Equal Opportunities Commission of Madison, Wisconsin, records, 1958-2006

Madison (Wis.). Equal Opportunities Commission

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 15.4 cubic feet
  • OCLC ocn145773883


  • Records consisting of administrative and legislative materials; commission and committee meeting minutes; annual. quarterly, and general reports; hearing transcripts; news clippings about the Commission and racial prejudice; summary case statistics; photos and slides; and VHS video tapes of the "Focus in Equality" series. Included are some records of the predecessor agency, the Mayor's Commission on Human Rights, 1958-1964.


  • The Equal Opportunities Commission was created in 1964 by Madison General Ordinance 39.03 to address the problems of discrimination in housing, employment, and other areas.