Rosa Parks lived in Abbeville, the oldest colonial settlement - her childhood home is still there - http://alabamapioneers.com/rosa-parks-lived-abbeville-oldest-colonial-settlement/

Rosa Parks lived in Abbeville, the oldest colonial settlement - her childhood home is still there - http://alabamapioneers.com/rosa-parks-lived-abbeville-oldest-colonial-settlement/

Artifacts show a Rosa Parks steeped in freedom struggle from childhood - The Washington Post

Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

Artifacts show a Rosa Parks steeped in freedom struggle from childhood - The Washington Post

Rosa Parks - dignified rebellion! Civil rights activist

10 Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks

Artifacts show a Rosa Parks steeped in freedom struggle from childhood

Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

Rosa Parks went to prison because she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She willingly went to prison to try and prove a point that she had really done nothing wrong because they should be considered equal.

Rosa Parks went to prison because she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She willingly went to prison to try and prove a point that she had really done nothing wrong because they should be considered equal.

Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King, at the Rosa Parks Sculpture Unveiling,1991. Photographic Print by Maurice Sorrell at Art.com

Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King, at the Rosa Parks Sculpture Unveiling,1991

Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King, at the Rosa Parks Sculpture Unveiling,1991. Photographic Print by Maurice Sorrell at Art.com

Early Childhood Incidents and Experiences, ca. 1955-1958. Autograph manuscript.  Rosa Parks Papers. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.  (Rosa Parks recounts the desertion of her father, James McCauley, and  growing up in rural Pine Level, Alabama on the farm of maternal grandparents, Sylvester and Rosa Edwards, with her mother and brother,  Leona and Sylvester McCauley.)

Early Childhood Incidents and Experiences, ca. 1955-1958. Autograph manuscript. Rosa Parks Papers. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. (Rosa Parks recounts the desertion of her father, James McCauley, and growing up in rural Pine Level, Alabama on the farm of maternal grandparents, Sylvester and Rosa Edwards, with her mother and brother, Leona and Sylvester McCauley.)

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