Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1941, Miriam Feingold was a student at Swarthmore College when she was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for her participation in a Freedom Ride from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi. Feingold later went on to work with noted civil rights activist, Gloria Richardson and served as a CORE voting rights activist in Louisiana.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)