Macy’s Giant New-Nation Celebration

Macy’s Giant New-Nation Celebration

New York: Youth International Party, [1968]. 8 1/2 x 11 in. Offset on recto only. Faint fold lines and light toning to extremities; very
good. Item #5444

Broadside for a planned disruptive action ("anti-property demonstration") at the Macy’s flagship store in New York City. Inspired by the looting that took place in the aftermath of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the Yippies initially planned the event as a "Loot-In," though by the time this flyer was produced that language seems to have been scrubbed. After being advised of the serious legal repercussions, the Yippies cancelled the event.

Superb and rare flyer for what would have been a truly disruptive event had it happened.

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