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

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    • 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, 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
    • Oral History Interview with Lauri Wynn, June 9, 1995

    • Lauri Wynn was a teacher in the Milwaukee Public School district starting in the 1960's. She discussed her work with the Board of Governmental Operations, the planning and implementation of the Interrelated Language Skills Center, her work with the...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-06-09
    • Oral History Interview with Reuben Harpole Jr., June 6, 1995

    • 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 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
    • The Freedom House on fire, 1967

    • Father Groppi's annotation, "The Milwaukee police burning the Freedom House in the summer of 1967. The neighborhood was tear gassed and young people had to flee from the house." This image appeared on the front page of the Milwaukee Sentinel...
    • Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations;
    • 1967-08-29
    • Second fair housing march, August 29, 1967

    • News film clips of scenes from the second fair housing march, August 29, 1967. Features footage of demonstrators crossing the 16th Street Viaduct, counter-demonstrators protesting along the marchers’ route, and police accompanying the marchers,...
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    • Saint Boniface public school boycott, James Groppi center, 1965

    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin Groppi center Father Groppi and children from Saint Boniface school join the public school boycott. He was ordered out of the school boycott by Bishop Athieliski (sp?) who refused to allow any Catholic facilities to be used...
    • Demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1965
    • 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 Rev. William J. Miles, March 18, 1994

    • 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 Rev. B.S. Gregg, May 30, 1995

    • Reverend B.S. Gregg was pastor of St. Matthew CME church for several years, and served as treasurer of Milwaukee United School Integration Committee (MUSIC) in 1964. Interview topics include his relationship with Mayor Maier, the Freedom Schools...
    • Oral histories (document genres); Oral history--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • 1995-05-30
    • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995

    • 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 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 Mildred Harpole, June 15, 1995

    • 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
    • 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, 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 Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson, June 15, 1995

    • 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 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

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