Mobilizing for Busing Protest, Richmond, Va.

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Anti busing protesters P_74_11_18o_rsz.jpg

Title

Mobilizing for Busing Protest, Richmond, Va.

Description

Black and white photograph of people preparing for an anti-busing demonstration. A woman stands holding an American flag, and a man standing with her wears a hand-lettered anti-busing sign, "Forced bussing & consolidation of schools will lead to either [arrow points to a Nazi swastika] or [arrow points to Communist red star and a hammer and sickle.]"

Other people wearing anti-busing signs mill about in front of the Richmond Coliseum. One woman's sign reads, "I'm not fussing but I will not bus. No! Merhige No!"

Creator

Richmond Newspapers, Inc.

Source

P.74.11.18o, The Valentine

Date

1972 February 10

Contributor

The Valentine

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Notes

Learn more: 
3,300 Autos Driven To Capital in ProtestThe New York Times, February 18, 1972.
Pratt, Robert A. The Color of Their Skin: Education and Race in Richmond, Virginia, 1954-89. 
The Conscience of Virginia: Judge Robert R. Merhige, Jr., and the Politics of School Desegregation 
Bradley v. School Board of City of Richmond, Virginia, 338 F. Supp. 67 (E.D. Va. 1972) 

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Citation

Richmond Newspapers, Inc., “Mobilizing for Busing Protest, Richmond, Va.,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 8, 2019, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/283.