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Guide to the Centennial Oral History Collection,​ 2012-​2013

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire P.O. Box 4004 105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE UHC347

Accession Number: 14-004, 14-022, 14-031, 14-032

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 347

Creators: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Eau Claire, Wis.)

Title: Centennial Oral History Collection

Dates: 2012-2013

Quantity: 2.8 linear feet (7 archives boxes)

Location of Collection: A9/2e

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary:
Oral history interviews conducted prior to the University’s centennial by students and staff. The interviews cover a wide range of topics related to the history of the school.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collected interviews compiled by students, staff, and alumni cover a range of topics regarding the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire. Many of the interviews are conducted by students or staff to gain perspective of the last 100 years of the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire’s history.

Content Description
Many of the interviews have transcripts and digital audio for the interview.
Interview materials may include additional items such as newspaper clippings.


Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by Erin Devlin, History Department, in Spring 2013.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. Researchers must follow the corrected transcripts for all use of these oral histories. Please contact the archivist for more information.

Use Restrictions:
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Researchers must comply with all corrected versions of transcripts for quotation and citation.

Preferred Citation:
Centennial Oral History Collection, 2012-2013. UHC 346. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Melissa Schultz in August 2013.

Arrangement: Flat.

OCLC #: 890470239

Subjects


Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Subject Terms:
Colleges and Universities--Wisconsin--Eau Claire.
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--History
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Students
Geographical Terms:
Eau Claire, Wis.


Detailed List of Contents

Container and File Name

Narrator (Interviewee)

Interview Date

Description

Box 1

Folder 1

File Name:

Alexander_K_October2012

Karen Alexander (Haas)

October 24, 2012

In this interview, Karen discusses student life, home life, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Concordia University, student enrollment numbers, campus construction, Heckels, Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr., Leonard and Dorellen Haas Fine Arts, Hibbard, Vietnam, and protests.

Box 1

Folder 2

File Name:

Anderson_J_October2012

John Anderson

October 8, 2012

In this interview, John discusses Vietnam, the music department, working and getting married during school, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1970s.

This interview references the new Davies building, Veterans Organizations on campus, and music appreciation.

*no transcript

Box 1

Folder 3

File Name:

Ausman_K_October2012

Kirk Ausman

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Kirk discusses student life, the basketball team, fraternities, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s and early 70s.

This interview references Putnam Hall, John Thurshton, service fraternity, Zorn, Homecoming, Carson Park, Vietnam, Blugold Room, Phi Chi, and Student Senate.

Box 1

Folder 4

File Name:

Bailey_D_October2012

Dorothy Bailey (Ramsell)

October 21, 2012

In this interview, Dorothy discusses student life, dorm life, dating and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references Katherine Thomas Hall, World War II, Korean War, Memorial Hall, Old Main (Schofield), Freshman beanies, The Hoot, Joanne Schupert, Helen Sampson, Dr. Lutz, Canterbury Club

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 1

Folder 5

File Name:

Blakely_D_October2012

David Blakely

October 11, 2012

In this interview, David discusses Vietnam, working through school, his master’s degree and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references UW-Madison, Vietnam, lottery draft, protesting, carpentry, Dr. Calvin Quail, Dr. Robert Fosland, the Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, Space Race, and lack of life skills at Eau Claire.

Box 1

Folder 5

File Name:

Bohne_B_October2012

William Bohne

October 25, 2012

In this interview, William discusses dorm life, getting a bachelors and a masters degree, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 2000s.

This interview references the Old Town Tavern, typewriting, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Madison, Pigeon Lake, Vietnam, and the Civil Rights Movement.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 1

Folder 6

File Name:

Burgermeister_E_October2012

Ellen Kathryn Burgermeister

October 15, 2012

In this interview, Ellen discusses dorm life, working on campus and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1980’s.

This interview references the footbridge, social work, the Joint, Carson Park, Homecoming, Nursing Program, Big Falls, Dr. Leonard Gibbs, Dr. Tom, and many of the buildings on campus.

Box 1

Folder 7

File Name:

Burns_L_October2012

Linda Burns

October 16, 2012

In this interview, Linda discusses dorm life, working through school, sorority life and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references Jim Alexander, Gill Tanner, Social Work, Community Events, Vietnam, Politics on campus, Kent State, and the Native American Movement.

Box 1

Folder 9

File Name:

Christner_J_October2012

Jacqueline Christner (Brotzman)

October 22, 2012

In this interview, Jaqueline discusses dorm life, getting married during school and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1960s.


This interview references Ms. Morner, Barbara Rolland (Long), Edith Piaf, Deste Johnson, Collegiate Steppers, Father Groppi, Vietnam, John Kennedy, Dr. Gingrich, student teaching Viennese Ball, Winter Carnival, and French classes.

*This transcript has changes.

Box 1

Folder 10

File Name:

Chumas_J_October2012

Jany Chumas

October 13, 2012

In this interview, Jany discusses dorm life, dramas and musicals, getting married during school and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references Dulany Mansion, Katherine Thomas Hall, Zoololgy, The Boyfriend, Tiger at the Gates, Grace Walsh, Sock Hops, Zorn Arena, W.R. Davies, and the original Oak Tree.

Box 1

Folder 11

File Name:

Clark­_C_October2012

Chris K. Clark

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Chris discusses dorm life, living off campus, The Navy, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s and late 1970s.

This interview references the Navy, Dr. Seline, Dr. John Baltis, Veterans club, Camaraderie/ Pete’s 5th Avenue Bar, Dr. Larry Schnack, Leonard Haas, Phi Omega Phi, Phi Beta Lamda, Wisconsin JAC, and Boy Scout troops.

Box 1

Folder 12

File Name:

Deml­­_J_October2012

Jacea Deml (Wimberly)

October 17, 2012

In this interview, Jacea discusses dorm life, studying abroad, chemistry and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 2000s.

This interview references comprehensive programs, University of Limerick, Professor Bolter, Politics, George Bush, same sex marriage, Intermural sports, University Usher Corps, and Dr. Ho.

Box 1

Folder 13

File Name:

Field_B_October2012

Barbara Field

October 16, 2012

In this interview, Barbara discusses continued relationships between teachers and their students after graduation, living at home versus living in the dorms, working through school and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1970s and late 1980s.

This interview references Dr. Schoenfeld, Rob Lorelonie, Barb and Roy Cycle, Carson Park, bike trails, Leonard Haas, Vietnam War, Lyndon Johnson, the draft, and the beginnings of Hippie culture.

Box 1

Folder 14

File Name:

Gapko_A_October2012

Andrea Gapko

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Andrea discusses being an Academic Staff Member, dorm life, getting married during school, master’s degrees, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1970s.

This interview references Winter Carnival, Jim Benning, Marshall Whick, Will Gertner, Katherine Thomas Hall, Kappa Delta Pi, Psy Chi, Phoenix Park, Farmers Market, theatre, Leonard Haas, Kent State, and John Kennedy.

*This transcript has changes.

Box 1

Folder 15

File Name:

Gapko_L_October2012

Laurie Gapko

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Laurie discusses campus activities, classes, meeting his wife, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Leonard Haas, Bill Zorn, Richard Hibbard, Alpha Phi Omega, University Activities Commission, The Cabin, Tau Kappa Epsilon, theatre, Ron Mickel, and The Hoot.

*This transcript has changes.

Box 1

Folder 16

File Name:

Gordon_S_October2012

Sally Gordon

October 8, 2012

In this interview, Sally discusses dorm life, getting married during school, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references UW-Lacrosse, psychology, Dr. Ray Baab, Dr. Mortelloni, Phillips Hall and the Haas Fine Arts building, Kappa Delta Phi, Oakridge, Schofield, The Vietnam War, Kent State, disco, Zorn arena and the basketball games.

Box 1

Folder 17

File Name:

Halberg_C_October2012

Carole Halberg (Swan)

October 16, 2012

In this interview, Carole discusses being a member of the faculty, the Liberal Arts mentality, cultural pride and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1970s.

This interview references the English teaching program, Leonard Haas, Davies Center, The Vietnam War, John Kennedy, 9/11, the Confluence project, and WOCO.

Box 1

Folder 18

File Name:

Harden_M_October2012

Michael Harden

October 19, 2012

In this interview, Michael discusses dorm life, biology, getting a master’s degree, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Mark Fay, Schofield Hall, Dr. Christiani, Terry Balding, Carl Schildt, the Blugold room, St. Olaf, UW-Madison, and the Vietnam War protests.

*This transcript has changes.

Box 1

Folder 19

File Name:

Hayden_M_October2012

Mary Hayden (Shreve)

October 18, 2012

In this interview, Mary discusses working in the library, campus activities, sorority life, working during school, dorm life and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references the Kent State Shootings, Sutherland Hall, Sacred Heart Hospital, Dr. Lim, the Newman Club, Homecoming, Winter Carnival, and the old Davies building.

*This transcript has changes.

Box 1

Folder 20

File Name:

Jackson_L_October2012

Lane E. Jackson

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Lane discusses classes, meeting his wife on campus, life after college, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

This interview references the Marine Corps, Dr. Armstrong, Grace Walsh, UW Stout, and the Cambio Room.

Box 1

Folder 21

File Name:

Kneer:_J_October2012

Janice Elizabeth Kneer (Christenson)

October 17, 2012

In this interview, Elizabeth discusses picking her degree, dress code, smoking and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references Rockford College, band, orchestra, choir, scholarships, the Willcock’s residence, Heckels, Homecoming, Winter Carnival and Leonard Haas.

Box 1

Folder 22

File Name:

Lee_P_October2012

Pamela Lee (Spratt)

October 18, 2012

In this interview, Pamela discusses geography classes, teachers’ attire, working for college housing, grad school and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references Towers dorms, Schofield, Schneider Hall, Hibbard Hall, and student teaching.

Box 2

Folder 1

File Name:

Lindow_S_October2012

Sandra J. Lindow

October 12, 2012

In this interview, Sandra discusses dorm life, freshman beanies, politics on campus, attendance of assemblies and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references the English department, Vietnam War, Resnickoffs, guerrilla theater, Roach, German Club, Dorm Food Committee, President Nixon, President Lyndon Johnson, drinking on campus, Helen Sampson, and Botany classes.

*This interview includes additional information from newspapers, to typed documents.

*This transcript has changes.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 2

Folder 2

File Name:

Mantik_R_October2012

Rachel Mantik

October 19, 2012

In this interview, Rachel discusses student life, home life, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Dr. Barnhart, Dr. Helen Sampson, Dr. Christiani, Marian Fortier, Paul Nagel, Dr. Thurston, Putnam and Thomas Halls.

Box 2

Folder 3

File Name:

Meyer_G_October2012

Gordon A. Meyer

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Gordon discusses dorm life, living off campus, smoking on campus, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the 1960s.

This interview references Pete’s 5th Avenue Bar, The Hoot, Sammy’s Pizza, Bud’s Bar and Grill, ETA Phi, TKE fraternity, Dr. Gibbon, Veteran’s Club, The Pope, Kennedy shooting, Space Shuttle explosion, Doc Schneider, Schofield, Davies, and Leonard Haas.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2
Folder 4

File Name:

Meyer_M_October2012

Matthew Meyer

October 23, 2012

In this interview, Matthew discusses dorm life, working on campus after he graduated, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1900s and early 2000s.

