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1968 Sept. 24

Firemen putting out blaze Image of firefighters turning hoses on burning documents

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

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1968 Sept. 24

The fire lasted for 10 min. before the police even knew about it Image of draft records burning on the square

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

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1968 Sept. 24

The files going up in their deserved flames Image of selective service files on fire in a public square

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

Liberation News Service Records

1968 Sept. 24

The left-over, but obliterated, records Image of draft records burned by the Milwaukee 14

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

Liberation News Service Records

1968 Sept. 24

Firemen surveying the scene Image of firefighters after extinguishing the blaze set by the Milwaukee 14 to burn draft records

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

Liberation News Service Records

1968 Sept. 24

The left-over, but obliterated, records Image of draft records burned by the Milwaukee 14

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

Liberation News Service Records

1968 Sept. 24

The Milwaukee 14 Image of the activists taken at the scene: (l. to r.) Gerald Gardner, Bob Graf, Jim Forest, Fr. Larry Rosebaugh, Brother Basil O’Leary, Rev. Jon Higgenbotham, Donald Cotton, Fr. James Harney, Fr. Alfred Janicke, Fred Ogile, Michael Cullen, Fr. Tony Mullaney, Fr. Robert Cunnane and Doug Marvy

Milwaukee (Wis.) - From a series of photographs of an act of civil disobedience against the war in Vietnam and the draft, led primarily by Catholic pacifists, in which over 10,000 draft files from the Selective Service Center in Milwaukee were burned with homemade napalm. The Selective Service System office in Milwaukee -- located on the second floor of the Brumder Building (now Germania Building... more

Liberation News Service Records