Claire O'Connor was a twenty-two year old nurse and student at University of Minnesota when she was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for her participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, O'Connor and six others took a Greyhound bus from Nashville, Tenneseee to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested on 11 June 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001 (University of Mississippi Libraries)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)