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    • Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee

    • "Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee" was written in 1968 by Jonathan A. Slesinger, a professor in the UW-Milwaukee School of Social Welfare. The Study provides a detailed analyses of White and...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations; Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1968
    • Oral History Interview with Adolph Arms, August 17, 2007, part II

    • 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); Miilwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations
    • 2007-08-17
    • Oral History Interview with Mary Arms, July 29, 2007, part II

    • 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 Mary Arms, July 29, 2007, part I

    • 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 Mary Arms, July 29, 2007, part III

    • 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 Frank Aukofer, November 16, 2007, part II

    • 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 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 Carl Diederichs, November 13, 2007, part II

    • Diederichs, a Franciscan priest from Appleton, Wisconsin, speaks of discrimination and changes in Milwaukee Catholic parishes due to white flight and African-American migration, participating with Father Groppi and open housing marches, and black...
    • Oral history--Wisconsin --Milwaukee; Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Oral histories (document genres)
    • 2007-11-13
    • James Groppi in back of police wagon, 1966

    • Father Gropp's annotation, "Father Groppi arrested in front of his parish at a demonstration. It was the second straight night that he was arrested."
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1966
    • 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
    • News film clip of a fair housing march in Milwaukee, likely September 2, 1967

    • Footage of a fair housing march, likely on September 2nd, from the North Side to City Hall. Dick Gregory, national comedian, visiting Milwaukee to support the local struggle, speaks against Mayor Maier's curfew and ban on nighttime marching as well...
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
    • 1967-09-02
    • 01 - 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
    • 04 - 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
    • 05 - 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
    • 08 - 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

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