One of the founding members of the Washington state Black Panther Party. The Washington state chapter of the BPP was established in April, 1968 after Aaron Dixon, Elmer Dixon, Anthony Ware, Gary Owens and several other future Panthers attended a memorial service in San Francisco for 17 year-old Bobby Hutton.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights History Project (Library of Congress)
- King County Snapshots: A Photographic Heritage of Seattle and Surrounding Communities (University of Washington's Libraries)
- Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project (Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project)