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Tag: Civil Rights Movement

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    Cowan’s African Americana Sale Brings Photo of Joseph Jenkins Roberts and Civil Rights Movement Memorabilia

    Cowan’s Auctions will present its first dedicated African Americana sale in mid-February. Leading the event is an early daguerreotype of Joseph Jenkins Roberts, the first and seventh president of Liberia. Roberts was born the son of free Black Americans in the early 19th century before settling in Liberia. He helped…

    Sixth plate daguerreotype of Joseph Jenkins Roberts, the first and seventh president of Liberia
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    Humanity / Inhumanity

    The Humanity / Inhumanity Auction, offered by Guernsey’s, is a small collection of items that links the holocaust with the civil rights movement. Among the remarkable items for sale is the “Voices of Independence,” a historic collection of documents that outline the future of the new Independent State of Israel as…

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