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Press Photo of Big Bill Haywood [Industrial Workers ofthe World, I.W.W.]
1 Press Photo of Big Bill Haywood [Industrial Workers ofthe World, I.W.W.]
NEA 1926 Very Good 
[Bill Haywood, I.W.W.] Press Photo of Big Bill Haywood. NP: Newspaper Enterprise Association, December 16, 1926. Press photo, 12.7 by 20.2 cm. Very good with heavy touch-ups, a scratch across Haywood’s abdomen (the scratch is from the negative), and notes and N.E.A. stamp on verso. Arguably the most famous image of Big Bill. $35.00 
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Wire Photo of James Forman [Black Panthers, SNCC]
2 Wire Photo of James Forman [Black Panthers, SNCC]
AP 1969 Very Good 
[Black Panthers, SNCC] Wire Photo of James Forman. NP: Associated Press, May 15, 1969. Wire photo, 20.5 by 25.3 cm. Very good with a few staple holes in the bottom margin and date stamps and taped headline on verso. Forman (1928-2005) was a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panthers, and Detroit’s Black Economic Development Conference, for which he authored the “Black Manifesto” that, in part, demanded reparations from white churches for injustices suffered by African Americans. The caption reads: “SAN ANTONIO, TEX., May 15 -- DEMANDS ON CHURCH -- Black militant James Forman, 40, presents his demands for financial retribution to blacks from the nation’s religions before the United Presbyterian general assembly meeting here today.” $25.00 
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[American Indian Movement]  Press Photo of Carter Camp, AIM Activist - 1974
3 [American Indian Movement] Press Photo of Carter Camp, AIM Activist - 1974
Denver Denver Post 1974 Very Good 
[American Indian Movement] Press Photo of Carter Camp, AIM Activist. Denver: Denver Post, photo by Dave Buresh, January 17, 1974. Press photo, 16.3 by 25 cm. Very good with agency stamps and pencil notes on verso. A wonderful image of Carter Camp (1941-2013), an AIM activist that was heavily involved in the 1972 Trail of Broken Treaties protest and the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation. In late years Camp was actively opposed to the Keystone Pipeline. $50.00 
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[Anarchist, Black Liberation, MOVE] Wire Photo, Delbert Africa Arrested - 1978
4 [Anarchist, Black Liberation, MOVE] Wire Photo, Delbert Africa Arrested - 1978
Philadelphia Philadelphia Enquirer 1978 Very Good 
[Anarchist, Black Liberation, MOVE] Wire Photo, Delbert Africa Arrested. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Enquirer, August 10, 1978. Wire photo, 19.7 by 24.3 cm. Very good with wax pencil crop marks on the image; pen and pencil notes and a spot of skinning from a removed label on verso. A truly striking image of Delbert Africa, a leader of the communal MOVE activist group. After the 1978 shootout, in which a police officer was killed, nine MOVE members were sentenced to 100 years in prison, including Delbert Africa. The caption reads: “PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 10 -- DELBERT AFRICA ARRESTED -- Philadelphia Police Stakeout Division officers approach radical group ‘MOVE’ leader, Delbert Africa, Tuesday morning after he surrendered following shootout on Philadelphia’s west side. One police officer was killed in the confrontation in which the city was attempting to serve court [eviction] warrant.” MOVE remains active today. See detail on the cover of this list. $85.00 
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[Black Panthers]  Press Photo of Paul Coates
5 [Black Panthers] Press Photo of Paul Coates
1992 Very Good 
[Black Panthers] Press Photo of Paul Coates. NP: No publisher, June 23, 1992. Press photo, 25.3 by 20.3 cm. Very good with caption and date stamps on verso. W. Paul Coates is a publisher who founded Black Classic Press in 1978 in Baltimore, the mission of which is to publish obscure and important books by and about people of African descent. Coates is the father of author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates. The caption reads: “June 23, 1992 / Photos by Lloyd Fox / People profile of Paul Coates in his home at 3700 Campfield Rd., off of Liberty Rd. He runs Black Classic Press and once headed the state’s Black Panther organization.” $40.00 
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[Black Panthers]  Wire Photo of Angela Davis
6 [Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Angela Davis
