Photo, Print, Drawing Rosa's husband Raymond, Montgomery, Ala., [about] 1947
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- Rosa's husband Raymond, Montgomery, Ala., [about] 1947
- Photograph shows a three-quarter-length studio portrait of Raymond Parks (1903-1977), Rosa Parks' husband.
Created / Published
- [Alabama], [between 1945 and 1950]
- - Parks, Rosa,--1913-2005--Family
- - Parks, Raymond, A.--(Raymond Arthur),--1903-1977
- Photographic prints--1940-1950.
- Portrait photographs--1940-1950.
- Portrait photographs--1940-1950
- Photographic prints--1940-1950
- - Caption label from exhibit Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Early Life and Activism: Husband, Raymond Parks. Raymond Parks was born in Wedowee, Alabama, the son of David, a carpenter, and Geri Culbertson Parks. He spent his childhood caring for ill family members and was orphaned as a teen. A mutual friend introduced Raymond to Rosa in the spring of 1931. He proposed on their second date. She "thought he was too white," but was impressed with his character and defiant attitude. They married on December 18, 1932, in Pine Level and remained a devoted couple until his death in 1977.
- - Title from item.
- - Caption on back of print (in Rosa Parks' hand) bears the symbol for the word "about" preceded by the year 1947.
- - 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 7.9 x 5.2 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15048, pg. 11 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 38926 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.38926
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-38926 (digital file from original item)
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