Thomas, Sandra Nixon
Member of Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and participant in Freedom Rides of 1961. She traveled by train from New Orleans to Jackson, Mississippi on May 31, 1961, where she was arrested and charged with breach of peace for attempting to use a public restroom.
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)