Feb 21, 2008 - Sale 2137

Sale 2137 - Lot 166

Price Realized: $ 3,360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) "America is not, and never was, a matter of race or ancestry." U. S. Government wartime poster, 27 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches printed in red and black, depicting an American Eagle with text beneath; creases where folded. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1943

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"No loyal citizen of the United States should be denied the democratic right to exercise the responsibilities of his citizenship, regardless of ancestry . . ." This had to do with hiring in factories for the war effort, and little if anything to do with genuine civil rights legislation.