Hezekiah Watkins was a thirteen year old student at Rowan Junior High School in Jackson, Mississippi when he was arrested on 7 July 1961 for his participation in a sit-in at the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Jackson, Mississippi.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Beech--Ministers' Project volunteers' reports, August 20-December, 1964 (Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 6, Folder 7) (Reports)
- CORE--Fourth Congressional District Project Office personnel - Applications and Lists, 1964-1965 (Congress of Racial Equality. Mississippi 4th Congressional District records, 1961-1966; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 793, Reel 2, Segment 31) (Reports)
- CORE--Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party - Memoranda and reports, 1964-1966 (Congress of Racial Equality. Mississippi 4th Congressional District records, 1961-1966; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 793, Reels 2-3, Segment 37) (Reports)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)