Allentown, Pennsylvania The Morning Call 
[Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Angela Davis. From the archives of The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), though the image has no date or publishing information. Wire photo, 5.6 by 13.4 cm. Very good with “other” stamp and partially peeled-off label on verso. Caption reads: “High unemployment and Reagan administration policies have created a potent atmosphere for citizen protest, says activist Angela Davis.” $10.00 
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[Black Panthers]  Wire Photo of Huey Newton
7 [Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Huey Newton
AP 1970 Very Good 
[Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Huey Newton, 1970. NP: Associated Press, August 15, 1970. Wire photo, 9 by 12.3 cm. Very good with cropping; pen notes and date stamps on verso. A strong image of Newton, if heavily cropped. A “Soledad Brothers” pin can be seen on his collar. The caption simply states “Huey Newton / Black Panther leader.” $30.00 
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[Black Panthers]  Wire Photo of Huey Newton
8 [Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Huey Newton
Canadian Press 1977 Very Good 
[Black Panthers] Wire Photo of Huey Newton, 1977. NP: Canadian Press, July 3, 1977. Wire photo, 21.5 by 28 cm. Very good with crop marks; date stamps and pen notes on verso. Caption reads: “VANCOUVER -- HUEY NEWTON -- Huey Newton, former leader of the Black Panthers in the United States, speaks to an airport news conference in Vancouver Sunday before leaving for San Francisco to face 1974 murder and assault charges. Newton was arrested in Brampton, Ontario June 25 by immigration officials when he flew into Canada to confer with lawyers before returning to the U.S.” $30.00 
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[Book Shop, Chicago, Socialist]  Press Photo, Leftist Bookshop’s Window Smashed - 1950
9 [Book Shop, Chicago, Socialist] Press Photo, Leftist Bookshop’s Window Smashed - 1950
Acme 1950 Very Good 
[Book Shop, Chicago] Press Photo, Leftist Bookshop’s Window Smashed. NP: Acme Newspictures, August 11, 1950. Press photo, 22.7 by 18 cm. Very good with agency and date stamps and caption on verso. The caption reads: “CHICAGO: Windows of the leftist Community Book Store, where Socialist Eugene Debs is said to have held meetings, have been smashed five times during the past week by what a window sign terms ‘storm troopers.’ Curious passersby are shown looking in the window, which is cracked and held together by boards.” You can see a “Peace” poster dangling in the broken glass. $40.00 
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[Communist Workers Party, Ku Klux Klan]  Wire Photo of Greensboro Massacre Funeral March
10 [Communist Workers Party, Ku Klux Klan] Wire Photo of Greensboro Massacre Funeral March
Baltimore Sun 1979 Very Good 
. [Communist Workers Party, Ku Klux Klan] Wire Photo of Greensboro Massacre Funeral March. NP: Baltimore Sun archives, November 12, 1979. Wire photo, 21 by 27.8 cm. Very good with touch-ups, barcode and labels on verso. Printed on glossy thermal paper that has browned. The caption reads: “GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 12 – POLICE SEARCH – A Greensboro policeman searches a member of the Communist Workers Party prior to a funeral march for five members of the group killed in a shootout a week ago. The unidentified man is holding an unloaded rifle.” The funeral was held in the aftermath of the “Greensboro Massacre” where five protesters were shot and killed during a “Death to the Ku Klux Klan” march organized by the CWP. Criminal trials against the Klansmen and members of the American Nazi Party led to all defendants being acquitted by all-white juries. $20.00 
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11 [Communist] Press Photo of 1934 New York Communist Demonstration
New York Culver Pictures 1934 Very Good 
[Communist] Press Photo of 1934 New York Communist Demonstration. New York: Culver Pictures, Inc., May 1, 1934. Press photo, 25.8 by 20.4 cm. Very good with corner creases and pencil notes and agency stamps on verso. An image of marchers during a May Day parade in Union Square, New York. Anti-fascist and higher wage signs can be seen, as well as large banners for the Russian National Mutual Aid Society of America. $30.00 
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[Leon Trotsky]  Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky - 1940