This interview references Racys, Governors Hall, Tamarack Theater in Davies, Higherground, online classes, August Rubrecht, and Dr. Jim Brummer.

Box 2

Folder 5

File Name:

Miller_S_October2012

Sue Miller

October 20, 2012

In this interview, Sue discusses dorm life, being an RA, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the early 1970s.

This interview references Schneider Hall, Phillips Hall, Schofield Hall, Old Davies, McIntyre, social work, Kent State, Tom Barth, Helen Sampson, Edna Hood, Helen Sampson, and Ken Anderson.

Box 2

Folder 6

File Name:

Nelson_A_October2012

Ann K Nelson (Luttro)

October 19, 2012

In this interview, Ann discusses living off campus, student-teacher relationships, finding a job teaching, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references education classes, Lloyd Joyle, Johnny Mathis, and the Confluence project.

Box 2

Folder 7

File Name:

Oberstar_S_October2012

Susan Oberstar (Johnson)

October 18, 2012

In this interview, Susan discusses sororities, the political upheaval, teacher involvement with the students, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Dr. Fosland, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Sampson, Dr. Weirs, Dr. Kirkwood, Dr. Nandoardy, Phi Beta Kappa, the college song, and Roma’s Pizza.

Box 2

Folder 8

File Name:

Pederson_J_October2012

Jane Pederson

October 16, 2012

In this interview, Jane discusses the difference between UW-EC and Columbia University, the impact of the Vietnam War on campus, living on campus and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references The Vietnam War, Kent State, the election of 1968, Janish in the Philosophy Department, Dick Bailing, Maxwell Schoenfeld, Ron Rulaski, Phi Alpha Theta, Wagner’s Bowling Alley, and The Labor Temple.

Box 2

Folder 9

File Name:

Pitsch_K_October2012

Keith Pitsch

October 18, 2012

In this interview, Keith discusses dorm life, the changes on campus, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Dr. Woodford, Dr. Howard Lutz, Dr. Hairston, Guerrilla theater, freshman beanies, Kent State, Civil Rights Movement, The Vietnam War, Biafra, and Winter Carnival.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2

Folder 10

File Name:

Pruzek_R_October2012

Rick (Richard) Pruzek

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Rick discusses dorm life, stories of his life after school, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Horan Hall, Henry DuPont, Jerry Harper, Jack Kennedy, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Sputnik, Vietnam, Zorn, Coach Anderson, Lake Geneva, and the campus Panty Raids.

Box 2

Folder 11

File Name:

Quick_D_October2012

Dale Quick

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Dale discusses being a veteran, some of the teachers he had, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

This interview references freshman beanies, UW-Richland, UW-Milwaukee, Korean War, Eau Claire County Guidance Clinic, John Thurston, Jim Benning, Inez Sparks, Dr. Blackeree, Carl Andersen, Schofield, Dr. Schneider, Perry Lushinger, Alpha Phi Omega, and the Cold War.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2

Folder 11

File Name:

Raleigh_D_October2012

Donna Raleigh (Sam)

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Donna discusses classes she took, political voting, cultural changes on campus, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Dr. Shoenfeld, Dr. Mickel, Dr. Marcus, Dr. Wilma Clark, Dr. Edna Hood, History Honors Society, Newman Club, Goat Coffee House, Court’n House, Elmer Winters, and Don Mash.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2

Folder 12

File Name:

Rambo_M_October2012

Mary Rambo (Nelson)

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Mary discusses living at home during her attendance here, classes, the Eau Claire community, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references Van Klar Ski Club, Mr. Hayes, Social Work, Fine Arts Center, Schofield, Phillips, McIntyre Library, Dr. Robert Shaw, Billie Sparks, Dr. Mortelloni, Ben Thompson, and Mrs. Leiphring.

*This interview does not have audio. This interview has a written transcript only

Box 2

Folder 14

File Name:

Seymour_J_October2012

Janet Seymour (Dykema)

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Janet discusses being a non-traditional student, how UW-EC prepped her for her career, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1990s.

This interview references Rick St. Germaine, Bob Goff, Jane Pederson, Chippewa Valley Museum, History Honor Society, Carson Park, Owen Park, and Water Street.

Box 2

Folder 15

File Name:

Sinz_R_October2012

Robert Lyle Sinz

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Robert discusses dorm life, working through school, and an in depth description of the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Court’n House/Mooney’s, Fanny Hill, The Hoot, Pete’s Avenue, Camaraderie/Dooleys, Vietnam War, Winston Churchill, Max Schoenfeld, Blackrby, Ron Walosky, Band, Leonard Haas, Confluence project, Gloria Steinmann, Sig Tau Gamma, Newman Center, and CVTC.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2

Folder 16

File Name:

Soper_F_October2012

Foster Soper III

October 23, 2012

In this interview, Foster discusses dorm life, being a veterinary, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s.

This interview references Schneider Hall, Murray Hall, Viennese Ball, Morris Hayes Eau Claire Singing Statesmen, Dr. Robert Foslund, Dr. Larry Schnack, the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Corky’s Bar, Jim Falls, and the Vietnam War.

Box 2

Folder 17

File Name:

Sorkness_R_October2012

Rita Sorkness

October 25, 2012

In this interview, Rita discusses working during school, being a non-traditional student, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when she was a student in the late 1970s.

This interview references CVTC, Dr. Jerome “Jerry” Johnson, Dr. Glen Thompson, Consumer’s Co-op Shopping Center, Ken Anderson, Carson Park, and the Vietnam War.

Box 2

Folder 18

File Name:

Spenser_C_October2012

Carole Ann Spenser

October 16, 2012

In this interview, Carole discusses dorm life, diversity changes on campus, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the early 1960s.

This interview references music, theater, Grace Walsh, Earl Kjer, Dr. Wolfbarth, Liz Keiz, Dr. Morris, Dr. Weeks, Confluence project, and Vietnam.

Box 2

Folder 19

File Name:

Spielberg_J_October2012

Jim Spielberg

October 14, 2012

In this interview, Jim discusses dorm life, the skills he gained attending UW-EC, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1970s.

This interview references basketball, Roger Selin, track, cross-country, Council of Business Organizations, and Water Street.

Box 2

Folder 20

File Name:

Stadler_M_October2012

Marie Stadler (Duesterbeck)

October 9, 2012

In this interview, Marie discusses dorm life, her degree and onto her career path, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the early 1970s.

This interview references University of Minnesota, Catherine Thomas Hall, Mac Schoenfeld, Will Denson, Haas Fine Arts Building, and Vietnam.

*This transcript has changes

Box 2

Folder 21

File Name:

Tripp_S_October2012

Sharon Tripp (Liedl)

October 11, 2012

In this interview, Sharon discusses living off campus, the changes on campus, and the atmosphere of the UW-Eau Claire campus when he was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

This interview references Phillips Science Hall, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Blugold, Library, Vietnam, Veterans, and the ZPG Movement.

Box 3

Folder 1

File Name:

Bollinger_J_June2012

Jim Bollinger

June 14, 2012

In this interview Jim references sports (football, basketball, and baseball), dorm life, thoughts of Eau Claire, campus additions (Hibbard, Library, and Davies), Kent State, and the administrative side of campus.

This interview references Jerry Persons, Ade Olsen, Wayne Butman, Leonard Haas, Richard Hibbard, Emily Hannah, Larry Schnack, Jim Witthoft, Ralph Gilbertson, and Joanne Brandes.

Box 3

Folder 2

File Name:

Eierman_B_July2012

Bob Eierman

July 17, 2012

Bob discusses applying for the Chemistry position, Eau Claire when he first started, curriculum, responsibilities of being a faculty member and department chair, The Spectator, teaching versus scholarship, students over the years, student housing, support for students, and how the university has a department-centric mentality.

This interview references the Joynt, downtown Eau Claire, London Square, Bob Hooper, Larry Schnack, Don Mash, Brian Levin-Stankevich, Scott Walker, Eau Claire Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, the Confluence, and Hobbs Ice Arena.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 3

Folder 3

File Name:

Foust_B_July2012

Brady Foust

July 12, 2012

Brady discusses why he chose Eau Claire, the differences between being a department chair and a professor, scholarship, the change in students over a 30 year span, the community’s attitude to the university, and the rise in administrators.

This interview references geography, Leonard Haas, Larry Schnack, John Morris, and student-faculty research.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 3

Folder 4

File Name:

Fraser_R_July2012

Robert (Bob) Fraser

July 17, 2012

In this interview, Robert references decisions on coming to Eau Claire, being dean & associate dean, the size of the university, tenure, technology on campus, WWI and his photo slides, and Scotland (study abroad).

This interview references Jim Oberly, Max Shoenfeld, Pete’s Fifth Avenue Bar, Camaraderie, Dick Marcus, Howard Lutz, Leonard Haas, McIntyre, Robert Swanson (UW-Stout), and Connie Russell.

Box 3

Folder 5

File Name:

Groenewald_R_July2012

Roger Groenewald

July 3, 2012

Roger talks about why he came to Eau Claire, being the director of admissions, recruitment, process of admission and Kent State.

This interview references John Kerarney, Mark Olsen, Sue Felder, Damion Obrien, Bud Harry, Ormsby Harry, Larry Schnack, Marge Schmelster, Netty Greene, and the Council Oak tree.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 3

Folder 6

File Name:

Harder_S_August2012

Sarah Harder

August 8, 2012

Sarah discusses getting a job at Eau Claire with her husband, policy on pregnancy leave, Affirmative Action, travelling for the task force, creating Women’s History Week, traveling for AAUW, studies conducted, her participation in women’s movements, the Soviet Union in 1989, and the many organizations and committees that she’s participated in over her time since Eau Claire.

This interview references Harry Harder, Dick Hibbard, John Morris, Commission on the Status of Women, Marie Oven, Charlie Bauer, Next Step Program, Images of Women in Contemporary Literature, Nadine St. Louis, Carl Haywood, Vita Stone, Alexander Humphrey, American Ethnic Coordinating Office, Academic Skills Center, Ann Lapp, Kathryn Clarenbach, National Women’s Conference, Equal Rights Amendment, Wisconsin Women’s Network, Lee Dreyfus, Carol Fairbanks, American Association of University Women, National Council of Women’s Organizations, Family Medical Leave, National Peace Foundation, Soviet-American Women’s Summit, and Olga Bessolova.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 3

Folder 7

File Name:

Hoggatt_J_June2012

Jack Hoggat

June 13, 2012

In this interview, Jack discusses why he came to UW-Eau Claire from Weber State, the Business Education and Administrative Management, and the Department of Management Information Systems, the change in the student body, basketball, local businesses that contributed to the business advisory committee, and technology.

This interview references Dr. Missling, Dr. Mitchell, John Melrose, Jim La Barre, John Schillak, Bill Korn, Roger Schlattman, Dean Thomas Dock, Emily Hannah, and Jim Wenner.

Box 3

Folder 8

File Name:

Hudderli_G_August2012

(audio is in 2 parts)

Gretchen Hudderli

August 6, 2012

Gretchen discusses being an MBA student at UWEC, filling in for Russ Jamesnson two weeks before classes started, becoming the assistant dean, campus expansion, the College of Business accreditation, distance learning, funding, online programs, a modular program, student body change, and creating a website.

