Adams, Jane (Jane H.)

Biography:

Adams, a 21-year-old Latin American studies major at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, was a Freedom Summer volunteer. Raised in rural Southern Illinois, Adams became an SDS regional traveler in the Midwest during the anti-war movement of the 1960s. An anthropology professor, Adams has published several books including The Transformation of Rural Life, "All Anybody Ever Wanted of Me Was to Work:" the Memoirs of Edith Bradley Rendleman, and Fighting for the Farm: Rural America Transformed.

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