Footage of a press conference where Father James Groppi, flanked by the Commandos, announced the second march for fair housing legislation to be held that night, August 29, 1967. Groppi clearly lays out the route of the march from the North Side to...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
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,...
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
This folder contains school curricula and schedules for a “Freedom Day School,” to be held in Milwaukee on 18 May 1964. It is part of Helen I. Barnhill collection. Helen I. Barnhill was the executive secretary of the Milwaukee Citizens for...
African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Footage of a Milwaukee Common Council meeting where Alderwoman Vel Phillips resubmits her open housing legislation. Alderman Robert Dwyer speaks about the threat of violence. Father Groppi and Commandos are seen in the audience.
Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
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