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

Taylor Branch
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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, Jr...

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