• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Protesters meet with Alderman Robert J. Dwyer

    The NAACP Youth Council picketed Alderman Dwyer's house in 1967. Although he claimed to be supportive of integration, Dwyer did not believe it was legal for the government to interfere with private ho…

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  • Ku Klux Klan and opposing protestors march

    Members of the Ku Klux Klan (or KKK), and African American civil rights protestors march on nearby sidewalks in Wauwatosa protesting the membership of Judge Robert E. Cannon in the Eagles Club. At the…

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  • Civil Rights activists protest in front of Representative Zablocki's house

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    A demonstration is being held in front of Representative Clement J. Zablocki's home. Civil Rights activests frequently picketed at the houses of officials who belonged to the then-segregated Eagles Cl…

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  • Young men protesting 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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  • Protesters block street

    Gessert, Sherman A. Jr

    Demonstrators block a street near the Hillside Housing Project. An eight year old girl had recently been stuck and killed, and people were protesting the lack of crosswalks or streetlights. June 1, 19…

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  • Protesters at Ronald Reagan Press Conference

    Vespa, Ned

    People march in protest outside the Pfister hotel where a Press Conference for Ronald Reagan was being held. They carry signs that say "Free Angela Davis Now!" Angela Davis was imprisoned because of h…

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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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  • Marching protesters

    The Civil Rights movement in Milwaukee was very active in 1966. Some of the many demonstrations included marches in support of Vel Phillips' open housing bill, and protests against the Eagles Club "wh…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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