12 [Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky - 1940
Chicago ACME 1940 Very Good 
[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky. Chicago: Acme Newspictures (Newspaper Enterprise Association), August 22, 1940. Press photo, 20.4 by 15 cm. Very good with caption and agency stamps on verso. Caption reads: “TROTSKY KILLED BY ASSASSIN / MEXICO CITY, MEX. – Last photograph of Leon Trotsky, taken before he died in Mexico City hospital a short while after a vain attempt to save his life by operation failed. Trotsky’s brain was pierced by a pickax wielded by Frank Jackson, who for months posed as a friend.” $100.00 
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[Leon Trotsky]  Press Photo, Attempt to Assassinate Leon Trotsky Fails - 1940
13 [Leon Trotsky] Press Photo, Attempt to Assassinate Leon Trotsky Fails - 1940
Dallas NEA 1940 Very Good 
[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo, Attempt to Assassinate Leon Trotsky Fails. Dallas: Newspaper Enterprise Association, May 25, 1940. Press photo, 23 by 17.6 cm. Very good with light rippling from the caption label affixed to verso. A photograph of two prints; Trotsky, and a view of his nephew’s bedroom. The caption reads: “ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE TROTSKY FAILS / MEXICO CITY, MEXICO .. Left: Damage done by an incendiary bomb in the bedroom of Leon Trotsky’s nephew in suburban Mexico City. A group of around 20 men scaled the walls of the estate and fired about 200 rounds from a machine gun in to the room where the former Russian leader and his wife were asleep and then hurled fire-bombs into the home. Trotsky smothered the blaze which started in the cabinet in his nephew’s room with a blanket. Right: Leon Trotsky explains to reporter Martinez Mancera, on right, how the attack occurred. Trotsky claimed the plot was engineered by Josef Stalin and Russian Communists in Mexico.” $40.00 
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[Norman Thomas]  1939 Wire Photo of Socialist Leader Norman Thomas
14 [Norman Thomas] 1939 Wire Photo of Socialist Leader Norman Thomas
Chicago Chicago Daily Times/AP 1939 Very Good 
[Norman Thomas] Wire Photo of Socialist Leader Norman Thomas. Chicago: Chicago Daily Times (AP Wirephoto), June 13, 1939. Wire photo, 19 by 27.5 cm. Very good with pencil notes and date stamps on verso. Caption reads: “(NY23) JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 12 -- Hoots, Jeers for Thomas -- Socialist leader Norman Thomas addresses crowd of 10,000 here tonight at American Civil Liberties Union rally celebrating Supreme Court decision which restrained Mayor Frank Hague from interfering with public meetings. A crown hooted and jeered Thomas as he left the meeting.” Thomas (1884-1968) was a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. $40.00 
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[Norman Thomas]  Press Photo of 1940 National Convention of the Socialist Party
15 [Norman Thomas] Press Photo of 1940 National Convention of the Socialist Party
New York Acme 1940 Very Good 
[Norman Thomas] Press Photo of 1940 National Convention of the Socialist Party. New York: Acme Newspictures (Newspaper Enterprise Association), April 7, 1940. Press photo, 22.8 by 17.8 cm. Very good with agency stamps and caption on verso and a 3.5 cm tear on the bottom edge with an old tape repair on the backside. A bunch of happy Socialists, the caption reads: “THOMAS NOMINATED AS SOCIALIST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Demonstration by the national nomination convention of the Socialist Party in Washington, D.C., April 7, after Norman Thomas was selected as the party’s 1940 Presidential nominee.” $30.00 
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[Puerto Rico]  Wire Photo of the Young Lords Party – Call for Puerto Rican Freedom - 1970
16 [Puerto Rico] Wire Photo of the Young Lords Party – Call for Puerto Rican Freedom - 1970
AP 1970 Very Good 
[Puerto Rico] Wire Photo of the Young Lords Party – Call for Puerto Rican Freedom. NP: Associated Press, June 7, 1970. Wire photo, 28 by 20.2 cm. Very good, verso blank. The caption reads: “NEW YORK, June 7 – YOUNG LORDS CALL FOR PUERTO RICAN FREEDOM _ Members of the militant ‘Young Lords’ drag an effigy of American Imperialism, foreground, and burn an American Flag, background, as they pass reviewing stand before New York City’s Metropolitan Museum Sunday during a Puerto Rican Day parade. Members of the group also chanted and carried signs and banners calling for independence of the island commonwealth.” A scarce image of Young Lords Party members, the photo is similar to the image on pages 98/99 of Michael Abramson’s book Palante: Young Lords Party (McGraw-Hill, 1971). $85.00 
