Kytle, Karen Elizabeth
Karen Elizabeth Kytle was a student at Hills Business College in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma when she was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for her participation in a Freedom Ride from Nashville, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi on June 16, 1961. The following month in July 1961, Kytle joined other Freedom Riders in Chicago, Illinois.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of Karen Townsend, William Melish, Ilene Melish (left to right) and other unidentified demonstrators standing in front of a Western Union storefront during an Anti-Vietnam War demonstration protesting Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's visit to Jackson, Mississippi, 1967 February 24 (Black-and-white photographs)