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Milwaukee police burning the Freedom House, 1967

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Creator:Groppi, James, 1930-1985
Creator:Milwaukee Police
Title:Milwaukee police burning the Freedom House, 1967

Father Groppi's annotation, "The Milwaukee police burning the Freedom House in the summer of 1967. The neighborhood was tear gassed and young people had to flee from the house."

15th Street Freedom House--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Types:Photographs | Image
Subjects:Race relations | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations | Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights movements--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Social conditions--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Fire | Police--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Equipment and supplies | Police--Uniforms | Riot control--Equipment and supplies | Riot control--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Arson--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Fire management--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police power--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Wooden-frame buildings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Dwellings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Gas masks--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Rifles--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Automobiles--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Night work--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Schools--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Violence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee, 43.0389025, -87.9064736
Collection:March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Golda Meir Library (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries)
Contributors:Wisconsin Historical Society
Original Material:

James Groppi Photographs, James Groppi Papers, 1956-1978, Wisconsin Historical Society

Rights and Usage:

The Wisconsin Historical Society. Used with permission.

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March On Milwaukee - Civil Rights History Project

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