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Title:[Collage commemorating Rosa Parks for her actions leading to the Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-56] [graphic] /
Date:2005 Feb.-015
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Title devised by Library staff.

Collage clipping, bottom right reads: The year was 1955 and I was 42 years old. I was sitting in the colored section of the bus as usual, feeling tired after a long workday. When the bus got crowded the driver ordered the African-American passengers to give up their seats to the whites. I refused, and I was arrested. This was the start of a 381-day bus boycott by African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama. I had always worked for civil rights, but because of this famous action, I'm called "mother of the movement".

With 1 pg. report on the bus boycott signed by the student: Ikechukwu Nnaji, Feb. 15, 2005.

Types:CollagesColor2000-2010.gmgpc | Children's art2000-2010.gmgpc | StillImage
Subjects:Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Children's art | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Rosa Parks Papers
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.49332