Rosa Parks papers give insight into the civil rights icon

On Wednesday, the 102nd anniversary of Parks' birth, the Library of Congress will open to researchers a trove of 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photos from her personal collection; an archive of handwritten notes, mementos, honors and correspondence that had languished in warehouses in New York and Michigan for nearly a decade since her death in her adopted home of Detroit in 2005. 

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