Wisconsin. Department of Transportation. Office of General Counsel: Administrative Rules, 1979-1992

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Part 5 (2002/119): Additions, 1985-1999
Physical Description: 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box), 34 videorecordings, 0.4 cubic feet of photographs and negatives (1 archives box), and 1 oversize folder 
Scope and Content Note: Final report of the Energy Team project, miscellaneous clippings and publications, and photographic and film documentation of various corps projects and activities. Photographs (almost entirely color) and a few negatives document a range of project types including conservation, recreation enhancement, wildlife habitat, housing rehabilitation, and cleanup after floods and tornadoes. The videotapes consist of off-the-air news coverage of the corps by local television, raw footage filmed by the corps of projects and activities, and miscellaneous videos. Highlights include Governor Tommy Thompson; work on restoration of the Seth Peterson Cottage, a Frank Lloyd Wright design; and a visit to Madison by Vice-President Al Gore Jr. The oversize folder contains an original watercolor of one Wisconsin Conservation Corps crew by Catherine Schmitt.
Box   1
Energy Team project, final report
Box   1
Miscellaneous clippings and publications
Raw footage
Video   1
Two segments labeled as work at White Pine Rehab; ceremony (, 1988) for anniversary in Ashland area; speeches
Scope and Content Note: The work at White Pine Rehab segments show cleaning, drilling, fence poles. Film is jumpy with no voice over. One of the speeches is made by director Brian Schimming.
Video   2
5th Anniversary celebration in Rhinelander, 1988
Scope and Content Note: Includes footage of speeches by board members Roger Sobota and Emil Mulder, a CCC alumni. Host reads letter from Ronald Reagan, representative reads a letter from Bob Kasten.
Video   3
Informal interviews with Wisconsin Conservation Corps crew working at Camp Birch Rock, also celebratory dinner and crew Olympics, 1988 October 13-14
Video   4
Seth Peterson Cottage footage, 1990; brief Audrey Laatsch interview; national NBC News feature on environmental education in Wisconsin, , undated
Scope and Content Note: The Seth Peterson Cottage footage shows conditions before Wisconsin Conservation Corps part of the project began and on last day of work. The Corps project is briefly shown in the national NBC News feature.
Video   5
Energy Team open house, 1990 February 26
Scope and Content Note: Shows tour of new office building (Milwaukee) in detail and work going on in the shop.
Video   33
E-Team training, wall climbing, et cetera interracial bonding by crew members in Oregon, 1990 September
Video   7
Wisconsin Conservation Corps project on Peebles Trail, Fond du Lac County, 1991 June 10
Scope and Content Note: Includes lengthy interview with crew leader Tom Treleven. Footage of crew working.
Video   8
Dedication ceremony of the historic marker for CCC camp at Camp Dodge, 1998 July 18
Scope and Content Note: Ceremony conducted and marked erected by Wisconsin Conservation Corps. Ceremony includes historic photographs on display and brief remarks by CCC alumni.
Off-the-Air News Stories
Video   9
Coverage by La Crosse Channel 8 of flooding in the Black River Falls area, 1993
Scope and Content Note: Wisconsin Conservation Corps Energy Team is there for the cleanup.
Video   31
Coverage by Channel 5 of Green Bay concerning park improvement project at Morrison park, 1998 May
Scope and Content Note: Includes interview with crew leader Tom Treleven.
Video   10
Coverage by Channel 2, Green Bay, of the Wisconsin Conservation Corps 15th anniversary, 1988
Scope and Content Note: Includes shots of playground at zoo, a Brown County project, and worker comments.
Video   11
Coverage by Milwaukee Channel 18 of the Energy Team headquarters and project to provide energy efficient rehabs of non profit buildings, 1990
Scope and Content Note: Crew leader and worker (both African Americans) are interviewed.
Video   12
Several news stories about the home rehab project being carried out by construction students from Custer High School in Milwaukee, 1990-1991
Scope and Content Note: The house is sold after the work and the proceeds used to purchase another blighted house. This project is considered a model. No Wisconsin Conservation Corps references.
Video   14
“Outdoor Wisconsin” feature on Wisconsin Conservation Corps projects in Sheboygan County: a cordwalk on the lakeshore dunes and walking trail in Sheboygan Falls park, 1992?
Scope and Content Note: Includes interviews with several Wisconsin Conservation Corps workers.
Video   15
Coverage on Channel 7 of the rescue of young children lost in the Taylor County woods, 1992 April 21
Scope and Content Note: Wisconsin Conservation Corps workers participated in the search.
