• 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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  • 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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  • Milwaukee Common Council meeting regarding open housing legislation, September 19, 1967

    WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee Common Council

    Footage of a Milwaukee Common Council meeting where Alderwoman Vel Phillips resubmits her open housing legislation. Alderman Robert Dwyer speaks about the threat of violence. Father Groppi and Command…

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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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  • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, May 1966

    Milwaukee Journal; Milwaukee Citizens for Equal Opportunity; Milwaukee Police; Milwaukee Common Council; City of Milwaukee Police Department; City of Milwaukee's Government

    A collection of personal and professional letters from May 1966. The collection includes letters from Vel Phillips to her mother, a letter that mentions the dedication of Haylard Street, and letters r…

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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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  • 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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  • 15 - 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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  • 11 - 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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  • 09 - 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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  • 01 - 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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  • 14 - 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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  • 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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  • Vel Phillips Papers, Correspondence, January 1963

    Milwaukee Common Council; Milwaukee Police; Milwaukee Common Council; City of Milwaukee Police Department; Milwaukee Journal; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Letters, postal stationery, and clippings from January 1963.

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  • 12 - 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Oral History Interview with Mary Arms, July 29, 2007

    NAACP Youth Council Commandos; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council; City of Milwaukee Police Department; Ku Klux Klan; National Association for the Advancement of…

    Oral history interview with Mary Arms conducted by Amanda Winn on Sunday July 29, 2007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Arms, a member of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council, discusses her arrest and treatment by…

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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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