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Set of Original Cartoon Art: Sex Pot: A True Story; Sex Pot Extention; Shield of St. James. [Women's Movement, Activism].

San Francisco, CA: 1996; 2006. Unique. Phil Frank original cartoon drawing, Shield of St. James, done in pen and ink and signed with inscription by Frank, "To Margo – Long may your banner wave!" Sex Pots Extension ["Text: Margo St. James] signed by Mark Bode. Sex Pot: A True Story, signed by Bode and St. James. From Margo's private library. Margo St. James founded the organization C.O.Y.O.T.E. (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics). The bulk of COYOTE's records are archived at Harvard University [in the Schlesinger Library]. An American self-described prostitute and international activist on and for sex workers rights. Founder and headliner of the [in]famous "HOOKERS' MASQUERADE BALLS" in San Francisco. St. James ran for President of the United States, as a Republican, in 1980 and for San Francisco Board of County Supervisors in the late 1990s. She was married to Paul Avery (investigative journalist notably of Zodiac killer and Patti Hearst) until his death in 2000. She was instrumental in founding the St. James Infirmary, a medical and social service organization serving sex workers in San Francisco. A remarkable and powerful figure in the women's movement and sex workers' rights. Fine. One shows mount tabs in the corners, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Two in black and white, one in full color. 13.25x10" [Sex Pot: A True Story]; 11x8.5" [Sex Pot Extention]; 4.75x13.25" [Shield of St. James]. Signed by artists and Sex Pot by Margo, as well. Item #10407

Price: $1,250.00

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