Item #List1728 Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915. [Memorial Fan]. African-Americana - Business - Ephemera, Price Funeral Home.
[African-Americana - Business - Ephemera] Price Funeral Home

Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915. [Memorial Fan]

Cincinnati / St. Louis: George H. Jung Co., 1920s-1930s. Four panel fan measuring appx. 4 x 7.5 inches. Staining to front panel, some chips and wear, good plus overall. Good. Item #List1728

A fan produced by the George F. Jung Co. of Cincinnati for the Price & Walker Funeral Home of St. Louis. Fans, often featuring prominent African-Americans, have been used by African-American-owned businesses for several decades, with a collection held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta. The two inner panels list some of Washington’s accomplishments, with the second entitled ‘Tuskegee’s Creed,’ which is actually a reprint of Alpha Phi Alpha pledges.

Price: $200.00