Silver, Carol Ruth, 1938-
Carol Ruth Silver was a secretary and clerk for the United Nations when she was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for her participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride Silver and five others took a Trailways bus from Nashville, Tennessee, via Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested on 7 June 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)