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3815 Meyer Ave., Ardith McDowell's 1st Westmorland House, 2013.jpeg
A photograph shows the exterior of the residence located at 3815 Meyer Avenue in the Westmorland neighborhood of Madison, Wisconsin.

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A close-up photograph of Ardith McDowell.

Kent Liska, Safety Patrol, 05-11-1960.tif
A photograph of Kent Liska in safety patrol uniform.

Rentschler West Midget Midvale #2 baseball team, August 1958.jpg
A photograph of a youth baseball team. Eleven youth stand in two rows, wearing baseball uniforms and mitts. Kent Liska is in the 2nd row, 3rd from the left.

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Kent Liska stands with a snow shovel on a cleared sidewalk, with large snowbanks on either side.

Kent Liska-summer ballgame @ Midvale School, 1950s.jpg
A photograph shows a baseball game being played at a school baseball diamond. Kent Liska is the batter at bat in the photo.

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A photograph of the exterior of the residence at 4018 Euclid Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Kent Liska stands in front of the residence at 4018 Euclid Ave in the Westmorland neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin.

Westmorland Park, 4th of July Pony Rides, ca. 1968.jpg
A photograph of two youth riding on ponies in an outdoor pen, taken at the Westmorland neighborhood Fourth of July celebration, in Madison, Wisconsin, ca. 1962.

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Children in costume prepare for the Fourth of July parade in the Westmorland neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, ca. 1967. Mary Jo Schultz is in the blue dress, accompanied by friends.

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Schultz children wear their costumes ahead of the Fourth of July parade in the Westmorland neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, ca. 1965. A bicycle is decorated with red, white, and blue bunting in the background.

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A photograph taken during the "suitcase game" for adults at the Clifden Drive block party in Madison, Wisconsin, ca. 1968. A group of approximately twenty adults stands on a lawn. A man in a blue cardigan sweater carries two suitcases to where three…

Clifden Drive Block Party, ca. 1966.jpg
A photograph of the kids' table at the Clifden Drive block party, ca. 1966, in Madison, Wisconsin. Several children are seated at two tables, while an older adult stands close by.

Clifden Drive Block Picnic, ca. 1966.jpg
A photograph depicting a neighborhood block party on Clifden Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. People are seated at picnic tables in a backyard.

John Schultz 3rd Birthday Party with Grandpa Shea, 1961.jpg
A photograph of a birthday party held for John Schultz's third birthday in 1961. Kathleen, John, and Virginia are pictured, with Grandpa Shea in the background.

Schultz Kids, 9back row) Kathleen & John, (front row) Virginia & Mary, ca. 1962.jpg
A portrait of the four Schultz children, taken ca. 1962. Back row: Kathleen and John; front row: Virginia and Mary.

453 Clifden Drive, Winter 1962-1963.jpg
A photograph of the exterior of the Schultz family residence at 453 Clifden Drive, in the Westmorland neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin. The house and yard are covered in snow.

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A photograph of Lorene Schultz at her home in the Westmorland neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin.

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A photograph of the exterior of Cora Christiansen's residence at 572 Park Lane, in the Westmorland neighborhood of Madison, Wisconsin.

Ellen and Howard Cross Part 1, 08-02-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood residents Ellen Cross and Howard Cross. There is no audio file for the second part of their interview.

Joan Murphy Inteview_June 05 2013_Part 1.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Joan Murphy.

westmorlandjuly-Jesse Mangerson, Interviewed by Jim Myers, 1m18s.mp3
A short story recorded by Jesse Mangerson about the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Jeff Heinz, Interviewed by Jim Myers, 2m14s.mp3
A short story recorded by Jeff Heinz about the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Christy Casto, Interveiwed by Jim Myers, 1m53s.mp3
A short story recorded by Christy Casto about the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Mike Kass, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 5m04s.MP3
A short story recorded by Mike Kass at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Kathy McAleese, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 4m28s.MP3
A short story recorded by Kathy McAleese at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Midge Hrncirik, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 4m28s.MP3
A short story recorded by Midge Hrncirik at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Mary Penn, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 3m47s.MP3
A short story recorded by Mary Penn at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Mary Giblin, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 2m00s.MP3
A short story recorded by Mary Giblin at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Mark White & Ron Radunzel, Interviewed by Pei Pei Heikkinen, 1m36s.MP3
A short story recorded by Mark White and Ron Radunzel at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Jean Tretow-Schmitz, Interviewed by Marie Kazmarek, 2m36s.mp3
A short story recorded by Jean Tretow-Schmidt at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Mitchell Hagopian, Interviewed by Marie Kazmarek, 3m51s.mp3
A short story recorded by Mitchell Hagopian at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Lisa Coleman, Interviewed by Marie Kazmarek, 4m14s.mp3
A short story recorded by Lisa Coleman at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

