Travelin' Down Freedom's Main Line

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By Alabama News Network HR

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Weekly on Friday, Saturday at 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM from August 23, 2014 until December 20, 2014

Location: 210 S. Court Street

Phone: 334 242 2935

Email: christine.carl@preserveala.org

Link: http://www.freedomridesmuseum.org

Event Description

The current exhibit explores the stories of Freedom Riders who went to "fill the jails" in Mississippi to end segregation in public transportation. Haunting 1961 mug shots pair with revealing 2007-10 portraits and oral histories taken by Eric Etheridge. Artworks offer opportunities for personal reflection.
Groups of 10 or more can book tours Monday-Saturday 12-4 pm.
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