Articles and Essays

  • "Beyond the Bus: Rosa Parks’ Lifelong Struggle for Justice" Biographer Jeanne Theoharis, professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, describes in this article written for the Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 4 no. 2 (March-April 2015):16-18, the recently acquired Rosa Parks Papers and how they shed new light on Parks and her activism.
  • Timeline A timeline covering the life of Rosa Parks, 1913-2005.
  • Conservation of the Rosa Parks Papers Highlights of conservation assessment, treatment and preservation housing of items in the Rosa Parks Papers to preserve these items for generations to come through responsible collection stewardship.
  • Rosa Parks Collection Video Rosa Parks Collection: Telling Her Story at the Library of Congress. Highlights of the collection of Rosa Parks, a seminal figure of the Civil Rights Movement, on loan to the Library from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation for 10 years.