Montgomery Bus Boycott Scrapbook, November 1955 - April 1957 (Part 2 of 6)

Summary

These newspaper articles come from a scrapbook of newspaper clippings saved by Charles "Homer" Cummings, a Montgomery City bus lines manager. Together, these articles recount the story of the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott that was inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her bus seat to a white man despite existing segregation laws.

These newspaper articles come from a scrapbook of newspaper clippings saved by Charles "Homer" Cummings, a Montgomery City bus lines manager. Together, these articles recount the story of the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott that was inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her bus seat to a white man despite existing segregation laws.

Artifact

Scrapbook

Subject Date

February 1956

Creators

Cummings, Charles H. (Homer) 

Place of Creation

United States, Alabama, Montgomery 

Creator Notes

The original scrapbook was compiled by Charles H. Cummings of Montgomery, Alabama.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2001.154.2.Part2of6

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Rosa Parks Bus

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