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King, Ed, Rev., 1936-


Biographical Information

Ed King is a civil rights leader, minister, politician, and educator, who was a key figure in the civil rights movement.

King was Chaplain and Dean of Students from 1963-1967 at Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, and was active in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. He collaborated with key figured in the civil rights movement, including members of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and co-funded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.


Ed King (activist). (2020 December 31). Wikipedia.

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Helen Bass Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s