WS500141 Olympic-Jim Olle, Interviewed by Marie Kazmarek, 5m30s.mp3
A short story recorded by Jim Olle at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

westmorlandjuly-Joan Laessig & Betsy Laessig Stary, Interview by Marie Kazmarek, 3m07s.mp3
A short story recorded by Joan Laessig and Betsy Laessig Stary at the 75th anniversary of the Westmorland Neighborhood 4th of July celebration.

Gathering of Former Westmorland Residents @ Oakwood, 07-28-10.mp3
This is a panel discussion with former Westmorland neighborhood residents held at Oakwood Village in Madison, Wisconsin, about their experiences in the Westmorland neighborhood.

Maureen Rooney Welsch Interview, Part 1, 18m37s, 05-08-2017.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Maureen Rooney Welsch.

Louise Shadauer Interview, 1h0m56s, 04-30-2015.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Louise Schadauer.

John McKenna, III, Interview, 08-17-2015.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident John McKenna III.

Ann Libert Interview, 53m49s, 04-31-2015.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident, Ann Libert.

John Leichtenberg Interview, 40m13s,10-02-2014.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident John Leichtenberg.

Dennis Herling Interview #2, Herling Family History, 18m42s, 11-03-2015.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Dennis Herling, focusing on his family's history.

Dennis Herling Interview #1, 43m26s, 06-11-2014.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Dennis Herling, who lived in the neighborhood 1943-1962.

Robert Dixon Interview, 31m20s, 04-18-2018.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Robert Dixon.

Shirley and Stan Inhorn Interview_June 20 2013_Part 1.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood residents Shirley Inhorn and Stan Inhorn.

Marzo Bliss Interview, 08-26-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Marzo Bliss.

Ken and Mary Quinn - part 1 - September 14 2013.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood residents Mary Quinn and Ken Quinn.

Betty Skowlund Interview #1 7-12-13.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Betty Skowland.

Ronny Saeman Interview, 07-12-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Ronny Saeman.

Mary Miller Interview Pt 1 6-28-13.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood residents Mary Miller and her son Dale Miller.

Joanne Thuesen Interview, 06-20-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Joanne Thuesen.

Jim and Bud Crawmer Interview _June 12 2013_Part2.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood residents Jim and Bud Crawmer. There are two parts to the interview.

Gale VandeBerg Interview 6-7-13.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Gale VandeBerg.

Kurt Meyer Interview, 06-06-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Kurt Meyer.

Ardith McDowell Inteview, Part I, 06-22-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Ardith McDowell.

Kent Liska Part One, June 17, 2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Kent Liska.

Loren Schultz, interviewed by Carole Vincent, Part I, 1 min 0 sec, 06-05-2013.mp3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Lorene Schultz.

Cora Christensen Interview, Barb Perkins, 06-04-2013.MP3
This is an oral history interview with Westmorland neighborhood resident Cora Christiansen.

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Exterior view of the Madison Municipal Building, 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

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A photograph of the women's restroom, featuring unusual carrara marble, in the Madison Municipal Building.

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A photograph of the women's restroom, featuring unusual carrara marble, in the Madison Municipal Building.

Eve Galanter.mp3
Eve Galanter speaks about her memories of the Municipal Building, including her time on the City Council when the plans for what would become the Monona Terrace were initially discussed.

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Photograph of Greg Mickells talking with interview Sarah White during Municipal Restored event.

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Greg Mickells recounts his first time in the Municipal Building, which occurred when the City Council was confirming him as director of Madison Public Library in 2012. Mr. Mickells discusses homelessness and resources in downtown Madison and his…

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Photograph of Lillian Sizemore at Municipal Restored event.

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A photograph of the women's restroom, featuring unusual carrara marble, in the Madison Municipal Building.

Lillian Sizemore.mp3
Lillian Sizemore recounts her memories of the Municipal Building, particularly the women's restroom in the corner of the second floor, which featured white carrara marble.

