PAIR OF SNCC CIVIL RIGHTS ITEMS INCLUDING POWERFUL "MISSISSIPPI" LYNCHING POSTER.
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00:00 PM)
10.25x16.25" and 6x10". First is poster c. 1965 that reproduces an image of the Bert Moor and Dooley Morton lynching from 1935. Moor and Morton were accused of attacks on white women in Columbus, MS. They were taken by the mob from the custody of the local sheriff. Scattered light brown toning most noticeable in lighter areas of figures along left side. VG. Second is a large decal reading "Black Power Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee" w/graphic of a black panther. Likely produced sometime in 1966 after Stokely Carmichael's famed 'Black Power' speech during the James Meredith March Against Fear. Four pin holes in top margin and two horizontal folds through lower third. A moderate amount of light brown dots of stain scattered throughout. VG. Rare. Ted Watts Collection.
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