Lloyd A. Barbee Papers, 1933-1982

Summary Information

Title: Lloyd A. Barbee Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1933-1982

  • Barbee, Lloyd A., 1925-
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 16; Milwaukee Micro 42; Micro 920; Audio 983A

Quantity: 125.0 c.f. (115 archives boxes, 70 record center cartons, 34 card boxes, and 3 flat boxes), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 3 tape recordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of Lloyd A. Barbee, a Milwaukee civil rights activist, lawyer, and Wisconsin state legislator (Assembly, 1964-1977). Included are personal correspondence; legal files; campaign files; legislative subject files concerning abortion, the ERA, prison and court reform, the Assembly Judiciary Committee, the Democratic Party, the Judicial Council, and court reorganization; and files concerning his involvement in groups such as the Milwaukee United School Integration Committee, Freedom Through Equality, Inc., the NAACP, and Milwaukee Legal Services. Over half of the collection consists of research material and legal records of the class action desegregation suit Amos, et al. vs. Board of School Directors of the City of Milwaukee, et al. and its subsequent remand trial. Barbee served as counsel for the plaintiffs for the duration of the trial from 1965 to 1980. Included are correspondence; transcripts, exhibits, and other court records; as well as charts, tables, graphs, maps, reports, school board minutes, and other materials concerning research on student, teacher, and administrative assignment patterns, pupil transfer policies, and building facilities.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mil00016
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