• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 at Marines recruitment booth

    Students received permission to protest at the Marines recruiting booth at the UWM Student Union. The protest only lasted 15 minutes before several male students ripped the protesters signs. Nov 3, 19…

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  • Agent Orange protest

    Guldan, Dale

    A group of people hold up a banner from Vietnam Veterans against the War, protesting Agent Orange, in front of Milwaukee's Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse. April 30th, 1985 was the 10 year anniv…

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  • Protesters march in circle

    Youth Against War and Fascism protest on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building during the St. Patrick's Day Parade passes by in the street. According to the Milwaukee Journal, there was some f…

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  • Protesters carry signs

    Youth Against War and Fascism protest on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building. Anti-war demonstration. Federal Bldg. March 16, 1968

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  • Protesters hold signs

    Kluetmeier, Heinz

    Youth Against War and Fascism protest on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building during the St. Patrick's Day Parade passes by in the street. According to the Milwaukee Journal, there was some f…

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  • Protesters watching ROTC drills

    Protesters gather along a fence, watching ROTC officers march. Student led protests of the ROTC's presence at universities were happening on campuses all over the country. 5/12/1969. ROTC officers

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  • Protest at Big Boy

    Young teenagers protest after being refused service at Marc's Big Boy, located then at 2717 N. Mayfair Rd. The protest lasted several nights, attracting between 50-100 teenage boys. 8/1/1966. Marc's B…

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  • Protesters stage sit-in

    A large group of people sit and stand inside the district attorney's office. They were there protesting the death of Ernie Lacy. Milwaukee police were looking for a suspect on June 9, 1981, when they…

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  • Men protest Veterans' Day ceremonies

    Gessert, Sherman A. Jr

    A group of people hold a conversation outside, surrounded by American flags. Vietnam Veterans Against War was protesting the Veterans' Day celebrations. Memorial Center - October 22, 1973. VVAW protes…

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  • Protesters watch ROTC officers through fence

    Protesters gather around a fence, watching ROTC officers in formation inside the fence. Student led protests of the ROTC's presence at universities were happening on campuses all over the country. 5/1…

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  • Youth Against War and Fascism protest George Wallace

    Members of Youth Against War and Fascism protest outside the Schroeder Hotel where George Wallace was due to arrive. Sept 12, 1968 / Demonstrators gathering at Schroeder Hotel waiting for Wallace arri…

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  • Protest in support of Milwaukee 14

    Gebhard, Erwin

    A group of Marquette students stand outside, holding a banner that reads :"We Support the Milwaukee 14". The rally, which included about 450 people, began at the Joan of Arc chapel and ended outside o…

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