Albert Stergar photographs, 1974-1992.


Stergar, Albert. Albert Stergar photographs, 1974-1992.

Albert Stergar photographs, 1974-1992.

Photographs taken by Milwaukee activist, Al Stergar, that document various social justice events. Some of the most thoroughly documented events are Milwaukee area protests including anti-war demonstrations, anti-apartheid demonstrations, labor strikes, Native American demonstrations, anti-racism demonstrations, and demonstrations against the U.S. policy on Central America. There are also photographs that depict the Latin American community in Milwaukee, the United Community Center, and various activists, speakers, and political figures who spoke at or attended Milwaukee events. These figures include Amiri Baraka, Jimmy Carter, Jaime Escalante, Jane Fonda, Magic Johnson, and Dr. Spock. In some cases there is a concise description of the event written by Al Stergar on the back of the photograph.

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