Korn, Bernhard C. Papers

Title: Korn, Bernhard C. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-0674

Inclusive Dates: 1882 – 1976

Bulk: 6.1 cubic feet total

Location:        WC, Sh. 057-059 (5.9 cu. ft.)
RC21A, Sh. 002 (0.2 cu. ft.)
OS SM “K” (11 items)
OS LG “K” (1 item)

Biographical Note: Bernhard Korn served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal of Bay View High School from 1915 to 1960.  He was also a historian, with a particular interest in the history of Bay View, and served as president of the Milwaukee County Historical Society.  In addition, Korn was an active member of the Bay View Advancement Association and edited the Bay View Advance in the early twentieth century.  He passed away in August 1976.

Abstract: The records consist of correspondence, clippings, programs, manuscripts, photos, and other ephemera that detail Korn’s service with Bay View High School and Milwaukee public schools, his various historical interests, and his activities with various civic groups.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Administrative Info: The collection was donated in September 1976.  The collection was reprocessed by Kevin Abing in April 2003.  This Finding Aid was retyped in July 2009 by Amanda Wynne

Personal/General Material Box # Folder #
Automobile Records, 1922-1933 1 1
Awards & Diplomas, 1936-1968 (See also Oversize) 1 2
Christmas Cards from Korn, 1920-1975 1 3
Clippings – Personal & General Historical Interest, 1916-1976 1 4
Correspondence – General (Letters from B. C. Korn), 1930-1974 1 5
Correspondence – General (Letters to B. C. Korn), 1917-1975 1 6
Correspondence – General (Letters re: B. C. Korn), 1917-1961 1 7
Flag Day 1 8
G. U. G. Germania – Anniversary Programs/Newsletters, 1911-1938 1 9
G. U. G. Germania – State Supreme Court Case, 1910 1 10
Insurance/Bank Books 1 11
Landmark Commission Minutes, Clippings, Memos, Correspondence, 1964-65 1 12
Metropolitan Youth Commission, 1954-1961 1 13
Milwaukee Bird Club/Talk by Sidney Hartwell, 1937 1 14
Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1946-1966 1 15
The Other 98% Youth Group, 1959-1960 1 16
Peacock Cleaners & Dyers, 1929-1934 1 17
Peterson, Walter F. – Published Articles 1 18
Publications – Miscellaneous 1 19
St. Francis Annexation Issue, 1932-1932 1 20
Sunday Morning Breakfast Club, 1943, 1962-1976 1 21
Talks – Miscellaneous, 1904-1968 1 22
Testimonials (Certificate of Appreciation from Sertoma Club, 1966; Program for Public Service Awards of Milwaukee Government Service League, 1950; Testimonial for Helen Steel, n.d.) 1 23
Trips – Correspondence, 1920-1927 1 24
Trips – Maps & Brochures 1 25
Trips – Miscellaneous (Permits, Supply Lists, Receipts, Newspapers, etc.) 1 26
Trips – Publications/Guide Books 2 27
Tropic of Cancer Decision, 1962-1963 2 28
Tuckaway Country Club, 1927-1929, 1932 2 29
World War I Historical Material 2 30
World War II Historical Material 2 31
American Interprofessional Institute Box # Folder #
Correspondence from B. C. Korn, 1941-1959 2 32
Correspondence to B. C. Korn, 1941-1960 2 33
Correspondence – Miscellaneous, 1946-1958 2 34
Directories-Milwaukee Chapter, American Interprofessional Institute, 1955-76 2 35
Directories-Professional Men’s Club of Milwaukee, 1941-1954 (a chapter of American Interprofessional Institute) 2 36
General Councils, 1948-1959 (Programs, menus, arrangement committee minutes, invitations, etc.) 2 37
Memos, 1946-1976 2 38
Miscellaneous 2 39
Programs-Announcement Cards, 1949, and Christmas Programs. 1956-1968 2 40
Bay View Advancement Association Box # Folder #
Advance – Correspondence From (or B. C. Korn as Editor) re: Financial Matters, 1919-1928 2 41
Advance – Correspondence To (or B. C. Korn as Editor) re: Financial Matters, 1915-1926 2 42
Advance – Financial Records, 1915-1931 2 43
Bay View Home-Coming & Reconstruction Commission, 1919-1921 2 44
Clippings-Miscellaneous, ca. 1918-1930 2 45
Correspondence From B. C. Korn (re: General Matters or Advance),
1918-1924
2 46
Correspondence To B. C. Korn (on behalf of Advance), 1918-1935 2 47
Correspondence re: Advancement Association, 1919-1928 2 48
Miscellaneous (Articles, By-Laws, Memos, Eulogies, Reports, Resolutions, Petitions, Tickets, Programs, etc.) 2 49
Washington’s Birthday Banquet, 1927-1946 (Financial info, attendance lists, correspondence) 2 50
Washington’s Birthday Banquet-Programs & Song Sheets, 1920-1965 (not inclusive) 2 51
Washington’s Birthday Banquet-Souvenir Editions, The Bay View Press, 1934-1938 2 52
Bay View High School Box # Folder #
Alumni Association (Minutes, Correspondence, Flyers, Articles, By-Laws), 1940, 1962-1975 2 53
Class Registers/Grade Books, 1914-1920 2 54
Class Reunion Programs, 1947-1975 3 55
Faculty Banquets/Parties – Programs, 1926-1960 (not inclusive) 3 56
