Williams, Ralph Alan, 1924-1995
Born in 1924, Ralph Alan Williams was an artist living in San Francisco, California when he was arrested for his participation in the Freedom Rides during the summer of 1961. As part of the Freedom Ride, Williams, along with six others, rode a bus from Nashville, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi where he was arrested in the Trailways terminal on July 23, 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)