Palmer, Alpha Zara, 1943-
Alpha Zara Palmer was a nineteen-year-old student at Mississippi Vocational School in Itta Bena, Mississippi when he was arrested for his participation in the Freedom Rides. Palmer, along with five others, was arrested in the Illinois Central Railroad terminal in Jackson, Mississippi on 6 July 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)