Rosa Parks Visiting Mattox House in Greenfield Village, 1992

Summary

Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks visited Greenfield Village with a group of students during a "Freedom Tour" sponsored by the Raymond and Rosa Parks Foundation. She posed here in the Mattox House, the 1930s Georgia home of an African-American family, after she spoke to students. That day, many youngsters who recognized her from school lessons also rushed to greet her.

Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks visited Greenfield Village with a group of students during a "Freedom Tour" sponsored by the Raymond and Rosa Parks Foundation. She posed here in the Mattox House, the 1930s Georgia home of an African-American family, after she spoke to students. That day, many youngsters who recognized her from school lessons also rushed to greet her.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

August 1992

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.B.108917.7

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Mattox Family Home, circa 1880

Details

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