Bahamian American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. In 1963, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- King--Edwin King papers (Z: Accessions,M79-424) (Forms (documents))
- King--Freedom Schools, 1964 (Mary E. King papers , 1962-1999; Z: Accessions, M82-445, Box 1, Folder 16) (Reports)
- SAVF-Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) papers (Social Action vertical file, circa 1930-2002; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 577, Box 15, Folder 1) (Reports)