Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 200

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(BLACK PANTHERS.)--SOLEDAD BROTHERS. Free the Soledad Brothers. Black and white poster, 22-1/2x17-1/2 inches; small pieces of cello-tape at each corner. Berkeley: Defense Committee, 1970

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The Soledad Brothers were three African American inmates charged with the murder of white prison guard John V. Mills at California's Soledad Prison on January 16, 1970. George Jackson, Fleeta Drumgo and John Clutchette were said to have murdered Mills in retaliation for the shooting deaths of another guard, Opie G. Miller during a prison fight in the exercise yard three days prior by another guard earlier.