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

  • All fields: Civil rights activists
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    • 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
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Grant and Lucinda Gordon June 9, 1995

    • Grant Gordon became the first black principal in Milwaukee in 1960 at Garfield High School; Lucinda Gordon was active with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Milwaukee. They share their impressions of the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-09
    • Oral History Interview with Rev. William J. Miles, March 18, 1994

    • Tape-recorded interview of Rev. William Miles, providing information on his experiences during the civil rights movement in Milwaukee circa 1964-1969. In this oral history, Miles discusses his role in the Milwaukee United School Integration...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 1994-03-18
    • Oral History Interview with Rev. B.S. Gregg, May 30, 1995

    • Reverend B.S. Gregg was pastor of St. Matthew CME church for several years, and served as treasurer of Milwaukee United School Integration Committee (MUSIC) in 1964. Interview topics include his relationship with Mayor Maier, the Freedom Schools...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-05-30
    • 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 Pam O'Halloran, August 16, 2007

    • O’Halloran, a native of Milwaukee, was one of the first white members of the NAACP Youth Council in the late 1960's. She speaks about picketing the Eagles Club, her dissatisfaction with the non-violence approach, Father Groppi as a leader in the...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Miilwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-08-16
    • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, June 19, 2007

    • Rozga was born and grew up on Milwaukee's South Side and became interested in civil rights while attending Alverno College. She recounts her experience registering voters in Alabama during the summer of 1965, meeting and later marrying Father...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres)
    • 2007-06-19
    • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, August 19, 2008

    • Rozga was born and grew up on Milwaukee's South Side and became interested in civil rights while attending Alverno College. She discusses her experience registering voters in Alabama in 1965, the NAACP Youth Council's decision-making process and...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Miilwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2008-08-19
    • Oral History Interview with Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson, June 15, 1995

    • Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson were two founders of the Congress of Racial Equality's (CORE) Milwaukee chapter. Topics include their choice to become involved with school integration, differences between CORE and Milwaukee United School...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres);
    • 1995-06-15
    • Oral History Interview with Gwen Jackson, June 31, 1995

    • Gwen Jackson, a community activist with a Milwaukee elementary school named in her honor, served in the 1960's as Chair of the Milwaukee Urban League Family Life Committee. Her interview topics include the National Association for the Advancement...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-31
    • 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 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 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
    • NAACP march with James Groppi in the center, 1968

    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, autumn, 1968. NAACP march. Father James Groppi, center. Photographer, Howard M. Berliant. Groppi collection WHC (x3) 36107. Walking event along Wisconsin Avenue.
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1968

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