This page provides links to Civil Rights Movement Archive resources that have significant content related to the Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks and their role in the Freedom Struggle.
Example Segregation Laws — Birmingham & Montgomery
CRMA History Articles
Speeches and Articles
Interviews, Stories & Oral-Histories
Commentaries & Analyses by Movement Veterans
Film, Video and Audio
Photo Album pages that include images of the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and Rosa Parks:
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Freedom Movement Art
Freedom Movement Postage Stamps
In the Circle of Trust
Baton Rouge Bus Boycott (June 1963)
Montgomery Bus Boycott (Dec 1955-Dec 1956)
Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP (1956-1964)
Tallahasee Bus Boycott (May 1956-Jan 1958)
Speeches and articles related to the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and Rosa Parks by Freedom activists in the 1950s-1960s.
Address to Montgomery Bus Boycott Mass Meeting (transcript), Rev. Martin Luther King. Holt Street Baptist Church, December 12, 1955.
Articles by Bayard Rustin:Report on Montgomery, Alabama, War Resisters League, March, 1956.
Back From 'Bama, War Resisters League, May, 1956.
Even in the Face of Death. Liberation, February, 1957.
Montgomery Leader Tells His Story, Talk by E.D. Nixon. WRL News, May, 1956.
Birth of a New Nation, Martin Luther King. Montgomery, AL. April 1957
Organizing Before the Boycott by Jo Ann Robinson. Eyes on the Prize, 1987.
White Support of the Montgomery Boycott, by Virginia Durr. Eyes on the Prize, 1987.
Original Freedom Movement Documents Related to the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and/or Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks' Workshop Notes ~ Highlander Center (Summer, 1955)
Minutes, Montgomery NAACP, by Rosa Parks, Secretary.January 9, 1955: Handwritten Transcribed.
August 14, 1955: Handwritten Transcribed.
December 13, 1955: Handwritten Transcribed.
Rosa Parks Arrest Report, December 1 1955. Montgomery Police Dept.
First Leaflet Calling for Montgomery Bus Boycott (Montgomery Womens Political Council)
Montgomery Bus Boycott (outline of). Appears to be the outline for a presentation (or speech?) about the Bus Boycott.
Impressions of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (AL), Fred Halstead.
Montgomery Improvement Association Constitution
Montgomery Improvement Association Bylaws, (later version)
Montgomery Story Comic Book (Fellowship of Reconciliation)
Interviews, narratives & stories regarding the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and/or Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks interview inteview by Don Jelinek, 1977
Rosa Parks interview for Eyes on the Prize, 1985
E.D. Nixon Interview for Eyes on the Prize, 1979
Joann Robinson Interview for Eyes on the Prize, 1979
Rufus Lewis Interview, 1985
Jamila Jones Interview 2011 Video + bio & metadata
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth Interview for Eyes on the Prize, 1979 (Montgomery Bus Boycott section.)
Ella Baker Oral Interview, 1968 (Comments on the boycott)
Ella Baker History/Interview, 1974 (Montgomery Bus Boycott section.)
Viewing Rosa Parks, by Jo Freeman
Post-1960s commentaries, thoughts, and analyses by Movement veterans regarding the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and/or Rosa Parks.
Our Week with Rosa Parks, Daphne Muse, 2013
Discussions, panels, and email threads including or about the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and/or Rosa Parks by Freedom Movement Veterans
Rosa Parks & Others Discuss the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Highlander Folk School, March, 1956.
Films & documentaries, videos, and audio recordings related to the Montgomvery Bus Boycott and/or Rosa Parks
Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks, by Teaching Tolerance. Short documentary about the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
The Rosa Parks Story, Chotzen/Jenner Productions, Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). 93-minute dramatization about Rosa Parks and the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. YouTube live Stream
Jamila Jones, 49-min interview by Joseph Mosnier about Montgomery Bus Boycott, Freedom Rides, & freedom songs. 2011.
Boycott. Story of Montgomery Bus Boycott. (No live stream.)
The Long Walk Home, Miramax Films, 1991. Fictional account of Montgomery Bus Boycott. Stars Whoopi Goldberg and Sissy Spacek. (No live stream.)