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    Robert L. Haggins (American, 1923-2006). New York Civil Rights Rallies, 1962-1964

    Robert Haggins was well-known as the personal photographer to Malcolm X from 1959 to 1965. These ten black-and-white photographs, approximately 9.5" x 8", feature Malcolm X at New York City civil rights rallies during the early 1960s. All examples have Haggins' imprint on the verso and his 1983 copyright. Examples include:

    Malcolm X "Back From Mecca".
    9.5" x 7"
    New York, 1964

    A smiling Malcolm X runs a phalanx of reporters and cameras upon his return from his Mecca pilgrimage.

    Malcolm X Speaks at a Rally Against Crime and Violence.
    9.5" x 7"
    New York, Circa 1962

    Condition: The police barricade photograph has some paper loss at top right and areas of scratches. Portrait of Malcolm X has mounting remnants on verso. Photographs have varying degrees of wear and spots of soiling.


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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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