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

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    • Vel Phillips Papers, Radio Scripts, Extent of De Facto School segregation

    • This folder contains a script with handwritten notes and changes.
    • WAWA (Radio Station: Milwaukee, Wis.); African Americans--Civil rights; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;...
    • 1966-12-07
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Radio Scripts, De Facto Segregation and Schools

    • This folder contains a script with handwritten notes and changes.
    • WAWA (Radio Station: Milwaukee, Wis.); African Americans--Civil rights; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1966-12-02
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, March 1965

    • A collection of letters and one telegram from March 1965. The telegram mentions the crisis in Selma. Other correspondence follows up on the land in Price County, the Roosevelt Project, invitation to Washington, D.C, etc.
    • Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Brown Jr. and Loretta, August 9, 1995

    • Cecil Brown Jr. founded Milwaukee's chapter of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in 1963 and also served as chairman of the chapter. He also served as Vice-Chairman of Milwaukee United School Integration Committee (MUSIC). Cecil and Loretta Brown...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-08-09
    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995

    • Murrell came to Milwaukee in the 1940's and became active in school issues through their children. They discuss We-Milwaukee, Eva's work with the Parent Teacher Association from 1962-1966, problems with the Milwaukee schools their children...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-02
    • Oral History Interview with Reuben Harpole Jr., June 6, 1995

    • Reuben Harpole Jr, helped develop many Milwaukee institutions such as the Black Holocaust Museum, UWM's Center for Urban Community Development and the Harambee Community Development Corporation. His interview topics include a personal account of...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-06
    • 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
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, March 1966

    • A collection of letters from March 1966, which discuss housing discrimination and racial segregation.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil...
    • 1966-03
    • 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-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, 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, 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
    • Freedom Day School Poster

    • This poster was created during the civil rights era to promote the boycott of Milwaukee Public Schools and encourage attendance at temporary, alternative schools known as freedom schools. The boycott was part of an effort to desegregate the public...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1964-05-18

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