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Black and white photograph of Rosa Parks looking over the back of a chair.

Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

This Library of Congress exhibition is the first major exhibition to showcase the Rosa Parks Collection, which came to the Library in 2014. The collection includes thousands of pages of Parks' personal correspondence, letters from presidents, her writings from the time of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and about 2,500 photographs, as well as her Presidential Medal of Freedom and Congressional Gold Medal.
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Image credit: [Rosa Parks] / Donna Terek, '93. (Library of Congress)

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