• Protesters in front of Eagles Club

    A group of people protest on the sidewalks in front of the Eagles Club. The members only club was a frequent target of protesters, due to its "whites only" policy. Sept. 4, 1966. About 200 pickets, in…

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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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  • Students make protest posters

    Conklin, James G

    On Monday, March 28th, 1966 the Milwaukee United School Integration committee called for a one day boycott of North Division High School in order to protest against racial imbalance in Milwaukee Publi…

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  • Protesters outside the Urban League

    People carrying signs march in protest in front of the Urban League's office. In 1969 and 1970 Civil Rights activists protested the hiring practices at the Allen-Bradley Company. Many hires were throu…

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  • Students protest in front of theater

    Members of Marquette University's Students for a Democratic Society march in front of the Varsity Theatre. They were protesting an ROTC lecture that was being held there. MU students for a democratic…

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  • Protestors waiting for Nixon

    Biwer, Paul

    A group of NAACP Youth Council Commandos and members huddle in the background while two young men holding a George Wallace for President banner stand in the foreground looking off to the side. Protest…

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  • Protesting President Carter

    Gebhard, Erwin

    A group of people holding signs stand in a line. They were protesting the proposed resumption of the draft. Demonstrations 3-17- / Mar 17 PM 4:43 / Erwin Gebhard

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  • Protesters stand in street

    Stergar, Al

    A group of people hold a vigil for Ernie Lacy. Milwaukee police were looking for a suspect on June 9, 1981, when they spotted Ernest Lacy. Lacy had never committed a crime, but struggled with mental h…

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  • Arnold Kaufman at war protest

    Hamilton, Jack

    A man identified as Professor Kaufman takes part in an anti-war demonstration. Arnold E. Kaufman was a psychology professor in the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwau…

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  • Truck parked in protest

    A truck is parked with a strikers' poster in the windshield. The strike consisted of independent truckers. Truckers' strikes were taking place across U.S. In Milwaukee, the Fraternal Association of St…

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  • SURE protests Judge Seraphim

    Students United for Racial Equality (SURE) protest at a speech by Judge Christ T. Seraphim outside of Brooks Memorial Union at Marquette University. Judge Seraphim was frequently picketed due to his r…

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  • Police arresting three protesters

    Hamilton, Jack

    Milwaukee policemen are in the process of arresting three protesters. On Thursday, September 12th, 1968, George Wallace brought his presidential campaign to Milwaukee's Auditorium. More than 500 peopl…

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  • Patrick Cudahy Inc workers protesting layoffs and wage cuts

    Gebhard, Erwin

    Several workers stand outside building. The strike began after Herbert (Bud) Cooks purchased the plant and made wage cuts to the hourly workers and layoffs. Strikes. Patrick Cudahy Inc. 7-29-84. Votin…

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  • Protesters hold candlelight vigil

    War protesters hold a candlelight vigil on October 12, 1968. Two people in the crowd wear armbands that read "Milwaukee 14". The Milwaukee 14 were activists who stole and then burned draft records fro…

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  • Protesters stand in church

    A group of people stand arm-in-arm in the front of the church. Faith groups were often involved in anti-war protesting during the Vietnam war. 11/7/1968 / 4

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  • Allen Bradley protestor outside Urban League

    In 1969 and 1970 Civil Rights activists protested the hiring practices at the Allen-Bradley Company. Many hires were through the Urban League, which protesters claimed held unrealistically high standa…

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  • Policeman watches protesters

    Hamilton, Jack

    A policeman watches as members of Youth Against War and Fascism protest in front of a building. They hold signs saying "Hell no, we won't go" and "Hell no, nobody goes" Vietnam Era Protests / Mar 23,…

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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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  • People protest Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech

    On Thursday, April 27th, 1967 in the auditorium at St. Joseph's High School in Kenosha, Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a speech on achieving equality. A handful of people protested outside. During R…

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