Jenny Heck.mp3
Jenny Heck relates her experiences and feelings about the Municipal Building renovation, specifically about the music and art present at the Municipal Restored event and her hopes for continuing engagement with the community.

Robbie Webber.MP3
Ms. Webber recalls her memories of the Municipal Building, including participating in committee hearings as a community member and then as a City Council member from 2003-2009. She was especially involved in policies related to transportation and…

Mary Gandolfo.mp3
Ms. Gandolfo shares her impressions of the Municipal Restored event, including the artworks and performances taking place throughout the building.

Catherine Doyle & Ruth Rohlich.mp3
Catherine Doyle and Ruth Rolich share memories of the Municipal Building. Ms. Doyle discusses her father's career as a federal judge in the building, and memories she has as a young adult coming to the building. Ms. Rolich relates a story about an…

Jacki Lawton.mp3
Jacki Lawton recalls her memories of attending public meetings in the former courtroom of the Madison Municipal Building.

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Photograph of Barb Lanser and Laura Berger at Municipal Restored, December 2018.

Laura Berger & Barb Lanser.mp3
Ms. Berger and Ms. Lanser recall their memories of the Municipal Building, which involved a meditation group made up of City staff members who would gather for quiet, self-guided meditation practice in a room on the fourth floor of the building.

James Doyle & Jessica Doyle.mp3
James E. Doyle, Jr. and Jessica Doyle recount their memories of the Madison Municipal Building, most prominently memories of Governor Doyle's father, James Doyle, who was a federal judge in the building.

Barbara Tarockoff.mp3
Ms. Tarockoff shares her memories of the Municipal Building and how it seems changed since the building's renovation.

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Photograph of Stu Levitan, taken at the Municipal Restored event in the Madison Municipal Building, 2018.

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Stu Levitan describes his experiences in the Madison Municipal Building, including many meetings with city staff about ordinances and committee work. He discusses some memorable events like the work done with Community Development on Revival Ridge in…

Sarah White.mp3
Ms. White describes an early encounter with the Municipal Building as a shortcut during cold winter months to the back of the Fess Hotel on King Street, where she would meet a young man with whom she was in a relationship. She describes getting…

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Photograph of William Nardi, taken at the Madison Municipal Restored event.

William Nardi.mp3
Mr. Nardi discusses his employment with the post office that was located in the Municipal Building. Mr. Nardi was a student at UW-Madison at the time that he worked at the post office and was downtown for protests and other events that took place in…

Paul Soglin.mp3
Mayor Paul Soglin speaks to his history with the Madison Municipal Building, including its acquisition by the City of Madison in the late 1970s, and subsequent remodels.

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The handwritten text "the municipal art show in 2016" accompanies the writing prompt, "What is your favorite memory of this building?"

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A drawing of a green window frame accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw a Municipal Building window."

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A drawing of a stick figure of a person standing underneath a cloud. Purple snowflakes fall from the cloud.

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A drawing of a light green plant or fern accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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The response "Picking up the deeds to my house", etc., accompanies the prompt, "What is your favorite memory of this building?"

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Text depicts a memory of "the old marble bathrooms" to accompany the prompt: "What is your favorite memory of this building?"

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Text depicts a memory of someone finding a "half full bottle of dog wine" in their storage closet in the Madison Municipal Building. Accompanies the prompt "Share a memory about this building in 10 words or less."

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An office plant with green leaves and purple buds accompanies the prompt, "Draw an office plant." Purple raindrops rain in the background. Purple "Love Symbol #2" is drawn in bottom right corner.

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Collage with fabric pieces, and text that reads "More art always."

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Text describing a memory of the creator's husband's work as a federal probation officer at the temporary federal courthouse that was housed in the Madison Municipal Building.

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A drawing of a green cactus in a brown pot accompanies the prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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Text discussing a memory of picking up keys to the Gates of Heaven synagogue building the night before her wedding on June 22, 2007.

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A drawing of pencils and other items accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw your favorite office supply."

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A drawing of an office with door, desk, and office plant accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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A drawing of a green cactus in orange pot accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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A drawing of a smiling flower in a pot accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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A drawing of a pot with several small plants accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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Drawing of a staple remover accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw your favorite office supply."

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A drawing of an apple, a bunch of grapes, a sun, birds, and water.

