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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
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 on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Veto Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
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); Vicksburg-Warren-County Memorial. (approx. 0.2 miles
View of marker looking north on Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. View of marker looking north on Washington Street.
away); Warren County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisiana Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); C S Headquarters Stevenson's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Blue Room (approx. mile away); The Red Tops (approx. mile 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.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsEducation
 
View looking south on Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. View looking south on Washington Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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