Slavery & Abolition

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Lot 1
William & Samuel Hinde.
Letter from a British slave-trading firm in the waning days of the legal slave trade.

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Lot 2

Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude.

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Lot 3

Slavery in the United States: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Charles Ball, a Black Man.

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Narrative of Andrew Jackson, of Kentucky; Containing . . . Twenty-Six Years of his Life while a Slave.

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Lot 5
[Theodore D. Weld; editor.]
American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses.

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Lot 6

Running account for a physician's work on the enslaved people at a central Alabama cotton plantation.

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Lot 7
[McPherson & Oliver; photographers.]
[The Scourged Back.]

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Lot 8
David Mathews.
Deed of a newborn girl sold by the future mayor of New York.

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Lot 9

Inventory of the estate of a wealthy New Jersey man, including 6 named "Blacks."

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Lot 10

Papers of slaveowner John W. Luke of Berryville, Virginia.

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Lot 11
James A. Barr.
Letter discussing an enslaved 34-year-old "boy" who "seems anxious that you buy him."

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Lot 12

Negroes to be Sold! . . . Twenty-Two Likely Negroes.

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Lot 13

Stereoview of the infamous slave pen of "Price, Birch & Co., Dealers in Slaves."

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Lot 14

Runaway advertisement for "Marcus, one of the House Servants at Mount Vernon,"

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Lot 15

Runaway slave advertisement illustrated with "A Good Likeness of Sancho,"

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Lot 16

Broadside announcing the formation of an "Anti-Negro Stealing Society" to fight the Underground Railroad.

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Lot 17

$100 Reward! Ran Away . . . a Small Mulatto Woman Named . . . Caroline Green or Glasgow.

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Lot 18
G.W.F. Smith.
$200 Reward, Ranaway from the Subscriber . . . My Man Giles.

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Lot 19
Jasper L. Hall.
Letter describing the defeat of slave catchers in a pitched battle with ten fugitives.

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Lot 20
Nathan Daniel.
Testimony by an overseer taking possession of a runaway slave.

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Lot 21

Senate Chamber U.S.A. Conclusion of Clay's Speech in Defence of Slavery.

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Lot 22

Certificate of freedom issued in New York.

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Lot 23

Conditional manumission to "Thomas Peterson, now my slave" granted by a prominent New York politician.

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Lot 24

Letter discussing a manumitted servant who is "quite uneasy about her free papers."

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Lot 25
Mary Martha Sherwood.
The Re-Captured Negro.

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Lot 26
Jesse Hutchinson Jr.
Get Off the Track! A Song for Emancipation, Sung by the Hutchinsons.

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Lot 27

Address of the Liberty Convention for the Eastern and Middle States.

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Lot 28

Proceedings Against William Lloyd Garrison, for a Libel.

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Lot 29
U.M. Fisk.
Series of manuscript lectures by an abolitionist firebrand before, during and after the war.

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Lot 30

The Liberator's coverage of the infamous Dred Scott decision.

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Lot 31

The Child's Anti-Slavery Book . . . about American Slave Children, and Stories of Slave-Life.

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Lot 32

Uncle Tom's Cabin pictorial bandanna.

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Lot 33
C.J. Jack.
[A Political Lecture upon the Influence of Slavery on the Constitution and Union.]

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Lot 34
James A. Whipple.
Pair of letters from a radical abolitionist who toured Maryland and Virginia during the war.

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Lot 35

Signed photograph of Lewis G. Clarke, inspiration for the escaped slave in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Lot 36
William M. Cockrum.
History of the Underground Railroad as It was Conducted by the Anti-Slavery League, Including Many Thrilling Encounters Between Those Aiding the Slaves to Escape and Those Trying to Recapture Them.

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Lot 37
Abraham Lincoln.
The first widely disseminated printing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Lot 38

Confederate order regarding "slaves serving . . . without written authority from their masters."

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Lot 39
Charles Paxson; photographer.
Learning is Wealth: Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans.

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Lot 40

"The Right Man in the Right Place" caricature of justice for Jefferson Davis.

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Lot 41

Issue of the Liberator from the date of Lincoln's assassination.

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Lot 42

Joint Resolution . . . Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution . . . Abolishing Slavery.

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Lot 43

Certificates for a woman named Dina sold twice in two days in British Cape Town.

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Lot 44

Decree of the provisional rebel government abolishing slavery.

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Lot 45

Mexican estate record including an inventory of enslaved people.

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Lot 46
Vicente Guerrero.
Manifiesto . . . a sus compatriotas.

