Born on October 6, 1944, Howard Kirschenbaum was a nineteen year old student majoring in english at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland when he volunteered to participate in the COFO sponsored Mississippi Freedom Project during the summer of 1964. In June 1964 Kirschenbaum was arrested, along with Ronald Ridenour, in Moss Point, Mississippi.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- King--June 1964 WATS Line calls (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Archives Main Stacks, Z: Accessions M82-445, Box 1, Folder 7) (Reports)
- King--Mississippi Summer Project, miscellaneous files (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Z: Accessions, M82-445, Box 1, Folder 21) (Reports)
- Stromquist--Mississippi Freedom Project background information, 1964 (Shelton Stromquist papers, 1963-1978; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 641, Box 1, Folder 3) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)