Personal memorabilia of Wolfgram Family including Marriage Certificate of Edith Wolfgram's Parents (William H. Munkwitz and Matilda Bunteschu), announcement of marriage between Frank and Edith, Marriage service program from Frank and Edith Wolfgram's wedding.
Piece of wedding cake from wedding Photo
Personal memorabilia of Frank Wolfgram including original copy of Honorary Doctor of Laws Diploma conferred to him by Pennsylvania Military College 1962, Correspondence; Newspaper clippings of letter written to his son, William Wolfgram, after his son's death 1947
Letter from William Wolgram to his father, Frank Wolfgram.
Pictures of Frank Wolfgram; Obituary; Scrapbook commemorating his life (b. 1886 - d. 1968); Personal memorabilia including letters of regret and sorrow over death of Frank Wolfgram; color slides of Wolfgram Memorial Library 1970; Published Article about Frank Wolfgram; Copy of speeches given by Frank; letters of congratulations on receiving Honorary Law Doctorate at Pennsylvania Military College; Program from Commencement 1962 where he received Honorary Degree; Colored sash worn by Frank when he received Honorary Degree. Photographs of their restaurant in Milwaukee called the Black Angus.
Photographs of William Wolfgram; Clippings and correspondence about his death in 1945; sheet music to song "American Capers" written for him by his piano teacher, John W. Schaum; Certificate awarding him the Purple Heart.
Letter from War Department describing the Bronze Star citation William Wolfgram received after his death. The letter is dated August 16, 1945.
Letter from a researcher in Italy describing a chapel built on top of Mt. Croce, in Italy, by ex-servicemen of the Italian Mountain Force. The chapel was built in memory of the soldiers fallen in World War II, and has William Wolfgram's name mentioned in it. This letter given to the archives by Professor Joseph Edgette. Note: William Wolfgram was buried at the Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
Box that contained the Purple Heart William Wolfgram earned (the actual medal ison display in Library near elevator).
Letters about William Wolfgram's death in 1945; Personal memorabilia including 1946 Shorewood High School Yearbook honoring graduates who died in World War II includes William, Scrapbook of early years of his life, Program of 1943 Pennsylvania Military College Commencement (William graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering), William's copy of the Holy Bible, and other childhood memorabilia.
Includes poem entitled "Gold Star Mother" and red flag with gold star in the center. (On display near Circulation desk. See Box 10 oversize)
Photographs of William Wolfgram on the Pennsylvania Military College Campus.
Photographs of William Wolfgram;
Medals received during war; Pennsylvania Military College cufflinks;
Letters about his death.
Description of his final days written by First Lieutenant George F. Earle, who knew William personally and talked with William's fellow soldiers about the events surrounding his death.
Condolences letter from Frank Hyatt to Frank Wolfgram.
1943 Commencement program
Omen Movie filmed at Lake Geneva newspaper article.
History / Biographical
After his death, William Wolfgram was buried at the Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield, Wisconsin.