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  • STEPHEN BENTLEY - FIRST DAY COVER WITH AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 1992  - HFSID 252757
    STEPHEN BENTLEY - FIRST DAY COVER WITH AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 1992 - HFSID 252757
    STEPHEN BENTLEY. First Day Cover signed: "Best Wishes,/Stephen Bentley/ 'Herb & Jamaal', 1992", 6½x3¾. FDC honoring EXPO '74, 10-cent "Preserve the Environment" stamp affixed, postmarked at the World's Fair, Spokane, Washington, April 18, 1974, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 17692
    JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 17692
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement pens his autograph on this 5x3 card in black ink Signature: "Julian/Bond" in black ink. 5x3 white card. In February 1998, Julian Bond (1940-2015) was elected Chairman of the NAACP, a 500,000-member group that was founded in 1909.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPH 09/21/1988  - HFSID 209249
    JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPH 09/21/1988 - HFSID 209249
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement signs this 5x3 embellished autograph card, in black ink Signature: "Julian Bond/9-21-88" in black ink. 5x3 embellished card. In February

    Sale Price $63.00

    $70.00

  • JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 225710
    JULIAN BOND - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 225710
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement is shown gazing into the camera and wearing a suit and tie in this black and white photograph, signed in blue ink Photograph Signed: "Julian/Bond" in blue ink. B/w. 8x10 overall, image 6x9, one surface.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 267103
    JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 267103
    JULIAN BOND The First Day Cover honoring Haym Solomon as part of Spirit of 76 series is signed by the American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, signed in black ink First Day Cover Signed: "Julian/Bond", 6½x3½. First Day Cover honoring Haym Salomon. Postmarked Chicago, Illinois, March 25, 1975.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 165217
    JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 165217
    JULIAN BOND The First Day Cover honoring America's 200th Year of Independence is signed by the American social-activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, in black ink First Day Cover Signed: "Julian Bond" in black ink. 6½x3¾. First Day Cover honoring the 200th Year of American Independence.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 165227
    JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 165227
    JULIAN BOND The First Day Cover honoring Mary McLeod Bethune is signed by the American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, in black ink First Day Cover Signed: "Julian Bond" in black ink. 6½x3½. First Day Cover honoring Mary McLeod Bethune. Postmarked Washington, District of Columbia, March 5, 1985.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 155930
    JULIAN BOND - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 155930
    JULIAN BOND The First Day Cover honoring Harriet Tubman, conductor of the Underground Railroad is signed by the American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, in blue ink First Day Cover signed: "Julian Bond", 6½x3½.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • JULIAN BOND - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED 06/23/2002  - HFSID 289738
    JULIAN BOND - HAND/FOOT PRINT OR SKETCH SIGNED 06/23/2002 - HFSID 289738
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement signs this left traced hand print, in black ink Hand print signed: "Julian/Bond/6-23-02", 8½x11.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • JULIAN BOND - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 263764
    JULIAN BOND - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 263764
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement pens his autograph on this 5x3½ card, signed in green ink Printed Card Signed in Ink: "Julian/Bond" in green ink. 5x3½ card with patriotic symbols printed at left.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • JULIAN BOND - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 263909
    JULIAN BOND - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 263909
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement pens his autograph on this 5x3½ card with printed patriotic symbols, in blue ink Signature: "Julian/Bond". 5x3½ card printed with patriotic symbols.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • JULIAN BOND - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 17691
    JULIAN BOND - PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 17691
    JULIAN BOND The American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement is shown wearing a suit and tie in this 5x7 black and white photograph, signed in black felt tip Printed Photograph Signed in Ink: "Julian/Bond" in black ink. B/w. 5x7.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 317220
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 317220
    TOM BRADLEY Signing as Mayor of Los Angeles Signature: "Tom Bradley" as Mayor, 6x4¼. Typed caption. Tom Bradley (1917-1998, born in Calvert, Texas), Los Angeles' first black City Councilman, was the first black man to serve as Mayor of a predominantly white city.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 17699
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 17699
    TOM BRADLEY 5¼x2¼ card signed "Tom Bradley Mayor" Signature: "Tom Bradley/Mayor", 5¼x2¼. In 1973, ten years after being elected as Los Angeles' first Black City Councilman, Tom Bradley (1917-1998) became the city's first Black Mayor.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 216369
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 216369
    TOM BRADLEY 5x7, black and white photograph signed by Los Angeles's first black mayor. Photograph Inscribed and signed: "To The Sussmans/With best wishes/Tom Bradley/Mayor". B/w, 5x7. Tom Bradley (1917-1998) became the city's first Black Mayor.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 303992
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 303992
    TOM BRADLEYThe first African American mayor of Los Angeles signs this color photograph of himself shown smiling Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Erin/with best wishes/Tom Bradley". 8x10, color.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - FIRST DAY COVER WITH AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 178528
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - FIRST DAY COVER WITH AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 178528
    TOM BRADLEY Ghanian first day cover honoring United Nations Day signed by Bradley First day cover inscribed and signed: "To Fred/With best wishes/Tom Bradley", 6½x3½. First Day Cover United Nations Day with cachet of United Nations building and UN coat of arms on left, Oct.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1985  - HFSID 89119
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1985 - HFSID 89119
    TOM BRADLEY Written on letterhead of the Mayor of Los Angeles responding to a letter from a man in Las Vegas Typed Letter signed: "Tom Bradley" as Mayor of Los Angeles, 1p, 8½x11. City Hall, Los Angeles, 1985 January 30. To David Coxon, North Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/17/1974  - HFSID 311742
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/17/1974 - HFSID 311742
    TOM BRADLEY The Mayor of Los Angeles writes a letter to a Wisconsin constituent, thanking him for his letter and request for an autographed photo Typed Letter signed: "Tom Bradley", in blue ink, as Mayor of Los Angeles, 1 page, 8½x11. City Hall, Los Angeles. July 17, 1974.In full: "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/14/1978  - HFSID 292241
    MAYOR TOM BRADLEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/14/1978 - HFSID 292241
    TOM BRADLEY The Mayor of Los Angeles writes a letter to actress Laraine Day thanking her for help with the "Los Angeles Street Scene" Festival, obtained from Day's estate. Typed Letter signed: "Tom Bradley" as Mayor of Los Angeles, 1 page, 8½x11. City Hall, Los Angeles, 1978 November 14.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JOHN BROWN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/11/1846  - HFSID 32036
    JOHN BROWN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/11/1846 - HFSID 32036
    JOHN BROWN Abolitionist and lead crusader of the Pottowatomie massacre signs a handwritten letter of receipt for his brokerage business with Simon Perkins in 1846. Autograph letter signed: "Perkins & Brown", ¼p, 7¼x12¼. Springfield, Massachusetts, 1846 July 11. To Henry J. Kirtland Esqr.