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Lot 47

Assiento ajustado entre las dos magestades catholica y Bretanica

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Lot 48

Group of photographs of a Methodist Episcopal mission in rural Liberia.

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Lot 49

Blood People Land.

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Lot 50

Our History Did Not Begin in Chains, and It Will Not End in Chains.

Art

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Lot 51
French Johnson, artist.
Folk art drawings done by a Virginia farm hand.

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Lot 52
Loïs Mailou Jones.
Original portrait of activist Sue Bailey Thurman, done for the 1942 "Twelve American Women" calendar.

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Lot 53
Loïs Mailou Jones, artist.
Calendar: Twelve American Women, 1942.

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Lot 54

Group of 14 photographs of early Jacob Lawrence paintings, most of them now lost.

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Lot 55
Jacob Lawrence.
File of his correspondence with the printers of his John Brown series.

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Lot 56
Jacob Lawrence.
Olympische Spiele München 1972.

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Lot 57
Manet Harrison Fowler.
Portrait of a young woman.

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Lot 58
Masood Ali Wilbert Warren
Archive of sketches, correspondence, and other papers.

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Lot 59

Folder of publicity materials on Black artists compiled by a California art critic.

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Lot 60
Earl L. Scarborough; artist.
Black is Beautiful.

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Lot 61

AfriCOBRA 1: Ten in Search of a Nation.

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Lot 62
Charles White.
Reproduction of his "Love Letter 1" on a card calling for the release of Angela Davis.

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Lot 63

8th Annual Lawndale Art Fair.

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Lot 64
José V. Johnson, artist.
Black is Beautiful.

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Lot 65
Dana C. Chandler. Jr.
Genocide Series No. 1: Noddin' Our Liberation Away!

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Lot 66
Raul Cabello, printer.
Poster featuring a work by his colleague Elizabeth Catlett.

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Lot 67
Romare Bearden.
Respect Human Dignity: Toby Moffett for Senate.

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Lot 68
BENJAMIN BANNEKER.
Banneker's Almanack, and Ephemeris for the Year of our Lord, 1793.

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Lot 69

The Walker 1949 Almanac: A Personal Guide to Health, Wealth and Romance.

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Lot 70

Printed portrait and small catalog for Madame Mamie Hightower's Golden Brown Beauty Preparations.

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Lot 71

Catalog for the Amanda-L Co., a Black-owned hair and beautician's supply company.

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Lot 72

Naturally '63 Portfolio (a program issued by the Grandassa Models).

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Lot 73

Group of beautician and pageant programs.

Black Panthers

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Lot 74
Julius Lester, compiler.
Our Folk Tales: High John the Conqueror and Other Afro-American Tales.

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Lot 75

A young man raises funds for the Black Panthers, a month before Newton and Seale launched their group.

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Lot 76

Black Power pinback featuring an early appearance of SNCC's Black Panther logo.

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Lot 77

Black Power: SNCC Speaks for Itself, a Collection of Statements and Interviews.

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Lot 78
Emory Douglas, artist.
One of Our Main Purposes is to Unify Our Brothers and Sisters in the North

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Lot 79

All Power to the People, Black Power to Black People. Kathleen Cleaver . . . Peace & Freedom Party.

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Lot 80
[Emory Douglas, artist.]
Solidarity with the African American People.

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Lot 81

An Attack Against One is an Attack Against All.

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Lot 82

Black Panther Party organizational chart for New York City.

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Lot 83
Emory Douglas, artist.
All the Weapons We Used Against Each Other We Now Use Against the Oppressor /

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Lot 84
Emory Douglas, artist.
We Are Advocates of the Abolition of War.

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Lot 85
Emory Douglas, artist.
Untitled print of a mother and armed child.

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Lot 86

Group of 8 "Wanted by the FBI" posters for Panthers and other radicals.

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Lot 87

Group of 9 press photographs of the Black Panthers.

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Lot 88

Illustrated layout for an article on the Black Panthers in a Princeton University student magazine.

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Lot 89

Peace and Freedom Party / Black Panther publication titled "All the Power to the People."

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Lot 90

Special Bulletin, Black Panther Party, So. Calif. Chapter, for World Peace.

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Lot 91

The Black Panther: Black Community News Service.

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Lot 92

Free Huey Rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park . . . Huey Must Be Set Free!

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Lot 93

Free Huey Rally, Oakland Auditorium . . . Featuring Stokely Carmichael.

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Lot 94

Huey P. Newton Birthday Benefit Celebration.

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Lot 95

The Genius of Huey P. Newton.

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Lot 96

Set Bobby Free by Letting Him Speak.

