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Father Divine and Mother Divine, Photograph and Postcard

By: (Father Divine)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Unknown, Father Divine: ca. 1950

Seller ID: 16361

Condition: Near Fine


This lot includes a candid color photograph and a color and B&W postcard of Father Divne and his wife, who was known as Mother Divine. Both photo and postcard of about the same size and both are in near fine condition. Father Divine was an African-American leader of a cilt-like religious group. He claimed to be God and his mysterious past has been hard to determine. The postcard appears to have been produced by Father Divine. I have no information on the photograph. ; Color and B&W Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 2 pages View more info

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Father Divine, Autographed Letter

By: Father Divine (Rev. M. J. Divine)

Price: $585.00

Publisher: New York, Philadelphia, Father Divine: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16530

Condition: Very Good


An engaging letter from the charismatic and controversial spiritual leader, Father Divine, exuding his characteristic and infectious positivity. Father Divine (1877-1965), also known as Reverend M. J. Divine, was a prominent African-American spiritual leader from about 1907 until his death. Allegedly born on a plantation in Georgia, his full self-given name was Rev. Major Jealous Divine. During the Great Depression, Divine founded the International Peace Mission movement, formulated its doctrine, and oversaw its growth from a small and predominantly black congregation into a multiracial and in... View more info