May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 196

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CIVIL RIGHTS--SEGREGATION.) Colored Dining Room, Rest Rooms. Hand-painted sign in green and black on wood, 6 x 29 1/2 inches; moderate wear, nail hole in top edge, 3 nails still embedded in lower text area (bent down on verso). Np, circa 1940s?

Additional Details

This sign was acquired from the son of the original owner, and is said to originate from a bus station in Memphis, TN.