John M. Lavine papers, 1937-1993 (bulk 1960s-1980s)
Lavine, John M
Content Description :
Papers, 1937-1993 (mainly from the 1960s through the 1980s), of John M. Lavine, a journalism educator and the publisher-owner of the Wisconsin-based Lavine Newspaper Group (LNG). The collection documents operations of four newspapers (the Chippewa Herald-Telegram of Chippewa Falls, Portage Daily Register, Baraboo News Republic, and the Shawano Evening Leader), as well as his service as a member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents and the Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board and as a leader of the Inland Daily Press Association (IDPA). Included are personal and business correspondence, clippings, speeches and writings, and career-oriented subject files. The photographs consist of formal and informal portraits of John and Max Lavine, snapshots of Flambeau River trips, and photojournalism concerning the Alexian Novitiate seizure and the ELF facility in Clam Lake. The films are home movies of Flambeau River canoe trips.