Paul Robeson, Autograph, Five Pamphlets.

A small collection of items concerning the great actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson (1898-1976). The items include: --A small autographed sheet measuring 2 x 3 1/4 inches (52 x 80 mm); --A pamphlet, "The Negro People and the Soviet Union," by Paul Robeson. New Century Publishers, 1950, First Edition, 16 pages. --Four rare issues of "Sing Out!," a leftist music magazine edited by Irwin Silber. Robeson was a frequent contributor (as well as a subject). The following issues feature Robeson as an author or subject: *Vol. 1, No. 6 (January 1951), Tomorrow Is A Highway: A Song for Paul Robeson. *Vol. 2, No. 8 (February 1952), Paul Robeson Speaks for Equal Rights in the Arts. *Vol. 2, No. 11 (May 1952), To Paul Robeson; Happy Birthday, Paul Robeson!; and "...I Must Keep Fighting Until I'm Dying!" *Vol. 3, No. 1 (September 1952), Paul Robeson sings at the Progressive Party National Convention in Chicago (cover image, followed by an article on the convention, Get Ballots With Ballads. ***Condition: The Robeson autograph is Near Fine; the pamphlet is Very Good, showing some rubbing to the wrappers; and the Sing Out! magazines range from Near Fine (May and September 1952) to Good or better (the remaining issues, which show some soiling and staining). ***The Sing Out! magazines are rare. There were no other copies of these four issues in commerce as of October 26, 2018. Item #1594

Price: $400.00

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