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NAACP Youth Council demonstration of Milwaukee Eagles Club, James Groppi right, 1966

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Creator:Groppi, James, 1930-1985
Creator:National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council
Title:NAACP Youth Council demonstration of Milwaukee Eagles Club, James Groppi right, 1966

Father Groppi's annotation, "In 1966, Father Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council conducted demonstations at the all-white Milwaukee Eagles Club. The National Guard was called out in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin because of the march. About 15 judges belong to the racist organization in violation to the state judicial code of ethics. Father Groppi must constantly appear before these judges whose home he has picketed. He has been arrested 12 times. WHI (x3) 37597

Eagles Club--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Types:Photographs | Image
Subjects:Groppi, James, 1930-1985 | Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council | Fraternal Order of Eagles | Marquees--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race relations | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations | Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Catholic Church--Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | 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 | Rifles--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Truncheons--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Night work--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Political activists--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | T-shirts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Printed fashion apparel--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Buildings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Signs and signboards--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Fraternal organizations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership | African Americans--Segregation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | African Americans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civic leaders--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Segregation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Prejudices--United States | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | Boycotts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Nonviolence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | 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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