Was jailed in Americus, GA in 1964, after Governor George C. Wallace's speech at DU. Perdew is an African American male, who worked with the Negro Voter Registration Campaign.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview John Perdew Arrives in Denver, Speaks on Georgia Racial Strife. Gregory, Comedian and Satirist Performs at Special Event Fri. BOG Investigates ’64 Union Budget. First Colloquium Slated for Thurs. K-Book Meeting.
Dates: 1963 November 12
Overview Second Symosium Comes to Grips with Problems Concerning Freedom. Perdew No Longer in Americus Jail. Symposium Schedule. Lamont School of Music Faculty Gains Major Authority in Department of Music Education. Turnout Excellent for First of Sunday Suppers. Pictorial History on Sale at Discount on Campus. Reception After Lectures.
Dates: 1964 January 14
Overview Nehrig Prexy by Default. Parents’ Program Postponed; Rescheduling Cites Oct. Date. Perdew Home is Threatened by Anonymous Caller. Federal Grant - $264,166 Asked for IR Building. Senior Man Award.
Dates: 1965 April 13