James Reed was a student at Tougaloo College during the 1960s when he, along with other students from the Jackson, Mississippi area, participated in an Anti-Vietnam War demonstration during a visit from Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of Mary Van Domelen, an unidentified African American woman and James Reed (left to right) standing in front of a Western Union storefront during an Anti-Vietnam War demonstration protesting Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's visit to Jackson, Mississippi, 1967 February 24 (Black-and-white photographs)