Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 144

Price Realized: $ 422
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
RED EMMA (LABOR.) EMMA GOLDMAN. Typed Letter Signed, to an unnamed recipient ("Dear Friend"), sending printed announcements of her upcoming lecture course [not present], encouraging him to help distribute the invitations and sell tickets, and inviting him to attend the lectures. 1/2 page, 4to; folds. Toronto, 8 September 1934

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"In accordance with your desire to be notified when my lecture course begins I take the liberty to send you the enclosed. I hope you will distribute them among your friends. . . ."

Emma Goldman (1869-1940) immigrated to the U.S. in 1886 from her native Russia and became active in labor causes. An early feminist, anarchist and draft opponent, she was imprisoned and eventually deported after speaking publicly in favor of birth control and obstructing the draft.

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.