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News film clip of Father Groppi at the Unitarian Church West summarizing the struggle for open housing in Milwaukee, September 20, 1967 (with sound)

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Title:News film clip of Father Groppi at the Unitarian Church West summarizing the struggle for open housing in Milwaukee, September 20, 1967 (with sound)
Date:1967 Sept. 20
Description:

Footage of Father Groppi at the Unitarian Church West in Brookfield. He shares his perspective on the struggle for open housing legislation and open housing marches in Milwaukee. He places the conflict in the context of local black people's needs and points to 1,000 black families losing their homes due to the Kilbourntown redevelopment project.

Daily footage extra, segment 1. September 20, 1967.

Types:Moving Image | Film
Subjects:Groppi, James, 1930-1985 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Influence | Maier, Henry W., 1918- | Maier, Henry W., 1918- --Public opinion | Phillips, Vel R., 1924- | Press conferences--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Politics and government | Civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Catholic Church--Clergy | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Housing policy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Annexation (Municipal government)--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Obstruction of justice--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Picketing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Nonviolence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Assembly, Right of--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Freedom of speech--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Sweatshirts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Printed fashion apparel--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Violence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Crowds--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race riots--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Tear gas--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riot control agents--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riot control--Equipment and supplies--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Arrest--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Slums--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Segregation in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in public accommodations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Brotherliness | Rule of law--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Ethics--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Self-defense--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Milwaukee (Wis.) | Milwaukee County (Wis.)
Collection:March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project
Institution:University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
Online Publisher:Milwaukee, Wis. : University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
Original Material:

Milwaukee Journal Stations Records, 1922-1997, WTMJ-TV News Film Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society

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Copyright Journal Broadcast Group. Footage and pictures used with permission of WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee and the Journal Broadcast Group. The footage cannot be printed, broadcast or used as an interactive element or in any future medium, not yet defined, without the direct, written consent of WTMJ-TV and the Journal Broadcast Group.

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