Harris, Jesse J. (Jesse James), 1937-
Jesse J. Harris was a twenty-four year old student at Howard University when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Harris took a bus from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi where he was arrested, along with thirteen others, at the Trailways terminal on 2 June 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 2 (Alabama Department of Archives and History)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)