• Creator
  • U.S. District Court for the Richmond Division of the Eastern District of Virginia. 2/3/1871-
  • Created Date
  • 1958-07
  • Description
  • This is a warrant for the arrest of Mildred Jeter Loving, an African-American woman who married a white man, Richard Loving, in violation of Virginia state law. The Lovings' arrest and conviction led to the landmark civil rights case Loving v. Virginia, in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that laws prohibiting interracial marriage were unconstitutional. This copy of the arrest warrant was filed with the United States District Court ... more
    This is a warrant for the arrest of Mildred Jeter Loving, an African-American woman who married a white man, Richard Loving, in violation of Virginia state law. The Lovings' arrest and conviction led to the landmark civil rights case Loving v. Virginia, in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that laws prohibiting interracial marriage were unconstitutional. This copy of the arrest warrant was filed with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at Richmond during the Lovings' civil suit against Virginia state and county officials who acted against them. less
  • Format
  • Warrants
    Paper
    Loose Sheets
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted