Bertha Gober, a student at Albany State College, was arrested November 22, 1961 after testing for compliance in the bus station with the ICC ruling banning segregation in facilities for interstate travel. She was arrested again on December 10, 1961 along with Charles Jones, Willa Mae Henderson, and eight freedom riders from Atlanta.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- CORE--Violence and harassment summary reports (Southern Regional Council, COFO, SNCC, CORE), 1963-1965 (Congress of Racial Equality. Mississippi 4th Congressional District records, 1961-1966; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 793, Reel 4, Segment 94) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- SAVF-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) (Social Action vertical file, circa 1930-2002; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 577, Box 47, Folder 4) (Press releases)
- Starobin--SNCC 1963-1966 (Robert S. Starobin papers, 1960-1967; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 428, Box 2, Folder 3) (Minutes (administrative records))
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)