This interview references Bill Hannaford, Jim Wenner, Bill Kaylee, Bill Heckert, Chancellor Haas, Tom Dock, Norm Olsen, Marilynn Connie, Dianne Hoagley, Marge Schmelster, Lorainne Missling, Lacrecia Mattson, Darcy Becker, Nancy Jackson, Karl Markgraff, and Carol Halburg.

Box 3

Folder 9

File Name:

Major_C_July2012

Chuck Major

July 16, 2012

Chuck discussed what brought him to the university, moving up to become the director of housing, overseeing students in the residence halls, students living off campus, the possibility of a new dorm, the Confluence Project, the change in dorm rules, change in the student body, the economy, upper campus versus lower campus, and sustainability on campus.

This interview references Doug Hallet, Ormsby Harry, Leonard Haas, Emily Hannah, Larry Schnack, Charlie Bauer, Don Mash, and Brian Levin-Stankevich.

Box 3

Folder 10

File Name:

Markgraf_K_July2012

Karl Markgraf

July 24, 2012

Karl discusses why and how he came to work at UWEC, the study abroad program, his responsibilities of being the director of the center of international education, different chancellors and interim chancellors, recruiting a diverse student population, the music program, budget challenges, international students, collaborating with other universities,

This interview references the Chinese service program, the intensive English program, Brian Levin-Stankevich, Don Mash, Vicky Lord Nelson, Gilles Bousquet, Ron Satz, Tom Miller, Steve Talent, Marty Wood, Patricia Kline, and the college of business.

Box 3

Folder 11

File Name:

Mickel_R_November2012

Ron Mickel

November 8, 2012

Ron discusses why he came to Eau Claire, his first impressions, the classes he taught, how the classes changed over time, sabbaticals, professional scholarship, learning skills instead of a broad education, the break into different colleges and separation from the teacher’s college mentality, and administrators versus professors.

This interview references Leonard Haas, Dick Hibbard, and Dr. Schneider.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 3

Folder 12

File Name:

Miller_T_August2012

(audio is in 2 parts)

Tom Miller

August 27, 2012

Tom discusses how and why he came to Eau Claire, finishing his dissertation, his family, being an instructor of history, his short term as acting interim provost, bringing funding in from grants, the hierarchy of the university, Millennium building, student/faculty interactions, change in the community interactions with UWEC, and getting rid of baseball.

This interview references Larry Schnack, Marjorie Schmelster, Don Mash, the history department, Patricia Turner, John Mann, Jim Oberly, William Cochrin, Laura SutherlandRon Mickel, Jack Lauber, Ron Relauski, Steve Gouch, Joan Meyers, Kate Lang, and Robert Gough.

Box 3

Folder 13

File Name:

Moch_S_July2012

Susan Moch

July 13, 2012

Susan discusses why she came to Eau Claire, her responsibilities, classes she taught, the balance between scholarship and teaching, nursing projects, the changes in students since the 80’s, the College of Nursing and Health mission statement, and the change in the community opinion of the University.

This interview references Dr. Rita Sparks, ORSP, Lisa Quinn, International Nursing Education and Practice, Dr. Rosemary Jadack, Dr. Debra Jansen, College of Professional Studies, and CETL.

*This interview does not have audio.

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Folder 14

File Name:

Mowry_D_August2012

Don Mowry

August 8, 2012

Don discusses why he chose to work at UWEC, Social Work classes, setting goals for the baccalaureate degree requirements, being an interim director, creating an Americorps program change in the university, losing some funding, and the development of PEEQ (Program to Evaluate and Enhance Quality).

This interview references Mort Sypress, Mary Ryan Miller, Larry Schnack, Eric Rotvold, Bob Burns, Ron Satz, Steve Tallant, Susan Turell, Mary Ryan Miller, Mary Rousse, Jenny Bugni, Phoenix Park, and Volume One.

Box 3

Folder 15

File Name:

Olsen_Mark_August2012

(audio is in 2 parts)

Mark Olsen

August 16, 2012

Mark discusses his time as a student at UW-Eau Claire, the freshman bonfire, Little Niagara, living at home versus living on campus, being an assistant director of admissions, working on campus, parking on campus, and the Davies Center

This interview references Alpha Phi Omega, UMOC (Ugly Man on Campus), Helen Sampson, Jim Batting, Ormseby Harry, Bill Zorn, John Morris, Leonard Haas, the footbridge, Jack Carney, Kent Garrison, Margareen Coughman, Jim Wenner, Rodney Johnson, John Morris, Larry Schnack, and Ella Nelson.

Box 3

Folder 16

File Name:

Russell_C_June2012

(audio is in 2 parts)

Connie Russell

June 27, 2012

Connie discusses being classified staff, transferring to UWEC from UW-Stout for journalism, registration, programming for registration, online learning, keeping the catalog for classes up to date

This interview references, Vietnam, James Dean, Delvis Swanson, Dave Maddis, Laura Patterson, SOAR system (Student Online Advising and Registration), Don Mowry, Cathy Mitchell, Larry Schnack, Emily Hannah, Leonard Haas,

Box 3

Folder 17

File Name:

Young_J_November2012

Jerry Young

November 14, 2012

Jerry discusses coming here from Central Missouri State University, Eau Claire’s nature, teaching music classes, switching from academic staff to faculty, students over the last 30 years, budgets, and concerts.

This interview references October Fest, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Canadian Brass, Peter Shickele, and Summer Sounds.

*This interview does not have audio.

Box 4

Folder 1

File Name:

Barstad_C_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Carolyn Barstad (Gabrielsen)

1963

September 24, 2013

Carolyn discusses why she attended UW-Eau Claire, starting off as a social work major and then switching to English, living at home, campus construction, fraternities, social dances, and getting her Master’s Degree.

This interview references freshman beanies, typing on a typewriter, College Senate, Delta Zeta, Davies Center, Winter Carnival, the footbridge, sports, and student vice squad.

Box 4

Folder 2

File Name:

Beebe_P_September2013

Phyllis Beebe (Hurst)

1929

September 26, 2013

Phyllis discusses what she took while she attended UW-Eau Claire from 1926-1954, having only Old Main as the only building, social life, and teaching.

This interview references Harvey Schofield, D.J. Brewer, George Simpson, Erna Bucholz, tuition, Model School, Half Moon Lake, Homecoming bonfire, and mixer dances in Schofield.

Box 4

Folder 3

File Name:

Berseth_J_September2013

Jerry Berseth

1962

September 20, 2013

Jerry discusses living off campus, working while going to school, being a Resident Assistant (RA), being an athletic director, being a school psychologist, and being in the service.

This interview references campus curfews, Dr. Benning, The Hoot (in Hallie), John Menard Sr; sports, Dick Bennet, Student Senate, tuition, Carson Park, and Bill Zorn.

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Folder 4

File Name:

Bishop_J_September2013

James Bishop

1978

September 18, 2013

James discusses how he got into geography, journalism, being a veteran and going to school, camping on weekends, writing for the Periscope and the Spectator.

This interview references the DNR, Sigma Delta Chi, Professor Gill Tanner, Topolobampo, Lloyd Ohl, Floyd Smoot, Leslie Polk, Henry Lippold, Ed Young, and Camaraderie.

Box 4

Folder 5

File Name:

Blomlie_N_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Nancy Blomlie (Green)

1962

September 16, 2013 1:00 pm

September 23, 2013

10:30 am

Nancy discusses the buildings on campus, becoming an English major, why she chose UW-Eau Claire, marriage, having a child in college, minorities, freshman beanies, her grandchildren, tuition costs, and being on the dean’s list.

This interview references John F. Kennedy, Red Arrow Division (Army National Guard), Lawrence Welk Show, Vietnam, Blugold Room, Bill Zorn, Dean Hibbard, William Davies, Ade Olson, Ida Hintz, Alice Clawson, Chloe Elmgren, Russell Paulson, Dr. Armstrong, Mr. Pannier, Wineva Grzynkowicz, Ellen Lauber, Helen Davis, and Jerry Johnson.

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Folder 6

File Name:

Bollinger_J_September2013

Jim Bollinger

1957

September 17, 2013

3:00pm

Jim discusses sports, why he chose to come to Eau Claire, what he did in his spare time, curfews/dorms, football practice field, Carson Park, requirements for minors, places he taught at, commuting to UW-Milwaukee & UW-Madison while working in Port Washington, the college experience (meeting his wife & friends), living off campus his first year (didn’t have dorms), newspapers paper vs. online, what has changed and what hasn’t over the years, UW-EC’s atmosphere, drinking beer only, flooding on campus, dorms on campus, and the “hill.”

This interview references Eta Phi, Bunny Bread, Thomas Hall, The Hoot, dances, Brewer Hall, Schofield Hall, APO, Marge Schmeltzer, Brown vs. Board, Homecoming, Footbridge (Water St.), John Menard Sr., The Spectator, The Periscope, Phillips Hall, Hibbard Hall, Education building, Water St., Mini Creek, Putnam Park, and the campus school.

*no transcript

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Folder 7

File Name:

Carpenter_D_September2013

Dorothy Carpenter (Bullis)

1942

September 25, 2013

1:00pm

Dorothy discusses why she came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, her classes and major, her extracurricular activities: (cheerleading, band, skiing, band/orchestra), rules for women on campus with the Dean of Women, working as a lifeguard, in a photo studio, and an ice cream parlor, and being a commuter.

This interview references Bill Zorn, Lorraine Brazeau, Knight’s Pythias Lodge, American Legion Hall, YWCA, YMCA, spring prom, Schofield Hall

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Folder 8

File Name:

Charlson_C_September2013

Corinne Charlson

1947-1948-attended

1951-graduated

September 25, 2013

1:00 pm

Corinne discusses why she came to UW-Eau Claire, the only building on the campus- Schofield Hall/Main Hall, careers open to women, why she came back to Eau Claire, working in the Chancellors office for the Provost, upper campus before it was developed, basketball games in the Schofield gym, and attending Monmouth University.

This interview references Miss Jacobs (gym teacher), Girl Reserves, The Auditorium (where the Post Office is now), YWCA, Homecoming, Richard Hibbard, Carole Halberg, Chancellor Mash, Chancellors Hall, Chuck Major, and Otis Frank.

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Folder 9

File Name:

Endl_C_September2013

Carol Endl

1951

September 20, 2013

Carol discusses tuition costs, why she wanted to come to UW-Eau Claire, working while going to college, transportation, sports events,

This interview references Luther Hospital, the barracks, Grace Walsh, Dulaney, Schofield Hall, Longve Facility, President Davies, Ruth Auld, Lillian Barr, Richard Hibbard, Adam’s Drug Store

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Folder 10

File Name:

Erickson_M_September2013

Mary Erickson (Luetkehoelter)

1986

September 27, 2013

Mary discusses activities on campus, drinking age, students jumping from the bridge into the Chippewa River, being on the Spectator staff, technology, face-to-face interactions with professors, registering for classes, and funding.

This interview references the footbridge, dorm mixers, campus police, Journalism, and Henry Lippold.

Box 4

Folder 11

File Name:

Febry_W_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

William (Bill) Febry

1974

September 24, 2013

Bill discusses why he chose Eau Claire, Eau Claire’s reputation for teaching, living on campus in Bridgman Hall, social groups on campus, campus atmosphere during his time in school, physical building additions, backpacks, college tuition, and how he stays connected with the University.

