Rogers, Janice Louise
Twenty-five year old Californian and wife of African American boxer John Copeland Rogers, Janice Rogers was arrested for her participation in a June 25, 1961 Freedom Ride from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi via the Illinois Central Railroad. While serving her term in Parchman prison, she would miscarry.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)