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Lot 97

You Can't Jail the Revolution. Stop the Trial, Free the Conspiracy 8.

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Lot 98
[Emory Douglas, artist.]
Bobby, Huey: Political Prisoners of USA Fascism.

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Lot 99
Emory Douglas; artist.
S'ils Condamnent Bobby Seale . . . Death to the Fascist Pigs.

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Lot 100

People who Come out of Prison can Build up the Country . . . Free Bobby! Free All Political Prisoners.

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Lot 101

Pair of flyers on the assassination of Fred Hampton, with a related letter.

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Lot 102

"I Am a Revolutionary." Fred Hampton, Deputy Chairman, Ill. Chapter, Black Panther Party.

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Lot 103

Search & Destroy . . . Let's End this Undeclared War.

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Lot 104

Pair of sample petitions to put community control of police on the ballot in Oakland and Berkeley.

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Lot 105
Stephen Shames, photographer.
Angela Davis at Oakland's DeFremery Park.

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Lot 106

Pair of Angela Davis centerfold portraits.

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Lot 107

Angela.

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Lot 108
Barry Shapiro, artist.
Angela.

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Lot 109

We Must Free Angela Now.

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Lot 110

Sauvons Angela Davis. Manifestation . . . de la Place Fabien à la Bastille.

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Lot 111
[Tymofiy Lyashchuk], artist.
A "Free Angela Davis" poster from the Soviet Union.

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Lot 112
[Alfredo Rostgaard, designer.]
Angela Davis.

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Lot 113

Group of 4 illustrated Angela Davis posters.

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Lot 114

Group of 8 Angela Davis pinbacks, most illustrated.

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Lot 115

Group of Angela Davis ephemera.

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Lot 116

Free the Soledad Brothers.

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Lot 117

Voice of the Lumpen.

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Lot 118
Rafael Morante, artist.
Power to the People, George.

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Lot 119

Anti-War, African Liberation, Voter Registration, Survival Conference . . . 10,000 Free Full Bags of Groceries.

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Lot 120

Serving the People Body & Soul: Free Bar-B-Que & Free Food.

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Lot 121

War Behind Walls.

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Lot 122

Black Panther Party matchbook.

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Lot 123

Group of 3 newsprint posters issued by the New Haven chapter.

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Lot 124

Group of 3 newsprint publications.

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Lot 125

Group of 30 different Black Panther and Black Power pinbacks.

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Lot 126

Group of 5 pamphlets.

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Lot 127

Issues of "Right On!" and "Babylon" put out by the Revolutionary Peoples Communications Network.

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Lot 128

Pair of illustrated Black Liberation Army membership lists issued by the San Francisco police.

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Lot 129

Hell No! We Won't Go!

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Lot 130
[Alfredo Rostgaard, designer.]
Black Power / Retalition to Crime: Revolutionary Violence.

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Lot 131

Black Gold . . . I am the Black Woman, Mother of Civilization.

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Lot 132

TCB: United Front, Taking Care of Business.

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Lot 133

United.

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Lot 134

Power to the People.

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Lot 135
Bible, Charles; artist.
Black Art.

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Lot 136
(BLACK POWER)
Pair of posters: "Right On" and "Hair is Beautiful."

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Lot 137

Right On.

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Lot 138

Group of 12 Black Power pinback buttons.

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Lot 139
[Alice Crolley Browning.]
It's Fun To Be Black.

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Lot 140
Paul Cuffe.
Invoice drawn up and signed by perhaps the young nation's leading Black merchant.

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Lot 141

Cabinet card of barbers in front of the shop of Prof. W.H. Jones in Keokuk, Iowa.

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Lot 142

Pair of barbershop interior views from Louisiana.

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Lot 143

Group of Black insurance company memorabilia.

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Lot 144

Negro Directory [for Omaha], 1947-48.

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Lot 145

Black and Brown Stamp Album.

The Civil Rights Movement

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Lot 146

Omaha's Riot in Story and Picture.

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Lot 147

"Colored Upstairs" sign from a Georgia cinema.

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Lot 148

Dallas bus segregation sign.

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Lot 149

Door from the "colored" washroom of a North Carolina fertilizer plant.

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Lot 150
Guy Endore.
The Crime at Scottsboro.

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Lot 151

Group of press photographs and ephemera relating to the Scottsboro Boys.

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Lot 152

Archive of NAACP correspondence from James Weldon Johnson, Walter White and more.

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Lot 153

Correspondence between NAACP leader Walter White and a white journalist, debating the merits of the "Negro press."

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Lot 154

Group of 13 NAACP pinback buttons.