Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 254

Price Realized: $ 900
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) ROBINSON, JACKIE. Bethany Baptist Church, Presents its First Annual Fellowship Banquet. Guest Speaker Jackie Robinson. Poster, 21-1/2x13-3/4 inches; some discoloration at the bottom edge; a few dings and short tears to the top edge. Newark, N.J., 1964

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Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), who broke the racial barrier in major sports, had by the 1960s become a successful businessman and social reformer with a weekly newspaper column. This banquet, held at the Bethany Church in Newark's black community, was in support of the Civil Rights movement.