Scott Feldmeyer Papers, 1976-1999

Summary Information

Title: Scott Feldmeyer Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1976-1999

  • Feldmeyer, Scott, 1953-2000
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 195

  • 1.2 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
  • 22 videocassettes
  • 10 audio cassettes
  • 3 audio reels
  • 7 digital files (460 GB)

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

The collection consists of Scott Feldmeyer's papers documenting his work as a reporter in the Milwaukee area. The centerpiece of the collection is audio and videotaped interviews and broadcasts on issues pertaining to Milwaukee in the 1980's and early 1990's, including the trial of mob boss Frank Balistreri on charges of gambling and money laundering; Lawrencia Bembenek's escape from prison, flight to Canada, and extradition; the Jeffrey Dahmer serial killings and trial; and Michael McGee and corruption in Milwaukee City and County Government. In addition to the audio and videotapes, the collection contains correspondence, photographs, materials relating to a variety of honors and awards Feldmeyer received, copies of columns he wrote in the late 1990's for the City Edition and The Paper, and a wide selection of journalism memorabilia.

Language: English

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