Objects & Places from Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963

Taylor Branch
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Object Descriptions

The Montgomery Bus Boycott - This was the name given to a massive public transportation strike.

Lunch Counter Sit-ins - These events moved the Civil Rights Movement in a new direction, giving it momentum, and resulted in the creation of the SNCC.

Freedom Rides - These were an experiment by a group of interracial students who were testing a Supreme Court ruling in which it was declared that segregation in bus stations was unconstitutional.

Monitor Guns - These were high power hoses that firemen used that combined three hoses into one nozzle.

MIA - This was the organization formed to run the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

NAACP - This was an organization founded in 1909 by W.E.B Du Bois. It was involved in many of the demonstrations surrounding the Civil Rights Movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

SCLC - This was an organization that Martin Luther King...

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