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
- Barbara C. Jordan Archives (Portal to Texas History)
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Integration Correspondence (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))