• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pile of draft cards

    A pile of draft cards are on the floor. A person is crouched over them, holding a piece of paper. 11/7/1968 / 11

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  • Deputies attempt crowd control

    Tension fills a hallway packed with people. One member of the crowd wears an armband for the Milwaukee 14. Two members of the Milwaukee 14 pled guilty to federal charges that day. The Milwaukee 14 wer…

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  • Vigil in church for Milwaukee 14

    Christ the King Church is filled with people attending a vigil for the Milwaukee 14. The Milwaukee 14 were a group of activists who stole and burned draft records from a local draft office on Septembe…

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  • Gathering of people

    A group of people stand in the front of the church. They are collecting pireces of paper. Faith groups were often involved in anti-war protesting during the Vietnam war. 11/7/1968 / 8

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  • Man speaks against draft

    Kluetmeier, Heinz

    A young man speaks into a microphone, while three others listen in the background. They were at First Baptist Church to protest the draft. Ecumenical service at First Baptist Church, 911 E. Ogden, to…

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  • Students march at Bolton Hall

    Students wear signs while marching in front of Bolton Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The signs read "Senator Kennedy says 'Use the Lottery Draft System'", "Selective Service Testing is…

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  • People stand in group

    A group of people stand in the front of the church. They are collecting pireces of paper. Faith groups were often involved in anti-war protesting during the Vietnam war. 11/7/1968 / 6

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  • People sit in row

    People are sitting in a pew. Some of them hold flowers. Milwaukee was the site of many peace protests during the Vietnam war era. 11/18/1968 / 3

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  • People praying at altar

    A group of people kneel in a church. One man has an armband for the Milwaukee 14. The Milwaukee 14 were a group of activists who stole and burned draft records from a local draft office on September 2…

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  • Tearful woman giving peace sign

    A young woman gives the peace sign. Milwaukee was the site of many peace protests during the Vietnam war era. 11/18/1968 / 9

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  • Person holding stack of draft cards

    A person holds a stack of draft cards and an envelope addressed to Milwaukee County Local Board #48, Selective Service System. 11/7/1968 / 12

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  • Woman sorting through draft cards

    A woman is crouched on the floor, examining a pile of draft cards. She holds a piece of paper in her hand. 11/18/1968 / 12

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  • Interview after sentencing

    The Reverend John Higgenbotham, Church of Scientology, is interviewed a day after pleading guilty to federal charges. He was a member of the Milwaukee 14. The Milwaukee 14 were a group of activists wh…

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  • Woman looking at draft cards

    A woman is crouched on the floor, examining a pile of draft cards. She holds a piece of paper in her hand. 11/18/1968 / 13

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  • Parishoners praying for Milwaukee 14

    A group of people kneel in a church. Two of the men have armbands for the Milwaukee 14. The Milwaukee 14 were a group of activists who stole and burned draft records from a local draft office on Septe…

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  • Supporters of Milwaukee 14

    A group of people stand outside. Several people wear armbands that read "Milwaukee 14". The Milwaukee 14 were a group of activists who stole and burned draft records from a local draft office on Septe…

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