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WISN-TV: FILMS OF MILWAUKEE AREA NEWS EVENTS
1956-1961, 1963, UNDATED

PRELIMINARY INVENTORY


Scope and Content Note


Series Box Canister Description
1 1 - May - October 1956
1 2 - November 1956 - April 1957
1 3 - April, June-September 1957
1 3 - May 1957; 2 reels
1 3 1
Top Film Core
1 3 1
Model of Downtown Milwaukee and proposed expressway (Location # 0), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Bankers (?) Meeting (Location #115), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Barney Ross (Location #323), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Junior Achievement (Location #403), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Three Car Crash (Location #557), NEGATIVE


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 3 - May 1957; 2 reels, continued
1 3 1
Top Film Core, continued
1 3 1
Five Alarm Fire (Location #629), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
UWM-Campus Carnival (Location #833), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Fall Ball (Dance???) (Location #1030), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Doodlebugs (small cars/look like go-carts) (Location #1130), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Medical Convention (Location #1357), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Fire in River Hills (Location #1540), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Joseph McCarthy, Body at St. Matthews or Senate Chamber? (Washington, D.C.?), (Location #1732)
1 3 1
Joseph McCarthy, Body Arrives at Green Bay Airport, with Honor Guard (Location #1745)
1 3 1
McCarthy Career, stock footage (Location #1912)
1 3 1
Dickner Goodby (Services to the Blind) (Location #2036), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Henry Reuss (Location #2143), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Old Smokey Steam Engine (Location #2345), NEGATIVE


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 3 - May 1957; 2 reels
1 3 1
Bottom Film Core
1 3 1
TV Awards (includes shots of Carl Zimmerman) (Location #0), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
VCW Awards (National Conference of Christians and Jews) (Location #122), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Glenn Davis Announces (Location #229), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
WARTH?? (includes quick shot of Varsity Theater and Grandmora) (Location #441), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Scout Circus (Location #550), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Police Chief Johnson (Location #820), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Logan Rides (J. Logan baseball player?) (Location #1005), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Armed Forces Day Parade (Location #1103), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Royal Mounties (Location #1235), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Pat Boone (Location #1510), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Legis Junket (Location #1704), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
MUNOT (sic) (Location #1806), NEGATIVE


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 3 - May 1957; 2 reels, continued
1 3 1
Bottom Film Core, continued
1 3 1
Five Alarm Fire - Fuel Oil Co. (Location #2015), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Charles Wilson SOF (Location #2212), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Tosa Little League Tryouts (Location #2442), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Lone Ranger at County Stadium (Location #2531), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
4-H Animals (Location #2740), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Polcyn Tribute (Location #2826), NEGATIVE
1 3 1
Memorial Day 1957 (Location #2926), NEGATIVE


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 4 - September - October 1957; January -August 1958
1 5 - September - October 1958; January - December 1959
1 6 - January - September 1960; January - December 1961
1 7 1 Air Reserve
1 7 1 Armenian Christmas
1 7 1 Behind the Scenes:  TV News Digest; 3 reels
1 7 1 Campus School
1 7 1 Catholic Home for Aged
1 7 1 Child Accidents; 4 reels


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 7 1 Christmas Lights
1 7 1 Civil Air Patrol
1 7 1 Cons; 2 reels
1 7 1 Control Tower
1 7 2 Crossways
1 7 2 Crisis at Crossarm
1 7 2 Detention Home
1 7 2 Driving Hazards
1 7 2 FAM Foundation
1 7 2 Fireman's Day
1 7 2 Fire Alarm Operation
1 7 2 Fire Department:  Rookie Training


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 7 2 Fire Traps; 3 reels
1 7 2 Friendship House
1 7 2 Home for Children
1 7 2 Horicon Marsh
1 7 2 Italians and Germans
1 7 3 Mental Sewage; 3 reels
1 7 3 Morals in McGovern Park
1 7 3 Outdoor Writer
1 7 3 Polish Christmas
1 7 3 Poor Street Lighting
1 7 3 Press Club
1 7 3 Progressive Farmer


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 7 3 Public Defender; 3 reels
1 7 3 Real Dope; 3 reels
1 7 4 Red Cross
1 7 4 Safe Crack Squad
1 7 4 Saint Vincent DePaul
1 7 4 Sewage Plant
1 7 4 Sewerage; 3 reels
1 7 4 Sewers; 2 reels
1 7 4 Shipkeeper
1 7 4 Skid Row; 4 reels
1 7 5 Southern Colony; 4 reels
1 7 5 Tomorrow's Doctors; 3 reels


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 7 5 Transport Company; 3 reels
1 7 5 TV Tower
1 7 5 U No Turn
1 7 5 War Memorial
1 7 5 Water; 3 reels
1 7 6 Waupan; 4 reels
1 7 6 'White Boy' Players
1 7 6 Wisconsin State Patrol Academy; 3 reels
1 7 6 Yacht Club
1 7 6 YMCA
1 7 6 Zoo (New)
1 7 6 Unidentified; 4 reels


WISN-TV
Series 1

Series Box Canister Description
1 8 - Conformity (Part 2), n.d.
1 8 - City Health Department, n.d.
1 8 - Museum, n.d
1 8 - Sports and World Series, 1957
1 8 - UP News 'Yearender,' 1963
1 8 - UW-Milwaukee, n.d.
1 8 - Unidentified
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