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Father Groppi and Protesters

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DESCRIPTION

Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 4934

Creation Date: 1969 

Creator Name: Not known

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: 

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 4983

Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Assembly Chambers were occupied for 17 hours to protest the budget cuts to welfare recipients. Father Groppi was later sued for up to $15,000 for the damage done to the Assembly Chambers during the protest. He was also put in jail for contempt of the Assembly charge, and faced a State disorderly conduct charge.

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Wisconsin State Capitol

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