Photo, Print, Drawing [Rosa Parks, half-length portrait, facing slightly left] / photo by Thomas.
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- [Rosa Parks, half-length portrait, facing slightly left] / photo by Thomas.
Created / Published
- [Alabama?], [ca. 1950]
- - Parks, Rosa,--1913-2005
- Photographic prints--1950.
- Portrait photographs--1950.
- Portrait photographs--1950
- Photographic prints--1950
- - Caption label from exhibit Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Early Life and Activism: Seamstress. With husband Raymond's support, Rosa earned her high school diploma in 1933. At the time, few blacks in Montgomery had a high school education, but Rosa still struggled to find a suitable job. She took in sewing work at home on the side and worked as an insurance agent, office clerk, domestic, and nurse's aide to supplement Raymond's income.
- - Title devised by Library staff.
- - "Photo by Thomas" appears as an embossed stamp on front of sheet, lower right.
- - Inscription on back: "To Cousin Minnie, from Rosa L. Parks".
- - "8" written on the back, upper left corner.
- - Forms part of: Visual materials from the Rosa Parks Papers (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus" at the South Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., December 5, 2019 - September 2020.
- 1 photograph : print ; sheet 13.9 x 10.7 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15045, no. 10 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 38465 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.38465
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-38465 (digital file from original item)
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Rosa Parks, half-length portrait, facing slightly left / photo by Thomas. , ca. 1950. [Alabama?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015645701/.
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(ca. 1950) Rosa Parks, half-length portrait, facing slightly left / photo by Thomas. , ca. 1950. [Alabama?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015645701/.
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Rosa Parks, half-length portrait, facing slightly left / photo by Thomas. [Alabama?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015645701/>.