Pictures of Selma, Alabama, known for its role in the 1960's civil rights movement. Galleries include pictures of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma's Civil Rights Memorial Park, downtown Selma, and the Lowndes Interpretive Center in Hayneville, Alabama.
78 imagesImages from Selma, Alabama, a key location during the 1960's civil rights movement. The gallery includes photographs of the Edmund Pettus Bridge and the site of "Bloody Sunday," where more than 600 activists attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery but were attacked and beaten by state and local law enforcement. Gallery also includes murals and plaques from Selma's Civil Rights Memorial Park, which honors the memory of prominent civil rights leaders including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Rev. Hosea Williams, Marie Foster, Viola Gregg, Liuzzo, Rev. James Reeb, Jimmie Lee Jackson, and Jonathan Daniels. Gallery also contains images of downtown Selma and images from the Lowndes Interpretive Center in Hayneville, Alabama.