Video   16
Compilation of coverage of , 1993 storm clean-up near Devil's Lake by several Madison channels.
Scope and Content Note: Includes feature on Felicia Davis, a single mother, the only Black woman in the Corps. Also Gerry Bernard of the National Guard.
Video   17
Coverage by Channel 19, La Crosse of flooding recovery work at Black River Falls, 1993
Scope and Content Note: Also includes footage of flood damage.
Video   18
Coverage of Vice President Al Gore's visit to Madison to publicize Clinton's national service program, 1993?; Tommy Thompson State of the State address, , 1994
Scope and Content Note: In the coverage of Gore, he visits Curtis Prairie, mentions his mother went to UW Law School, Corps program at Mazomanie station, also speaks at Union Theatre (Channel 3 coverage). In Thompson's State of the State address, he salutes Corps for work during the flood of 1993 as they stand up in Assembly chamber.
Video   19
Brief footage of Wisconsin Conservation Corps anniversary, 1998 September 24 in Assembly Parlor
Scope and Content Note: Original dub from Channel 27.
Video   20
Two features from Channel 18, Eau Claire, about the Wisconsin Conservation Corps 15th anniversary and work at White Pine Rehab Center, 1998 September
Scope and Content Note: Includes interview with Brian Schimming.
Video   21
Coverage by Channel 18, Eau Claire, of local Wisconsin Conservation Corps project, Crew 506, undated
Video   22
“Positively Milwaukee” Channel 4 story about Wisconsin Conservation Corps rehab projects in Milwaukee, undated
Scope and Content Note: Includes interviews with workers and crew leaders.
Video   23
Two news stories
Scope and Content Note: Northland Journal feature on work being done on trout streams by Wisconsin Conservation Corps and other group. Also unidentified feature on Wisconsin Conservation Corps rehab work at privately-owned White Pines Animal Rehab Center. Includes interview with owner.
Video   32
[Welfare reform, circa 1985]
Scope and Content Note: Several features by Channel 15 about aspects of the welfare reform issue. Includes interviews with several Black single mothers from Madison and film of one on the job; Tommy Thompson, John Gard, and Rebecca Young.
Video   25
“Blueprint for Cooperation,” 1988
Scope and Content Note: A 16-minute video produced by the Division of Corrections, about the ways in which prisoners and probationers contribute through community service. Several Wisconsin Conservation Corps projects which trained Corrections' transitional workers are mentioned.
Video   24
30-second recruitment PSA, 1989 August
Video   34
“Making it,” circa 1996
Scope and Content Note: A video produced by the Department of Workforce Development to encourage young people to become apprentices. Programs of several types are featured.
Video   26
Amateur documentary about Wisconsin Conservation Corps work at Perrot State Park over several years, 1999 June
Scope and Content Note: Includes stills of projects, mention of fire control and prescribed burn work and interviews with workers including several women about their experiences and opinions.
Video   27
WCC: A Stepping Stone to Success, undated
Scope and Content Note: Recruiting film with high production values. No producer is noted.
Video   28
Weatherization training film by Milwaukee Social Development Commission, undated
Scope and Content Note: Black woman demonstrating window techniques wears a Wisconsin Conservation Corps cap.
Video   29
Growing Power, undated
Scope and Content Note: A documentary about a community organization in Milwaukee that encourages community gardens, distribution of produce of small farmers (some from the South) and teaching young people about food and farms. Features Will Allen, black farmer and co-op leader from Oak Creek who participates in Growing Power. No Wisconsin Conservation Corps connection.
Video   30
Dawn of the Recyclers, by the city of Milwaukee
Note: Broken cassette case, not viewed.
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Folder   1
CCC dedication signs, 1991-1992
Box   2
Folder   2
Department of Transportation projects, 1989-1990
Box   2
Folder   3
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Folder   4
Emergency assistance, Wautoma tornado, 1992
Box   2
Folder   5
Erosion control, 1989-1992
Box   2
Folder   6
Fish habitats
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Folder   7
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Folder   8
General construction
Physical Description: 1 transparency 
Box   2
Folder   9
Services to handicapped
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Folder   10
Tommy Thompson and Al Gore with Corps members
Box   2
Folder   11
Historic preservation
Box   2
Folder   12
Human services
Box   2
Folder   13-14
Projects, by number
Box   2
Folder   15
Seth Peterson Cottage
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Folder   16
Wisconsin Conservation Corps board meetings
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Folder   17
Housing rehabilitation
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Folder   18
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Folder   19
Wildlife habitat
Oversize Folder  
Watercolor: Wisconsin Conservation Corps crew painted by Catherine Schmitt