This interview references football, Governor Lucey, Brewer Hall, Bill Zorn, campus school, Campbell Soup Company, Miller Brewing Company, Tim Hirsch, Roland Nicholson, Air Force, Homecoming, Viennese Ball, Ken Anderson, Frank Schade, Mike Ratliff, Vietnam War, John Laird, Melvin Laird, Kent State, Footbridge, McIntyere Library, Towers, Bob Erffmeyer, and political people visiting campus.

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Folder 12

File Name:

Friederich_M_October2013

Mary A. Friederich (Olson)

1953

October 1, 2013

Mary discusses meeting her husband, memories of her sorority, living off campus, tuition costs, difficulties of being married and pregnant while teaching, veterans, social life, the Water Street bridge falling down, economy after the war, sports and her children and grandchildren.

This interview references Caldwell Johnson, choir, National Women’s Club Convention, Nancy Anderson, Phi Beta Chapter, Sigma Phi Kappa, Dulany Room, Campus School, Mrs. McNamara, Mary Rowe, Zuonset, Chippewa Guard, Foster Art Gallery, Miss Baker, and Ade Olson.

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Folder 13

File Name:

Gannon_G_September2013

George Gannon

1956

September 23, 2013

George discusses why he chose to come to UWEC, living in the barracks, tuition costs, being in a fraternity, a day in the life of George, his children attending UWEC, and teaching.

This interview references the Blugold Room, Five Cigs, The Hoot, Lake Hallie Ballroom, John Menard Sr; Mr. Karause, Mr. Olson, Mr. Clark, Miss Hintz, and Bill Zorn.

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Folder 15

File Name:

Geske_J_September2013

John Geske

1954

September 19, 2013

John discusses why he chose to attend UWEC, taking classes he enjoyed, dances, working while going to school, playing basketball, living at home, politics, racial inequality, and the different classes he took.

This interview references Dr. Cochran, Dr. Schneider, Dr. Meyer, Dr. Jones, John Menard Sr; GI Bill, Bernie Hasmer, Sadie Hawkins, Coach Zorn, Dr. Hibbard, Dr. Riggs, Dr. Colka, Kernel Simpson, The Hoot, Loop Bar, Wissota View, Campus School, Korean War, and the GREEN beanie.

**This interview includes a handwritten note from John Geske.

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Folder 15

File Name:

Gilbertson_D_September2013

Donald Gilbertson

1959

September 24, 2013

Don discusses the Korean War, living off campus, foreign students, parking on campus, running for office for the Register of Deeds for Trempealeau County, meeting his wife, classes, offices, and the library in Schofield.

This interview references Dr. Mark Fay, Korean War, Bill Zorn, Rd and Gun Club, Hotel Eau Claire, the Blugold Room, Erna Bucholz, and Ruth Johnson.

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Folder 16

File Name:

Gillings_D_September2013

David Gillings

1971

September 19, 2013

David discusses his interest in the biological science, working in Madison over summer break, being a participant in the first Earth Day, dorm life, hot tub swimming pool in Horan Hall, sledding down the hill on plastic trays, living in Brazil for a summer, and walking across the footbridge in winter.

This interview references the Vietnam War, draft lottery, Horan Hall, Crest Wellness Center, Winter Carnival, Tornado Watch, beanies, Jong Lim, Mark Laimans, Elaine Mayer, Time Peace. Soccer, Resident Assistant, Portuguese Club, Big Falls, Homecoming, Terry Balding, and Dr. Okramovitz.

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Folder 17

File Name:

Gratz_M_September2013

Margaret Gratz (Boetcher)

1959

September 26, 2013

Margaret discusses food service on campus, World War II, being a non-traditional student, teaching, the library in Schofield, organizations on campus, some good and bad experiences in class, buying a restaurant on Water Street, her siblings in the war, and her children.

This interview references the war plant Katherine Thomas Hall, Putnam Hall, Sigma Gamma Zeta, Blugold Room, the old Davies Center, basketball games, Campus School, Dunn County Normal School, Normandy at D-Day, German prison camp, W.R. Davies, and Quonset Huts.

Box 5

Folder 1

File Name:

Greenlee_M_T_September2013

Tom Greenlee, Marianna Greenlee (Meyers)

Tom 1959

Marianna 1958

Dual Interview

September 15, 2013

Tom and Marianna discuss why they chose to come to UW-Eau Claire, classes they took, housing on campus, buildings on campus, rural teachers, sports, sororities, fraternities, drinking age, how they met, other student groups, requirements for physical education classes, their 6 children and what they did, having fun while in college, Marianna was the Homecoming Queen in 1957, activities the fraternities did, professors before retiring, careers, students working during going to school, the changes of the campus, why they enjoyed college so much, expectations of teachers back in the day, how WWII and the Korean War and the effect on students, student dress code of the 50’s, the college costs, and the experience of preparing students for life, not just the education.

This interview references the barracks, G.I. Bill, Schofield, Kjer theater, Blugold Room, Katherine Thomas Hall, Varsity Basketball, Sigma Pi Kappa, Delta Zeta, Phi Beta Kappa, Newman Club, Square Dancers, Phi Sigma Epsilon, President Davies, quonset huts, Dr. Stoll (?), Moon McMullin, Korean War, Pre-vet program, ROTC, Freshman Beanies, hazing, smoking, biology, Dr. Faye, Dean Haas, and the Physical Science major.

*no transcript

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Folder 2

File Name:

Guite_A_September2013

Albert Guite 1960

September 26, 2013

Albert discusses growing up in Jim Falls, participating in high school football, being in the Military Air Force, registering for college as a spur of the moment thing, transferring to Eau Claire, campus buildings, switching to a teaching degree, enjoying history classes, disliking English classes, cafeteria food, fraternity socials, working while going to school, registering for classes, and sports on campus.

This interview references Korea, Japan (military), River Falls, the library, Schofield, Brewer Hall, Davies, Dean Peterson, Dr. Blackerby, freshman beanies, Eta Phi, Newman Club, Lawrence Welk Show, Dr. Collins, John Menard Sr; and U.S. Rubber.

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Folder 3

File Name:

Hanson_S_September2013

Sarah Hanson

(Hibbard)

1963

September 18, 2013

Sarah/Sally discusses her connection to Eau Claire, her father (Dr. Richard Hibbard) and mother’s connection to Eau Claire, a synopsis of her father’s career, her grandparents’ candy shop, her interest in political science & history, her children, getting her Master’s degree, diversity on campus, what the MLK speech meant to her, playing viola in the orchestra, having Christmas tea at the Haas’s, her father’s death, Homecoming parades, being in Student Government, and working with the Marshfield Medical Foundation.

This interview references Parker Clark, Bill Cochrane, Bob Gantner, Less Emmons, Earl Kjer, Pres. Davies, Dr. Walter Wussow, Dr. Blackorby, Dr. John Lem, Laura Sutherland, Monsieur McMullen, Howard Lutz, Ann Wolf, Dr. John Schneider, Martin Luther King, Sigma Pi Kappa, Old Main, the Forum, Vietnam War, Alumni Board, The Hoot, League of Women, National Jobs Bill, Reach Out, Volunteers in Health Care, Birch Society, Centennial Hall, Quonset huts, beanies, Caldwell Johnson, Corky’s, Robert Gibbon, and Dr. Fraser

*This interview includes a printed e-mail from Sally (Sarah)

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Folder 4

File Name:

HavlikLenz_K_September2013

Kristine Havlik-Lenz

1996

September 19, 2013

Kristine discusses growing up in a small town, why she chose to come to Eau Claire, living in Bridgman Hall, being on the volleyball team, partying in the parking lot by Carson Park during football games, eating on campus, and canoeing on the river.

The interview references the Honors program organization (HPO), Alumni Association Board, Homecoming, Sneakers, Camaradarie, Oakwood Mall, Big Falls, Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, Dr. Jane Pederson, Ron Mickel, and Dr. Pinero.

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Folder 5

File Name:

Hazelton_M_R_September2013

Mary Hazelton (Quella), Richard Hazelton

Mary 1955

Richard 1958

Dual Interview

September 16, 2013

Jean (Mary) discusses an unspoken rule of dress code, freshman beanies, working at a TV station, variety shows on campus, being in theater and a trip to New York, being a costume manager, food on campus, meeting her husband (Dick), having to stop being a teacher because she got pregnant.

Dick (Richard) discusses a trip to Cleveland, playing musical instruments, being a Park Ranger, playing golf, and proposing on the second date.

This interview references the Vietnam War, Old Main, Campus School, Earl Kjer, John Schneider, Little Niagara, the Hoot, Old Main, the barracks, Eta Phi, Phi Sigma, Gill Tanner, Bob Gantner, Les Gilbertson, Scherzo Club, Stella Pederson, theater, Mini Creek U, Little Niagara, and Aspirin Alice.

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Folder 6

File Name:

Horan_J_September2013

Joanne Horan (Par)

1957

September 16, 2013

Joanne discusses why she chose to come to UW-EC, majors, teaching, the students who attended the Campus School, being in choir, registering for classes, supervising teaching at UW-Stout, and emergency contracts for teachers.

This interview references Katherine Thomas Hall, Old Main, Campus School, the observation deck, Miss Marion McNamara, Miss Baker, Dr. Green, Miss Sutherland, Wilbur
Scamfur, and Dr. Faye.

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Folder 7

File Name:

Johnson_H_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Henrietta Johnson (Olbert)

1951

September 9, 2013

Henrietta discusses teaching and being a married teacher, having the student center in a barracks, teachers helping the Vets through school, why she chose to come to
Eau Claire, the percentage of women that went to college, the family feeling of the campus, working at A&P grocery store, social life, technology, going on dates with her husband, transportation, textbook rental, and dorm restrictions.

This interview references the army barracks on campus, Old Main/Schofield, GI Bill, Old Swiss Chalet, Phi Beta Kappa, football, basketball, Putnam Rock, Little Niagara, GPA’s, science building, Schneider, letter jackets/sweaters, Kjer, Memorial Hall (Dulaney Mansion), freshman beanies, and Uniroyal.

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Folder 8

File Name:

Joyal_L_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Lloyd Joyal

1954

September 20, 2013

Lloyd discusses living in apartments, working at Peterson Pies, working with the Boy Scouts, classes that he took, playing in the band, teaching in Eau Claire and Boyd, Wisconsin changing the teacher’s license requirements, football games, basketball, communication through the mailbox system, and other family members that attended UWEC.

This interview references John Menard Sr; Old Main/Schofield, Prof. Gatner, the Blugold Area in the basement of Schofield, green freshman beanie, Laura Sutherland, William Davies, Mini Creek, Little Niagara, Golden BluGolds, the Campus School, Kjer Theater, and the observation deck.

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Folder 9

File Name:

Klish_W_September2013

William Klish

1963

September 27, 2013

William discusses why he chose to attend UWEC, the schooling needed to become a physician, volunteering in the Marine Corps, working in Mexico, other travels around the world, meeting his wife, being a general medical officer for the marines, playing basketball, buildings on campus, and how he owes a lot to the campus for his career.

