Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

A woman, Susan Sojourner, walks across a hand-crafted, wooden plank bridge in a wooded area. She is holding a glass bottle drink and papers in one arm and is smiling at the camera. She is wearing boots, pants, a sweater, and coat.

Susan Sojourner in Holmes County, Mississippi, circa 1960s.

Susan Hasalo Sojourner fought tirelessly for social justice throughout her life, from civil rights in Holmes County, Mississippi to women’s liberation and LGBTQ+ rights during her years in Washington D.C. and Duluth, Minnesota. She had a passion for activism and was a dedicated volunteer in anti-war movements and environmental causes.

The items in this online exhibit highlight various aspects of Sue's life and her passion for activism and writing. The materials featured in this online exhibit are located in Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi.