Wilson, Helene Dorothy, 1935-
Twenty-six year old housewife from Washington, DC, Helene Dorothy Wilson was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi on 8 June 1961 for her participation in a Freedom Ride on the Illinois Central Railroad from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi. Throughout the movement Wilson worked as both a NAG and CORE activist.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 2 (Alabama Department of Archives and History)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)