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Father James Groppi

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Father James Groppi.
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James Groppi with Small Boy

Date: 1948
Description: Father James Groppi, as a young man, and his nephew Jerry Bontempo, posing on the running board of a 1920's era vehicle. Groppi holds a basketball.
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Father Groppi Serving Communion

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Description: Father James Groppi serving Communion to a couple at St. Michael's Church.
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Father Groppi

Date: 1968
Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.
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Father Groppi Resting with Marchers

Date: 1967
Description: Father James Groppi sitting with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has taken off one of his shoes.
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Father Groppi Speaking in Assembly Chamber

Date: 1969
Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...
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Father Groppi and Vel Phillips on Hood of Bus

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Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...
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Father Groppi Speaking at Demonstration

Date: 1969
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.
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Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council Meeting

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Description: Father James Groppi meets around a large table with the NAACP Youth Council. Several of the men are wearing shirts with the word "Commando" on the back.
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Father Groppi Leads Demonstration

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Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
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Father Groppi Demonstration in Assembly Chamber

Date: 1969
Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
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Father Groppi at School Boycott

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Description: Father James Groppi and students from Boniface School join the public school boycott. They're clapping their hands and appear to be chanting.
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Father James Groppi at NAACP March

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
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Fair Housing March

Date: August 29 1966
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
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NAACP Certificate of Merit for Father Groppi

Date: 1968
Description: Certificate of Merit presented to Father James E. Groppi of Milwaukee on January 7, 1968, for his work as Advisor of the Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council. The...
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Father Groppi Singing with Activists

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.
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Father Groppi with Young Protesters

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Description: Father James Groppi marches with African American teenage girls who are carrying signs that read, "Stop Bussing For Segregation" and "Stop School Segregati...
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Father Groppi and Protesters

Date: 1969
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
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Groppi Protesting Eagles Club

Date: March 1966
Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
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Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975
Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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