Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 176

Price Realized: $ 6,240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CIVIL RIGHTS--LYNCHING.) Group of Seventeen Anti-lynching pamphlets, issued by the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. Various sizes, original wrappers, stapled; condition very good. With the original large mailing envelope. should be seen. Atlanta, GA,1920-1927

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first printings. The Commission on Interracial Cooperation was formed in 1919 in the aftermath of the riots that had taken place in a number of U.S. cities the previous year, as well as the alarming rise of lynching throughout the South and Mid-West. Titles include: "Southern White Women on Lynching and Mob Violence," "Mob Murder in America," "An Appeal to the Christian People of the South," "The Negro in the South and Elsewhere," "The Law Versus the Mob," "The Racial Situation in America," "Race Relations in 1927," and "America''s Tenth Man." Monroe Work and Robert R. Moton and Robert Eleazer are among the authors and compilers.