Howard Jeter was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1917. After moving to California Jeter spent most of his adult years championing civil rights and advocating fair housing. Though not a student at University of California, Berkeley, Jeter became involved in the school's historic Free Speech Movement during the 1960s. He died in April 2007 at the age of 89.
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)