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    Mercer Ellington -- Key to the City of Birmingham, Alabama and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Governor of Alabama (1980). The state of Alabama recognized the musical contributions of Mercer Ellington, Duke Ellington's son, with a handsome Certificate of Appreciation, issued on October 3rd, 1980, and signed by the Governor of Alabama, Fob James. The certificate measures 11" x 14". Also included in this lot is a ceremonial key to the city of Birmingham, Alabama, with the name of Mayor Richard Arrington, Jr. engraved on the key. The key is approximately 3" long and retains its original red, white, and blue ribbon. Both awards were presented to Mercer Ellington at the 36th Anniversary dinner of the United Negro College Fund.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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