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An illustration of a futuristic building with solar panels on the roof accompanies the drawing prompt, "Draw the Municipal Building in the year 2118."

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Illustration of office plant to accompany the drawing prompt, "Draw an office plant."

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An illustration of markers accompanies the drawing prompt "Draw your favorite office supply."

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Aerial photograph of campus and the lakeshore. Camp Randall is in the background.

Noel Kent.mp3
Kent transferred from NYU in 1963 after visiting his sister who was studying for her masters. Kent talks about the experience of an education at the University, the lifelong friendships he gained, and how influential his time here was for the rest of…

Beverly Flanigan 6_14.mp3
Beverly Flanigan came to UW-Madison (then just UW) in 1968 to get a graduate degree in social work. She talked about the Welfare Mothers’ March from Milwaukee to Madison and its effect on her. She also talked about her time on campus—Fall 1968 to…

Chris Nolan.mp3
Nolan, a graduate of 1968, talks about her experiences in “Project Understand” which sent her to North Carolina on her spring break freshman year. She shares her first hand experiences with seeing segregation, visiting civil rights leaders, and going…

Ellen Meyers.mp3
Meyers recounts her time as a student of Professor Harvey Goldberg in the late 1960s. Meyers voices her objections to the wording of the "Reform and Revolt" historical marker currently located on Bascom Hill.

Michael Doyle.mp3
Doyle, as a 13 year old from Winona, Minnesota, was first introduced to Madison from photographs of the Dow demonstrations in 1967. He was involved in the Food Cooperative movement in Winona, which had a connection to Madison, and allowed him to…

Zakary Berk.mp3
Berk, a undergraduate student in the mid 60s, came to Madison from New York City. Berk was involved was in creating the Open Art/Arch student organization that focused on community, mindfulness and power of love. He opens up about his struggles with…

Wright George 6_14.mp3
George graduated from the University in 1966 and joined the Air Force in August of 1966. George talks about his experience flying planes in Vietnam and talks about his feelings while being overseas, looking back, and the campus involvement.

Virginia Shipley.mp3
Shipley, an undergraduate student from New York, came to Madison from a small private school. She discusses the differences in culture between the midwest and New York, her experiences as a female in Madison during the early 60s, and what it was like…

Sally Dussere.mp3
Dussere, an undergraduate Psych major, came to the University from Connecticut from a small, all female high school. She discusses her experiences freshman year with a dormitory shortage, her experiences of segregation on campus and how she felt…

Phyllis Holman Weisbard.mp3
Holman Weisbard opens up about her time in Madison during the late 1960s. She discusses the influence of the Hillel foundation as a cornerstone for the leftist movement, the draft resistance and the influence of Harvey Goldberg on the student…

Pat Small.mp3
Small, a Milwaukee resident, spent most of his life politically active. In his earlier life, he spent time at the Milwaukee Sentinel, getting involved at the Chicago Convention and protesting the reelection of Richard Nixon. His most memorable…

Norma Chinchilla.mp3
Chinchilla received her PhD in sociology from the University. Throughout the interview, she discusses sexism in the classroom and professionally, the experiences she had gaining tenureship and the sociology department at the University.

Nancy Lee 6_15.mp3
Nancy Lee, originally from Montgomery, AL, came to the University in 1962 as an English major. Lee discusses her time working at the Memorial Union, from the friendships she created and memorable events of being robbed at gunpoint. She talks about…

Michael Oberdorfer 6_14.mp3
Oberdorfer relates his family’s history in Wisconsin and their relationship to the city of Madison and UW-Madison. Oberdorfer studied zoology and neurobiology and had a good experience in the sciences and the humanities departments. Oberdorfer…

Michael Moss.mp3
Michael Moss received his Bachelors, Masters, and PhD from UW-Madison. He was involved in the music scene and played throughout campus. He was a Master’s student during the Sterling Hall Bombing and noticed a change in the culture of UW-Madison at…

Lisa and Mark Loder.mp3
Mark and Lisa Loder met at the University from two different background. They talk about the influence of music on their time here, what it was like going to college during the Vietnam Era and how Mark ended up evading the draft. Their time spent on…

Joan Lowery.mp3
Lowery, originally from New York, came to the University to see what life was like for the rest of the United States. She talks about her involvement in unionizing a Greek Restaurant on State Street, Summer Vista prior to school, and the empowerment…

