Hardy, John W.
African American civil rights activist associated with the Nashville Movement who as a SNCC voter registration worker was beaten by Walthall County, Mississippi registrar John Q. Wood when he tried to register voters on September 7, 1961. Hardy was arrested for disturbing the peace.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Heath--Writings, Publications, and Sources - Writings by blacks about freedom schools, 1964 (William Heath research papers, 1963-1997; Z: Accessions, M2009-045, Box 6, Folder 5) (Text)
- Jack Minnis--A chronology of violence and intimidation in Mississippi since 1961 (Text)
- King--SNCC Position Papers & Reports, 1963-1965 (except Waveland, Mississippi, November 1964) (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Z: Accessions, M82-445, Box 1, Folder 20) (Correspondence)
- SEDFRE--Schwerner Application to CORE (Copy), 1963, and Clippings, Press Releases, and News Summaries, 1964 (Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality records, 1944-1976; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 546, Box 1, Folder 10) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)