Footage of Father Groppi speaking to reporters at the burned out Freedom House. During the interview, Father Groppi claims that the police started the fire and affirms the rights of the activists to demonstrate and march. He speaks to the issue of...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Footage of the events on August 29, 1967 including the fair housing march and the Freedom House burning. Scenes include the 16th Street Viaduct (now the Father Groppi Bridge), the Milwaukee Police Department, Father Groppi and marchers, and...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Arms, a member of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council, discusses her arrest and treatment by the Milwaukee police, protests, the Freedom House fire, the Black Christmas economic boycott, and her involvement with the Commandos including her naming of...
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;
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search