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

  • All fields: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council
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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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 Mary Arms, July 29, 2007

    • 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...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Miilwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-07-29
    • 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 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 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 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 Adolph Arms, August 17, 2007

    • Arms was born in Milwaukee and attended North Division High School before joining the Commandos. He discusses fellow marchers, the Freedom House, the 1968 Poor People's Campaign in Washington D.C., and job discrimination in the local union. Lastly,...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-08-17
    • Fair housing march, James Groppi center, 1968

    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin Father Groppi annotation. Father Groppi center (shoe off) "Fair housing march in Milwaukee. There were over 200 days of consistent marches. Fifteen suburbs passed laws, and Milwaukee's ordinance covered 100% of the property."
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1968

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