Montgomery bus boycott leaflet, 1955.

Title

Montgomery bus boycott leaflet, 1955.

Subject

Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, AL, 1955-1956;
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century;

Description

This item is a public announcement leaflet to inform members of the African American community in Montgomery, Alabama, that "another Negro woman" (Rosa Parks) was arrested while riding the city bus. It urges people not to ride the buses for one day, the following Monday, and to attend a mass meeting at the Holt Street Baptist Church. This leaflet was a shorter version of the original leaflet that was passed out prior to December 5, 1955, and it was found on a city bus stop on Forest Avenue.

Creator

possibly: Jo Ann Robinson

Source

Montgomery bus boycott leaflet, SPR759, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History.

Publisher

Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

5 December 1955

Rights

Published in 1955 without a copyright notice ; regardless is used here under the principle of Fair Use

Language

English

Collection

Citation

possibly: Jo Ann Robinson, “Montgomery bus boycott leaflet, 1955.,” #PlainTalkHistory Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://archive.plaintalkhistory.com/items/show/29.

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