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    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, March 1965

    • A collection of letters and one telegram from March 1965. The telegram mentions the crisis in Selma. Other correspondence follows up on the land in Price County, the Roosevelt Project, invitation to Washington, D.C, etc.
    • Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03
    • 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, July 1966

    • A collection of letters sent to Vel Phillips in July 1966, which include a few pieces of Hate Mail, Anonymous Letters, a letter from City Attorney John Fleming regarding some recent comments made by Vel, and an offer of a Kerry Blue Terrie.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1966-07
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, August 1967

    • A collection of personal and Milwaukee Common Council correspondence from August 1967.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-08
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, June 1967

    • A collection of personal and Milwaukee Common Council correspondence from June 1967.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 1967-06
    • 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, May 1966

    • A collection of personal and professional letters from May 1966. The collection includes letters from Vel Phillips to her mother, a letter that mentions the dedication of Haylard Street, and letters regarding racial segregation.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1966-05
    • 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
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence - Opposition Mail, June 1967

    • A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that opposes her fair housing work with Father Groppi
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations;
    • 1967-06
    • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence - Opposition Mail, May 1967

    • A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that opposes her fair housing work with Father Groppi, in addition to one having an anti-union stance.
    • Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-05
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Milwaukee Common Council meeting regarding open housing legislation, September 19, 1967

    • Footage of a Milwaukee Common Council meeting where Alderwoman Vel Phillips resubmits her open housing legislation. Alderman Robert Dwyer speaks about the threat of violence. Father Groppi and Commandos are seen in the audience.
    • Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1967-09-19

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