• 1960s Madison story by Michael Oberdorfer

    Oberdorfer, Michael

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

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  • 1960s Madison story by Glen Kielley

    Kielley, Glen

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

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  • 1960s Madison Story by Charles (Chuck) Hunt

    Hunt, Charles

    During his three years as a student, Chuck Hunt participated in anti-war protests with Students for a Democratic Society and was beaten by police for his participation in the Dow riot. Hunt marks his…

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  • 1960s Madison Story by Bert Rosengarten

    Rosengarten, Bert

    Bert Rosengarten came to Madison in 1966 from Boston and experienced a major culture shock. He adjusted to the tumult and continuous engagement with activism. In an effort to bring Southern blues musi…

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  • 1960s Madison story by Jayne Neveu Niebruegge

    Neveu Niebruegge, Jayne

    Sharing anecdotes about her time as a student at UW-Madison in the late 1960’s, Jayne says her experiences inspired her to be more active in protests on campus. She recollects scenes on campus from th…

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  • 1960s Madison Story by Ann Prisland

    Prisland, Ann

    Ann Prisland came to UW-Madison in 1965 to study American History. She talked about her involvement with the Union and its impact on the community during the Vietnam War. She also talked about the oth…

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  • 1960s Madison story by David Robb

    Robb, David

    Robb, a long-time student at the UW, talks about his experiences on campus in the mid-1960s. He talks about living on State Street, the protests that took place all over campus, and seeing the Dow Rio…

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  • 1960s Madison Story by Clarice Yentsch

    Yentsch, Clarice

    Yentsch received her both her Bachelors and Masters from the University of Wisconsin during the early part of the 1960s. She was involved with the early movements of the 60’s that focused on social ju…

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  • 1960s Madison story by Pat Small

    Small, Pat

    Small, a Milwaukee resident, spent most of his life politically active. In his earlier life, he spent time at the Milwaukee Sentinel, getting involved at the Chicago Convention and protesting the reel…

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  • 1960s Madison story by Beverly Flanigan

    Flanigan, Beverly

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

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  • 1960s Madison story by Donovan and Ellen Ljung

    Ljung, Donovan, Ljung, Ellen

    Don and Ellen met at UW-Madison; Ellen as an undergraduate and Don as a graduate student in physics. Met at a new student mixer. Don and Ellen speak to the political climate on campus and participatio…

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  • 1960s Madison story by Deborah Buchanan

    Buchanan, Deborah

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

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  • Municipal Building story by William Nardi, Municipal Restored

    Nardi, William

    Mr. Nardi discusses his employment with the post office that was located in the Municipal Building. Mr. Nardi was a student at UW-Madison at the time that he worked at the post office and was downtown…

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