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|Creator:||United States. District Court (Alabama : Middle District : Montgomery Division)|
|Title:||Diagram of the Bus Showing Where Rosa Parks Was Seated|
This diagram shows where Rosa Parks was seated on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus on December 1, 1955. At that time, the front 10 seats of the Montgomery city buses were permanently reserved for white passengers. Parks was seated in the first row behind those 10 seats. When the bus became crowded, the bus driver instructed Parks and the other three passengers seated in that row, all African Americans, to vacate their seats for the white passengers boarding. Eventually, three of the passengers moved, while Parks remained seated. When Parks disobeyed the bus driver's request to move, he called the police.
Local identification number: ARC Identifier: 596069
Local identification number: Other Identifier: 04767 (NARA Internal Exhibit Tracking Number for the Public Vaults exhibit.)
|Types:||Drawings (visual works) | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | Boycotts--Alabama--Montgomery | United States, Alabama, Montgomery, 32.366805, -86.299969|
|Collection:||Civil Case Files, 1938-1995, Records of the District Courts of the United States|
|Institution:||National Archives at Atlanta|
|Contributors:||United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Atlanta Branch|
Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2004, Civil Case Files, Aurelia S. Browder et al. v. W. A. Gayle et al., No. 1147, 9/1938 - 11/26/1968, National Archives at Atlanta.
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|Persistent Link to Item:||https://catalog.archives.gov/id/596069|