Original caption:12/21/1956-Montgomery, AL- Mrs. Rosa Parks, 43, sits in the front of a city bus here, December 21, as a Supreme Court ruling, which banned segregation on the city's public transit vehicles took effect. Mrs. Parks' arrest on December 1st, 1955, for sitting in a bus forward of white passengers, touched off the boycott of Montgomery negroes against the city's bus lines.
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