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Africology 314: School in African American Life

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March On Milwaukee Digital Collection

This digital collection presents primary sources from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries and the Wisconsin Historical Society that provide a window onto Milwaukee’s civil rights history. During the 1960s, community members waged protests, boycotts, and legislative battles against segregation and discriminatory practices in schools, housing, and social clubs. The efforts of these activists and their opponents are vividly documented in the primary sources found here, including photographs, unedited news film footage, text documents, and oral history interviews. This website also includes educational materials, including a bibliography and timeline, to enhance understanding of the primary sources. Use the search box below to find archival materials online.

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Search our online catalog (Search@UW) to locate books, videos and DVDs by title, author, keyword, subject, or call number. Keyword searching is recommended for your class.

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  • Title: Eliminate the, an, or a if that is the first word of your title.
  • Author: Enter last name first (galbraith john).
  • Keyword: Use either and, or or not between search terms. Use quotation marks around phrases ("school choice").