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Price Realized: $6,480 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2244 Lot 55
"THERE IS STILL MUCH WORK TO BE DONE" KING, JR., MARTIN LUTHER. Typed Letter Signed, "Martin LKing Jr.," to Arthur Leonard Ross, sending thanks for his contribution and outlining the ambitions and challenges for the civil rights movement. 1 page, 4to, "Southern Christian Leadership Conference" stationery; folds. Atlanta, 30 July 1964
". . . Now that the civil rights bill has been signed into law, we move into a new phase of the freedom struggle. . . . We look forward to consolidating these gains, and helping the law to reign in the hearts of Americans as well as in the courts.
"There is still much work to be done. Employment is a serious problem . . . . Voting rights are still not insured for Negroes in many Southern States, . . . . Police protection will be a problem until there is a change in the political structure of things. . . ."Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,480