Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 38

Manuscript and Collectibles Auction

Reformers & Religious Leaders
Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 248
  Flanagan, "Father" Edward J (1886-1948) Priest who founded Boys Town in 1917. Card Signed, "Father Flanagan / Boys Town, Nebr." in blue ink, 3x5", n.d. Fine.
Estimated Value $40 - 60.
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Lot 249
King, Martin Luther Jr (1929-68) Baptist minister; Civil Rights activist; Nobel Laureate. Announcement of a "Community Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nobel Peace Prize Winner," Signed in black ink across the top, 4¼x5½" (New York City, 17 Dec. 1964). Fine. The salute took place in the 369th Regiment Armory at 142nd St. and Fifth Avenue. On December 10, 1964, Dr. King became the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
Estimated Value $800 - 1,000.
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Lot 250
Willard, Frances E (1839-98) American educator and reformer. Autograph Sentiment Signed, "Yours for God and Home and Native Land, (the motto of the Woman's National Christian Temperance Union), as president, on official letterhead, Chicago, IL, 24 Nov. 1888. To Mr. W.E. Mitchell. Fine. Willard supported women's suffrage and believed women could gain political power through the temperance crusade. Her statue is in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Estimated Value $150 - 200.
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Lot 251
Young, Brigham (1801-77) Succeeded Joseph Smith as head of the Mormon church; directed the mass Mormon migration to and settlement of the Great Salt Lake Valley; first governor of the Territory of Utah. Bold signature on a 2¼x4" card which has Young's signature printed on the verso.
Estimated Value $350 - 500.
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