Ashford, Johnny Frank
As a twenty-two year old African American student from Chicago's Marion College, Ashford participated in the June 6, 1961 Freedom Ride from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi via Trailways. He was arrested in Jackson on June 6, 1961 for his participation in the Freedom Ride.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)