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    Two Cabinet Cards: One Featuring the Black Author William Pickens and the Other of a Woman in a Universal Negro Improvement Association Uniform (We believe it to be signed on the verso, but cannot source representative samples for comparison). The son of slaves, William Pickens wrote three books, was a professor of Latin, Greek and sociology and was later a field secretary for the NAACP. He was then at the Treasury Department. Together with a cabinet card featuring a woman wearing a uniform related to Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Many senior leaders of UNIA were women, especially after UNIA's move to Harlem, New York from Jamaica. Two fine items.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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