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Freedom Rider Diary

Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison

Freedom Rider Diary( )
Author: Silver, Carol Ruth
Introduction by: Arsenault, Raymond
Photographer: Liggins, Claude A.
Afterword by: Gaines, Cherie A.
Series title:Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Arrested as a Freedom Rider in June of 1961, Carol Ruth Silver, a twenty-two-year-old recent college graduate originally from Massachusetts, spent the next forty days in Mississippi jail cells, including the Maximum Security Unit at the infamous Parchman Prison Farm. She chronicled the events and her experiences on hidden scraps of paper which amazingly she was able to smuggle out. These raw written scraps she fashioned into a manuscript, which has waited, unread for more than fifty...
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