Heller, Robert Lawrence
Robert Lawrence Heller was a nineteen year old student at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Heller and seven others took an Illinois Central train from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested on 30 May 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001 (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)