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March On Milwaukee - Civil Rights History Project
  • All fields: desegregation
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    • Oral History Interview with Rev. William J. Miles, March 18, 1994, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Rev. William J. Miles, March 18, 1994, part I
    • Tape-recorded interview of Rev. William Miles, providing information on his experiences during the civil rights movement in Milwaukee circa 1964-1969. In this oral history, Miles discusses his role in the Milwaukee United School Integration...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres); Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 1994-03-18
    • Oral History Interview with Grant and Lucinda Gordon June 9, 1995, part II

    • Oral History Interview with Grant and Lucinda Gordon June 9, 1995, part II
    • 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 Cecil Brown Jr. and Loretta, August 9, 1995, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Brown Jr. and Loretta, August 9, 1995, part I
    • 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
    • 1995-08-09
    • Oral History Interview with Gwen Jackson, June 31, 1995, part II

    • Oral History Interview with Gwen Jackson, June 31, 1995, part II
    • 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 Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson, June 15, 1995, Part II

    • Oral History Interview with Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson, June 15, 1995, Part II
    • Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson were two founders of the Congress of Racial Equality's (CORE) Milwaukee chapter. Topics include their choice to become involved with school integration, differences between CORE and Milwaukee United School...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres)
    • 1995-06-15
    • Oral History Interview with Reuben Harpole Jr., June 6, 1995, part II

    • Oral History Interview with Reuben Harpole Jr., June 6, 1995, part II
    • Reuben Harpole Jr, helped develop many Milwaukee institutions such as the Black Holocaust Museum, UWM's Center for Urban Community Development and the Harambee Community Development Corporation. His interview topics include a personal account of...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-06
    • Oral History Interview with Frank Aukofer, November 16, 2007, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Frank Aukofer, November 16, 2007, part I
    • 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 Mildred Harpole, June 15, 1995, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Mildred Harpole, June 15, 1995, part I
    • Mildred Harpole worked as a Reading Specialist at Wells Junior High School and Lincoln High School. She discusses teaching at Freedom Schools during 1964 and 1965, problems with Milwaukee Public Schools' busing program, her experience growing up in...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-15
    • 02 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • 02 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965
    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 03 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • 03 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965
    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 06 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • 06 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965
    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • 07 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    • 07 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965
    • Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people marched from the headquarters of CORE to the...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965-03-13
    • Oral History Interview with Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995, part II

    • Oral History Interview with Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995, part II
    • Wesley L. Scott was the CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and an active member of We-Milwaukee. He discusses Milwaukee civil rights in the 1950's, his activities with the Urban League, criticism of newspaper coverage of the school movement, the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-07-25
    • Oral History Interview with Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995, part I
    • Wesley L. Scott was the CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and an active member of We-Milwaukee. He discusses Milwaukee civil rights in the 1950's, his activities with the Urban League, criticism of newspaper coverage of the school movement, the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-07-25
    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995, part I

    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995, part I
    • Murrell came to Milwaukee in the 1940's and became active in school issues through their children. They discuss We-Milwaukee, Eva's work with the Parent Teacher Association from 1962-1966, problems with the Milwaukee schools their children...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-02
    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995, part II

    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995, part II
    • Murrell came to Milwaukee in the 1940's and became active in school issues through their children. They discuss We-Milwaukee, Eva's work with the Parent Teacher Association from 1962-1966, problems with the Milwaukee schools their children...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-02

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