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This project tells the story of Badger Village, a housing community for married student veterans and their families located at the Badger Ordnance Works site in Baraboo, Wisconsin from 1946 to 1951. The project consists of excerpts from interviews with UW residence staff, administration, and student veterans and their wives who lived at Badger Village.
Oral History Interviews
Badger Village 1945-1952 on YouTube.
View Badger Village 1945-1952 transcript. [pdf]
The Oral History Program staff has complied an album of clips about life in Badger Village. An abridged transcripts of the clips is also available.
Mohr, Mike. Badger Village: Student Years 1946-1952. Madison WI, 2005
For more information about Badger Village contact the UW Archives at (608) 262-5629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org