NYC: Legal Defense of the Judson Three, 1971
11 x 16.5cm, 2pp. Postcard which was released to announce a “soul champagne dinner party” on New Year’s Day 1971 to raise money for the legal defence of the “Judson Three”: Faith Ringgold, Jon Hendricks and Jean Toche who had organised the infamous People’s Flag Show at Judson Church in 1970, and were subsequently arrested on charges of desecrating the flag. Each were fined $100, and this event was held to raise money for their legal defence fund. The front of the card has a b/w reproduction of a painting by Ringgold. The reverse has franking and some wear and is hand addressed but the stamp has been removed – else VG. Scarce.

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