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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

 

image from Bronze Map: '1965 Voting Rights March'

 

35.1965 Voting Rights March
Selma to Montgomery--Dallas, Lowndes and Montgomery counties

 

Selma to Montgomery--Dallas, Lowndes and Montgomery counties The events of Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965--when law enforcement officials attacked peaceful civil rights marchers on the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma--and the successful Selma to Montgomery march two weeks later, led to the passage of the federal 1965 Voting Rights Act.