Mar 31, 2016 - Sale 2408

Sale 2408 - Lot 252

Price Realized: $ 1,625
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(EDUCATION--BROWN, HALLIE Q.) Photographic card of California businesswoman Hallie Q. Brown. Tall card, with a presentation signed by brown on the reverse. Wilberforce, OH, circa 1885

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a rare signed and inscribed photographic portrait of this important african american educator and reformer. "ever your friend, hallie q. brown, wilberforce, o, green co." Hallie Quinn Brown (1849-1949) was born in Pittsburgh, one of six children of freed slaves. Brown attended Wilberforce University in Ohio. She was a professor at Tuskegee from 1892 to 1893 under Booker T. Washington, founder of the Colored Women's League, and was a frequent lecturer on African American issues as well as temperance.