Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 53

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
FOUNDER OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN (CIVIL RIGHTS.) BETHUNE, MARY MCLEOD. Two items: Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Typed Letter Signed. The photograph, "Sincerely Yours," bust portrait by Rivers Studio, showing her looking into the camera. Signed in the image, lower right. 5x3 1/4 inches; mounted to interior page of presentation folder and matted. The letter, to Eddie Sousa, agreeing to send a signed photograph [present], sending prayers and best wishes and, in a postscript, adding "Please let the patients know that I am never too busy to bring a little sunshine into the lives of my fellow men. Whatever I can do to brighten a dark day, I am happy to do it." 1 page, 4to, "National Council of Negro Women" stationery; horizontal folds. Washington, 19 September 1949