Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) Group of press photographs and ephemera relating to the Scottsboro Boys. 5 items, various sizes; condition generally strong except as noted. Vp, 1932-37 and undated

Additional Details

Well-known group photograph of the 9 Scottsboro Boys surrounded by armed guards, captioned "The nine negroes concerned in the Scottborough trial," with inked stamp of the Keystone View Company of London. Early copy print, 8 x 10 inches.

Photograph of 4 of the Scottsboro Boys in the office of attorney Samuel Leibowitz in New York, 7 x 9 inches, with Associated Press caption label and inked stamp on verso, 26 July 1937.

Angelo Herndon. "The Scottsboro Boys: Four Freed! Five to Go!" 15, [1] pages, staple-bound. New York: Workers Library, August 1937.

"From Scottsboro Comes the Cry of Mothers for Us to Help." 4 printed pages, worn and toned. Np: International Labor Defense, circa 1932

Double-sided leaflet, 6 x 4 1/2 inches, for the "Scottsboro Boys Victory Celebration and Ethiopia Defense" mass meeting held by the League of Struggle for Negro Rights, 12 April [1935].