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The Civil Rights Movement:

Illustration Credits

Rosa Parks sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1956 after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal on the city's bus system. Behind Parks is Nicholas C. Chriss, a UPI reporter covering the event. United Press Association photo. December 21, 1965. New York World-Telegram & the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection.
Digital ID: cph 3c11235
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-111235
Repository: Library of Congress

Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson, and Mark Martin stage sit-down strike after being refused service at an F.W. Woolworth luncheon counter, Greensboro, N.C. February 2, 1960. Copyprint. New York World-Telegram & Sun Photograph Collection. ©Bettmann/CORBIS.
Digital ID: ppmsca 08095
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-08095
Repository: Library of Congress

Sit-in at Lunch Counter, Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them in protest. May 28, 1963. Photo origin: AP, Jackson Daily News, photographer Fred Blackwell.
Image ID: 2381
Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society

Nellie Hunt and her daughter, Nickie sit on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Photographed by Cass Gilbert, ca. May 1954. ©Bettmann/CORBIS.

Students of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., including Hazel Bryan, second left, shouts insults at Elizabeth Eckford, second right, walking past a line of National Guardsman, not shown, who blocked the main entrance of the school. Photo by Will Counts, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, September 4, 1957.
Image ID: G1775-03
Repository: Arkansas History Commission

"Freedom Riders," sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality, gather outside burning bus in Anniston, Ala. Photographed by Joe Postiglione, May 14, 1961. ©Bettmann/CORBIS.
Digital ID: cph 3c18472
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-118472
Repository: Library of Congress

Charles Hamilton Houston.
Permission: Charles Hamilton Houston Jr.

Henry A. Wallace.
Repository: Agricultural Research Service

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