Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Papers, 1847-1980

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Series: 6. Topical Files, 1951-2014
Scope and Content Note: This series documents the many and various projects with which Paulson associated himself throughout the years. The earliest project in this series is called the Homeless European Land Program, or HELP, which Paulson started in the early 1950s. HELP began when Paulson worked for 3 years in war-destroyed Naples, Italy; he and others organized a pilot community with Eastern European refugees in Italian post-World War II camps. The series also documents other projects that Paulson founded or participated in, such as the Peace Corps, and nominating his friend and colleague Reuben Harpole for an honorary degree.
Box   5
Folder   1
Alternative Think-Tank, 1986, 1988, undated
Electronic Folder  
Belden and Lisa Paulson Biographical Video, circa 2000
Physical Description: 1 digital video file (1 hour, 34 min., 20 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: a brief biography and an interview with Jim Peck after Paulson's book, Odyssey of a Practical Visionary, was published in 2000. The video also includes footage from earlier interviews and appearances by Paulson, as interviewed by Donald Malcolm, Dante Sigismondi, and the crew of "Unsung Hero".
Box   5
Folder   2
Harpole, Reuben, Biographical Materials and Notes, compiled 1997
Box   5
Folder   3
Homeless European Land Program, 1951-1960, undated
Box   5
Folder   4
Peace Corps Training Group, Peru 5, Reunion, 1961-2000, undated
Box   5
Folder   5
President's Council on Sustainability Development, 1994-1996
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Folder   6
Soviet-American Summit, Moscow, 1990
Electronic Folder  
Unsung Hero Excerpt, 2014
Physical Description: 1 digital video file (13 min., 15 sec. ) 
Scope and Content Note: Excerpt from a documentary on the life of Paulson friend and actor Don Murray, who had persuaded Paulson to help resettle refugees in Italy after WWII. While this video focuses on Paulson's Italy work, it also includes a quick survey of his work at the University of Wisconsin, the story of the High Wind community, and his and his wife Lisa's philosophy of life.
Box   5
Folder   7
UW-Extension Letters of Appointment, 1962-1967
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Folder   8
UW-Extension Projects and Documents, 1968-1980, undated
Box   5
Folder   9
UW-Milwaukee Division of Outreach and Continuing Education, 1986-1987
Box   5
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University of Wisconsin (Madison) Documents, 1969-1974
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UWM Peace Studies, 1983-1986, undated
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Folder   12
Waukesha County Needs and Services Study, 1973
Box   5
Folder   13
World Futures Society, Milwaukee Chapter, 2000, 2002