Financial-Faculty Pay Records, 1915-1921, & Expense Ledger, 1925-1932 3 57
Golden Anniversary-Bay View High School, 1963-1964 3 58
Korn Testimonial Dinner, Retirement, 1960 3 59
Miscellaneous, 1925-1971 3 60
Student Activities (Commencement, Student Government, etc.), 1919-1974 3 61
Student Activities – Special War Efforts, 1942-1946 3 62
Zillman Controversy/Bay View Observer, 1947-1948 3 63
Bay View High School Oracle, 1917, 1960 3 Loose
The Scholastic Editor, 1928-1935 (not inclusive) [16 issues] 3 Loose
Quill and Scroll, Dec.- March 1934-1935 (2 issues) 3 Loose
Retirement Scrapbook/Autograph Book, 1960 3 Loose
Bay View History Box # Folder  #
Bay View History: Clippings, Part 1, 1882-1974 3 64
Bay View History: Clippings, Part 2, 1882-1974 3 65
Bay View History: Correspondence, 1935-1975 3 66
Bay View History: Manuscripts of Papers on Phases of History, 1935-1953 3 67
Bay View History: Miscellaneous (Maps, Land Titles, etc.) 4 68
Bay View History: Notes 4 69
Bay View History: Notes 6 Whole box
Bay View History: Political Material, 1930, 1970 4 70
Bay View History: Related Publications (1 of 2) 4 71
Bay View History: Related Publications (2 of 2) 4 72
Bay View History: Talks on Historical Subjects, 1938-1965 4 73
“Eber Brock Ward: Pathfinder of American Industry,” 1942 4 Loose
“Eber Brock Ward” Manuscript (1 of 2) 4 74
“Eber Brock Ward” Manuscript (2 of 2) 4 75
“Eber Brock Ward” Manuscript (Copy 2) 4 76
“Eber Brock Ward”: “Glass Industry,” 1939 4 77
“Eber Brock Ward”: “The Rise of Big Business,” 1936 4 78
Education Related Material Box # Folder #
Gustav A. Fritsche Memorial Services, 1939 4 79
High Schools on Parade – Clippings, 1946 4 80
Marquette University – Father Marquette Tercentenary, 1967-1973 4 81
Marquette University – General, 1935-1942 5 82
Marquette University – Master of Arts Exam, 1936 (Notes and Answers) 5 83
Milton C. Potter, 1935-1943 (Biography, Correspondence) 5 84
Milwaukee County School Annual Reports, 1914-1936 5 85
Milwaukee County School Annual Reports, 1936-1954 5 86
Milwaukee Public School Manuals, 1948-1952 5 87
Milwaukee Public School Manuals, 1952-1960 (not inclusive) 5 88
Milwaukee School Board-Rules & Regulations, 1891-1956 (not inclusive) 5 89
Miscellaneous Educational Material 5 90
National Principals’ Association, 1952-1968 5 91
Public vs. Parochial Schools, 1952 (Clippings, Correspondence) 5 92
Retired Teachers Association (City-State-National), 1963-1976 5 93
School Year Calendars, 1943-1959 5 94
University of Wisconsin – Miscellaneous (1909-10 Handbook; 1910 Directory; 1911 Commencement; Centennial History, 1949) 5 95
University of Wisconsin Alumni Association, 1959-1961, 1971 5 96
The Badger, 1910, 1911 5 Loose
Oversize Items Location
Bay View Advance? Account Ledger, ca. 1923-1931 WC, Sh. 59
Bay View Advance? Income/Expense Ledger?, 1929-1932 WC, Sh. 59
Diploma, University of Wisconsin, 1911 OS LG “K”
Certificate for Patriotic Service from War Finance Central Committee, 1919 OS SM “K”
Certificate to Mrs. Korn for Patriotic Service from War Finance Central Committee, 1919 OS SM “K”
Diploma from Marquette University, Masters of Arts, 1936 OS SM “K”
Certificate of Merit from Milwaukee School Board, 1941 OS SM “K”
Certificate appointing Mrs. Virginia Korn an Assistant Air Raid Warden, 1942 OS SM “K”
Certificate appointing Bernhard Korn an Air Raid Warden, 1942 OS SM “K”
Citation from Milwaukee County Office of Civilian Defense, 1944 OS SM “K”
Citation from U. S. War Production Board, 1945 OS SM “K”
Citation from Electric Auto-Lite Company for War Bond Pledge, ca. 1945 OS SM “K”
Recognition Award from Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1968 OS SM “K”
Graphic artwork for Christmas card, n.d. OS SM “K”
Scrapbook Location
Scrapbook: Photos, clippings, programs and other ephemera related to Korn’s activities while studying at the University of Wisconsin, teaching at Antigo High School, and teaching at John. A. Johnson High School, St. Paul, MN, ca. 1906-1914 RC21A, Sh. 002
Photographs Box # Folder #
Bay View High School M-188 1
Bay View High School – Barracks M-188 2
Bay View High School – Faculty & Staff M-188 3
Bay View High School – 50th Anniversary, 1964 M-188 4
Bay View High School – Students/Student Activities M-188 5
Bay View High School – Student Activities, World War II (1 of 2) M-188 6
Bay View High School – Student Activities, World War II (2 of 2) M-188 7
Bay View History & World War I Homecoming M-188 8
Bay View Homecoming & Reconstruction Commission M-188 9
Groups & Miscellaneous M-188 10
Korn Family M-188A 11
Milwaukee County Historical Society M-188A 12
Vacation Photos M-188A 13
Peggy Korn and Family, no date M-188A Loose Album
Peggy Korn and Friends, no date M-188A Loose Album
Decoupage: First Boy Scout Troop organized in Bay View, ca. 1912-1914 OS #2235

 


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