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Malcolm X (1925-1965) Nine Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)

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2764B
Lot:
71
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Nine Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Black-and-white photographs of Malcolm X speaking at the Audubon Ballroom in 1964, a smiling portrait, and photos with others including, his two oldest daughters, Attallah (b. 1958) and Qubilah (b. 1960), Dick Gregory (b. 1932), Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1908-1972), a Sunni Muslim teacher from Mecca, Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu (1925-1996), Louis Farrakhan (b. 1933), and Muhammad Ali (b. 1942); and a photograph taken by Haggins at the corner of West 134th street and Lenox Avenue that appeared on the front page of New York Age on November 18, 1959; most stamped and labeled by Haggins on the verso, all but one 8 x 10 in. (9)
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Robert Haggins, Audubon Ballroom, Dick Gregory, Louis Farrakhan, Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., teacher, Mecca, Muhammad Ali

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