This interview references Camp Pendleton, Old Main/Schofield, Phi Sigma Epsilon, Arnold Bakken, the Confluence project, Angela Davis, Davies Center, tuition and Chancellor Schmidt.

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Folder 10

File Name:

Krahn_D_September2013

Delores Krahn

1944

September 14, 2013

Delores discusses why she chose to be a teacher, music classes, eating on campus, living off campus, and careers for women.

This interview references Dr. Schneider, Primary Club, teaching, Presto, and Fernyers.

Box 5

Folder 11

File Name:

Kronenberg_H_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Harold Kronenberg

1953

September 17, 2013

Harold discusses his participation in WWII, starting school out at UW-Madison, playing baseball, what brought him back to Eau Claire, how the campus buildings changed, coaching baseball, Vietnam protests, teaching, the airfield, segregation, working at his dad’s tavern, blacklist for serving drinks, student teaching on the college campus, and golf.

This interview references the GI Bill, the barracks, Laura Sutherland, Ade Olson, Jim Rice, Link Walker, Jefferson Davis, Kato (Brian) Kaelin, Fritz Schroeder, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, Ann and Abigail Landers, Hazel Ramharter, Bill Zorn, Eugene Moran, WWII, the Depression, and Kenny Anderson.

Box 6

Folder 1

File Name:

Kumferman_G_D_September2013

George & Delores Kumferman

George-1957

September 19, 2013

George discusses dress codes, the athletic department, why he came to UWEC, being in the Navy and going to school, bargaining his salary, being a property assessor, and the cost of attending UWEC.

This interview references Sweeds, snake dance (Homecoming), Colonel Simpson, Dr. Hibbard, Dr. Schneider, Quonset huts, Clarence Imulson, Schofield/Old Main, barracks, DeLong School (said as Longfellow in transcript), bicycles, campus school, Zorn Arena, and Kappa Delta Phi.

Box 6

Folder 2

File Name:

Kurth_S_September2013

Stephen Kurth

1961

September 27, 2013

Stephen gives a synopsis of his life and then discusses football, the buildings on campus, gender divisions, finals week, working while going to school, cost of going to school, sports, Letterman, the quality of education, and the relationships between students and staff, parking, the student union in the bottom of Schofield Hall and working at the University.

This interview references Abe Olsen, Peace Corp, President Kennedy, freshman beanies, Coach Jim Rice, Coach Bill Zorn, Coach Anderson, the Forum, Art Series, and the Vietnam War.

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Folder 3

File Name:

Laird_L_September2013

Lanna Laird (Moy)

1983

September 14, 2013

Lanna discusses being in the nursing program and working at Luther hospital, why she chose to come to Eau Claire, gender in nursing during the 60’s & 80’s, skiing class, students now using ear buds, using typewriters, working while going to school, living on campus vs. living off campus, school tuition, energy conservation, communication, and curfews at Luther hospital.

This interview references the Cold War, John Kennedy, LGBT, nursing and parking.

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Folder 4

File Name:

Lightfoot_R_September2013

Robert Lightfoot

1961

September 24, 2013

Bob discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, his interest in music, required class, enrollment, clothing trends, the music reputation of UWEC, food on campus, smoking on campus, working in Marshfield, WI, and enrollment on campus.

This interview references music theory, music conducting, Les Gilbertson, Eta Phi, Sherzo Club, Leo Christy, Bill Zorn, Stella Pederson, Mrs. Boelke, Katherine Thomas, Putnam Dorm, Newman Club, The Hoot, Caldwell Johnson, Blugold Room, Old Main, Virgil Graatz, Buddy Morrow, Les and Larry Algart, The Glen Miller Orchestra, Richard Hibbard, Sally/Sarah Hibbard, Walter May, Ecumenical Center, and Rob Gantner.

Box 6

Folder 5

File Name:

Litrenta_J_September2013

(audio in 2 parts)

Jillian Litrenta

2012

September 25, 2013

Jillian discusses why she chose to come to UW-Eau Claire, living in the dorms, meal plan options, roommates, eating on campus, diversity on campus, the hill, intermurals, Homecoming, student teaching, and floating down the river.

This interview references Mr. Bizzer, Towers, Old Davies, Blugold Beginnings, kickball, Audacious, Fifth Element, The Innocent Men, and Higherground.

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Folder 6

File Name:

Nagel_M_September2013

Marjorie Nagel

(Brotzman)

1942, 1948

September 18, 2013

Marjorie discusses why she chose to come to UW-Eau Claire, choosing the teaching profession, dress codes, Eau Claire being the singing school/singing campus, smoking on campus, lunch on campus, class registration, dating and marriage during WWII, and tuition costs.

This interview references Inez Sparks, Beta Epsilon, Homecoming bonfire, The Spectator, Periscope, President Davies, Delphia Davies, Hit Parade, Old Main, Dr. Paul Nagel, and the campus school.

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Folder 7

File Name:

Nelson_H_Septmeber2013

Hazel Nelson

(Herges)

1943

September 18, 2013

Hazel discusses careers for women in the 1940’s, the campus atmosphere during WWII, working during school, her only child Jane (who was present for the interview), downhill skiing, and water aerobics.

This interview references the band.

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Folder 8

File Name:

Novacek_J_September2013

Jeanne Novacek (Miller)

1955-1974

September 25, 2013

Jeanne discusses attending the campus in 1955-1956 and then her break, and then coming back to campus, the change in buildings on campus, Kent State and the shutting down of the campus, clothing, parking, and speakers at The Forum.

This interview references Old Main, Blugold Room, Little Niagara, Mini Creek, Council Oak Tree, Vietnam War, beanies, and Chancellor Haas.

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Folder 9

File Name:

Popple_P_September2013

Patricia (Pat) J. Popple (Ehlers)

1961

September 26, 2013

Pat discusses commuting to campus, Kent State, working through school, the idea of Blugold spirit, and why she wanted to become a teacher.

This interview references Leonard Haas, Stella Peterson, The Davies Center, Dr. Schnack, and Ross Hornung., smoking and drinking on campus

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Folder 10

File Name:

Reidinger_T_September2013

Thomas Reidinger

1950

September 23, 2013

Thomas discusses meeting his wife, losing an eye as a child, being a baseball and football player, being in the first All-Conference team (football?), the Dulany Mansion, and being Homecoming King.

This interview references Colonel George Simpson, Henry Kolka, Inez Sparks, Bob (Pinky) Schaaf, Abe Washburn, Sam Young, Dave Weiss, Gordy Stephen, George Pathos, Warren ‘Hanz’ Buckley, Jack Perkins, Link Walker, Jack Perkins, GI Bill, and the army barracks.

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Folder 11

File Name:

Scheuermann_J_September2013

Jeanette Scheuermann

1961

September 16, 2013

Jeanette discusses growing up on a farm, majoring in elementary education, her family history, semester ending in January instead of before Christmas, videotaping, dorm life, length of time spent in college, social life, and dating life.

This interview references Laura Sutherland, Memorial Hall, Thomas Hall, The Hoot, Furneres/Furniers (sp?) Ball Room, St. Patrick’s Church, Zorn arena, Viennese Ball, The Everly brothers, Korean War, Vietnam War, The Cold War, and The Confluence project.

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Folder 12

File Name:

Schoeukuecht_M_September2013

Mary Schoeukuecht (Olson)

September 27, 2013

Mary discusses going to school at the Campus school through 9th grade, attending St. Olaf, attending one year at Eau Claire, attending school where her father worked, sports, and nature and her beauty in Eau Claire.

This interview references Grey Shipley, student/teacher observation deck, Bill Zorn, Ade Olson, Larry Schnack, Gill Tanner, Jim Rice, ski club, Jim Bollinger, Don Pierce, Title Nine, and Carson Park.

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Folder 13

File Name:

Scobie_N_W_September2013

Nancy Scobie (Clark)

William Scobie

September 16, 2013

Nancy and William discuss why they chose to come to Eau Claire, sororities and fraternities, dorm living, women and their education at the time, social life, and tuition costs.

This interview references Greg Welch, Carl Carven, Earl Kjer, Martin Luther King Jr; Zorn Arena, College Players, Sigma Pi, Pi Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta, freshman beanie, Dulany Mansion, Greg Shultz, Howard Lutz, Winter Carnival, Homecoming, The Hoot (spelled hooch), and Hank Aaron.

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Folder 14

File Name:

Simms_D_September2013

Dan Simms (1974)

September 25, 2013

Dan discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, his weekly routine for his freshman and sophomore years, security in the dorms, buildings on campus, intermural sports, difference in class sizes compared to UW-Madison, tuition costs, Veterans, and rent cost off campus.

This interview references Water Street, business degree, Erwin Steiner, Henry Lippold, Professor Myers, Salem Markos, Carol Halberg, Hilltop, Shortstop Restaurant, Roman Inn Restaurant, Carson Park, 1972 National Championship (basketball), Jan Washburn, and Bruce Halligan.

Box 7

Folder 1

File Name:

Sorlie_D_September2013

Dorothy Sorlie

1963

September 18, 2013

Dorothy discusses living at home, homecoming, the drinking environment, medical technologist classes, the Blugold mascot, her parents, traveling, tuition costs, meeting her husband, hybrid classes, and racial diversity.

This interview references Delta Zeta, Von Clar Ski Club, Dr. Lawrence Walstrom, Santa Luchia, Phi Sig, Dr. Mark Fay, Big Falls, freshman beanies, Justin Patchin, Maria Dacosta, Jill Pastrana, Hank Aaron, and Carson Park.

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File Name:

Southard_D_September2013

Donald Southard

1960

September 19, 2013

Donald discusses his brother’s accident at Big Falls and living in William Davies’ basement, student insurance, buildings on campus, dorm curfews and being “campused,” drinking ages, the school accommodating his physically disabled brother, performances in Kjer Theater, and having a twin brother.

This interview references Jim Banning, Big Falls, army barracks, music building in the heating plant, President Davies, Mrs. Gratz, Earl Kjer, Stella Peterson, Cal Andreesen, freshman beanies, Bill Zorn, Katherine Thomas, Phi Sigs, Mark Phillips, Roger Hanson, John Wenzel, Dick Green, and Jim Bollinger.

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File Name:

VanEss_K_September2013

Kristi Van Ess

(Mueller)

1995?

September 26, 2013

Kristi discusses why she came to Eau Claire, living in Sutherland, Towers and off campus, food on campus, Water Street, classes for a Psychology major, meeting her husband, going to the movies, and working in therapy.

This interview references Towers, Sutherland, Burger King, Taco Bell, Chi Chi’s, Racy’s, Camaraderie, Mogie’s, Dr. Tomlinson, and Big Falls.

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File Name:

Walker_JA_September2013

(audio is in 5 parts)

Jean Ann Walker

(Rathbun)

1950

September 17, 2013

Jean Ann discusses student mailboxes, student teaching, football games, meeting her husband, her favorite classes, physical education classes, smoking areas, clothing trends, sorority initiations, homecoming celebrations, the campus environment after WWII, and meal plans.

This interview references Memorial Hall/Dulany Mansion, barracks, Schofield, Ade Olson, Link Walker, Leonard Haas, Ida Hinz, Square Steppers, Dr. Lind, William Davies, Mary Rowe, Laura Sutherland, Phi Depha Kappa, Fouriner’s Ballroom, prom, Homecoming, Carson Park, Grace Walch, Newman Center/student religious center, Council Oak Tree, Viennese Ball, Davies Center, Bridgman Hall, Katherine Thomas Hall, Putnam, and Dr. Emans.

