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News film clip of Milwaukee high school students discussing the textbook controversy, February 16, 1968 (with sound)

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Creator:Milwaukee Public Schools
Title:News film clip of Milwaukee high school students discussing the textbook controversy, February 16, 1968 (with sound)
Date:1968 Feb. 16

Footage shows a meeting of high school students on the issue of textbooks and race. An unidentified senior from Riverside High School says students are frustrated with waiting for adequate textbooks and claims that suspensions due to student protests will lead to violence. John Lawrence from Lincoln High School speaks about the demonstration at his school and his hopes for the education of the younger generation. He also discusses Milwaukee Public School's adoption of "The Negro in American life : a guide to supplement the study of United States history."

Riverside High School--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Lincoln High School--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Daily footage, February 16, 1968, from segment 2 and 3.

Types:Moving Image | Film
Subjects:Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982 | Cohen, Irving S. | Attucks, Crispus, d. 1770 | Lawrence, John | School administrators--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Racism in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Racism in textbooks--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Learning--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Order | Students--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American students--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African American high school students--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | High school seniors--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Sympathy--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | violence--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Boycotts--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Meetings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Riots--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race riots--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Student suspension--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discussion | Negotiation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Consumer behavior--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Cultural pluralism in textbooks--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Textbooks--Authorship | Textbooks--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Textbooks--Publishing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Educational publishing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | History teachers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Industrial arts teachers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Occupations--Sociological aspects | African American teachers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Teachers, White--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Discrimination in employment--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Teachers--Training of--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Study and teaching--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Democracy--Study and teaching--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Communities--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Political participation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Community and school--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Education--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Race awareness--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--Race identity--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | African Americans--History | African American soldiers--United States | Education--Curricula--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Equality | African Americans--Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Schools--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Civil rights--Wisconsin--Milwaukee | Youth--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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