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News film clip of a fair housing march in Milwaukee, likely September 2, 1967 (with sound and silent)

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Creator:NAACP Youth Council Commandos
Title:News film clip of a fair housing march in Milwaukee, likely September 2, 1967 (with sound and silent)
Date:1967 Sept. 2

Footage of a fair housing march, likely on September 2nd, from the North Side to City Hall. Dick Gregory, national comedian, visiting Milwaukee to support the local struggle, speaks against Mayor Maier's curfew and ban on nighttime marching as well as the lack of police protection. Vel Phillips, Father Groppi, and the Commandos along with other supporters can be seen marching and gathering in a park.

North Side--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; City Hall--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Daily footage. September 2, 1967, segments 14 and 15.

Types:Moving Image | Film
Subjects:Gregory, Dick | Groppi, James, 1930-1985 | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Public opinion | Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007 | Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007--Public opinion | Phillips, Vel R., 1924- | Cameras--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Motion picture cameras--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Microphone | Press conferences--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Megaphones--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American youth--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riot helmets--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Police--Equipment and supplies | Police--Uniforms | Truncheons--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riot control--Equipment and supplies | Riot control--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | T-shirts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Printed fashion apparel--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion | Wit and humor | Mobile communication systems--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Sunglasses--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Reporters and reporting--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Crowds--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American civil rights workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Education----Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | Race discrimination--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--History--20th century | Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race relations | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations | Milwaukee (Wis.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Wisconsin--Race relations--History--20th century | Milwaukee Public Schools | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Picketing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Sidewalks--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Signs and signboards--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Street signs--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Automobiles--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Catholic Church--Clergy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Pedestrian areas--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Parks--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Microphone | Interviews--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Children--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American children--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Communication--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:

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

Rights and Usage:

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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March On Milwaukee - Civil Rights History Project

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