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Bassford, Abraham

Biography:

Abraham Bassford was a twenty-four year old student at Wagner Lutheran College when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Bassford and six others took a bus from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested at the Trailways terminal on 6 June 1961.

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