OSSIE DAVIS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: RUBY DEE - HFSID 213637
OSSIE DAVIS and RUBY DEE Husband and wife pose together in this 5x7¼ photograph Photograph signed: "Peace,/Ossie/Davis" and "Joy!/Ruby Dee". B/w, 5x7¼ overall, image 4½x5¾ (one surface).
Sale Price $408.00
OSSIE DAVIS and RUBY DEE
Husband and wife pose together in this 5x7¼ photograph
Photograph signed: "Peace,/Ossie/Davis" and "Joy!/Ruby Dee". B/w, 5x7¼ overall, image 4½x5¾ (one surface). OSSIE DAVIS (1917-2005) and RUBY DEE (1922-2014) were married in 1948, two years after meeting during a Broadway production. Over the years, they have appeared together on Broadway (A Raisin in the Sun), screen (debuting in No Way Out in 1950) and television (from Roots: The Next Generation to the PBS series With Ossie & Ruby). The couple has also been active in social causes, including Black voting rights and the fight against sickle cell anemia. In 1963, they participated in Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s March on Washington, and Davis gave the eulogies at the funerals of Malcolm X in 1965 and Dr. King in 1969. Identifying ink notes (unknown hand) on verso (no show through). Fine condition.
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