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,...
Footage of the Common Council meeting where Alderwoman Vel Phillps speaks about her future plans for open housing legislation and her frustration with her colleagues on the Common Council. Phillips stresses that open housing must be legislated.
Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--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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