Carey, James T., 1925-
Born in Chicago, Illinois, James T. Carey was living in Berkeley, California and serving as President of the Catholic Interracial Council when he was arrested for his participation in the Freedom Rides during the summer of 1961. As part of the Freedom Ride, Carey, along with eight others, was arrested in the airport in Jackson, Mississippi on 21 July 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of James Waide, David Doggett and Geary Simmons Alford leading a group of marchers down a sidewalk during a demonstration led by Millsaps College students following the police shooting of Benjamin Brown, 1967 May 11 [sic] (Black-and-white photographs)