Lot 315 of 725:
Rare Yippies 1968 Macy's demonstration handbill  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Macy's Giant New-Nation Celebration Saturday, June 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. - Yippies handbill for a gathering at Macy's to protest consumerism
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Saturdaym, June 8, [1968]
Description:

28x21.5 cm (11x8½") printed on white paper.

Signed by Paul Krasser,  co-founder of the Yippies, or Youth International Party, political street theatre. Rare Yippies handbill distributed for a demonstration at Macy's department store in 1968. Mimeographed with a photograph of an ancient stone head of a giggling infant. It reads: "MACY'S GIANT NEW-NATION CELEBRATION: To help free us from the property fetish, Macy's will become a liberated zone Saturday, June 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Wear middle-class costumes and infiltrate. Ask straight shoppers not to enter. 'Property Is Theft.' Give away your clothing inside and demand replacements for leaving. Spontaneous sculpture in the aisles. Anti-property demonstration surrounding the store. Donate second-hand objects to Macy's. Start free stores at the entrances. NEW-NATION CELEBRATION SHEEP MEADOW 4 P.M. Caution: Cops love property & probably will be fierce.   ---   Youth International Party." 

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Condition:
Very faint crease at top right corner; else fine.
 
Item number:
248765
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