This poster was created during the civil rights era to promote the boycott of Milwaukee Public Schools and encourage attendance at temporary, alternative schools known as freedom schools. The boycott was part of an effort to desegregate the public...
African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
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
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)
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