TVA economist, first black man to receive graduate degree from the University of Tennessee. On Highlander Research and Education Center Board of Directors, as of November 2004 as Emeritus Activist. Per e-mail from Mr. Sinclair, he was born October 1, 1914.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Montgomery--Highlander Education and Research Center (Lucile Montgomery papers, 1963-1967; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 44, Reel 1, Segment 7) (Reports)
- Shirah--Civil rights material, 1961-1964, undated (Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., papers, 1961-1964; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 540, Box 1, Folder 2) (Reports)