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Through one city's eyes video recording and interview transcripts

Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society. Library-Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Transcripts of interviews conducted for the documentary "Through One City's Eyes: Race Relations in America's Heartland" produced by The Duncan Group in association with Milwaukee Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio. Interviewees discuss race relations in Milwaukee during the Civil Rights movement, as well as contemporary city issues. Also included is a brief description of the program and a few newspaper articles about the documentary.

Access Copy Note: Transcripts are in Milwaukee, tapes are in Madison.

Date(s): 1998-1999

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Milwaukee Mss 202; VFA 003; VHA 518

Extent: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box); 2 videorecordings

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: At the Wisconsin Historical Society, see also /Decade of discontent, 1960-1970/ WMTV Channel 15, Madison, 1981 (part of the Lee Sherman Dreyfus Papers). The video describes the effort of the Milwaukee Black community to develop and implement community programs and social programs in the 1960's and 1970's, focusing on housing, employment, and education. Includes interviews with community leaders and civil rights leaders.

Interviewees: Lloyd Barbee, Ben Barkin, Eugene Bleidorn, Dennis Conta, Jim Forbes, Howard Fuller, John Givens, Eloisa Gomez, Arthur Jones, Inez Luna, Robert Milbourne, Gwendolynne Moore, Roy Nabora, John Norquist, Vel Phillips, Wesley Scott, William Tisdale, Louie Adams, Squire Austin, Hudson Avery, Jon Forsman, Betty Grinker, Margie Morgan and husband, Colonel Ollis, Dick Snow, Judge Stamper, Barbara Wyatt

Rights (Extant): Copyright retained by Milwaukee Public Television and The Duncan Group


African Americans--Wisconsin
Civil rights movements--Wisconsin
Race relations




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