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Collection Paul Bialk
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 909
Object Name Archive
Title Parade and rally photographs 1966.
Date 1966
Event Vietnam War / Veterans Activities
Description Photographs pertaining to the Milwaukee Vets for Vietnam Day parade and rally held in April of 1966 in support of the Vietnam soldiers. This event was organized in response to a raid on the draft board of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in April 1965 and the wide-spread anti-Vietnam teach-ins held on university campuses in 1965. Pictures of military organizations represented in the parade include: Allied Veterans Council, Non-Commissioned Officers' Advisory Council, South Milwaukee Veterans Council, American Legion, American Veterans of World War II, Catholic War Veterans, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Polish Legion of American Veterans, Polish Veterans in Exile, Veterans of World War I, Civil Air Patrol Unit, and the Marine Corps League. There are also pictures of various bands, which include: Continental Cub, Chordaliers, Mercy High School, St. Matthias Cadets, Greendale Junior Police Paraders, Postal Carriers Association, and Milwaukee Highlanders. In addition, there are pictures of local government and military officials such as Congressman Clement Zablocki, Judge Christ T. Seraphim, Admiral Kuehl, West Allis' Mayor Arnold Klentz, Milwaukee City Clerk Ray Markey, Milwaukee County Executive John L. Doyne, District Attorney O'Connell, and a few County Supervisors.
Extent and Medium of Description 0.4 linear ft. (1 archives box)
Subjects Veterans -- Wisconsin.
Parades -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.
Patriotism -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Public opinion.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Wisconsin.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Peace movements -- United States.
American Legion.
Non-commissioned Officers Association.
Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, Inc.
Disabled American Veterans.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
Milwaukee Vets for Vietnam Day. (Wis.)
Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Polish Legion of American Veterans.
Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
Marine Corps League (U.S.)
Search Terms Vietnam War