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Associated Press [Portrait of Rosa Parks giving fingerprints at police station]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09778.06 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Montgomery, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 22 February 1956 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph of Rosa Parks dated February 22, 1956. Image is of Parks at police station being fingerprinted by Sheriff D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Alabama.

Background Information: Image caption originally printed by Associated Press was "Woman fingerprinted. Mrs. Rosa Parks, Negro seamstress, whose refusal to move to the back of a bus touched off the bus boycott ...in Montgomery, Ala."See More

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

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

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

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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