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Malcolm X (1925-1965) Fourteen Photographs of Protesters and Audiences Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Fourteen Photographs of Protesters and Audiences Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Two photographs of Malcolm X: speaking at a Harlem rally in 1962, a candid shot that includes a young Louis Farrakhan (b. 1933) taken in 1963; and twelve photographs of Malcolm X's audiences at protests, rallies, and demonstrations, including Nation of Islam street rallies in Harlem; and several photographs of a protest against the arrest of two Muslims for selling the "Muhammad Speaks" newspaper, held outside of the New York City Criminal Court building in Manhattan in 1963; and two copies of the same photograph of the empty interior of the Audubon Ballroom; most stamped and inscribed by Haggins on the verso, mostly 8 x 10 in. (12)
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Robert Haggins, Louis Farrakhan, Audubon Ballroom, New York City Criminal Court building, New York City Criminal Court

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