• March protesting the Eagles Club's all-white policy, James Groppi center, 1966

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985

    James Groppi and demonstrators march in front of Judge Robert Cannon's home in Wauwatosa to protest the Eagles Club's all-white policy. HWC (x3) 37601 Grayscale

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  • Oral History Interview with Carl Diederichs, November 13, 2007

    Diederichs, Carl, North Division High School (Milwaukee); Milwaukee Public Schools Board; City of Milwaukee Police Department

    Interview with Father Carl Diederichs conducted by Jason Boucher on November 13, 2007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the March on Milwaukee Oral History Project. Diederichs, a Franciscan priest from Appl…

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  • Fair housing demonstration, 1967

    Fernandez, Ben, Groppi, James, 1930-1985, NAACP Youth Council Commandos

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1967 September 9. Photo by Ben Fernandez, Nancy Palmer Photo Agency, New York. Grayscale

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  • Oral History Interview with Peter Murrell Sr. and Eva Ruth June 2, 1995

    Murrell, Peter Sr.; Murrell, Eva Ruth, City of Milwaukee's Government; Milwaukee Public Schools; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Unit…

    Interview of Eva Ruth Murrell and Peter Murrell, Sr., conducted by Jack Dougherty, June 2, 1995 (at their home, 1302 W Capitol Drive, Milwaukee). Murrell came to Milwaukee in the 1940's and became act…

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  • Oral History Interview with Frank Aukofer, November 16, 2007

    Aukofer, Frank, City of Milwaukee's Government; NAACP Youth Council Commandos;Congress of Racial Equality; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries Aukofer, a Milwaukee native, began covering civil rights for the Milwaukee Journal in 1964, thus reporting most of the 1967 open housing marches.…

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  • Oral History Interview with Pam O'Halloran, August 16, 2007

    O'Halloran, Pam, City of Milwaukee's Government; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council; National Guard;Milwaukee Area Technical College; American Federation of State…

    Oral history interview with Pam O'Holloran conducted by Michael Gordon on August 16, 2007, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the March on Milwaukee Open Housing Oral History Project. O’Halloran, a native o…

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  • Oral History Interview with Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson, June 15, 1995

    Adams, Juanita; Johnson, Arlene, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; NAACP Youth Council Commandos;…

    Interview with Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson conducted by Jack Dougherty, June 15, 1995 (at Ms. Johnson's home, 7225 N. 86th Street, Milwaukee). Juanita Adams and Arlene Johnson were two founders o…

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  • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence-Opposition Mail, March 1967

    Phillips, Vel, 1924, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Milwaukee Journal; Freedom Schools; City of Milwaukee's Government; Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference o…

    A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that oppose her Fair Housing Ordinance. The majority of these items fall under the categories of Hate Mail, Anonymous Letters and racism, what Vel Phillip…

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  • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, August 19, 2008

    Rozga, Margaret, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; NAACP Youth Council Commandos; National Association for the Ad…

    Oral history interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga conducted by Michael Gordon on August 19, 2008 in Milwaukee, as part of the March on Milwaukee Oral History Project. Rozga was born and grew up on Mi…

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  • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence-Opposition Mail, July 1967

    Phillips, Vel, 1924, City of Milwaukee's Government; Milwaukee Journal; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Cou…

    A group of letters and clippings sent to mail that opposes not only fair housing, but Vel's choice to work with Father Groppi.

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  • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, June 19, 2007

    Rozga, Margaret, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    This is a StoryCorps interview with Margaret "Peggy" Rozga. The interview was conducted by Michael Gordon on June 19, 2007, at the Milwaukee Public Library. Copyright StoryCorps. Used with permission…

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  • NAACP march with police escort, James Groppi center, circa 1967-1968

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    James Groppi and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and following the protestors. Grayscale

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