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3311T Boston
November 11, 2019 12:00 PM - November 17, 2019 07:00 PMCalender

Black Power and Civil Rights, Seven Posters.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Black Power and Civil Rights, Seven Posters. Including: Free Bobby, in black-and-white, showing Bobby Seale behind bars, 34 x 22 in.; another poster in black-and-white with an image of Seale at a microphone, with eight lines of large-format typed text in all caps excoriating the United States government's systematic oppression of political dissidents, with mention of members of the Black Panther Party, draft resisters [sic], doctors who perform illegal abortions, and G.I.'s who fight against American foreign policy; 28 x 21 3/4 in; Legal Assistance Association poster with an image of Willie Counsel, printed in red and black (worn, water stains, other defects), 35 x 23 in; Tomi Ungerer's (1931-2019) Spanish language version of his poster, Black Power/White Power, Poder Negro/Poder Blanc, in black, white, and red, mounted on board, 27 x 19 in.; National March at the U.N. Black Solidarity Day, November 5, 1979, graphic black-and-white photographic imagery featuring Malcolm X, Dr. King, the KKK, protests, the RNA-11 [Republic of New Africa] in chains, and others, with splashes of black, green, and red, Bronx, NY: National Office of National Black Human Rights Coalition, 1979, mounted on foamcore, 24 1/2 x 19 in.; Racism and Repression, Lessons from the South, a talk by Carl Braden, sponsored by the Robert F. Williams Committee, printed on red paper with bold black typography, dominated by a large woodcut image by Emory Douglas showing a seated mother crying and holding a crying child in a crumbling interior scene, 17 x 11 in.; [and] a brown paper bag created by a food co-op celebrating Black History Week, with a large image: The Black Experience, Black is Beautiful the Whole World Round, unused, 16 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (7)
Estimate $800-1,200

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Tomi Ungerer, Douglas, Malcolm, Carl Braden, United States, Bronx