Ickes, Harold, 1939-
Born on September 4, 1939, Harold Ickes attended Stanford University and at the age of twenty-four, volunteered to participate in the COFO sponsored Mississippi Freedom Project during the summer of 1964. Ickes' father, Harold LeClaire Ickes was one-time president of the Chicago chapter of the NAACP and later served as Secretary of the Interior under the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration from 1933 until 1946.
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)