Davis, James Keet
James Keet Davis, Jr. was a twenty-one year old student at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Davis and seven others took an Illinois Central train from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested on 30 May 1961. Davis later married fellow Freedom Rider Glenda Jean Gaither.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)