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    • Band marches in Memorial Day parade

    • Band marches in Memorial Day parade

    • Festivals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Bands (Music) -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Memorial Day -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • A Band marches in a Memorial Day parade down West Wisconsin Ave. Three men playing snare in the front followed by brass instruments and their players.
    • Donkey leads poor people's march

    • Donkey leads poor people's march

    • Civil rights demonstrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Donkeys -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Two men with a donkey lead a crowd of people walking down Wisconsin Avenue on a poor people's march through the city to city hall. There they delivered a list of demands to Common Council president.
    • Kid holding flag at poor people's march

    • Kid holding flag at poor people's march

    • Civil rights demonstrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Children -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Flags -- United States; Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • A kid waving an American flag is marching in a poor people's march of more than 400 people to City Hall. They marched to demand of city officials solutions for poverty and racial problems in the city.
    • Man playing trumpet in grave yard

    • Man playing trumpet in grave yard

    • Trumpets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Military uniforms -- United States; Cemeteries -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Memorial Day -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wood National Cemetery (Milwaukee, Wis.); West National Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Veterans'...

    • Man playing taps on the trumpet in a grave yard in front of rows of white tombstones. Man is dressed in military uniform. Event is part of a Memorial Day program at the National Soldiers' Home.
    • Man with donkey at poor people's march

    • Man with donkey at poor people's march

    • Civil rights demonstrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Donkeys -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Children -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • A man standing with a donkey named Mabel is surrounded by kids. One young kid kisses the donkey's neck while others look on. Another kid in a suit is walking away with a smile. The donkey led the march.
    • Memorial Day service

    • Memorial Day service

    • Festivals -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Flags -- United States; Memorial Day -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Military uniforms -- United States

    • Man wearing Civil War era soldier's garb throws flowers into lake while four women watch. Dock is decorated with flags and banners. American flag standing on dock.
    • Poor people's march meeting at city hall

    • Poor people's march meeting at city hall

    • Civil rights demonstrations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Interiors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • Staff leader of Operation Breadbasket, Rev. E. L. Sherman, also the leader of the poor people's march spoke to Common Council President at city hall presenting demands for solutions to poverty and racial problems.

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