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[Republic of New Afrika]  Wire Photo of Rafael Viera - 1970
17 [Republic of New Afrika] Wire Photo of Rafael Viera - 1970
New York UPI 1970 Very Good 
[Republic of New Afrika] Wire Photo of Rafael Viera. New York: United Press International/Newspaper Enterprise Association, October 30, 1970. Wire photo, 20.5 by 25.3 cm. Very good with agency stamps on verso. Viera was a member of the Republic of New Afrika (RNA) that advocated for the creation of an independent African-American-majority country within the United States. He was charged, tried and acquitted of murdering a policeman in 1969 during the first New Afrikan Nation Day Celebration at the New Bethel Baptist Church, on the West Side of Detroit. The caption reads: “10/30/70 – DETROIT: Rafael Viera, 22, co-defendant in the New Bethel trial with Clarence J. Fuller, who was stabbed to death 10/26, said 10/29 at a news conference that two recent attempts had been made on his life. Viera and Fuller were charged in the rifle shooting 3/29/69 of two Detroit policemen, Michael Czapski, who was killed, and Richard Worobec, who was wounded, outside of Detroit’s New Bethel Baptist Church. Both Viera and Fuller were acquitted of the charges 6/15/70. Viera said 10/29 that gunmen had shot at him on a New York City street and again in his New York apartment.” $45.00 
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[Symbionese Liberation Army]  Thero Wheeler Talks of SLA Organization - 1975
18 [Symbionese Liberation Army] Thero Wheeler Talks of SLA Organization - 1975
AP 1975 Very Good 
[Symbionese Liberation Army] Thero Wheeler Talks of SLA Organization. NP: Associated Press, November 22, 1975. Wire photo, 24.3 by 18 cm. Very good with corner creases and yellowing; date stamp on verso. Caption reads: “VACAVILLE, CALIF., NOV. 22 – TALKS OF SLA ORGANIZATION – Thero Wheeler is shown during an interview at the California Medical Facility where he told of his contacts with the Symbionese Liberation Army and its members while he was a prison escapee in 1973. Wheeler said he refused to join the SLA or help them recruit because he opposed killing people and was preoccupied with getting a stomach operation he claims was the reason for escaping just three weeks before a parole hearing. Wheeler was once falsely accused of being one of the abductors of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst.” $20.00 
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[Symbionese Liberation Army]  Wire Photo – SLA Members Head for Trial - 1975
19 [Symbionese Liberation Army] Wire Photo – SLA Members Head for Trial - 1975
AP 1975 
[Symbionese Liberation Army] Wire Photo – SLA Members Head for Trial. NP: Associated Press, April 1, 1975. Wire photo, 20.2 by 26.5 cm. Very good, verso blank. Caption reads: “SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1 -- SLA MEMBERS HEAD FOR TRIAL -- Admitted Symbionese Liberation Army members Joseph Remiro, bottom right, and Russell Little leave the Sacramento County jail with deputies this morning as they were being taken to the county court for their trial. On the second day of jury selection the two are accused of the cyanide-tipped bullet slaying of Oakland school chief Marcus Foster Nov. 6, 1973. The trial was moved from Oakland when they were granted a change of venue.” $25.00 
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[Symbionese Liberation Army]  Wire Photo, 1974 SLA Communiqué
20 [Symbionese Liberation Army] Wire Photo, 1974 SLA Communiqué
AP 1974 Very Good 
[Symbionese Liberation Army] Wire Photo, 1974 SLA Communiqué. NP: Associated Press, April 22, 1974. Wire photo, 27.6 by 20.6 cm. Very good, verso blank. Caption reads: “SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22 -- SLA MESSAGE? -- This copy of a note and Symbionese Liberation Army symbol were received in a package with a taped statement by the Sacramento Bee in the mail this morning. The message was calling attention of California Law Enforcement Agencies saying the SLA would not allow itself to be slaughtered by ‘fascist forces who suppress us now.’” $20.00 
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