Jayne Neibruegge 6_14 part1.mp3
Sharing anecdotes about her time as a student at UW-Madison in the late 1960’s, Jayne says her experiences inspired her to be more active in protests on campus. She recollects scenes on campus from the Dow protests and how the assassinations of…

Glen Kielley.mp3
Kielley briefly discusses in this interview making his way towards the front of the Dow Demonstration line, his observations, and finding his picture on the front of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Enid Eckstein 6_14.mp3
In the late 1960’s, Enid was an eager activist, involved in many causes. She says her experiences in the labor movement and labor history research played a significant role in the direction of the rest of her life. Overall, Eckstein views her time in…

Donovan Ellen Ljung 6_14.mp3
Don and Ellen met at UW-Madison; Ellen as an undergraduate and Don as a graduate student in physics. Met at a new student mixer. Don and Ellen speak to the political climate on campus and participation in war protests. In the late sixties, Ellen…

Deborah Buchanan.mp3
Buchanan, who wrote for the Daily Cardinal in the late 1960s, discusses her involvement in the Asian studies department when it was just starting on campus, the protest across campus after the King assassination and the community involvement in…

David Robb 6_14.mp3
Robb, a long-time student at the UW, talks about his experiences on campus in the mid-1960s. He talks about living on State Street, the protests that took place all over campus, and seeing the Dow Riots. He briefly lived in California where he was…

David Lipsky 6_14.mp3
Though David was involved in many of the anti-war activities in Madison in the late 1960s, he recalled his activism with environmental issues while in town for the Madison Reunion. He was a founding organizer of the Science Students Union and…

David Goldner.mp3
Goldner, originally from New York from a politically aware and active family, talks about the Dow Demonstrations, how he did not actively participate in the sit-in, but was apart of the Black student sit-ins, how that influenced him. He has a brief…

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A photograph of Clara Franklin holding two sweet potato pies in front of the Park Plaza Discount Center on Madison's South side.

Dave Baumgartner.mp3
Baumgartner, a graduate of 1969, talks about the feeling of coming back to Madison almost 50 years after graduating. While in school, he was drafted into the army and discusses the feeling of wanting to end his life, and why coming back to Madison…

Clarice Yentsch.mp3
Yentsch received her both her Bachelors and Masters from the University of Wisconsin during the early part of the 1960s. She was involved with the early movements of the 60’s that focused on social justice, which influenced later anti-war protests.…

Chuck Hunt 6_14.mp3
During his three years as a student, Chuck Hunt participated in anti-war protests with Students for a Democratic Society and was beaten by police for his participation in the Dow riot. Hunt marks his experience in the fall of 1967 as a turning point…

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Linda Franklin and Bill Clingan are pictured at the 1972 Memorial High School prom dance, when they were crowned Prom Queen and King.

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The back cover of the Wisconsin Singers' album, "Once in a Lifetime." Includes song titles and notes.

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An album cover depicting members of the Wisconsin Singers from the mid-1970s. Members are shown outside of a university building in their red and white outfits.

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Children of the Franklin family outside of their family's house at 1905 Fisher Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

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A photograph of Lee Dreyfus's inaugural celebration in Madison, Wisconsin in 1979. Linda Franklin sings the national anthem.

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Headshot of Linda Franklin.

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Penn Park shelter house, 2101 Fisher Street, near the Dane County Coliseum.

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The Stage Coach and truck used for the Madison Youth Summer Theater drives past a playground. Students who watched the performance wave to the actors as they leave after the final play of the season.

Bert Rosengarten 6_15.mp3
Bert Rosengarten came to Madison in 1966 from Boston and experienced a major culture shock. He adjusted to the tumult and continuous engagement with activism. In an effort to bring Southern blues musicians to the Midwest, Bert formed a Folk Arts…

Anne Nadler Grosser.mp3
Nadler Grosser was involved in the Madison campus in the early part of the 60s. She discusses her involvement and the importance of housing cooperatives in her life being involved in CORE.

Ann Prisland.mp3
Ann Prisland came to UW-Madison in 1965 to study American History. She talked about her involvement with the Union and its impact on the community during the Vietnam War.
She also talked about the other functions it has served over the years as well…

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Oral history interview with Linda Franklin for the Living History Project. Linda shares childhood memories of growing up with her family on Fisher Street on the South Side of Madison. She shares stories about attending school at Franklin Elementary,…

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Henry Esser stands on the step in front of Koltes & Esser Hardware in the 300 block of West Lakeside Street. Fencing, garbage cans, a hose reel and lawn mower are on display at the curb. The rear of the company truck can be seen parked on the left.…

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Photograph of exterior of the Ruth Bachhuber Doyle Administration Building (historic name: Washington School), located at 545 West Dayton Street.

