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    Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.25" x 10.5", on Universal Negro Improvement Association letterhead, London, May 30, 1939, to Mattie Pinckerrry transmitting a receipt for $7.76 "to cover Dues and Assessment Tax." Slight separation at the left edge of the horizontal fold. Garvey founded the UNIA, a Black Nationalist fraternal organization, in 1914. The organization reached its peak in the 1920s, but declined after Garvey was deported from the U.S. to Jamaica in 1927, following his conviction of mail fraud.

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    October, 2014
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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