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;
Footage of a press conference where Father James Groppi, flanked by the Commandos, announced the second march for fair housing legislation to be held that night, August 29, 1967. Groppi clearly lays out the route of the march from the North Side to...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Footage of Milwaukee County Supervisor Richard Nowakowski speaking at a press conference after a night of marches and violence on the South Side of Milwaukee. He does not justify the actions of the residents, but claims that Father Groppi's tactics...
Footage of Mayor Henry Maier's press conference announcing the new Commission on Community Relations. In his statement Maier acknowledges the problem of racial prejudice in Milwaukee and expresses concern regarding the violence in the streets and...
Portion of a press conference, understood to be July 31, 1967, in which Mayor Henry Maier summarizes the actions taken in response to the civil disturbance. He discusses having set up the "hotline" to the Governor's office, contacting Washington...
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