• Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, March 1966

    Phillips, Vel, 1924, Eagle's Club; University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Milwaukee Common Council; City of Milwaukee's Government; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Counci…

    A collection of letters from March 1966, which discuss housing discrimination and racial segregation.

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  • Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. School of Social Welfare, Slesinger, Jonathan Avery

    "Study of Community Opinions Concerning the Summer 1967 Civil Disturbances in Milwaukee" was written in 1968 by Jonathan A. Slesinger, a professor in the UW-Milwaukee School of Social Welfare. The Stu…

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  • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, March 1965

    Phillips, Vel, 1924, Milwaukee Journal; Milwaukee Sentinel; Milwaukee Common Council; State of Wisconsin Government; Milwaukee Public Schools; City of Milwaukee's Government

    A collection of letters and one telegram from March 1965. The telegram mentions the crisis in Selma. Other correspondence follows up on the land in Price County, the Roosevelt Project, invitation to W…

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  • Oral History Interview with Rev. B.S. Gregg, May 30, 1995

    Gregg, Rev. B.S, Milwaukee Public Schools; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Interview of Rev. B.S. Gregg, conducted by Jack Dougherty, May 30, 1995 (at the Wyndham Hotel, 139 E Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee). Reverend B.S. Gregg was pastor of St. Matthew CME church for several y…

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  • Archbishop William E. Cousins defending Father James E. Groppi, September 13 1967

    WTMJ-TV, Archdiocese of Milwaukee; Catholic Church

    Footage of Catholic Archbishop William E. Cousins defending Father James E. Groppi. He supports the causes for which Groppi fights and assures viewers that the issues he fights for would not go away e…

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  • 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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  • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, August 19, 2008

    Rozga, Margaret, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; NAACP Youth Council Commandos; National Association for the Ad…

    Oral history interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga conducted by Michael Gordon on August 19, 2008 in Milwaukee, as part of the March on Milwaukee Oral History Project. Rozga was born and grew up on Mi…

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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 Cecil Brown Jr. and Loretta, August 9, 1995

    Brown, Loretta; Brown, Cecil, Jr, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; Milwaukee Public Schools Board

    Interview with Loretta and Cecil Brown Jr. conducted by Jack Dougherty, August 9, 1995 (at the Finney Public Library, 4243 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee). Cecil Brown Jr. founded Milwaukee's chapter of C…

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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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  • Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council Commandos gathered around material about George Wallace, likely 1968

    Harris, Thomas, Groppi, James, 1930-1985, NAACP Youth Council Commandos

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Three NAACP Youth Council Commandos kneel arm in arm around several documents related to George Wallace's run for the office of President of the United States. Grayscale

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  • Oral History Interview with Mildred Harpole, June 15, 1995

    Harpole, Mildred, Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; Milwaukee Public Schools; Freedom Schools

    Interview of Mildred Harpole, conducted by Jack Dougherty, July 17, 1995 (at her office in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Building, 310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee). Mil…

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  • Selections from Rep. David Clarenbach's papers, 1981-82

    Clarenbach, David E., 1953

    In 1982, under the leadership of Rep. David Clarenbach, Wisconsin passed the nation's first statewide gay rights law. The documents linked below were selected from Clarenbach's large collection of pap…

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  • Oral History Interview with Margaret (Peggy) Rozga, June 19, 2007

    Rozga, Margaret, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    This is a StoryCorps interview with Margaret "Peggy" Rozga. The interview was conducted by Michael Gordon on June 19, 2007, at the Milwaukee Public Library. Copyright StoryCorps. Used with permission…

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