Rosa Parks Papers

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Title:Rosa Parks papers

The Rosa Parks Papers digital collection contains items from the Manuscript Division and the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress that document many aspects of Parks's private life and public activism on behalf of civil rights for African Americans.

Types:photographs | personal papers | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Civil rights workers--United States | Women civil rights workers--United States | African American women civil rights workers--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Religion | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Social conditions | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights movements--United States | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Race discrimination--Southern States | Race discrimination--United States | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation--United States | Southern States--Race relations | Southern States--Social conditions | United States--Race relations | United States--Social conditions | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Original Material:

Rosa Parks papers, 1866-2006, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Visual materials from the Rosa Parks Papers, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

Rosa Parks Collection Items Held by the Manuscript Division: The Library of Congress provides access to manuscripts at the Library of Congress for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. There may be content that is protected under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations.

Rosa Parks Collection Items Housed in the Prints and Photographs Division: The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. Ultimately, it is the researcher's obligation to assess copyright or other use restrictions and obtain permission from third parties when necessary before publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the Library's collections. For information about reproducing, publishing, and citing visual material in this collection that is housed in the Prints and Photographs Division, as well as access to the original visual items, see: Rosa Parks Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information at

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