Autograph Letter Signed

Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935

Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935
Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935

Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935  Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935
Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! MARCUS GARVEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/11/1935 - HFSID 172409. TLS: " Marcus Garvey " as President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities' League, 1p, 8x10½. London, England, 1935 June 11.

On letterhead of the organization to Miss Edna Grear, Camden, New Jersey. Please find hereto attached our receipt. We are expecting you to continue making your reports regularly as it is very expensive to keep the Headquarters going at this end. However, if each Division does its bit we are expecting a brilliant future. Please take note of the above address to which all future communications are to be forwarded.

Wishing you every success, I have the honour to be, Your obedient servant. A proponent of Black pride and racial separation, Garvey had founded the UNIA in his native Jamaica. To unite American Blacks and raise the funds needed for his proposed exodus to Africa, he moved to New York in 1916. During the UNIA's first international convention at Harlem's Liberty Hall in 1920, the "Black Moses" gained great popularity as a result of his remarkable speeches embracing the uniqueness of the Black heritage.

Garvey claimed some two million followers during his "Harlem Renaissance" and established several businesses to assist his people. One of his enterprises, a steamship company called the Black Star Line, resulted in his downfall. President Calvin Coolidge commuted the sentence two years later, but Garvey was immediately deported to Jamaica. He severed his ties with the American branches, and renamed his organization the Parent Body of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, the title used on this letterhead. His efforts in London never generated adequate support, and he died there in 1940.

Lightly creased with folds, vertical fold at the "Ga" of Garvey. ½-inch stain at upper blank margin.

Staple holes and light stains at upper left corner. Framed in the Gallery of History style: 31½x21. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our RELIGION & HUMANITARIANS (513). Please note that this is an authentically signed item.

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  1. Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.

  2. Signed by: Marcus Garvey
  3. Autograph Type: Typed Letter Signed
  4. Autograph: Authentic Original

Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935  Marcus Garvey Typed Letter Signed 06/11/1935