Frederick Leonard was a student at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee when he was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama for his participation in a May 17 through May 21 Freedom Ride. Leonard was arrested a second time in Jackson, Mississippi on May 28, 1961 after he rode a Greyhound bus from Nashville, via Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Oral History Collections (Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)
- Eyes on the Prize Interviews (Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- King--May 1964 WATS Line Calls (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Archives Main Stacks, Z: Accessions M82-445, Box 1, Folder 6) (Reports)
- Starobin--Miscellaneous clippings, reprints and other ephemera,1964-1967 (Robert S. Starobin papers, 1960-1967; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 428, Box 2, Folder 10) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)