Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 223

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) HOUSING. Lincoln Park. Offering to the Colored People for the first time, the finest homes in all North Carolina. A SECLUSIVE (sic) DEVELOPMENT. Poster 22x14 inches, printed in black and white on stiff cardboard; edges slightly tanned. [N. Carolina, circa late 1940s-1950s

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This segregated community was carved out of farmland near Asheville, North Carolina. Today, Lincoln Park, N. Carolina is a thriving community. At its beginnings, one could buy into this development for as little as one dollar a week.