Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
At the age of fifteen, Colvin, a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council, openly refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery segregated bus to a white passenger on March 2, 1955. Her arrest preceded the arrest of Parks by nine months.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Case Files, 1938-1995, Records of the District Courts of the United States (National Archives at Atlanta)