmett, 1892-1980 Title: Patrick Emmett Gorman Papers, 1918-1980
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes), 9 reels of microfilm (16mm), 5 tape recordings, and 5 films
Call Number: Mss 980; Micro 2082; Tape 914A; DD 550-553; CA 988
Abstract: Personal papers of Patrick Gorman, an officer of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of America, 1923-1980, consisting primarily of alphabetically arranged correspondence dating after 1976. Included on microfilm is correspondence with friends and labor union associates and information on personal charitable interests. Not on the microfilm are speeches, writings, and legislative testimony; an oral history interview conducted by Carl Ryant (1974 and 1977) and a recorded talk at the University of Louisville; miscellaneous biographical and charitable papers; and home movies of trips to Europe, 1937-1960.
Gorman, Patrick, 1892-1980 Title: United Food and Commercial Workers Union Retired Leaders Oral History Project: Patrick Gorman Interview, 1980
Extent: 4 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 847A
Abstract: Oral history interview with Patrick Gorman about his experiences as a long-time (1920-1979) officer of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Interviewed by James Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, this interview is part of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Retired Leaders Oral History Project.
Gorton Machine Corporation (Racine, Wis.) Title: Gorton Machine Corporation Records, 1916-1970
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box), 7 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 1 tape recording, and 0.1 cubic feet of photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: Parkside Mss 42; Parkside Micro 9; Micro 714; Audio 1829A; PH 4970
Abstract: Records of Gorton Machine Corporation, a large Racine machine tool and die maker; consisting of printed and typewritten histories of the firm, brochures, radio advertising scripts, microfilmed scrapbooks of advertisements, and other publicity materials. Also includes recording of groundbreaking ceremonies for a new Gorton plant in 1967; and photographs of plant and office employees, as well as exterior views of the building (1940s-1970s).
Gostomski, Harriet Title: Harriet Gostomski Papers, 1921-1948
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 70
Abstract: Correspondence and postcards, in English and Polish, between Harriet Gostomski and her husband, John V. Jakusz. The correspondence includes letters from Harriet to her husband during her visits to Poland, and letters from Miroslav Strzelinski of Posnan. The collection also contains miscellaneous materials regarding the ocean liner M.S. Pilsudski.
Gottlieb, Howard L., 1918- Title: Howard L. Gottlieb Papers, 1922-1960
Quantity: 5.4 c.f. (4 record center cartons and 4 archives boxes), 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), and 105 photographs
Call Number: Mss 769; Micro 1171; PH 3866
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1940-1957, of Howard L. Gottlieb, a scientist employed in a wide variety of industrial and academic fields. Primarily covering the years when he lived in Madison, Wisconsin as a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin and an industrial biochemist, the papers include personal correspondence to and from parents and friends, files on outside activities such as Consumer Cooperative Services and the Wisconsin Section of the American Chemical Society, and files from his employment. Present are records concerning research work at Oscar Mayer and Bjorksten Research Laboratory, and fragmentary records on work for the American Foundation for Biological Research and the Wisconsin State Board of Health. The personal correspondence and diaries concern his education and research, his friendships with men and women, and Jewish family life primarily during the 1940s.
Gottlieb, Manuel;
Zeidler, Frank P., 1912-2006
Title: Manuel Gottlieb Papers, 1958-1983
Quantity: 1.3 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 71
Abstract: Personal papers of Manuel Gottlieb. He was an economics professor, author and a 1968 Milwaukee Mayoral candidate.
Gove, George R., 1881-1968;
Gove, George W., 1844-1930;
Gove, Marguerite Pannill, circa 1880-1969
Title: George W., George R., and Marguerite Gove Papers, 1833-1963
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 358
Abstract: Papers of George W. Gove, Civil War veteran of the 33rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and Milwaukee businessman; his son, George R. Gove, large-scale housing expert and developer; and Marguerite Gove, wife of George R. Gove, a newspaper reporter and pioneer in educational films. George W. Gove papers, 1833-1901, consist of biographical materials, correspondence (primarily with family members), diaries, and financial records. George R. Gove papers, 1881-1953, include biographical materials, business correspondence, diaries from his years while a student, clippings, miscellaneous business papers, and reports. George R. Gove worked for the New York State Housing Commission in the 1920s and '30s, for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (1939-1952) as vice-president for housing, and for the Atomic Energy Commission at Oak Ridge (1950-51). Marguerite Gove papers, 1917-1963, include miscellaneous notes, diaries, address books, and film papers consisting of correspondence, story ideas, conference syllabi, and an educational film catalog.
Governor's Committee, Tenth Anniversary, St. Lawrence Seaway;
Great Lakes Commission
Title: Saint Lawrence Seaway Tenth Anniversary Observance Records, 1965-1970
Quantity: 0.7 cubic ft. (2 boxes) 1 oversize folder
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 336
Abstract: The Saint Lawrence Seaway opened in June 1959, finally allowing ocean-going vessels to enter the Great Lakes. This collection contains records regarding a celebration of its 10 year anniversary.
Governor's Guard (La Crosse, Wis.). Title: Governor’s Guard Association Records
Physical Description: 2.2 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS B
Abstract: Formed August 1, 1873, the Governor’s Guard Association is a social and military organization. Early members were usually of German ancestry or origin. In 1874, the Guard became Company B, Third Regiment of the Wisconsin National Guard. Today the Guard is a benevolent society for veterans. Records, 1877-2003, include historical background (1978-1995 with gaps), administrative files (1878-2003) and financial records (1877-1884; 1891-1942; 1975-1992 with gaps). The bulk of the administrative files include meeting minutes, while other items in the administrative files include applications for membership, membership and sick benefit records, and records relating to the sale of their building at 707 South 6th Street in La Crosse. The financial materials consist of a treasurer’s book, a day book, dues and assessment books, account books, a quartermaster sergeant’s record book and treasurer’s reports.
Gower, John C., 1941- Title: John C. Gower Papers, 1959-1978
Quantity: 6.4 c.f. (4 record center cartons and 6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 99
Abstract: Papers of a Wisconsin attorney and assemblyman from Green Bay (1975-1978) consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, minutes, constitutions, financial and membership reports, bill files, press releases, newsletters, constituent questionnaires, reference material, meeting files, instructional material, and biographical material. The files not only concern Gower's service in the Wisconsin Assembly, but also his involvement in Republican politics, his leadership of the Wisconsin Federation of Young Republicans, and his work as Brown County district attorney and member of the Brown County Board of Supervisors and its Airport, Personnel, and Youth Home Special Study committees. Topics which are well documented in the legislative files include the numerous Republican policy committees on which he served, the attempted closure of the Green Bay Reformatory, the gubernatorial candidacy of Lee S. Dreyfus, and regulation of commercial fishing.

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