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Title: Museum Entrance

Museum Entrance
Welcome to the Museum of Ruby Bridges
Artifact 23
Back Wall Artifact
Brave Girl
Rubys Struggles
Room Five
Curators Offices
Curators Office
Chris and Geneva
Chris I am a great dancer, basketball player,
football player, and baseball player. I love life
and want to be successful in life also. Geneva
I am a brilliant writer, I can be very creative,
I played the piano for 3 years, I love to be
great in life and become a famous writer.
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Note Virtual museums were first introduced by
educators at Keith Valley Middle School in
Horsham, Pennsylvania. This template was designed
by Dr. Christy Keeler. View the Educational
Virtual Museums website for more information on
this instructional technique.
Room 1
Artifact 3
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Room 2
Artifact 6

Artifact 7
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Room 3
Rubys Struggles
Artifact 10
Artifact 11
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Room 4
Brave Girl
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Room 5
All grown up
Artifact 18
Artifact 17
Artifact 20
Artifact 19
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Tylertown, Mississippi
Ruby Bridges was born in small town called
Tylertown, Mississippi. Tylertown was first know
as the Magee settlement.
Linked citation goes here
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She is Born
Ruby Bridges was born on September 8,1954 in
Tylertown, Mississippi. She grew up on a farm
that was shared between her parents and her
grandparents. At the age of four, her parents
wanted her to have a better life as a young girl.
So they moved to a bigger city, New Orleans.
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Attending School
Ruby Bridges was only 6 years old when she
attended William Frantz school for Whites in the
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William Frantz Elementary
Ruby Bridges attended William Frantz school for
Whites in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rubys mom
wanted Ruby to have a good education, so she let
Ruby go to the all white school.
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Federal Marshals
Federal Marshals protected Ruby from screaming,
cursing White Men and Women. They were also
throwing things and shouting mean things.
Oh,Freedom over Me! 1945-1675(overview)American
History.ABC-clio.2014.web.3 Mar.2014
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The Painting
This is a painting of Ruby going to school
painted by Norman Rockwell. This painting shows
Ruby going to school with the Federal Marshals
walking with her to school .
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No to integrate
White parents protested, because they did not
want to integrate the school. The parents went
inside the school and took their children out .
When Ruby entered the school, the parents did not
want to integrate so thats why they took their
children out of the school building.
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Could not eat or sleep
School was not easy for Ruby. It was hard for
her to eat and sleep at night . She would have
nightmares and go to her mom for comfort. Her
mom would tell her to pray. She wouldnt eat in
the cafeteria, because she was afraid to sit with
the Whites. So Ruby had lunch with her teacher
Mrs. Henry, a white teacher that taught her.
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A women threaten to poison Ruby. Also, a women
displayed a black doll in a wooden coffin. Ruby
experienced screaming and crowds throwing things
and cursing at her.
www.Biography .com
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Ruby's family struggled, because her father ,
Abon lost his job. Ruby's grandparents lost
place of tenant farmers and her family was
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The Negativity
Ruby had to face all the rude, cruel, negativity
that the white people were giving in the crowd.
At the time, Ruby thought it was something like
Mardi Gras. Ruby was very young, and she didnt
know what was going on at the time.
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Big crowds and police everywhere
Big crowds and police were everywhere, it was
crazy for Ruby to go to school. Seeing large
crowds everyday, hearing the same threats
everyday, seeing the police there everyday, and
being escorted to school by the Federal Marshals
is to much for an average adult, let alone a
Linked citation goes here
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Brave Girl
Ruby Bridges was a brave girl, because she was
able go through all of the adversity and threats
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Wasnt afraid of anything
Charles Burks said ,She never cried, she didnt
whimper, she just marched along like a solider,
and were all proud of her.
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Through my eyes
Through my Eyes was written by Ruby Bridges.
Its about Ruby and her life though a journey
that was difficult and rough, but her bravery and
courage made Ruby stand tall and not let no one
bring her down.
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Making new friends
Ruby made some White friends at her new school.
It was hard for Ruby, but she lived, learned and
she made life better for herself.
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Ruby Realizes
When Ruby started growing up, she began to
realize that when she was little, she didnt know
what was going on and didnt understand what it
www.RubyBridges .com
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Ruby was honored by the US Marshals for her
bravery as a child. They named a elementary
school after her.
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Ruby meets her teacher again
This is Ruby and her teacher Mrs. Henry. Barbra
Henry was the only teacher that accepted Ruby to
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What's she doing now ?
Ruby Bridges is an author. She writes books
about her life and her experiences as a child.
Ruby wrote books like Through my Eyes and Ruby
Goes to School.
Ruby Brides Books
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Ruby's own family
Ruby and her husband Malcolm Hall have four sons.
Ruby and her husband live in New Orleans,
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Meeting Obama
President Barack Obama and Ruby Bridges were in
the White house discussing Ruby's painting by
Norman Rockwell. Obama in this picture looks
interested in the detailed painting of Ruby.
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The Disney movie
.Did you know there was a movie based on Ruby
Bridges life? It was made in January 1998.
Euzhan Paly directed the movie. The movie is
about Rubys life and her experiences.
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Ruby Quote
Ruby tells about what she has experienced in this
quote. When she went to school and heard all the
yelling and negativity. Now she realizes that
she is strong.
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