New Orleans: Knights of Peter Claver, 1998. Magazine. 40p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, events, photos, members, services, very good magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover photos of Most Reverend George V. Murray, SJ, the National Chaplain and Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. African American Catholic order.
Shreveport, LA: the newspaper, 1966. Four-page newspaper, folded in quarters, evenly toned. Single issue of the far-right newspaper, with coverage of a film called "My Baby is Black" that featured an interracial relationship. A Citizens Council director is quoted as calling its producer a "24-karat revolving oriental liar, a greasy...
Shreveport, LA: the newspaper, 1971. [12p.], tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, mildly worn. Single issue of the far-right newspaper, including pieces on various communist conspiracy theories, and an article claiming that indigenous stone monuments in the Americas were actually built by red-headed Europeans.
Washington: National Student Association, 1973. 31p., 8.5x11 inches, very good in wraps. Cover story is "The killings at Southern University: A case of political assassination?" Alleges that the killing of two Black students in Baton Rouge was no accident, but part of an attempt to silence activists.
Washington DC: n.pub. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. Leonard Brown and Denver Smith were shot by an East Baton Rouge deputy sheriff in late 1972 after the governor sent police in riot gear to break up a student demonstration on campus. In 2017 the slain students received honorary degrees.
San Diego, CA: Americans for Americanism, [1954-?]. Single sheet, legal size, printed on one side. Handbill consists largely of the text of a 1954 editorial from the Monroe, Louisiana "Morning World," stating that the UN Human Rights Covenant will place a stranglehold on American freedoms. For example, it will become...
Denham Springs, LA: Invisible Empire, Knights of the KKK, 1984. Newspaper. Single issue of the tabloid format newspaper, 8 pages, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Much coverage of local-level Klan activism around the US; cover story on school prayer, introductory article about imperial wizard Jim Blair, and more.
Jackson, MS: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, 2001. pp. 65-160, wraps, TOC page has rejection stamp from Tozzer Library at Harvard. Includes substantial articles on the relocation of the Back Bay Biloxi shipwreck and the discovery of the wreck of the coastal steamer Josephine, as well as an overview...
New Orleans: Southern Louisiana Media Corp. 1971. Newspaper. 28p., folded tabloid, toned, some closed tears, minor fraying, inch or so chip at upper right of front cover - no text affected, illus., decent reading copy. Pretty typical small-market underground paper with a mix of articles, news items and letters, including...
[Baton Rouge-?]: the newsletter, . 27p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left, very good. OCLC lists only one incomplete run at Northern Illinois University, missing this issue. Text in Malay and English. No place of publication stated, but a poem includes the line "Let's examine the roots / of...
Shreveport: Shreveport Journal, no date, the 60s. Single leaf on lightweight stock, 8.5 x 6.5 inches, reproduces the editorial page masthead with six lines specific to this handbill, then the brief "editorial" --about 300 words. Edgeworn, a little toned, by age or heat uncertain. "The Shreveport Journal is pleased to...