Photo, Print, Drawing Leona McCauley, 1925
About this Item
- Leona McCauley, 1925
- Photograph shows a portrait of Rosa Parks' mother, Leona Edwards McCauley (seated), with cousin, Beatrice Brooks.
Created / Published
- [Alabama?], 
- - Parks, Rosa,--1913-2005--Family
- - McCauley, Leona Edwards,--1888-1979
- - Brooks, Beatrice
- Group portraits--1920-1930.
- Photographic postcards--1920-1930.
- Portrait photographs--1920-1930.
- Portrait photographs--1920-1930
- Group portraits--1920-1930
- Photographic postcards--1920-1930
- - Caption label from exhibit Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Early Life and Activism: Rosa's Mother, Leona Edwards. Leona Edwards was born in Pine Level, Alabama, the youngest of Sylvester and Rose Edwards's three daughters. She attended Payne University in Selma but did not earn a degree. Leona became a dedicated rural school teacher, and her meager salary was the main source of the family's income. She instilled in Rosa the importance of faith, self-respect, and education values reinforced by her grandparents and the teachers at Miss White's School, a school that Rosa would attend at age eleven.
- - Title and date from item. Note attached to photo inscribed (in Rosa Parks' hand): "Beatrice Brooks".
- - Illustration in: Rosa Parks, My Story / by Rosa Parks, with Jim Haskins. New York: Dial Books. 1992, p. 
- - Published caption: Rosa's mother, Leona Edwards (seated) and Leona's cousin Beatrice.
- - 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 13.6 x 8.5 cm (postcard format)
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15048, pg. 7 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 38925 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.38925
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-38925 (digital file from original item)
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Leona McCauley. , 1925. [Alabama?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015645715/.
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(1925) Leona McCauley. , 1925. [Alabama?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015645715/.
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Leona McCauley. [Alabama?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015645715/>.