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

  • All fields: Congress of Racial Equality
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    • 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 Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995

    • Wesley L. Scott was the CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and an active member of We-Milwaukee. He discusses Milwaukee civil rights in the 1950's, his activities with the Urban League, criticism of newspaper coverage of the school movement, the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-07-25
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • Barbee Papers, Racial Isolation in Milwaukee Public Schools, 1967

    • This document, released in May 1967, was a report to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. It deals with a number of issues effecting civil rights in the Milwaukee area such as segregation in schools, the bussing of students, open housing,...
    • Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1967-05
    • 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
    • 01 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 02 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 03 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 04 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 05 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 06 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 07 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13

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