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INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO PAUL ROBESON'S GRANDFATHER (RELIGION.) Douglas, Rev. William. Annals of the First African Church, in the United States of America,...
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INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO PAUL ROBESON'S
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Approximately 175 Movie Studio and Theater
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An album containing the autographs of Harry
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1 piece. Movie Poster. "Tales of Manhattan."
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(EDUCATION.) Group of 24 large photographic
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MALVIN GRAY JOHNSON (1896 - 1934)
Low, Sweet Chariot.
Oil on canvas, 1928-29. 1245x735 mm; 49x29 inches. Signed "Gray Johnson ©" in oil, lower right.
Provenance: the artist, New York; purchased by John ... [more like this]
DECARAVA, ROY (1919- )
"Roy DeCarava." With 12 stunning, dust-grain photogravures, image size approximately 8x11 inches (20.3x28 cm.), and the reverse, sheet size 18x22 inches (45.7x55.9 cm.), with ... [more like this]
DE CARAVA, ROY (1919- )
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Roy DeCarava (American, b. 1919) Paul Robeson,
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Kent, Rockwell (1882-1971) Archive of Letters
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A GREAT RARITY (LITERATURE AND POETRY.) HARPER,
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(MUSIC) Portrait of Roland Hayes, taken at
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