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
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- James W. Silver Collection (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))
- March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project (Golda Meir Library (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries))