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Exhibition Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

Rosa Parks. Montgomery Bus Boycott—Chronology of Events, ca. 1958. Autograph notes. Rosa Parks Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (033.00.00)
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Rosa Parks. Montgomery Bus Boycott—Chronology of Events, ca. 1958. Autograph notes. Rosa Parks Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (033.00.00)
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Rosa’s Chronology of the Bus Boycott

Rosa Parks jotted down this chronology of the bus boycott and its immediate aftermath in the course of reading Martin King, Jr.’s, book, Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story (1958). She included King’s arrival in Montgomery, her arrest and trial, the subsequent array of legal actions, and the bombings of homes and churches.

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