Higgs, William L.
Higgs was a lawyer and civil rights activist working in Mississippi in the early 1960s. Along with three other individuals, Higgs brought a lawsuit against the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission. -- Federal Law and Southern Order: Racial Violence and Constitutional Conflict in the Post-Brown South, 1987.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Letter: Atlanta, Georgia, to James A. Dombrowski, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1962 June 5 (Letters (correspondence))
- Letter: to Jim Dombrowski, 1963 July 19 (Letters (correspondence))
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of William L. Higgs, Jackson, Mississippi, 1962 July 5 (Black-and-white photographs)