• Man protesting theater that does not employ union musicans

    One man on the street protesting a theatre that does not employ union musicans. Surrounding buildings, people, and cars are visible in the background.

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  • Carpenters protest against Hutter Construction Company

    Carpenters march at Holy Hill to protest Hutter Construction Co. for not hiring union workers at the construction site. The protesters gathered every Sunday (May 3 to Oct 1, 1937) until the company hi…

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  • Protest march in front of the Eagles Club

    Schmidt, Clarence P

    Members of the NAACP Youth Council picket the Eagles Club segregationist membership policies by marching along the sidewalk and carrying signs that say "NAACP Youth Council Boycott! Eagles Club Kill S…

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  • Protesters sit outside ROTC offices

    A crowd of Marquette University students gather outside a building. One student holds a sign that reads "ROTC officers order poor Americans to kill poor Vietnamese. ROTC must go." Student led protests…

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  • Vietnam Veterans Against the War protest

    Guldan, Dale

    A group of people hold up a banner for Vietnam Veterans against the War in front of Milwaukee's Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse. April 30th, 1985 was the 10 year anniversary of the end of the wa…

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  • Onlookers watch protestors

    Vespa, Ned

    In the spring and summer of 1967, the NAACP Youth Council organized several demonstrations in support of Alderman Vel Phillips' Open Housing bill. Alderman (and real estate agent) Martin E. Schreiber…

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  • Protesters march past Kohler Plant

    Men and women protesters march past Kohler Plant. One man is carrying an American flag with him.

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  • Injured protester

    Koshollek, George P

    A crowd of people surround an young woman with her head in her hands. On May 5, 1971 students from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee led an anti-war march from campus to downtown. May 5 Rally. One of…

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  • Ernie Lacy protesters

    Sieu, Benny

    Mr. and Mrs. Lacy stand outside a building. Protesters carrying signs stand behind them. Milwaukee police were looking for a suspect on June 9, 1981, when they spotted Ernest Lacy. Lacy had never comm…

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  • Protesters block intersection

    Students from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University stand and sit in the middle of Wisconsin Ave. They were protesting the war in Vietnam. 400 block E. Wisconsin May 5 rally. Begi…

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  • Servicemen walk past protesters

    Kluetmeier, Heinz

    Youth Against War and Fascism protest on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building as a group of servicemen passes by. Anti-war demonstration / Mar 16, 1968 / Finished Photo 1968 Mar 16 PM 4:49 /…

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  • Strikers gather by trucks to protest

    A large group of truckers gather to protest. The strike consisted of independent truck drivers, who wanted better fuel prices and less shortages. Truckers' strike. 1979

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  • Protest in front of Germania building

    Duncan, Todd

    A group of people stand by a flagpole across from the U. S. Army recruiting office. Many Vietnam war protests were staged in Milwaukee in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Todd Duncan / Sep 24 PM 10:34

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  • Protest at Mayor Maier's apartment

    Hamilton, Jack

    A group stands outside Mayor Maier's door. They are there to protest the case of Virgie Cannon, whose public housing rent was raised based on her year end income evaluation. They also felt there was a…

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  • Protesters in support of Angela Davis

    Anheuser, Ernest W

    Protesters carry signs and banners in support of Angela Davis, who was in jail at the time. Davis is a well known Civil Rights activist. Waukesha County Jail. / Vietnam Era / Have negative / Finished…

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  • Eagles Club protesters with signs

    A group of people gather to protest the Eagles Club. The members only club was a frequent target of protesters, due to its "whites only" policy. Lubenow says this guy (straw hat) is Communist particip…

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  • People protest against George Wallace

    Koshollek, George P

    Members of Youth Against War & Fascism are protesting an appearance by George Wallace. Several hold signs. One sign reads, "Defeat George Wallace". Another reads "Black GI's die in Viet-nam for white…

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  • Protests in support of Alan Ginsberg

    Schmidt, Clarence P

    A student addresses a crowd. One student in the crowd displays a banner with a picture of Alan Ginsberg. The students were attempting to bring the poet to speak at Marquette, but had already been deni…

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  • Protesters for open housing

    In the spring and summer of 1967, the NAACP Youth Council organized several demonstrations in support of Alderman Vel Phillips' Open Housing bill. She had first introduced the bill in 1962, but it was…

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  • 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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