Commemorative Bust of Rosa Parks, 1995

Summary

Rosa Parks' December 1, 1955 refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus led to such successful public action that many consider her act to be the spark that ignited the Civil Rights movement. Sarah's Attic, Inc., creator of this commemorative bust, has offered products that reflect love, respect, and dignity.

Rosa Parks' December 1, 1955 refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus led to such successful public action that many consider her act to be the spark that ignited the Civil Rights movement. Sarah's Attic, Inc., creator of this commemorative bust, has offered products that reflect love, respect, and dignity.

Artifact

Bust (Figure)

Date Made

1995

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2002.190.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Synthetic resin
Cardboard

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in  (Bust)

Width: 4.5 in  (Bust)

Depth: 3 in  (Bust)

Height: 9.5 in  (Product Package)

Width: 6.938 in  (Product Package)

Depth: 6.125 in  (Product Package)

Inscriptions

bottom of bust: BLACK HERITAGE COLLECTION / FACES OF COURAGE© / BY SARAH'S ATTIC / ROSA PARKS / #0188 OF 9,898 / LICENSED BY ROSA PARKS, 1995

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