Rev. Pierson Reading Statement To Media, 1961
The Reverend Robert Pierson reading a statement in front of the Jackson city jail following his release on bond, September 19, 1961. He is surrounded by 14 other Episcopal clergyman arrested along with him.
Records of the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity
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“Rev. Pierson Reading Statement To Media, 1961,” The Church Awakens: African Americans and the Struggle for Justice, accessed December 18, 2017, https://episcopalarchives.org/church-awakens/items/show/136.