Lot 28 of 613:
Rare Columbus, Ohio Negro Business Directory of World War II  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Negro Buyer’s Guide and Directory / Respectfully Dedicated to the American Negro Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives - Columbus, Ohio Negro Business Directory of World War II, only known copy

Author:
Fletcher, L. P., ed.

Place:
Columbus, Ohio

Publisher:
(L. P. Fletcher and Associates)

Date:
1944

Description:

6 x 9”, 120pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated with photographs.

Contains a 6-page Directory of Negro businesses and organizations in Columbus, from Accountants to Theaters; many war-oriented articles on Negro Army nurses, aviators, combat units, and vignettes of various distinguished Black soldiers; and hundreds of ads, most illustrated for businesses owned by and catering to African-Americans, particularly restaurants. Rare. This appears to be the only known copy, not listed in WorldCat or the Blockson Collection.


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Condition:
Very good.


 
Item number:
276292
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