• Protesting welfare budget cuts

    Vespa, Ned

    Members of the Sanitation Workers union hold signs protesting budget cuts to social services, and mandatory overtime. Vliet Street entrance. / Ned Vespa / 1980 Jul (illegible) AM 9:20

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  • Protest march at the Eagles Club

    Members of the NAACP Youth Council picket the Eagles Club segregationist membership policies by marching along the sidewalk, some are chanting and carrying signs that say "Stop!!! Segregation We Must…

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  • SURE protests at the Eagles Club

    Students United for Racial Equality (SURE) protest outside the Eagles Club. The Marquette group was protesting faculty who planned on bowling at the segregated Eagles Club. 3/22/1966 Eagles Club W. Wi…

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  • Women protest outside the Eagles Club

    Two women are pictured marching outside the Eagles Club wearing signs that say "NAACP Youth Council Boycott! Eagles Club Kill Segregation." Men look out on the protest from inside. Finished Photo 1966…

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  • Youth Council protest student dance

    Duane Toliver and another Commando are holding cigarettes in their hand as dressed up students walk past. A sign in the background reads Testify Marquette SDS. There was picketing because the Eagles c…

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  • Protest at Mayor Maier's apartment door

    Hamilton, Jack

    A police man guards Mayor Maier's door. A group is protesting at the Mayor's door the case of Virgie Cannon, whose public housing rent was raised based on her year end income evaluation. They felt thi…

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  • NAACP Youth Council marches with Fr. James Groppi

    Father James Groppi and members of the NAACP Youth Council march in support of Vel Phillips' Open Housing bill. Father Groppi was the adult advisor for the NAACP Youth Council. Both were very active i…

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  • Demonstration for Attica prisoners at Garfield Park

    People gather in Garfield Park to protest. A float that says Free All Political Prisoners is being prepared. Prisoners in Attica Prison in New York rioted and demanded the release of political prisone…

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  • Group singing freedom song

    A group of people are gathered in a church courtyard singing freedom songs. By late August of 1966, there had been several consecutive days of protesting against the "whites only" policy of the Milwau…

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  • Ku Klux Klan in front of Eagles club

    Close up on members of the Ku Klux Klan protesting a demonstration against the Eagle's club all white membership policy. Members of the KKK are wearing their robes, capes and hats. Kux Klux Klan KKK p…

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  • People gather outside

    Biwer, Paul

    On August 6th, 1967, hundreds of people protested at the Safety building and City Hall over the police shooting death of Clifford McKissick. McKissick's funeral was held on August 7th, 1967. Aug 6, 19…

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  • People stand in the rain

    Biwer, Paul

    On August 6th, 1967, hundreds of people protested at the Safety building and City Hall over the police shooting death of Clifford McKissick. McKissick's funeral was held on August 7th, 1967. Aug 6, 19…

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  • Welfare Mothers' March on Madison

    Members of the NAACP Youth council and other community members march in protest as part of the Welfare Mothers' March on Madison against welfare cuts in the 1969 state budget. The March was organized…

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  • Group meets to plan demonstration

    Nandell, Robert

    Members of the NAACP Youth Council held a press conference the week before a planned protest on the South Side. They announced they would begin picketing on August 28, 1967. Aug 23, 1967. / Finished P…

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  • Man gives press conference in the rain

    Biwer, Paul

    A man wearing a button for Milwaukee's branch of CORE (Congress On Racial Equality) speaks to reporters. Starting July 30th there had been several days of rioting, as well as protests over the police…

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  • Ku Klux Klan in front of Eagles club

    Members of the Ku Klux Klan stand across the street from the Eagles club. Members of the NAACP youth group protest on the other side of the street. They are protesting the club's all white membership…

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  • Welfare Marches

    Nandell, Robert

    Men and women march down the street carrying signs protesting welfare legislation. The marches were in protest to cuts in welfare spending when a budget supplement for an urban & welfare program was k…

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  • McKissick Demonstrators

    Biwer, Paul

    On August 6th, 1967, hundreds of people protested at the Safety building and City Hall over the police shooting death of Clifford McKissick. McKissick's funeral was held on August 7th, 1967. Aug 6, 19…

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  • Marquette students at O'Hara Hall

    Alhauser, John W

    Students form a single file line out of Marquette University's O'Hara Hall, where the administation offices were located. They were there to protest the university's lack of a stance on open housing.…

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  • NAACP Youth Council Pickets

    Members of the NAACP Youth Council, nuns and other members of society march on the sidewalk clapping and singing at 31st St. Another group of people looks on from across the street. These marches were…

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