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You've searched: March On Milwaukee - Civil Rights History Project

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    • Vel Phillips papers, Correspondence, September 1967

    • A collection of personal and Milwaukee Common Council correspondence from September 1967. This collection includes support for Vel Phillip and Father Groppi's Fair Housing work.
    • African Americans--Civil rights; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and...
    • 1967-09
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence-Opposition Mail, March 1967

    • A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that oppose her Fair Housing Ordinance. The majority of these items fall under the categories of Hate Mail, Anonymous Letters and racism, what Vel Phillips referred to as "Crank Mail".
    • African Americans--Civil rights; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and...
    • 1967-03
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence-Opposition Mail, July 1967

    • A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that opposes not only fair housing, but Vel's choice to work with Father Groppi.
    • African Americans--Civil rights; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race...
    • 1967-07
    • Oral History Interview with Adolph Arms, August 17, 2007

    • Arms was born in Milwaukee and attended North Division High School before joining the Commandos. He discusses fellow marchers, the Freedom House, the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in Washington D.C., and job discrimination in the local union. Lastly,...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-08-17
    • Oral History Interview with Mary Arms, July 29, 2007

    • Arms, a member of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council, discusses her arrest and treatment by the Milwaukee police, protests, the Freedom House fire, the Black Christmas economic boycott, and her involvement with the Commandos including her naming of...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Miilwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-07-29
    • Oral History Interview with Frank Aukofer, November 16, 2007

    • Aukofer, a Milwaukee native, began covering civil rights for the Milwaukee Journal in 1964, thus reporting most of the 1967 open housing marches. He discusses racism in past and present Milwaukee, his relationship with and impressions of Father...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres)
    • 2007-11-16
    • Oral History Interview with Shirley Butler, July 17, 2007

    • Butler, a native of Milwaukee, attended St. Boniface School and Pius High School. She discusses discrimination as a child and student in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council, the Commandos and Commando-ettes, and joining Father Groppi in...
    • Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 2007-07-17
    • MUSIC Records, Box 1, Folder 1,  Correspondence and Memos, 1965-1966

    • Correspondence and memos of Milwaukee United School Integration Committee (MUSIC), an organization that worked to end school segregation and racial discrimination in Milwaukee through freedom schools, school boycotts, marches, demonstrations, and...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-1966
    • Oral History Interview with Carl Diederichs, November 13, 2007

    • Diederichs, a Franciscan priest from Appleton, Wisconsin, speaks of discrimination and changes in Milwaukee Catholic parishes due to white flight and African-American migration, participating with Father Groppi and open housing marches, and black...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres)
    • 2007-11-13
    • The Freedom House on fire, 1967

    • Father Groppi's annotation, "The Milwaukee police burning the Freedom House in the summer of 1967. The neighborhood was tear gassed and young people had to flee from the house." This image appeared on the front page of the Milwaukee Sentinel...
    • Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations;
    • 1967-08-29
    • Archbishop William E. Cousins defending Father James E. Groppi, September 13 1967

    • Footage of Catholic Archbishop William E. Cousins defending Father James E. Groppi. He supports the causes for which Groppi fights and assures viewers that the issues he fights for would not go away even if Groppi did.
    • Milwaukee (Wis.)--Religious life and customs; Social justice--United States--Religious aspects--Christianity; Religion and culture--United States; Religion and polities--United States; Religion and Social problems--United States; Civil...
    • 1967-09-13
    • Second fair housing march, August 29, 1967

    • News film clips of scenes from the second fair housing march, August 29, 1967. Features footage of demonstrators crossing the 16th Street Viaduct, counter-demonstrators protesting along the marchers’ route, and police accompanying the marchers,...
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