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Freedom Riders vow to go to Mississippi... Joan Davis dies...
Item # 663837
May 23, 1961
THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961
* Freedom Riders - Civil rights activists
* Plan to head to Mississippi
* "Nazis" set sights on New Orleans
* "The Faces of Turmoil"
The front page has: "Riders Vow Mississippi Bus Trip", which continues on page 2. The back page has: "The Faces of Turmoil", which includes several related photos - one which is captioned: "Patch of adhesive tape marks Freedom Rider John Lewis", and another has: "They came to hate but latter-day Nazis were quickly hustled out of Montgomery, Ala.".
The front page has: "Joan Davis, Star of TV, Dies at 53", which includes a photo and has additional coverage on an inside page. Joan Davis has the distinction of having two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.
Complete in 48 pages, minor margin wear, binding holes down the left spine, but overall nice.
Category: The 20th Century