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  • 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
    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
    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 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 $4,000.00

    $5,000.00

  • 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 - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/07/1971  - HFSID 152164
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter of thanks for the Easter card. Typed Letter signed: "Ralph J. Bunche" as United Nations Under Secretary General, 1p, 8½x11. New York, New York, 1971 April 7. On U.N. letterhead. To Bobby Colbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1955  - HFSID 149178
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter about an article in the Digest. Typed Letter Signed: "Ralph J. Bunche," 2p, 8½x11, separate sheets. United Nations, New York,1955 May 16. TheDirector of the Trusteeship Department of the United Nationswrites Mr. J.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/10/1970  - HFSID 265621
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter fulfilling a request. Typed Letter Signed: "Ralph J Bunche" as Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, 1p, 5½x9. New York, New York, 1970 June 10. On United Nations letterhead to Mr. Allan Kaufman, Yonkers, New York.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/02/1964  - HFSID 217647
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter to a collector returning his items. Typed Letter Signed: "Ralph J. Bunche" as Under Secretary of the United Nations, 1p, 8½x11. United Nations, New York, 1964 July 2. To Seymour M. Kessler, Levittown, New York.

    Sale Price $382.50

    $425.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/10/1964  - HFSID 321195
    RALPH BUNCHE As UN Under-Secretary General, he regretfully declines a TV appearance. Typed Letter signed: "Ralph J. Bunch" as UN Under-Secretary General, 1 page, 8½x11. New York, N. Y., 1964 August 10.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/23/1961  - HFSID 56656
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter acknowledging receiving the letter of introduction. Typed Letter signed: "Ralph J. Bunche" as United Nations Under Secretary, 1p, 8½x11. New York, N.Y., 1961 August 23. On United Nations letterhead. To Mr. Edward P.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/17/1957  - HFSID 172359
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche signed this typed letter to an autograph hunter on United Nations letterhead as that organization's Under-Secretary in 1957. Typed letter signed: "Ralph J Bunche" as Under-Secretary of the United Nations, 1p, 8½x11, on United Nations letterhead.

    Sale Price $382.50

    $425.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/01/1953  - HFSID 258030
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter accepting to participate in a television special if time allows. Typed Letter signed: "Ralph J. Bunche" as Director, United Nations Department of Trusteeships, 1p, 8½x11. On United Nations letterhead. New York, New York, 1953 October 1.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/03/1953  - HFSID 251697
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter giving his phone number with an invitation to call to meet. Typed Letter Signed: "Ralph J. Bunche", 1p, 8½x11. United Nations, New York, 1953 November 3. To Mr. Ken Murray, c/o Edgar Bergen - Ken Murray Productions, Hollywood, California.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • RALPH J. BUNCHE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/14/1966  - HFSID 253026
    RALPH J. BUNCHE Ralph J. Bunche sends a typed letter acknowledging a letter on behalf of the Secretary-General. Typed Letter Signed: "Ralph J. Bunche", 1p, 5½x9. United Nations, New York, 1966 December 14. To Mr. M. E. Farrand, San Francisco, California.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MARCUS GARVEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/11/1935  - HFSID 172409
    MARCUS GARVEY. TLS: "Marcus Garvey" as President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities' League, 1p, 8x10½. London, England, 1935 June 11. On letterhead of the organization to Miss Edna Grear, Camden, New Jersey.

    Sale Price $2,040.00

    $2,400.00

  • MARCUS GARVEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/24/1931  - HFSID 176350
    MARCUS GARVEY. TLS: "Marcus Garvey", 1p, 8¼x10¾. Jamaica, British West Indies, 1931 June 24. On stationery of "Parent Body/Universal Negro Improvement Association/and/African Communities' League, Aug. 1929" to William Cronatie, Pres. Camden Div. 28, Camden, N.J.

    Sale Price $2,040.00

    $2,400.00

  • MARCUS GARVEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/23/1938  - HFSID 178370
    MARCUS GARVEY. TLS: "Marcus M Garvey", 1p, 8¼x11. London, England, 1938 December 23. On letterhead of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League to Miss Edna Grear, Secy. Garvey Club Camden, Camden, New Jersey.

    Sale Price $2,380.00

    $2,800.00

  • REV. CHANNING E. PHILLIPS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/12/1970  - HFSID 198034
    CHANNING PHILLIPS Rev. Channing Phillips, the first black Presidential candidate, signs a typed letter to a collector. Typed letter signed: "Channing E. Phillips", 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1970 November 12. To Jim Hier, In full: "Thank you for your kind letter of November 3.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • CHARLES B. RANGEL - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/21/1973  - HFSID 320421
    CHARLES RANGEL The Harlem Congressman signs a brief letter on his House stationery. Typed Letter signed: "Charles B. Rangel" as US Representative, 1 page, 8x10½. Washington, D. C., 1973 June 21. On his personal Congressional letterhead to Robert Orth, Sublette, Kansas.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • MAYOR CARL B. STOKES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/27/1968  - HFSID 321450
    CARL B. STOKES Prominent black mayor sends letter of thanks to admirer Typed letter signed: "Carl B. Stokes" in black felt tip. 1 page, 6¾x7½. Written on personal City of Cleveland letterhead. May 27, 1968. Cleveland, Ohio. In full: "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • LOUIS STOKES - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/31/1972  - HFSID 131832
    LOUIS STOKES The first black congressman elected in the state of Ohio signs this typed letter in which he grants his autograph to and admirer, in blue ink Typed letter signed "Louis Stokes" as a Member of Congress in blue ink. 1 page. 6x9 on Stokes' personalized U. S. Congress letterhead.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 169112
    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON. Signature: "Booker T. Washington", 6x1¼, clipped from closing of manuscript letter. Booker T. Washington established the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in 1881 and served as its Principal until his death on November 14, 1915.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON - TYPED LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 251517
    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON Booker T. Washington signs a fragment to a typed letter. Typed Letter Fragment Signed: "Booker T. Washington", 1p, 5½x3¼ sheet. No place, no date. On this concluding sheet of a letter. Booker T. "Baker" Washington Jr. (1887-1945).

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/14/1906  - HFSID 251518
    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON Booker T. Washington sends a typed letter about his school. Typed Letter Signed: "Booker T Washington" as Principal, 1p, 8½x11. Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, 1906 April 14. On letterhead of "The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute" to Mr. J. K.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

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