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    Martin Luther King Jr. Signed Cover. 6.5" x 3.5". The great civil rights leader has signed at the lower edge, in blue ink, on a cover addressed to Bruce B. Green, postmarked August 28, 1963, the day of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and affixed with a stamp commemorating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. With a second cover and an original 3.5" x 3.5" black and white photograph of King, wearing a lei around his neck, speaking from behind a lectern during his 1959 visit to Hawaii.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
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