• 13 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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  • James Groppi and Vel Phillips on school bus, circa 1967-1968

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin James Groppi on bus hood. Milwaukee Journal photo. Grayscale

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  • James Groppi in back of police wagon, 1966

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985, Milwaukee Police

    Father Gropp's annotation, "Father Groppi arrested in front of his parish at a demonstration. It was the second straight night that he was arrested." Grayscale

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  • NAACP march to honor Martin Luther King Jr., with James Groppi in the center, 1968

    Berliant, Howard M, Groppi, James, 1930-1985, NAACP Youth Council Commandos

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 8, 1968. NAACP march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. following his assassination. Father James Groppi, center. Photographer, Howard M. Berliant. Groppi collection WHC (x3)…

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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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  • 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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  • Civil rights march, James Groppi center, circa 1967-1968

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    Civil rights march with James Groppi in the center. Grayscale

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  • 02 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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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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  • 06 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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  • NAACP march with police escort, James Groppi center, circa 1967-1968

    Groppi, James, 1930-1985, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council

    James Groppi and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and following the protestors. Grayscale

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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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  • Madison, Wisconsin, assembly chambers welfare protest, James Groppi center, 1969

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

    Madison, Wisconsin assembly chambers welfare protest. James Groppi in center. Grayscale

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  • Kerner Commission members press conference, August 29 1967 (partial)

    WTMJ-TV

    Footage of Senator Fred Harris and NAACP Executive Director Roy Wilkens, members of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (also known as the Kerner Commission) who say that issues preval…

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  • 05 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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  • 07 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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  • Oral History Interview with Grant and Lucinda Gordon June 9, 1995

    Gordon, Grant; Gordon, Lucinda, Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Milwaukee Public Schools; National Association for the Advanc…

    Interview of Grant and Lucinda Gordon, conducted by Jack Dougherty, June 9, 1995 (at their home, 4144 N 71st Street, Milwaukee). Grant Gordon became the first black principal in Milwaukee in 1960 at G…

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  • 04 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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  • Oral History Interview with Wesley L. Scott, July 25, 1995

    Scott, Wesley L, Milwaukee Public Schools; Milwaukee Public Schools Board; Milwaukee United School Integration Committee; Congress of Racial Equality; National Association for the Advancement of Color…

    Interview of Wesley L. scott, conducted by Jack Dougherty, July 25, 1995 (at his office, Chamber of Commerce Bldg., 756 N Milwaukee Street, Milwaukee). Wesley L. Scott was the CEO of the Milwaukee Urb…

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  • 03 - March to protest recent police action in Selma, Alabama, March 13, 1965

    Larkey, Jay; Larkey, Hinda, Congress of Racial Equality; Milwaukee Conference on Religion and Race

    Milwaukee civil rights demonstrators marched to protest police actions in Selma, Alabama that took place on March 7, 1965. The protest in Milwaukee was organized on March 13, 1965. About 2, 500 people…

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