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File Name:

Wick_M_September2013

Marshall Wick

1951

September 18, 2013

Marshall discusses being in the Navy, his teaching career, the enjoyment of being a professor, the new buildings on campus, the loss of his first wife, the Water Street bridge collapse his extracurricular activities, working, playing the alto saxophone, teaching at Eau Claire, getting an Outstanding Teaching Award, and being in the Statewide Faculty Association.

This interview references the army barracks, student-faculty basketball games, Schofield, Phillips Hall, Michael Wick, Hibbard Hall, G.I. Bill, Kappa Delta Pi, Jim Benning, Don Mathison, John Menard Sr. & John Menard Jr., and the Board of Regents.

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File Name:

Winters_E_September2013

Elmer Winters

1951

September 20, 2013

Elmer discusses why he came to UW-Eau Claire, working during school, participating in student activities, Skyline Cruise, Newman Club, living in the barracks, Homecoming, basketball, football, Bob Gunn’s memorial, and selecting students for athletic hall of fame.

This interview references Les Gilbertson, Dr. Cochran, Dr. Judd, William McIntyre, Eta Phi, Ken Anderson, Tim Peterman, Ida Hinns, Dr. Schneider, Clancy Imislund, Leonard Haas, hockey, Tom Dahl, International Relations Club, Colonel Wilson, Tender Crust, Dr. Emmens, Louie Slock, Jack Coolee, and Chuck Lorison.

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File Name:

Zeug_B_September2013

Barbara Zeug (Warden)

1948

September 23, 2013

Barbara discusses why she came to UW-Eau Claire, tuition, choosing a major and minors, ratio of male to female during WWII, Eau Claire’s reputation, transportation, Water Street collapsing, technology, classes, and freshman orientation.

This interview references Henry Kolka, Dr. Clement, Laura Sutherland, Dick Hibbard, John Schneider, Phi Beta Kappa, International Relations Club, Kjer Theater, Campus School, Eugene McPhee, Schofield Hall, barracks, Dulany, and Floyd Krause.

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File Name:

Bousquet_G

Gilles Bousquet

July 3, 2013

*metadata date, interview conducted earlier than this date

Gilles discusses Eau Claire’s reputation, becoming a world class school, branding ideas, starting Hmong studies initiatives, students’ professionalism, other UW-system schools, what makes Eau Claire unique, financial resources, technology, and future sabbatical research projects.

This interview references Davies Center (new), the confluence project, International Studies, Fudan University (Shanghai), Dr. Erin Devlin, Newman Indian Collection, Don Mash, Brian Levin-Stankevich, and Vicki Lord Larson.

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File Name:

LevinStankevich_B_April2012

Brian Levin-Stankevich

April 17, 2011

Brian discusses his background and his perceptions of the campus when he first arrived, tuition, the Tom Hilton incident with the Eau Queer movie festival, the politics of building the new Davies building, education building, and the basement of Brewer Hall, other upcoming building projects on campus, campus environment footprint, and his day to day schedule, donations.

This interview references Fred Colt, faculty senate, Blugold Commitment, PEAK, Patricia Kleine, M.J. Brockheart, Putnam Hall, and Katherine Thomas Halln.

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File Name:

Mash_D

Don Mash

February 17, 2010

Don discusses his background before coming to Eau Claire, his impression of Eau Claire when he first came here, developing connections to the community, communication between other local college campuses, tuition costs, being an introvert, differences between EC and Wayne State, attending student events, and campus life.

This interview references Charlie Bower, Carol Halberg, Susan Johnson, Cathy Mitchell, Larry Schnack, Andrew Soll, Dave Gesner, Bill Harms, Kate Magadance, Geroge Mason, and Leonard Haas.

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File Name:

Schnack_L

Larry Schnack

July 3, 2013

*metadata date, interview conducted earlier than this date

Larry discusses his first impressions of the campus, professors in biology and chemistry, teaching, teaching assignments versus scholarship, teacher contracts, faculty/student research, organization of schools and departments, residence, chancellors at other institutions, and diversity & minorities.

This interview references Greg Krausey, Dick Hibbard, faculty senate, Leonard Haas, Marshall Rick, William Davies, Joey Wing, John Morris, Emily Hannah, Ben Lawton, Ruth Goosen (?), Marge Melter, Don Percy, nursing faculty, Deb Hallet, Barbara Rose, Marge Schmelzner, Cathy Mitchell, Eau Claire Area Economic Development Council, Century 2000, Don Morrell, John Mobbison, Chancellor’s Hall, Catherine Isesll, Rick St. Germaine, Sarah Harder, and John Lim.

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File Name:

Pfaff_S_September2013

Shawn Pfaff (1994)

September 9, 2013

Shawn discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, change on the campus over 20 years, teaching relationships between students and teachers, campus activities, the impact of the University on Eau Claire, how the University changed him, working with Hmong first generation, and what he liked and didn’t like about the University.

This interview references Kent Anderson, education degree, Hibbard, Schneider, and Brewer hall, Sylvia Cyprus, Morton Cyprus, college Democrats, and McPhee.

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Tlusty_R_July 2012

Roger Tlusty

July 13, 2012

Roger discussed where he was from, attending WSU-EC, the beginning of his teaching career, being the first one in his family to attend college, why he chose to come to Eau Claire, what the campus was like when he attended, having most of his classes in Schofield Hall, enrollment growth, changes on campus during the 1960s & 1970s, the observation deck, renovations in Brewer Hall circa 1990s, the flooding in approx. 2010 in the Campus School basement, being a faculty member for secondary education, the identity of the Campus School after not being used for education, teaching from the basement of the Campus School, the decision to demolish the Campus School, and overall opinions of the Campus School building.

This interview references UW-Madison, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stevens Point, Schneider Hall/Governor Hall, Horan Hall, Bridgeman, Crest Commons, Towers, the Library, Davies, Schofield, Phillips, the observation deck in the Campus School, Park School, and Ken Schmidt.

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File Name: Larson_VL

Vicki Lord Larson

August 21, 2013

Vicki discusses coming to Eau Claire, finishing her PhD, Bill Zorn, creating the Communication disorders/ communication sciences and disorders, department accreditation, the kindness and closeness of Dorellen and Leonard Haas to the University, what it was like being the chair, moving into a new building, and using a computer for her sabbatical in 1984.

This interview references Ted Peters, John Morris, the communications department, Bill Zorn, Jim Bollinger, Ken Anderson, Skip Lord, Sylvia Steiner, Pete Mueller, Cal Quayle, Crest Commons, American Speech Language Hearing Association, Barbara Lozar, Fred Hollack (sp?), Leonard Haas, Mark Fay, Dorellen Hass, Larry Schnack, Keith Reese (sp?), Jerry Harper, Bob Bargans (sp?), Bill Frankenberger, Emily Hannah, Health and Human Services, Nancy McKinley, and Ron Satz.

Patricia Turner, John Mann, Jim Oberly, William Cochrin, Laura SutherlandRon Mickel, Jack Lauber, Ron Relauski, Steve Gouch, Joan Meyers, Kate Lang, and Robert Gough.

Box 3 Folder 13 File Name: Moch_S_July2012

Susan Moch

July 13, 2012

Susan discusses why she came to Eau Claire, her responsibilities, classes she taught, the balance between scholarship and teaching, nursing projects, the changes in students since the 80’s, the College of Nursing and Health mission statement, and the change in the community opinion of the University. This interview references Dr. Rita Sparks, ORSP, Lisa Quinn, International Nursing Education and Practice, Dr. Rosemary Jadack, Dr. Debra Jansen, College of Professional Studies, and CETL. *This interview does not have audio.

Box 3 Folder 14 File Name: Mowry_D_August2012

Don Mowry

August 8, 2012

Don discusses why he chose to work at UWEC, Social Work classes, setting goals for the baccalaureate degree requirements, being an interim director, creating an Americorps program change in the

university, losing some funding, and the development of PEEQ (Program to Evaluate and Enhance Quality). This interview references Mort Sypress, Mary Ryan Miller, Larry Schnack, Eric Rotvold, Bob Burns, Ron Satz, Steve Tallant, Susan Turell, Mary Ryan Miller, Mary Rousse, Jenny Bugni, Phoenix Park, and Volume One.

Box 3 Folder 15 File Name: Olsen_Mark_August2012 (audio is in 2 parts)

Mark Olsen

August 16, 2012

Mark discusses his time as a student at UW-Eau Claire, the freshman bonfire, Little Niagara, living at home versus living on campus, being an assistant director of admissions, working on campus, parking on campus, and the Davies Center This interview references Alpha Phi Omega, UMOC (Ugly Man on Campus), Helen Sampson, Jim Batting, Ormseby Harry, Bill Zorn, John Morris, Leonard Haas, the footbridge, Jack Carney, Kent Garrison, Margareen Coughman, Jim Wenner, Rodney Johnson, John Morris, Larry Schnack, and Ella Nelson.

This interview references the barracks, G.I. Bill, Schofield, Kjer theater, Blugold Room, Katherine Thomas Hall, Varsity Basketball, Sima Pi Kappa, Delta Zeta, Phi Beta Kappa, Newman Club, Square Dancers, Phi Sigma Epsilon, President Davies, quonset huts, Dr. Stoll (?), Moon McMullin, Korean War, Pre-vet program, ROTC, Freshman Beanies, hazing, smoking, biology, Dr. Faye, Dean Haas, and the Physical Science major. *no transcript

Box 5 Folder 2 File Name: Guite_A_September2013

Albert Guite 1960

September 26, 2013

Albert discusses growing up in Jim Falls, participating in high school football, being in the Military Air Force, registering for college as a spur of the moment thing, transferring to Eau Claire, campus buildings, switching to a teaching degree, enjoying history classes, disliking English classes, cafeteria food, fraternity socials, working while going to school, registering for classes, and sports on campus. This interview references Korea, Japan (military), River Falls, the library, Schofield,

Brewer Hall, Davies, Dean Peterson, Dr. Blackerby, freshman beanies, Eta Phi, Newman Club, Lawrence Welk Show, Dr. Collins, John Menard Sr; and U.S. Rubber.

