yesterdaysprint:

historium:

Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the South (November 14th, 1960)

The Town Talk, Alexandria, Louisiana, December 1, 1960:

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The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii, November 29, 1960:

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Daily World, Opelousas, Louisiana, November 29, 1960:

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Daily World, Opelousas, Louisiana, November 30, 1960:

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Daily World, Opelousas, Louisiana, December 1, 1960:

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The Journal News, Hamilton, Ohio, December 2, 1960:

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The Brownsville Herald, Texas, December 2, 1960:

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Lebanon Daily News, Pennsylvania, December 2, 1960:

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The Republic, Columbus, Indiana, December 5, 1960:

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How old is Ruby Bridges now?

63. She’s younger than my father.