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

  • All fields: 1967
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    • 15th Street Freedom House on fire, August 29, 1967

    • Footage of the 15th Street Freedom House on fire, the night of August 29, 1967, following the second fair housing march. Scene shows police and firefighters in the streets and the burning house.
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-08-29
    • Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee

    • "Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee" was written in 1968 by Jonathan A. Slesinger, a professor in the UW-Milwaukee School of Social Welfare. The Study provides a detailed analyses of White and...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1968
    • 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
    • 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
    • Kerner Commission members press conference, August 29 1967 (partial)

    • Footage of Senator Fred Harris and NAACP Executive Director Roy Wilkens, members of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (also known as the Kerner Commission) who say that issues prevalent in Milwaukee are the same as those elsewhere...
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations;
    • 1967-08-29
    • Fair housing demonstration, 1967

    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1967 September 9. Photo by Ben Fernandez, Nancy Palmer Photo Agency, New York.
    • Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1967-09-09
    • Milwaukee Common Council meeting regarding open housing legislation, September 19, 1967

    • Footage of a Milwaukee Common Council meeting where Alderwoman Vel Phillips resubmits her open housing legislation. Alderman Robert Dwyer speaks about the threat of violence. Father Groppi and Commandos are seen in the audience.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-09-19
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, June 1967

    • A collection of personal and Milwaukee Common Council correspondence from June 1967.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 1967-06
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, August 1967

    • A collection of personal and Milwaukee Common Council correspondence from August 1967.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-08
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence - Opposition Mail, June 1967

    • A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that opposes her fair housing work with Father Groppi
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations;
    • 1967-06
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Lauri Wynn, June 9, 1995

    • Lauri Wynn was a teacher in the Milwaukee Public School district starting in the 1960's. She discussed her work with the Board of Governmental Operations, the planning and implementation of the Interrelated Language Skills Center, her work with the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-09
    • 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

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