- PARKS, Rosa (1913-2005). African-American Civil Rights Activist. The U.S. Congress called her “The First Lady of Civil Rights”. On December 1, 1955 she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger.
KING, Coretta Scott (1927-2006). American author, civil rights activist and widow of Martin Luther King, Jr. She was one of the most influential women in the world.
First Day Cover, commemorating the First day of issue of the Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S. 15 cent postage stamp. Choice engraved portrait of head and shoulders pose of King on the left and another of King giving his famous speech in Washington, D.C. Signed by Coretta Scott King and signed and date “12/7/90” by Rosa Parks. A fabulous and scarce combination of signatures. Mint condition..................................$595.00