Stephenson’s Aug. 14 auction features rock concert posters

Original first printing of Bill Graham Presents The Doors/Yardbirds Fillmore Auditorium concert poster, July 25-30, 1967. Signed by artist Bonnie MacLean (then wife of Graham). Estimate $3,500-$4,500. Stephenson’s Auction image

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – It’s far out, man. Stephenson’s Aug. 14 auction of rock concert posters from the Estate of Perry Pfeffer will take you on a trip back in time to the days of peace, love, incense and sitars. The mind-blowing 339-piece collection was amassed by Pfeffer for his own personal enjoyment. However, Pfeffer later ventured into the commercial side of concert posters with the 2001 launch of a successful online business, Postercade, which he operated until his passing in February of this year.

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Suffragette Ida B. Wells to be honored in photo mosaic

Suffragette and Civil Rights leader Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) will be honored in a photo mosaic installation in Washington’s Union Station for National Women’s Suffrage Month. Image coutesy of WSCC

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) –The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission will commemorate 100 years of women’s constitutional right to vote with National Women’s Suffrage Month by sponsoring a mosaic of the Ida B. Wells, an iconic suffragette and civil rights leader, in the Main Hall of Union Station in Washington, D.C.

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