Box 5 Folder 3 File Name: Hanson_S_September2013

Sarah Hanson (Hibbard) 1963

September 18, 2013

Sarah/Sally discusses her connection to Eau Claire, her father (Dr. Richard Hibbard) and mother’s connection to Eau Claire, a synopsis of her father’s career, her grandparents’ candy shop, her interest in political science & history, her children, getting her Master’s degree, diversity on campus, what the MLK speech meant to her, playing viola in the orchestra, having Christmas tea at the Haas’s, her father’s death, Homecoming parades, being in Student Government, and working with the Marshfield Medical Foundation. This interview references Parker Clark, Bill Cochrane, Bob Gantner, Less Emmons, Earl Kjer, Pres. Davies, Dr. Walter Wussow, Dr. Blackorby, Dr. John Lem, Laura Sutherland, Monsieur McMullen, Howard Lutz, Ann Wolf, Dr. John

Schneider, Martin Luther King, Sigma Pi Kappa, Old Main, the Forum, Vietnam War, Alumni Board, The Hoot, League of Women, National Jobs Bill, Reach Out, Volunteers in Health Care, Birch Society, Centennial Hall, Quonset huts, beanies, Caldwell Johnson, Corky’s, Robert Gibbon, and Dr. Fraser *This interview includes a printed e-mail from Sally (Sarah)

Box 5 Folder 4 File Name: HavlikLenz_K_September2 013

Kristine Havlik-Lenz 1996

September 19, 2013

Kristine discusses growing up in a small town, why she chose to come to Eau Claire, living in Bridgman Hall, being on the volleyball team, partying in the parking lot by Carson Park during football games, eating on campus, and canoeing on the river. The interview references the Honors program organization (HPO), Alumni Association Board, Homecoming, Sneakers, Camaradarie, Oakwood Mall, Big Falls, Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, Dr. Jane Pederson, Ron Mickel, and Dr. Pinero.

Box 5 Folder 5 File Name: Hazelton_M_R_September2 013

Mary Hazelton (Quella), Richard Hazelton Mary 1955 Richard 1958 Dual Interview

September 16, 2013

Jean (Mary) discusses an unspoken rule of dress code, freshman beanies, working at a TV station, variety shows on campus, being in theater and a trip to New York, being a costume manager, food on campus, meeting her husband (Dick), having to stop being a teacher because she got pregnant. Dick (Richard) discusses a trip to Cleveland, playing musical instruments, being a Park Ranger, playing golf, and proposing on the second date. This interview references the Vietnam War, Old Main, Campus School, Earl Kjer, John Schneider, Little Niagara, the Hoot, Old Main, the barracks, Eta Phi, Phi Sigma, Gill Tanner, Bob Gantner, Les Gilbertson, Scherzo Club, Stella Pederson, theater, Mini Creek U, Little Niagara, and Aspirin Alice.

Box 5 Folder 6 File Name: Horan_J_September2013

Joanne Horan (Par) 1957

September 16, 2013

Joanne discusses why she chose to come to UW-EC, majors, teaching, the students who attended the Campus School, being in choir, registering for classes, supervising teaching at UW-Stout,

and emergency contracts for teachers. This interview references Katherine Thomas Hall, Old Main, Campus School, the observation deck, Miss Marion McNamara, Miss Baker, Dr. Green, Miss Sutherland, Wilbur Scamfur, and Dr. Faye.

Box 5 Folder 7 File Name: Johnson_H_September2013 (audio in 2 parts)

Henrietta Johnson (Olbert) 1951

September 9, 2013

Henrietta discusses teaching and being a married teacher, having the student center in a barracks, teachers helping the Vets through school, why she chose to come to Eau Claire, the percentage of women that went to college, the family feeling of the campus, working at A&P grocery store, social life, technology, going on dates with her husband, transportation, textbook rental, and dorm restrictions. This interview references the army barracks on campus, Old Main/Schofield, GI Bill, Old Swiss Chalet, Phi Beta Kappa, football, basketball, Putnam Rock, Little Niagara, GPA’s, science building, Schneider, letter jackets/sweaters, Kjer, Memorial Hall (Dulaney Mansion),

freshman beanies, and Uniroyal.

Box 5 Folder 8 File Name: Joyal_L_September2013 (audio in 2 parts)

Lloyd Joyal 1954

September 20, 2013

Lloyd discusses living in apartments, working at Peterson Pies, working with the Boy Scouts, classes that he took, playing in the band, teaching in Eau Claire and Boyd, Wisconsin changing the teacher’s license requirements, football games, basketball, communication through the mailbox system, and other family members that attended UWEC. This interview references John Menard Sr; Old Main/Schofield, Prof. Gatner, the Blugold Area in the basement of Schofield, green freshman beanie, Laura Sutherland, William Davies, Mini Creek, Little Niagara, Golden BluGolds, the Campus School, Kjer Theater, and the observation deck.

Box 5 Folder 9 File Name: Klish_W_September2013

William Klish 1963

September 27, 2013

William discusses why he chose to attend UWEC, the schooling needed to become a physician, volunteering in the Marine Corps, working in Mexico, other travels around the world, meeting his wife, being a general medical officer for the marines,

playing basketball, buildings on campus, and how he owes a lot to the campus for his career. This interview references Camp Pendleton, Old Main/Schofield, Phi Sigma Epsilon, Arnold Bakken, the Confluence project, Angela Davis, Davies Center, tuition and Chancellor Schmidt.

Box 5 Folder 10 File Name: Krahn_D_September2013

Delores Krahn 1944

September 14, 2013

Delores discusses why she chose to be a teacher, music classes, eating on campus, living off campus, and careers for women. This interview references Dr. Schneider, Primary Club, teaching, Presto, and Fernyers.

Box 5 Folder 11 File Name: Kronenberg_H_September2 013 (audio in 2 parts)

Harold Kronenberg 1953

September 17, 2013

Harold discusses his participation in WWII, starting school out at UW-Madison, playing baseball, what brought him back to Eau Claire, how the campus buildings changed, coaching baseball, Vietnam protests, teaching, the airfield, segregation, working at his dad’s tavern, blacklist for serving drinks, student teaching on the college campus, and golf.

This interview references the GI Bill, the barracks, Laura Sutherland, Ade Olson, Jim Rice, Link Walker, Jefferson Davis, Kato (Brian) Kaelin, Fritz Schroeder, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, Ann and Abigail Landers, Hazel Ramharter, Bill Zorn, Eugene Moran, WWII, the Depression, and Kenny Anderson.

Box 6 Folder 1 File Name: Kumferman_G_D_Septemb er2013

George & Delores Kumferman George-1957

September 19, 2013

George discusses dress codes, the athletic department, why he came to UWEC, being in the Navy and going to school, bargaining his salary, being a property assessor, and the cost of attending UWEC. This interview references Sweeds, snake dance (Homecoming), Colonel Simpson, Dr. Hibbard, Dr. Schneider, Quonset huts, Clarence Imulson, Schofield/Old Main, barracks, DeLong School (said as Longfellow in transcript), bicycles, campus school, Zorn Arena, and Kappa Delta Phi.

Box 6 Folder 2 File Name: Kurth_S_September2013

Stephen Kurth 1961

September 27, 2013

Stephen gives a synopsis of his life and then discusses football, the buildings on campus, gender divisions, finals week, working while going to

school, cost of going to school, sports, Letterman, the quality of education, and the relationships between students and staff, parking, the student union in the bottom of Schofield Hall and working at the University. This interview references Abe Olsen, Peace Corp, President Kennedy, freshman beanies, Coach Jim Rice, Coach Bill Zorn, Coach Anderson, the Forum, Art Series, and the Vietnam War.

Box 6 Folder 3 File Name: Laird_L_September2013

Lanna Laird (Moy) 1983

September 14, 2013

Lanna discusses being in the nursing program and working at Luther hospital, why she chose to come to Eau Claire, gender in nursing during the 60’s & 80’s, skiing class, students now using ear buds, using typewriters, working while going to school, living on campus vs. living off campus, school tuition, energy conservation, communication, and curfews at Luther hospital. This interview references the Cold War, John Kennedy, LGBT, nursing and parking.

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Robert Lightfoot 1961

September 24, 2013

Bob discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, his interest in music, required class, enrollment, clothing trends, the music reputation of UWEC, food on campus, smoking on campus, working in Marshfield, WI, and enrollment on campus. This interview references music theory, music conducting, Les Gilbertson, Eta Phi, Sherzo Club, Leo Christy, Bill Zorn, Stella Pederson, Mrs. Boelke, Katherine Thomas, Putnam Dorm, Newman Club, The Hoot, Caldwell Johnson, Blugold Room, Old Main, Virgil Graatz, Buddy Morrow, Les and Larry Algart, The Glen Miller Orchestra, Richard Hibbard, Sally/Sarah Hibbard, Walter May, Ecumenical Center, and Rob Gantner.

Box 6 Folder 5 File Name: Litrenta_J_September2013 (audio in 2 parts)

Jillian Litrenta 2012

September 25, 2013

Jillian discusses why she chose to come to UW-Eau Claire, living in the dorms, meal plan options, roommates, eating on campus, diversity on campus, the hill, intermurals, Homecoming, student teaching, and floating down the river.

This interview references Mr. Bizzer, Towers, Old Davies, Blugold Beginnings, kickball, Audacious, Fifth Element, The Innocent Men, and Higherground.

Box 6 Folder 6 File Name: Nagel_M_September2013

Marjorie Nagel (Brotzman) 1942, 1948

September 18, 2013

Marjorie discusses why she chose to come to UW-Eau Claire, choosing the teaching profession, dress codes, Eau Claire being the singing school/singing campus, smoking on campus, lunch on campus, class registration, dating and marriage during WWII, and tuition costs. This interview references Inez Sparks, Beta Epsilon, Homecoming bonfire, The Spectator, Periscope, President Davies, Delphia Davies, Hit Parade, Old Main, Dr. Paul Nagel, and the campus school.

Box 6 Folder 7 File Name: Nelson_H_Septmeber2013

Hazel Nelson (Herges) 1943

September 18, 2013

Hazel discusses careers for women in the 1940’s, the campus atmosphere during WWII, working during school, her only child Jane (who was present for the interview), downhill skiing, and water aerobics. This interview references the band.

Box 6 Folder 8 File Name: Novacek_J_September2013

Jeanne Novacek (Miller) 1955-1974

September 25, 2013

Jeanne discusses attending the campus in 1955-1956 and then her break, and then coming back to campus, the change in buildings on campus, Kent State and the shutting down of the campus, clothing, parking, and speakers at The Forum. This interview references Old Main, Blugold Room, Little Niagara, Mini Creek, Council Oak Tree, Vietnam War, beanies, and Chancellor Haas.

Box 6 Folder 9 File Name: Popple_P_September2013

Patricia (Pat) J. Popple (Ehlers) 1961

September 26, 2013

Pat discusses commuting to campus, Kent State, working through school, the idea of Blugold spirit, and why she wanted to become a teacher. This interview references Leonard Haas, Stella Peterson, The Davies Center, Dr. Schnack, and Ross Hornung., smoking and drinking on campus

Box 6 Folder 10 File Name: Reidinger_T_September201 3

Thomas Reidinger 1950

September 23, 2013

Thomas discusses meeting his wife, losing an eye as a child, being a baseball and football player, being in the first All-Conference team (football?), the Dulany Mansion, and being Homecoming King. This interview references Colonel

George Simpson, Henry Kolka, Inez Sparks, Bob (Pinky) Schaaf, Abe Washburn, Sam Young, Dave Weiss, Gordy Stephen, George Pathos, Warren ‘Hanz’ Buckley, Jack Perkins, Link Walker, Jack Perkins, GI Bill, and the army barracks.

Box 6 Folder 11 File Name: Scheuermann_J_September 2013

Jeanette Scheuermann 1961

September 16, 2013

Jeanette discusses growing up on a farm, majoring in elementary education, her family history, semester ending in January instead of before Christmas, videotaping, dorm life, length of time spent in college, social life, and dating life. This interview references Laura Sutherland, Memorial Hall, Thomas Hall, The Hoot, Furneres/Furniers (sp?) Ball Room, St. Patrick’s Church, Zorn arena, Viennese Ball, The Everly brothers, Korean War, Vietnam War, The Cold War, and The Confluence project.

