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

  • All fields: Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • James Groppi in back of police wagon, 1966

    • Father Gropp's annotation, "Father Groppi arrested in front of his parish at a demonstration. It was the second straight night that he was arrested."
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1966
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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 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 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

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