Lot #8225
Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon
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Estimate: $300+

Description

Richard Nixon

Photographic police archive documenting the 1971 May Day protests and the 1972 Watergate burglary, consisting of: seven photos, 5 x 7 and 10 x 8, including composites of headshots for identification purposes, showing people like Yippies Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman, as well as Weather Underground members Linda Sue Evans and Bernardine Dohrn, as well as candid photos from the protests; a series of five smaller photos cropped and affixed to a 14 x 11 board, documenting the 1971 May Day protests and the Watergate burglary of June 1972; and a printed document. In overall fine condition. The archive originated from the estate of Cecil Wayne Kirk, a DC Metropolitan policeman and photographic expert, who would later serve as an expert witness in the 1978 Congressional hearings reexamining the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidents
  • Dates: #603 - Ended February 18, 2021