African American law student from Selma, Alabama and petitioner in Boynton v. Virginia, in which the Supreme Court ruled that his 1958 arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only section in a bus station restaurant violated the Interstate Commerce Act, and the Equal Protection, Due Process, and Commerce Clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Freedom Information Service--Early documents, clippings, August 1964 (Freedom Information Service records, 1962-1979; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 515, Box 1, Folder 1) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- King--MFDP, Voter Registration, DNC Challenge, Freedom Vote (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Z: Accessions, M82-445, Box 1, Folder 15) (Reports)
- King--Minutest of Meetings, 1964-1965 (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Archives Main Stacks, Z: Accessions M82-445, Box 3, Folder 2) (Minutes (administrative records))
- James O. Eastland Collection Photographs (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))