Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American folk singer, songwriter, and activist. Baez often performed at UNESCO, civil rights, and anti-Vietnam War rallies. During the 1963 March on Washington, she opened the program by singing "Oh Freedom" and also led the crowd in "We Shall Overcome."
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001 (University of Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Braden--Mississippi 1958-1964 (Carl and Anne Braden papers, 1928-2006; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 6, Box 55, Folder 15) (Correspondence)
- Nonviolent Agitation Association of College Pupils--Voice of the movement (Newsletters)
- Smith--COFO correspondence, 1964-1965 (Benjamin E. Smith papers, 1955-1967; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 513, Box 1, Folder 15) (Correspondence)
- Selma to Montgomery : A March for the Right to Vote : A Visual History by Spider Martin (Spider Martin Photograph Collection)