WUWM Records, 1950-2014

Summary Information

Title: WUWM Records
Inclusive Dates: 1950-2014

  • WUWM (Radio Station : Milwaukee, Wis.)
Call Numbers: UWM Archival Collection 2; Accession 2006-024; Accession 2007-038

  • 9.4 cubic ft. (20 boxes, including 394 CDs, 227 audio reels and 162 audio cassettes)
  • 398 digital audio files (96.2 GB)
  • plus additions of 0.5 cubic ft. (1 box and 1 folder)

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

Records of the WUWM public radio station and the Mass Communication Department of UWM. Includes correspondence and subject files of WUWM concerning the programming, financing and technical needs of the station, and records of the Mass Communication Department documenting its relationship to the radio station as well as the curricular and publication activities of the department. Audio tape recordings of the College Talk, Grass Roots, East Side Issues, and miscellaneous programs document opinions and political campaigns of public officials, including Lloyd Barbee, John Doyne, Warren Knowles, Gaylord Nelson, Henry Reuss, and Clement Zablocki. The collection also includes a recording of Robert Kennedy speaking at a political rally for Patrick Lucey at UWM's Baker Field House on September 17, 1966. A number of recordings concern conditions and policies at Wisconsin prisons.

The most recent addition to the collection consists of recordings of four UWM-related programs, University Roundtable, Milwaukee Ideas, UWM Today, and Chancellor's Report. These programs featured issues of interest to the UWM and Milwaukee community, such as electoral campaigns and college affordability, as well as updates on happenings at UWM itself.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mil-uwmac0002
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