    Sale Price $4,250.00

    $5,000.00

  • BLANCHE K. BRUCE - DEED SIGNED 06/27/1890  - HFSID 181839
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE - DEED SIGNED 06/27/1890 - HFSID 181839
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE Washington D. C. deed signed by former slave and Senator Blanche K. Bruce as the city's Recorder of Deeds in 1890 Deed signed "B. K. Bruce" as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia on cover docket panel. Black ink and lead pencil notations in unknown hand.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BLANCHE K. BRUCE - DEED SIGNED 07/18/1890  - HFSID 309249
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE - DEED SIGNED 07/18/1890 - HFSID 309249
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE The first Black American to have his signature printed on US currency signs here as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia. Deed signed: "B. K. Bruce" as Recorder of Deeds, 5 pages, 3½x8½ folded, 8½x14 open-flat. District of Columbia, 1890 July 18.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • BLANCHE K. BRUCE - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/18/1890  - HFSID 181838
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/18/1890 - HFSID 181838
    BLANCHE K. BRUCE Manuscript bill of sale for a Washington D. C. deed signed by former slave and Senator Blanche K. Bruce as the city's Recorder of Deeds in 1890 Manuscript document signed "B. K. Bruce" as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia on docket panel on cover.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 33260
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 33260
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche signs a piece of paper in blue ink. Signature: "Ralph J. Bunche", 5¼x1¾ piece of paper. Ralph J. Bunche, (1904-1971) who joined the United Nations in 1946, was chief U.N. mediator in the

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 225702
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 225702
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche signs an index card in blue ink. Signatures: "Ralph J. Bunche", 5x3 index card. Ralph J. Bunche, (1904-1971) who joined the United Nations in 1946, was chief U.N. mediator in the Middle Eastin 1948 and wasawarded the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate a truce between the Arabs and Israelis the previous year.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/20/1966  - HFSID 155578
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/20/1966 - HFSID 155578
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a rare autograph letter of thanks for the letter. Autograph Letter signed: "Ralph J. Bunche", 1p, 5½x9. On United Nations letterhead. New York, New York, 1966 May 20. To "Mrs. Mueller". In full: "Thank you for your letter of 1 May.

    Sale Price $315.00

    $350.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 17726
    RALPH J. BUNCHE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 17726
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a black and white publicity photograph of him shaking hands with broadcast journalist George Sanders. Photograph Signed: "Ralph J. Bunche". B/w, 7¾x10. Shown shaking hands with broadcast journalist George Sanders. Surface creases not evident head on.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

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