• 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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  • 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 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 Shirley Butler, July 17, 2007

    Butler, Shirley, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council; City of Milwaukee Police Department; NAACP Youth…

    Interview with Shirley Butler conducted by Amanda Wynne on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the March on Milwaukee Oral History Project. Butler, a native of Milwaukee, attended St. B…

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  • Fair housing rally, likely at St. Boniface church.

    Activists gather for a fair housing rally, likely at St. Boniface church. Geraldine Sykes and David Chancer are identified, in the foreground. 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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