May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 266

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
"TO THE BELOVED AND SCATTERED MILLIONS OF THE NEGRO RACE" (GARVEY, MARCUS.) Membership certificate in the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Engraved Document Signed by 4 officers (though not Garvey), issued to Miss Mary Brown. One page, 11 x 14 inches; two small holes in text area and several closed tears, one of the 6 inches in length. Boston, 15 March 1920

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"To the beloved and scattered millions of the Negro race . . . an organization embracing the millions of men, women and children of Negro blood and of African descent of all countries of the world, striving for the freedom, manhood, and nationalism of the Negro, and to hand down to posterity a flag of empire--to restore to the world an Ethiopian Nation one and indivisible out of which shall come our princes and rulers."