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[Portrait photographs of Rosa Parks] [Decimalized .01-.07]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09778 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Header Record Date: 1956-1995 Pagination: 7 photographs

Summary of Content: Collection of seven photographs of activist, Rosa Parks dates range from 1956-1955. Includes Parks speaking at events in the 1990s, press photographs of Parks aboard a bus on Montgomery, Alabam in 1956 prior to her arrest, and Parks in the sheriff's office where D.H. Lackey took her fingerprints.

Background Information: Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913 - October 24, 2005) was an American activist during the civil rights movement, prominently involved with the Montgomery bus boycott.

People: Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005
Lackey, D.H., 1926-2016

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ActivismAfrican AmericansAfrican American HistoryWomen's HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsActivismRace discriminationSegregation

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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