Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, known as the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South (1960).  Escorted by US Marshals, she was jeered, threatened and had things thrown at her. Ruby was only 6 years old.

Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, known as the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South (1960). Escorted by US Marshals, she was jeered, threatened and had things thrown at her. Ruby was only 6 years old.

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