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- [Rosa Parks practicing yoga]
- Photograph showing Rosa Parks in leotards on knees on yoga mat.
Created / Published
- 1973 March.
- - Parks, Rosa,--1913-2005
- - Yoga (Exercise)--1970-1980
- Photographic prints--Color--1970-1980.
- Photographic prints--Color--1970-1980
- - Caption label from exhibit Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Detroit 1957 and Beyond: Rosa Practicing Yoga. Rosa Parks had an interest in Buddhism. In her senior years she took yoga classes and added Buddhist meditation to her prayers. She also became a vegetarian and consulted a naturopathic doctor to improve her health.
- - Gift; Howard Buffett; 2016; (PR 13 CN 2016:106)
- - Title devised by Library staff.
- - Forms part of: Visual Materials from the Rosa Parks Papers (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus" at the Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, South Gallery, December 5, 2019 - September 2020.
- 1 photograph : color print ; 12.7 x 8.8 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15048 (G) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 58369 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.58369
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-58369 (digital file from original item)
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Rosa Parks practicing yoga. , 1973. March. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019630508/.
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(1973) Rosa Parks practicing yoga. , 1973. March. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019630508/.
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Rosa Parks practicing yoga. March. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019630508/>.