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  • Oral History Interview, Ginger Baier (1895) 

    Baier, Ginger (2019-08-05)
    In her interviews with Joey Taylor, Ginger details her life experiences as a trans woman. Ginger spoke of the time period between the 1950s through 2019 and on the following topics: the importance of LGBTQ+ community ...
  • Oral History Interview, Mary Bjustrom (2198) 

    Bjustrom, Mary (2019-10-14)
    In October 2019, Avery Pilot interviewed Mary Bjustrom, alumnus of UW Madison (class of 1969) about her experiences as a student on campus during the late 1960s. Mary discussed her choice to switch from studying mathematics ...
  • Oral History Interview, Harriet Meermann (2345) 

    Meermann, Harriet (2024-01-08)
    In her 2024 interview with Gabby Griggs, Harriet Meermann details the stories and memories she has as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during 1969 through 1973. Meermann shares her experiences related to ...
  • Oral History Interview, Martha Taylor (2207) 

    Taylor, Martha (2022-06-24)
    In June 2022, Troy Reeves interviewed Martha Taylor, alumnus of UW Madison (class of 1971) about her experiences as a student at UW Madison during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Martha discussed the wide variety of classes ...
  • Oral History Interview, Bruce Michie (2339) 

    Michie, Bruce (2023-12-19)
    In his 2024 interview with Troy Reeves, Bruce Michie ('73) recalls his time as an undergraduate student in the 1970s. He recalls living on the Lakeshore side of campus in Adams Hall and remembers appreciating the peacefulness ...
  • Oral History Interview, Keith Kuehn (2337) 

    Kuehn, Keith (2024-12-04)
    In his December 2024 interview, Keith Kuehn ('73) recalls his time at UW-Madison as an undergraduate student. He recalls the struggles of executing homecoming during feelings of student unrest toward the Vietnam War, and ...
  • Oral History Interview, Bill Kurtz (2340) 

    Kurtz, Bill (2024-01-04)
    In his 2024 interview with Troy Reeves, Bill Kurtz ('73) recalls his time as an undergraduate student in the 1970s. He mentions how he was a transfer student from Milwaukee and describes his dreams of going to UW-Madison ...
  • Oral History Interview, Aaron Swaner (2382) 

    Swaner, Aaron (2024-03-07)
    This interview is a conversation with Aaron Swaner, a Wisconsin-native who enrolled at the University of Wisconsin to study civil engineering in 2003, and to join UW’s NROTC program. Swaner was deployed in Afghanistan for ...
  • Oral History Interview, Tim Mickelson (1115) 

    Mickelson, Tim (2010-10-08)
    In his October 2010 interview with Troy Reeves and Mike Lawler, Tim Mickelson shares his memories about rowing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his relationship with Leo Burt, one of people responsible for the ...
  • Oral History Interview, George Croal (1138) 

    Croal, George (2011-06-24)
    In his June 2011 interview with Troy Reeves and Mike Lawler, George Croal detailed his thoughts and memories as a graduate student on the UW-Madison campus and as an officer/detective for the Madison Police Department. ...
  • Oral History Interview, Ed Almeida (1754) 

    Almeida, Ed (1986-10-14)
    Ed Almeida met with Robert Cole on October 14, 1986, to talk about his time working for Verne Powell. Almeida discussed mainly the time period between when he came to work for Powell through taking over the Powell Flutes ...
  • Oral History Interview, Friedrich Von Huene (2323) 

    Von Huene, Friedrich (1987-02-08)
    Friedrich Von Huene talked with Robert Cole on February 8, 1987, about his history working with Verne Powell and his time at Powell Flutes. Von Huene mainly discusses events that occurred during the 1960’s and the four ...
  • Oral History Interview, John Krell (2325) 

    Krell, John (1986-08-16)
    John Krell spoke with Robert Cole on August 16, 1986, about Verne Powell and the quality of Powell Flutes. Krell spoke about his time studying at Curtis Institute of Music near 1939 when he tried his first Powell Flute. ...
  • Oral History Interview, Doriot Dwyer (2324) 

    Dwyer, Doriot (1986-10-10)
    Doriot Dwyer talks with Robert Cole on October 10, 1986, and retells stories about her musical career, playing the flute and her relationship with Verne Powell. Dwyer spoke of the time between the 1936 Chicago World’s Fair ...
  • Oral History Interview, Al Tipton (2327) 

    Tipton, Al (1987-01-12)
    Al Tipton spoke with Robert Cole on January 12, 1987, where he talked about his and his father’s relationship with Verne Powell and his own musical background. Tipton recalled how his father and Powell met and developed a ...
  • Oral History Interview, Harry Gatos (2322) 

    Gatos, Harry (1986-10-09)
    Harry Gatos spoke with Robert Cole on October 9, 1986, about his relationship with Verne Powell and visiting his shop. Gatos provided detailed anecdotes about meeting Powell and buying a flute from him. He also discusses ...
  • Oral History Interview, Lois Schafer (2321) 

    Schafer, Lois (1986-10-10)
    Lois Schafer spoke with Robert Cole on October 10, 1986, to discuss Powell Flutes and her experiences with Verne Powell. She gives background on her musical career and provides anecdotes about dinners with Powell and his ...
  • Oral History Interview, John Gillam (1756) 

    Gillam, John (1986-10-27)
    John Gillam talked to Robert Cole on October 27, 1987, about working for Verne Powell in the early days of his business. Gillam discussed his employment history at the shop and his personal relationship with Powell as a ...
  • Oral History Interview, Eleanor Mitchell Roberts (2326) 

    Roberts, Eleanor Mitchell (1986-10-22)
    Eleanor Mitchell Roberts recounts anecdotes about Verne Q. Powell in her interview with Richard Cole. Roberts describes how she met Powell and Powell’s relationship to Albert Tipton. She also details the few times she met ...
  • Oral History Interview, Richard Jerome (1760) 

    Jerome, Richard (1986-10-02)
    In his October 2, 1986 interview, Richard Jerome spoke with Richard Cole and recalled his time working for and apprenticing under Verne Q. Powell, making piccolos and flutes at Powell’s workshop in Port Chester, New York. ...

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