Autographed Letter Signed

CARVER, George Washington (1864 - 1943)

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Place Published: Tuskegee Institute, AL
Date Published: 1934

Description: 2 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, on personal "Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute" letterhead, Tuskegee Institute, AL, April 27, 1934 -- an explicit letter to a young man, filled with highly personal observations on the race barrier which separates them, in part: "Your letter touches me so very deeply as it touches my life so vitally. The financial condition has and is a great stumbling block in our path, this in time I hope will be overcome I am sure. The great mountain which separates us and which is forming the greatest barrier is race hatred, neither you nor I have it. We are scientists searching for truth, our souls are attuned to that great harmonious chord that naturally draws us together...As you know you are my ideal as a young man..." Signed "G.W. Carver." Two punch-holes in the top margin; natural folds. Very good condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 175605


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The book was in my mailbox when I got home last night. Wonderful condition for a 40-year-old book. Nice condition in any case. I am very pleased. Thank you. A bit of trivia: You are only the second seller in six years not to tape the pull strip so it canít be used! Congratulations. Take care, and many, many thanks. I was really looking forward to this one, and you didnít disappoint. - G.W.
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