[CIVIL RIGHTS] A group of 7 items related to African Americans in World War II and the mid-20th century, comprising:

SAVAGE, W. Sherman. The History of Lincoln University. Jefferson City, MO: Lincoln University, 1939. -- SILVERA, John D. The Negro in World War II. [Washington, DC?]: N.p., [ca 1944]. INSCRIBED by Silvera to a fellow Tuskegee airman. -- PICKARD, William J. and RANDALL, Marguerite F. Today's American Negroes and Their Contributions to Their Country. [Flint, MI]: Mott Adult Education Program of the Flint Board of Education, Urban League of Flint, 1963. -- GREGORY, Dick (1932-2017) and McGRAW, James R. Up From Nigger. New York: Stein and Day, 1976. Dust jacket (toned, some chipping). Second printing. INSCRIBED BY DICK GREGORY. -- MacGREGOR, Jr., Morris J. Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965. Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1981. FIRST PRINTING. With presentation slip to James C. Olson SIGNED by the author and Brigadier General James L. Collins, Jr., Chief of Military History, United States Army. -- Together, 5 works in 5 volumes. 4to and 8vo, all in publisher's bindings, condition generally good. 


Commemorative Charlie Parker medallion. Diam. 32 mm. Obverse reads "The Immortal Charlie "Bird" Parker" with portrait of Parker paying saxophone. Reverse reads "'Bird Lives" / 1920-1955 / Charlie Parker Memorial Foundation." 

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Now! News of the World. Vol. 1, Number 1. Los Angeles: Associated Professional Services, June 1965. With cover story "The American Revolution 1965" featuring portraits of Martin Luther King, Jr, Lyndon B. Johnson, and George Wallace. With a single page from The New York Times. 10 August 1964. With article "Organizations and Leaders Campaigning for Negro Goals in the United States" featuring portraits and short biographies of 24 Civil Rights leaders including Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, A. Philip Randolph, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X (after his break with the Nation of Islam), and Dorothy I. Height. 14.75 x 22 in.


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