May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 212

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) Give Canned Food and Supplies. Poster, 22 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches; unrelated pencil still-life drawing on verso, minimal wear. [Los Angeles, CA]: Food for Freedom Committee, [1963]

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"The jobs of Negroes in Mississippi and Alabama are in danger because they registered to vote. Give what you can to help them hold out in their fight against discrimination!" The committee's honorary chairman was Councilman Tom Bradley, later the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles.