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    Press Photographs (35) of Black Panther Leaders and Activities, Circa 1967-1970.
    A large group of black-and-white press photographs of various sizes chronicling the activities of various Black Panther groups across the U.S. Most with Agency stamps, date stamps, hand-written annotations and layout marks, as well as printed text labels or press clippings on the versos. The images feature Black Panther leaders including David Hilliard, Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale and H. Rap Brown among others and also other Black Panther-related scenes including rallies and run-ins with the police. Examples include:

    H. Rap Brown and His Wife Lynne Leaving the Courtroom After His Conviction for Violating the National Firearms Act.
    7.25" x 9.75"
    New Orleans, May 23, 1968

    Stokely Carmichael Urges Negroes to Retaliate at a Washington News Conference.
    10.25" x 8.25"
    Washington, 1968.

    In the wake of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Carmichael urges Negroes to arm themselves with guns and take to the streets in retaliation.

    Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey Newton and Fred Hampton.
    8" x 10.75"
    December, 1969

    Press photo titled "Panthers: Jailed, In Exile, Slain".

    The lot provides a remarkable archive of Black Panther activities in the turbulent civil rights era.

    Condition: All examples in very good condition or better.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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