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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Frank Crump, Jr.

 
 
Frank Crump, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Frank Crump, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Navy veteran and Alcorn College graduate Frank Crump, Jr. taught at Rosa A. Temple High School (1960-1970) and was Vo-Tech Dean at Utica Junior College. During Freedom Summer in 1964, he registered African American voters and was a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegate. An outspoken activist, Crump participated in the 1972 Vicksburg boycott to demand equal rights from city officials and downtown merchants. In 2013, he was honored by Congress for his dedication to social justice and education.
 
Erected 2017 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 32° 20.827′ N, 90° 52.966′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Business U.S. 61) and Veto Street, on the right when traveling south
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on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Veto Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willie Dixon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sky Parlor Hill (about 700 feet away); Missing Angels (about 700 feet away); U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters (about 800 feet away); 1953 Tornado Memorial (about 800 feet away); Mercantile Explosion (about 800 feet away); Vicksburg-Warren-County Memorial. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warren County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
More about this marker. Although the marker indicates a date of 2016, the marker was actually erected in 2017.
 
Also see . . .  Crump foundation biography on Frank Crump. (Submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of marker looking north on Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. View of marker looking north on Washington Street.
View looking south on Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. View looking south on Washington Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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