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Newspaper clipping featuring newspaper vendor Max Shapiro hawking newspapers outside his news stand in downtown Madison.

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Newspaper clipping featuring newspaper vendor Max Shapiro with his new news stand.

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Interior of the Rennebohm Drug Store #7 at 901 University Avenue, with the soda fountain, two soda jerks, and the general sales area.

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Exterior view of the Madison Club, located at 5 East Wilson Street.

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Exterior view of Rohde's Supper Club, located at 613 West Main Street.

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Spectators looking at the Monkey Island at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This is one of many images photographed by Harold Hone for "Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State."

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Oral history interview with Merle Sweet for the Living History Project. Merle recounts his family's history in the Greenbush neighborhood and nearby on Mills Street. He tells several family stories about his maternal grandfather, Max Shapiro, who was…

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Photograph of Merle Sweet. Merle is pictured from the waist up, looking at the camera.

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Penn Park shelter house, 2101 Fisher Street, near the Dane County Coliseum.

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Hand-drawn map of the historic Greenbush / Triangle neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Exterior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 10 South Park Street in the Greenbush neighborhood.

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Two teenage girls place garland on an artificial Christmas tree in front of a graphic depicting Santa in a sleigh holding a bag of presents. They are Carolyn Ames and Sharon Thompson and they are decorating at the Loft, a teen center.

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Exterior view of the Neighborhood House at 766 West Washington Avenue.

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Aerial view of Madison General Hospital, the surrounding Greenbush and Vilas neighborhoods, and Camp Randall in the background.

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Front exterior view of Joe's Liquor Store at 702 West Washington Avenue in the Greenbush neighborhood.

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Front exterior view of the White Front Grocery at 610-612 Mound Street, in the Greenbush neighborhood.

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Sound recording of a community panel discussion on growing up in the Greenbush Neighborhood. Panelists Tony Bruno, Katie Stassi-West, Sam Moss, John Caliva, and Nick Baldarotta speak to their varying experiences as children and teenagers in the…

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Exterior view of Central High School with cars parked in front.

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Photograph of sign related to the urban renewal project upcoming in the Triangle / Greenbush neighborhood.

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Photograph of interior of Chicken Shack Restaurant, depicting diners at tables.

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Photograph of Dr. Richard Harris, headshot.

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Oral history interview with Dr. Richard Harris. Dr. Harris recounts his childhood in the South Madison neighborhood, beginning in the 1930s before South Madison was part of the City of Madison. Dr. Harris highlights the experience of Black…

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Living History Project narrator Edith Hilliard is pictured with her son, Nimrod Hilliard III. A Family History quilt, made by Edith, hangs in the background.

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Oral history interview for the Living History Project with Edith Hilliard. Edith speaks to her childhood memories of growing up in the historic Greenbush neighborhood, on Mound Street and Conklin Court. She attended Washington Elementary School and…

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Photograph of the Matthews children, at their house on West Washington Avenue. Left to right: Rose Lee, age 9; Addrena, age 12; Ollie Mae, age 15.

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Photograph of Mona Adams Winston, headshot.

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Photograph of the Matthews-Adams-Winston family residence, located at 15 Lakeshore Court, Madison, Wisconsin.

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Oral history interview with Mona Adams Winston. Mona grew up on Lakeshore Court, next to Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin. Mona recounts childhood stories and memories including riding the city bus downtown to pay her family's bills at various…

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Photograph of Di Salvo's Spaghetti House and Seafood, located at 810 Regent Street in Madison, Wisconsin. The exterior of the building is pictured, with "Di Salvo's" printed on window awnings to left and right of front entrance.

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Photograph of Benedict J. Di Salvo, narrator for the Living History project on the Greenbush neighborhood. Benedict is pictured from the waist up, looking at the camera.

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Photograph of the Di Salvo family, ca. 1950. Family members pictured left to right:

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Oral history interview with Benedict J. Di Salvo by Laura Damon-Moore for Madison Public Library's Living History project. Mr. Di Salvo grew up in the Greenbush neighborhood in the 1940s and 1950s, where his father, a Sicilian immigrant, and his…

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