Rosa Parks Visiting Mattox House in Greenfield Village, August 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 front of the Mattox House, the 1930s Georgia home of an African-American family, during her visit. 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 front of the Mattox House, the 1930s Georgia home of an African-American family, during her visit. That day, many youngsters who recognized her from school lessons also rushed to greet her.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Subject Date

August 1992

Creators

Hunter, Tim 

Henry Ford (Organization). Photographic Department 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Tim Hunter for The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Museum.

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.N.B.108917.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Mattox Family Home

Details

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