Student at Stanford University and Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) worker. Sweeney was arrested in Mississippi as an accessory to violence but was later released. -- Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi, 1994.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- USM Oral History (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)