Lot 242: Southern Christian Leadership Conference

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:44

Lot 242: Printed memo from Hosea L. Williams to members of the SCLC participating in the Washington Poor People's Campaign, two pages, 8.5 x 11, April 28, 1968. Memo on the subject of "Mobilization of your Community." In part: "It is ultimately important to the Poor People's Campaign that your total city be mobilized to receive the caravan of Poor People on its way to the battle in Washington. It is necessary that a great part of our victory be won before we get to Washington. Remember, Dr. King died for this cause and we feel that the outcome in Washington may very well not only determine the future of the non-violent struggle but the destiny of mankind." Also includes a copy of The Poor People's Crusader, Volume No. 1, Atlanta, Georgia, February 15, 1969. In overall fine condition, with light creases and toning. From the collection of Warren Arthur 'Chip' Logan. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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