Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)

 
Contents List
Container Title
Films
DD 641
[Earth Day-1970 April 22-Denver] / [production company unknown], 1970
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (1185 feet); sound; color; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson addresses a crowd in Denver, Colorado on Earth Day. He speaks on the importance of preserving the environment.
VHA 904
[Question of Survival-CBS News with Walter Cronkite] / CBS News, 1970
Quantity: 1 VHS of 1; sound; color 
Scope and Content Note: Earth Day happenings around the country as reported by Cronkite. Includes a report from Denver (clip from Nelson speech); HEW Secretary James Farmer and Denis Hayes (one of the organizers) in Washington, D.C.
Note: Fuzzy picture (kind of blurry)
VHA 592-VHA 593/VFA 007-VFA 008
[Earth Day-University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee] / WMUS-TV, 1970 April
Quantity: 2 videocassettes (VHS); sound, black and white; 1/2-inch viewing copy (VHA 592-VHA 593)
:   : 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (VFA 007-VFA 008) 
Scope and Content Note: Environmental speech delivered by Nelson at the UW-Milwaukee? During Earth Day tour 1970. Includes discussion with Indian tribe members regarding Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
AC 431
[National Democratic Convention, 1972] / CBS News, 1972
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (308 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson speaks before the Democratic Convention in Miami Beach regarding loyalty to the Democratic Party.
DD 635
[Manpower and steelworkers conventions] / [production company unknown], 1973
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (821 feet); color; 16 mm print (DD 635)
:   1 film reel of 1 (821 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (DD 636) 
Scope and Content Note: In the first part, filmed at the 1973 Manpower convention, John Komosona, director of the Green Thumb program, tells of its accomplishments and expenditures. In the second part, filmed at a Steelworkers convention in Milwaukee, Gaylord Nelson speaks about government spending.
Note: Sound missing in some parts
AC 449
[Gaylord Nelson Public Hearings-Outtakes] / [production company unknown], circa 1973
Quantity: 1 reel of 1 (308 feet); silent; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Outtakes of DD 635-636. Nelson holding public hearings in an unidentified Wisconsin city.
DD 637
[Migrant workers banquet/ Senator Nelson's anniversary dinner] / [production company unknown], [ circa 1974]
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (1,115 feet); color; 16 mm print (DD 637)
:   1 film reel of 1 (1,191 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (DD 638) 
Scope and Content Note: The first part of this film shows Senator Gaylord Nelson in an appearance at the eighth annual Migrant Workers Banquet. In part two, Senator Walter Mondale (D-Minn.) and Senator Lloyd Bentsen (D-Tex.) acknowledge Senator Nelson's accomplishments at a dinner celebrating Nelson's 25th year of public service.
Note: Both image and sound are missing in parts. Image ends before sound.
AC 458
[Migrant workers' banquet--trims] / [production company unknown], [ circa 1973]
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (142 feet); silent, color; 16 mm print (AC 458)
:   1 film reel of 1 (1,048 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track (CB 043) 
Scope and Content Note: Trims from a migrant worker awards banquet in an unidentified Wisconsin city. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) and Senator Walter Mondale (D-Minn.) address the gathering.
Note: May have been produced by the Committee to Re-elect Senator Nelson.
AC 445
[Gaylord Nelson in Ashland, Wis.--sound trims] / [production company unknown]
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (389 feet); sound; 16 mm magnetic track 
Scope and Content Note: Incomplete sound track of a speech given by Gaylord Nelson in Ashland, Wisconsin. Nelson makes comments on the catalytic converter and the Alaska pipeline.
CB 022
[Senator Nelson speaks in Ashland] / [producer unknown], 1973
Quantity: 1 film reel of 1 (582 feet); color; 16 mm print (CB 022)
:   1 film reel of 1 (582 feet); 16 mm magnetic track (CB 023) 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson gives a speech in Ashland, Wisconsin on Wisconsin's environmental and political issues and the people's growing concern for their land. Also talks about herbicides and DDT.
Note: No image at the beginning