John Klein was active in the civil rights movement during the 1960s through his involvement in local organizations and his participation in the organization of marches and demonstrations in Jackson, Mississippi.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- CORE--Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party - Memoranda and reports, 1964-1966 (Congress of Racial Equality. Mississippi 4th Congressional District records, 1961-1966; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 793, Reels 2-3, Segment 37) (Reports)
- Ewen--SNCC proposals for the Waveland retreat, Nov. 1964 (Stuart Ewen papers, 1961-1965; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 531, Box 1, Folder 4) (Memorandums)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of a Lincoln owned by John Kelin [sic] and three other cars parked on Tombigbee Street in Jackson, Mississippi, 1965 March 15 (Black-and-white photographs)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of protest signs inside of John Klein's car as it sat parked on Tombigbee Street in Jackson, Mississippi, 1965 March 15 (Black-and-white photographs)