PAUL ROBESON AND POLITICS (1947-56) Set of 3 photos


Set of three (3) vintage original AP newswire photos, 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.), NEAR FINE. All date stamped, each with other stamps also on back.

Three news photos which document Paul Robeson‘s deep immersion in left-wing politics, and the lambasting which the Red-baiting press gave him.

  • Robeson, Vice-Chairman of Progressive Citizens of America, with Henry Wallace, May 14, 1947;
  • “Negro left wing singer Paul Robeson holds rock thrown… at Peetskill riot,” Sept. 5, 1949;
  • “Robeson leaves Red Front Rally,” Nov. 15, 1956.
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