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    • Freedom Day School Poster

    • 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;
    • 1964-05-18
    • 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 I

    • 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 Lauri Wynn, June 9, 1995, part I

    • 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 Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, August 19, 2008, part I

    • 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 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
    • 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 Pam O'Halloran, August 16, 2007, part I

    • 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 Reuben Harpole Jr., June 6, 1995, part I

    • 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 Rev. William J. Miles, March 18, 1994, part II

    • 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. 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

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