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)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)