Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 163

Price Realized: $ 210
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(BUSINESS--WISCONSIN.) SHADD, MARY ELLEN. Mary Ellen Shadd's Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin. Illustrated. 50 unnumbered pages; 8vo, original stiff pictorial wrappers, stapled. Milwaukee, (1960)

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Full-page advertisements for local businesses and from at least three major breweries: Blatz, Budweiser, Schlitz. A very refined and well-produced directory, and one of the last such. As the civil rights movement progressed, these guides to "Negro" business gradually disappeared.