Police, Law Enforcement
San Francisco: Castro Sweep Project, 1999. 4p. pamphlet, 5.5x8.5 inches, for the exhibition "marking the 10th anniversary of the Castro Sweep police riot ... the single most massive official attack on queer human rights in the history of San Francisco" - p. 2, very good in pictorial self-wraps.
Santa Monica, CA: Contempt, 1970. Newspaper. Set of two issues, 8p. & 16p., folded tabloids, illus., lightly toned, very good condition. Only 1 found in OCLC as of Oct. 2018. Los Angeles area underground paper, somewhat late in the UG press era. News gravitates toward UCLA, including police bust of...
Zurich: Orte-Verlag, circa 1980. 96p., illustrated with press and snapshot photography and concrete [shaped] poems. Squareback softbound in photographic 8 x 5.5 inch wraps. somewhat edgeworn and crimped, with a light sticker scar on an upper corner. "Wir haben Grund genug zum Weinen auch ohne euer Tranengas"
San Francisco: Gay Outreach Program, 1980-1981. Four issue broken run, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, news, reports, events, mailing labels and stamps otherwise good on yellow stock. Newsletter for SF police Department's Gay Outreach program. Issues for November 9 & December 10, 1980 and January 12 & March 23, 1981. Long...
San Salvador: IEJES, . Paperback. Unpaginated preliminaries, 177p., softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch coated wraps; cover mildly rubbed, text bears a couple printing smudges (as issued), a good sound copy free of any ownership or institutional markings. Deals with a broad spectrum of concerns including "Crimes Against Suffrage"
San Francisco: Demonstrations Committee, National Lawyers Guild, n.d. Paperback. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. Legal advice for activists who might be contacted by the authorities, as well as advice on how to prevent government infiltrators from disrupting organizing efforts. Text notes that portions have been reprinted from Brian Glick's 1989...
Oakland: the Foundation, 1980. Single sheet, two-fold six-panel brochure advertising the foundation and its work. The 15 year old Melvin Black was shot by the Oakland police, bringing a wide-ranging condemnation of the department and its treatment of blacks. The Foundation established scholarships and worked on other human rights issues.
[Oakland]: Soul Students Advisory Council; Black Panther Party for Self Defense, 1968. 8.5x14 inch handbill, mimeographed text front and back, some handling wear. Describes an encounter between Oakland police and three Black residents, Bill Summers, Norman Burch, and Robin Ferguson. What began as a traffic stop turned into a beating...