Petway, Kredelle, 1941-
Born in Camden, Alabama in 1941, Kredelle Petway was a student at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, Florida when she was arrested for her participation in the Freedom Rides during the summer of 1961. Petway, along with her father, brother and Cecil A. Thomas, participated in a Freedom Ride from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi where the group was arrested in the Jackson airport on July 24, 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001 (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)