Dorothy Miller Zellner was born in 1938 in Manhattan. During the summer of 1960, she trained with Congress of Racial Equality in non-violent resistance. The following summer Zellner worked with Professor James A. Moss from the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta. She was a staff member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from 1962 to 1967 and spent Freedom Summer, 1964, in Greenwood, Mississippi. After her tenure with SNCC, Zellner and her husband, Bob, relocated to New Orleans to work with the Southern Conference Educational Fund.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Anne Braden Oral History Project (Kentucky Virtual Library)
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 2 (Alabama Department of Archives and History)