Charlotte Devree rode with the Freedom Riders as a CORE activist and freelance writer covering the 1961 Freedom Ride from Washington, D.C. She was on the bus in Anniston, Alabama, that was attacked by a mob and burned.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a bus boycott in Albany, Georgia, and a civil rights demonstration against proposed legislation at the Georgia Capitol Building in Atlanta, Georgia, 1962 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a city official blaming Hosea Williams for stirring up racial unrest in Columbus, Georgia, 1971 June 21 (News)