Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Icon: 1989 Biography Autographed
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Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Icon: 1989 Biography Autographed:
ROSA L. PARKS (1913-2005): 8 1/2 x 11" biography on excellent quality paper hand-autographed by civil rights legend who truly changed America, She is the lady who in the mid 1950s refused to give up her bus seat to a white man and then move to the back of the Montgomery, Alabama bus. Her act helped trigger the non-violent protest movement spearheaded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mrs. Parks is now immortalized in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol building with a nine-foot tall likeness in bronze. She is the first African American to have a full bodied statue in the hall. A true civil rights pioneer, she was an early activist in the effort to free the Scottsboro Boys, in the 1930s. This is a biography which came directly to me from her -- Mrs. Parks signed this for me and dated it in January 1989. It is an interesting biographical sketch that outlines high points of her life. She signed four copies of the bio for me -- there might be other copies autographed by her but I have never seem them offered for sale. This has been in my personal collection since she gave it to me.Not a preprint or facsimile autograph of any kind.Excellent condition. SHIPPING: Shiping in the USA is $4. If you need faster shipping let me know and I'll quote you the methods available and cost. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK THEM BEFORE offerDING. Certificate of Authenticity and lifetime guarantee from Chuck McKeen Autographs. I have been a fulltime buyer and seller of autographs for some 30 years -- on since 1997. The best guarantee a buyer has for autographs is the credibility and experience of the dealer and the probability of the dealer being in business in the future. My background in autographs started as a reporter in both newspapers and radio/TV -- covering Hollywood, sports, and national politics at various times. The autographs I sell came from my contacts as a reporter, and were gotten in person by me -- or come today from sources who get things signed for me in person. I am co-author of the Sanders Price Guide to Sports Autographs, and I was a contributing editor and price consultant for the late George Sanders for all of his autograph price guides, until his death in 1998. I accept payment through Paypal. I ship through the US Postal Service.