Two White Pioneers in the Founding of the NAACP
RUSSELL, Charles (1860-1941), Pioneer Civil Rights Activist, author, won the 1928 Pulitzer prize for Biography/Autobiography. One of the founding fathers of the NAACP.
Choice bold signature on a slip affixed to a larger card.
VILLARD, Oswald Garrison (1872-1949). Pioneer and Civil Rights Activist. Along with W.E. B. DuBois and others helped found the N.A.A.C.P. in 1913. He wrote to president Wilson to protest his administrations racial segregation of Federal Offices in Washington, D.C. Author of many books. On February 21, 2009, the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring Villard’s Civil Right’s work. A very scarce bold ink signature on a 3”x5” card which he dated Nov. 4, 1940. Choice. The two signatures...........................SOLD