Ben L. Hooks, Revival Flyer, 1959

By: (Benjamin L. Hooks)

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


This is a 6X9 handbill or flyer for a revival at Greater Middle Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, led by the famous Civil Rights leader, Ben Hooks. Hooks had returned home to Memphis after WWII to practice law. In 1956 he became a minister at Greater Middle and began to be involved with both the SCLC and the NAACP. At the time of this flyer, he was beginning his involvement with the Civil Rights Movement and was actively involved with sit-ins and boycotts. Eventually, in the 1970's, he became President of the NAACP. This flyer is an early document relating to this well-known leader. It is in near fine condition with only mild, even toning of the newsprint. ; B&W Photograph of Hooks; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages

Title: Ben L. Hooks, Revival Flyer, 1959

Author Name: (Benjamin L. Hooks)

Categories: African - American,

Publisher: Memphis, Greater Middle Baptist Church: 1959

Binding: Flyer

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 16984

Keywords: African - American Black Negro NAACP Civil Rights Tennessee Memphis Religion Race