Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Churches -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church (Milwaukee, Wis.); Phillips, Vel; People -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
Milwaukee Alderwoman Vel R. Phillips, the only black alderman in Milwaukee in 1967 visits St. Boniface Church. Phillips was a proponent for open housing and kept proposing ordinances in the common council despite being defeated every time.
Civil rights movements -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.). Common Council; Phillips, Vel;
People sit at a long table at a meeting for one of Vel Philips' open housing bills. A man at the end of the table is standing and speaking. Phillips' open housing bills wanted to remove discrimination in property rental and buying.
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