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San Francisco: Castro Sweep Project, 1999. 4p., 5.5x8.5 inches, pamphlet accompanying 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. Cover photo...
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"
Washington DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1939. 53p., staplebound magazine, small tear at top of spine, otherwise very good. Includes an article on fingerprinting, another piece with illustrations showing how to obtain casts of footprints in the snow, announcements of wanted men (robbers), and more.
Ossining, NY: GHS: Guns, Hoses & Shields, 2000. Six-panel brochure folded to 3.5x8.5 inches, background of the group, upcoming events through 2001, applications, very good on white stock. The organization formed in 1995 by three friends, Police Officer Jim Parkinson, Deputy Ron Anstead and Firefighter/Paramedic Gene Walsh. Support group for...
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"
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.