Box 6 Folder 12 File Name: Schoeukuecht_M_Septembe r2013

Mary Schoeukuecht (Olson)

September 27, 2013

Mary discusses going to school at the Campus school through 9th grade, attending St. Olaf, attending one year at Eau Claire, attending school where her father worked, sports, and nature and her beauty in Eau Claire.

This interview references Grey Shipley, student/teacher observation deck, Bill Zorn, Ade Olson, Larry Schnack, Gill Tanner, Jim Rice, ski club, Jim Bollinger, Don Pierce, Title Nine, and Carson Park.

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Nancy Scobie (Clark) William Scobie

September 16, 2013

Nancy and William discuss why they chose to come to Eau Claire, sororities and fraternities, dorm living, women and their education at the time, social life, and tuition costs. This interview references Greg Welch, Carl Carven, Earl Kjer, Martin Luther King Jr; Zorn Arena, College Players, Sigma Pi, Pi Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta, freshman beanie, Dulany Mansion, Greg Shultz, Howard Lutz, Winter Carnival, Homecoming, The Hoot (spelled hooch), and Hank Aaron.

Box 6 Folder 14 File Name: Simms_D_September2013

Dan Simms (1974)

September 25, 2013

Dan discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, his weekly routine for his freshman and sophomore years, security in the dorms, buildings on campus, intermural sports, difference in class sizes compared to UW- Madison, tuition costs,

Veterans, and rent cost off campus. This interview references Water Street, business degree, Erwin Steiner, Henry Lippold, Professor Myers, Salem Markos, Carol Halberg, Hilltop, Shortstop Restaurant, Roman Inn Restaurant, Carson Park, 1972 National Championship (basketball), Jan Washburn, and Bruce Halligan.

Box 7 Folder 1 File Name: Sorlie_D_September2013

Dorothy Sorlie 1963

September 18, 2013

Dorothy discusses living at home, homecoming, the drinking environment, medical technologist classes, the Blugold mascot, her parents, traveling, tuition costs, meeting her husband, hybrid classes, and racial diversity. This interview references Delta Zeta, Von Clar Ski Club, Dr. Lawrence Walstrom, Santa Luchia, Phi Sig, Dr. Mark Fay, Big Falls, freshman beanies, Justin Patchin, Maria Dacosta, Jill Pastrana, Hank Aaron, and Carson Park.

Box 7 Folder 2 File Name: Southard_D_September201 3

Donald Southard 1960

September 19, 2013

Donald discusses his brother’s accident at Big Falls and living in William Davies’ basement, student insurance, buildings on campus, dorm curfews

and being “campused,” drinking ages, the school accommodating his physically disabled brother, performances in Kjer Theater, and having a twin brother. This interview references Jim Banning, Big Falls, army barracks, music building in the heating plant, President Davies, Mrs. Gratz, Earl Kjer, Stella Peterson, Cal Andreesen, freshman beanies, Bill Zorn, Katherine Thomas, Phi Sigs, Mark Phillips, Roger Hanson, John Wenzel, Dick Green, and Jim Bollinger.

Box 7 Folder 3 File Name: VanEss_K_September2013

Kristi Van Ess (Mueller) 1995?

September 26, 2013

Kristi discusses why she came to Eau Claire, living in Sutherland, Towers and off campus, food on campus, Water Street, classes for a Psychology major, meeting her husband, going to the movies, and working in therapy. This interview references Towers, Sutherland, Burger King, Taco Bell, Chi Chi’s, Racy’s, Camaraderie, Mogie’s, Dr. Tomlinson, and Big Falls.

Box 7 Folder 4 File Name:

Jean Ann Walker (Rathbun) 1950

September 17, 2013

Jean Ann discusses student mailboxes, student teaching, football games, meeting

Walker_JA_September2013 (audio is in 5 parts)

her husband, her favorite classes, physical education classes, smoking areas, clothing trends, sorority initiations, homecoming celebrations, the campus environment after WWII, and meal plans. This interview references Memorial Hall/Dulany Mansion, barracks, Schofield, Ade Olson, Link Walker, Leonard Haas, Ida Hinz, Square Steppers, Dr. Lind, William Davies, Mary Rowe, Laura Sutherland, Phi Depha Kappa, Fouriner’s Ballroom, prom, Homecoming, Carson Park, Grace Walch, Newman Center/student religious center, Council Oak Tree, Viennese Ball, Davies Center, Bridgman Hall, Katherine Thomas Hall, Putnam, and Dr. Emans.

Box 7 Folder 5 File Name: Wick_M_September2013

Marshall Wick 1951

September 18, 2013

Marshall discusses being in the Navy, his teaching career, the enjoyment of being a professor, the new buildings on campus, the loss of his first wife, the Water Street bridge collapse his extracurricular activities, working, playing the alto saxophone, teaching at Eau Claire, getting an Outstanding Teaching

Award, and being in the Statewide Faculty Association. This interview references the army barracks, student-faculty basketball games, Schofield, Phillips Hall, Michael Wick, Hibbard Hall, G.I. Bill, Kappa Delta Pi, Jim Benning, Don Mathison, John Menard Sr. & John Menard Jr., and the Board of Regents.

Box 7 Folder 6 File Name: Winters_E_September2013

Elmer Winters 1951

September 20, 2013

Elmer discusses why he came to UW-Eau Claire, working during school, participating in student activities, Skyline Cruise, Newman Club, living in the barracks, Homecoming, basketball, football, Bob Gunn’s memorial, and selecting students for athletic hall of fame. This interview references Les Gilbertson, Dr. Cochran, Dr. Judd, William McIntyre, Eta Phi, Ken Anderson, Tim Peterman, Ida Hinns, Dr. Schneider, Clancy Imislund, Leonard Haas, hockey, Tom Dahl, International Relations Club, Colonel Wilson, Tender Crust, Dr. Emmens, Louie Slock, Jack Coolee, and Chuck Lorison.

Box 7 Folder 7 File Name: Zeug_B_September2013

Barbara Zeug (Warden) 1948

September 23, 2013

Barbara discusses why she came to UW-Eau Claire, tuition, choosing a major and minors, ratio of male to female during WWII, Eau Claire’s reputation, transportation, Water Street collapsing, technology, classes, and freshman orientation. This interview references Henry Kolka, Dr. Clement, Laura Sutherland, Dick Hibbard, John Schneider, Phi Beta Kappa, International Relations Club, Kjer Theater, Campus School, Eugene McPhee, Schofield Hall, barracks, Dulany, and Floyd Krause.

Box 7 Folder 8 File Name: Bousquet_G

Gilles Bousquet

July 3, 2013 *metadata date, interview conducted earlier than this date

Gilles discusses Eau Claire’s reputation, becoming a world class school, branding ideas, starting Hmong studies initiatives, students’ professionalism, other UW-system schools, what makes Eau Claire unique, financial resources, technology, and future sabbatical research projects. This interview references Davies Center (new), the confluence project, International Studies, Fudan University (Shanghai), Dr. Erin

Devlin, Newman Indian Collection, Don Mash, Brian Levin-Stankevich, and Vicki Lord Larson.

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Brian LevinStankevich

April 17, 2011

Brian discusses his background and his perceptions of the campus when he first arrived, tuition, the Tom Hilton incident with the Eau Queer movie festival, the politics of building the new Davies building, education building, and the basement of Brewer Hall, other upcoming building projects on campus, campus environment footprint, and his day to day schedule, donations. This interview references Fred Colt, faculty senate, Blugold Commitment, PEAK, Patricia Kleine, M.J. Brockheart, Putnam Hall, and Katherine Thomas Halln.

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Don Mash

February 17, 2010

Don discusses his background before coming to Eau Claire, his impression of Eau Claire when he first came here, developing connections to the community, communication between other local college campuses, tuition costs, being an introvert, differences between EC and Wayne State,

attending student events, and campus life. This interview references Charlie Bower, Carol Halberg, Susan Johnson, Cathy Mitchell, Larry Schnack, Andrew Soll, Dave Gesner, Bill Harms, Kate Magadance, Geroge Mason, and Leonard Haas.

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Larry Schnack

July 3, 2013 *metadata date, interview conducted earlier than this date

Larry discusses his first impressions of the campus, professors in biology and chemistry, teaching, teaching assignments versus scholarship, teacher contracts, faculty/student research, organization of schools and departments, residence, chancellors at other institutions, and diversity & minorities. This interview references Greg Krausey, Dick Hibbard, faculty senate, Leonard Haas, Marshall Rick, William Davies, Joey Wing, John Morris, Emily Hannah, Ben Lawton, Ruth Goosen (?), Marge Melter, Don Percy, nursing faculty, Deb Hallet, Barbara Rose, Marge Schmelzner, Cathy Mitchell, Eau Claire Area Economic Development Council,

Century 2000, Don Morrell, John Mobbison, Chancellor’s Hall, Catherine Isesll, Rick St. Germaine, Sarah Harder, and John Lim.

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Shawn Pfaff (1994)

September 9, 2013

Shawn discusses why he chose to come to Eau Claire, change on the campus over 20 years, teaching relationships between students and teachers, campus activities, the impact of the University on Eau Claire, how the University changed him, working with Hmong first generation, and what he liked and didn’t like about the University. This interview references Kent Anderson, education degree, Hibbard, Schneider, and Brewer hall, Sylvia Cyprus, Morton Cyprus, college Democrats, and McPhee.

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Roger Tlusty

July 13, 2012

Roger discussed where he was from, attending WSU-EC, the beginning of his teaching career, being the first one in his family to attend college, why he chose to come to Eau Claire, what the campus was like when he attended, having most of his classes in Schofield Hall, enrollment growth,

changes on campus during the 1960s & 1970s, the observation deck, renovations in Brewer Hall circa 1990s, the flooding in approx. 2010 in the Campus School basement, being a faculty member for secondary education, the identity of the Campus School after not being used for education, teaching from the basement of the Campus School, the decision to demolish the Campus School, and overall opinions of the Campus School building. This interview references UWMadison, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stevens Point, Schneider Hall/Governor Hall, Horan Hall, Bridgeman, Crest Commons, Towers, the Library, Davies, Schofield, Phillips, the observation deck in the Campus School, Park School, and Ken Schmidt.

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Vicki Lord Larson

August 21, 2013

Vicki discusses coming to Eau Claire, finishing her PhD, Bill Zorn, creating the Communication disorders/ communication sciences and disorders, department accreditation, the

kindness and closeness of Dorellen and Leonard Haas to the University, what it was like being the chair, moving into a new building, and using a computer for her sabbatical in 1984. This interview references Ted Peters, John Morris, the communications department, Bill Zorn, Jim Bollinger, Ken Anderson, Skip Lord, Sylvia Steiner, Pete Mueller, Cal Quayle, Crest Commons, American Speech Language Hearing Association, Barbara Lozar, Fred Hollack (sp?), Leonard Haas, Mark Fay, Dorellen Hass, Larry Schnack, Keith Reese (sp?), Jerry Harper, Bob Bargans (sp?), Bill Frankenberger, Emily Hannah, Health and Human Services, Nancy McKinley, and Ron Satz.

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