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Martin Luther King / Rosa Parks - #52

Trunk #52 

Rosa Parks- Commemorative Sculpture
Music CD- “Songs on the Road to Freedom” by Chicago Children’s Choir
Key chain of Lorraine Motel  Room 306
Lorraine Motel magnet
Reconciliation poster at Little Rock Central High School with Elizabeth Eckford
Canned game of Black history cards

Three framed black and white pictures with quotes:

  • History: “You cannot know where you are going, until you know where you have been.”
  • Dedication: “Your self-sacrificing devotion to your purpose in life and your unwavering faith will carry you through times of difficulty.”
  • Strength: “The strongest people in the world aren’t those most protected; they are the ones that must struggle against adversity and obstacles- and surmount them- to survive.”

Labeled rock from 1964 murder site of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner outside of Philadelphia, Mississippi


  • Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
  • A Wreath for Emmett Till by Marilyn Nelson
  • A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968 by Diane McWhorter
  • If A Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold
  • The Civil RIghts Movement in America By Elaine Landau
  • Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport
  • Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison
  • Heroes for Civil Rights by David A. Adler
  • America’s Black Founders: Revolutionary Heroes and Early Leaders by Nancy I. Sanders
  • Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr.’s I Have a Dream Speech in Translation: What it Really Means by Leslie J. Holland
  • Celebrating Black Heritage: 20 Days of Activities, Reading, Recipes, Partiers, Plays and More! By Carole Marsh
  • Meet Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore
  • The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It: The Memoir of JoAnn Gibson Robinson edited by David J. Garrow
  • The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore
  • The Tuskegee Airmen by Lynn M. Homan and Thomas Reilly
  • Workbooks with reproducible sheets:
  • Brown v. Board of Education student workbook
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Biography Funbook by Carole Marsh
  • The fight for Equality: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement by Carole Marsh


  • National Park Service newspaper on the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Little Rock Central High School ( 3 different ones)
  • Bumper sticker “All the World is Watching Us” from Central High, Little Rock, AR
  • “Suspect in Klan killings dies at 88,” The Clarion-Ledger, July 19, 2011 (laminated)
  • Church bulletin from Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham AL where bombing that killed the four girls took place
  • Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church brochure, Montgomery AL
  • Neshoba County  African-American Heritage Driving Tour , Philadelphia MS
  • Alabama Civil War Trail- 150 years
  • Alabama Civil Rights Trail
  • History Lives in Selma Alabama
  • Tourist Guide to downtown Selma
  • Montgomery Alabama
  • Selma Alabama Historic Places and Social Graces

Teaching Tolerance magazine, Spring 2011

Intelligence Report magazine, published by the southern Poverty Law Center, Winter 2010

Intelligence Report magazine, S published by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Spring 2011

Postcards (2) from Southern Poverty Law Center Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, AL

Rosa Parks’ fingerprint sheet, bus layout and arrest papers (laminated)

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