The Rosa Parks Bus at the Henry Ford Museum


Subject:
Black Resources , Notable People: Women , Civil Rights Movement , Women , Biography (Individuals)

Description:
"On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African American woman who worked as a seamstress, boarded ... [a] Montgomery City bus to go home from work. On this bus on that day, Rosa Parks initiated a new era in the American quest for freedom and equality." This site provides information about the restoration of this historic bus and images of the bus. Also includes a chronology, a bibliography, and links to additional information. From the Henry Ford Museum.

Publisher:
Henry Ford Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/rosaparks/


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