Browse Collections (52 total)

Ruth Hoff Collection

Ruth Hoff is the daughter of Jennett Hoff, who was the main organizer and teacher for the Suzuki Talent Education Association of Eau Claire from 1971…

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Fred Belay Collection

Fred Belay is a long time member of the Eau Claire Male Chorus as well as other various Chippewa Valley Choirs. His collection contains programs,…

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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Special Collections and Archives

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These items are stored at the special collections and archives at the University of Wisconsin: Eau Claire. They are some of the few existing sources…

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Sounds of Eau Claire - Oral History Project


Oral Histories collected for the Sounds of Eau Claire project by students in the Introduction to Public History Class in Spring and Fall of 2017.

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Warren Hermodson collection

Warren Hermodson was one of the founding members of CVASING (Chippewa Valley Area Singers Involved in Neighborhood Giving), a local Eau Claire Choir.…

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Mildred Larson Collection

Mildred Larson, local resident, brought in a recorder book by past local teacher Margaret Midelfort. Larson's children were musically taught by…

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Paul Kosower Collection

Paul Kosower, an Eau Claire native, brought in his collection of his personal photographs that document his family music history and a number of…

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Robert Decker Collection

The Robert Decker Collection consists of a booklet and a guitar that relate to Robert Decker's music career. The booklet focuses on "The Sensational…

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Lucas Fischer Collection


Lucas Fischer is a local musician and artisan who made guitars under the guidance of Eau Claire's master luthier, Gordy Bischoff. These guitars are…

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Mary Spryer Collection


The Mary Spryer Collection focuses on Lyle Calvin Heck, who is Mary Spryer's late father. Lyle Calvin Heck was a part of the Johnny Mills band, a…

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Lin Strong Collection

Lin Strong is a former teacher of the Suzuki Talent Association of Eau Claire. The Suzuki Association is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators,…

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Charles Ivey Collection

The Charles Ivey collection consists of an oral history and pictures of a brass mouthpiece of a trumpet or bugle that was found during an excavation…

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Cindy Schlosser Collection

The Cindy Schlosser Collection consists of images, artifacts, and an oral report on her relationship to music. In her oral history, Cindy notes how in…

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Larry Barr Collection


Larry Barr is originally from Greenwood, Wisconsin and later moved to Eau Claire, Wisconsin to start running a bar business. The first bar he built…

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Andrea Christopherson Collection

Andrea Christopherson is a local fiddle musician, mainly performing in Cadott, Wisconsin. Christopherson has a history of performing with various…

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Tiit Raid Collection

The Tiit Raid collection consists of cassettes, newspapers articles, and posters from Raid's band, that started in 1984. His band, RSSP, stands for…

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Rae Schilling-Smets Collection

Rae Schilling-Smet brought in several newspaper articles that celebrate Eau Claire's Music School. Her husband founded this school in 2010 and her son…

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George McLeod Collection


George McLeod brought in artifacts and articles concerning CVASING, or Chippewa Valley Area Singers Involved in Neighborhood Giving. CVASING is a…

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Julie Hatfield Collection

The Julie Hatfield Collection consists of photos, scrapbooks, programs and various band memorabilia from Julie Hatfield's time with the Menomonie High…

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Kristine Ruckman Collection

The Kristine Ruckman Collection focuses on the Valley Gospel Choir. The Valley Gospel Choir began in 1992 and was requested by Larry Barr to perform…

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Mary Mero Collection


The Mary Mero Collection focuses on the Valley Gospel Choir. The Valley Gospel Choir began in 1992 and was requested by Larry Barr to perform on the…

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Linda Christ Collection


The Linda Christ Collection focuses on the Valley Gospel Choir. The Valley Gospel Choir began in 1992 and was requested by Larry Barr to perform on…

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Andy Muenich Collection

The Andy Muenich Collection focuses on Muenich's band called the River City Ramblers. This five-piece band is a traditional Bluegrass band that…

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Betty Hanson Collection

Betty Hanson also known as “Twink” is originally from Rhinelander before moving to the Eau Claire area. She shares her memories of her son's tribute…

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