San Francisco, Oakland: Local 250, 1957. Four bulletins, all mimeographed on a single sheet of 8.5x11 or 8.5x14 inch paper, updating on union contract negotiations. Minor wear. Issues present are April 12, June 20 and 27, and August 15, plus a single-sheet message to East Bay hospital members urging them to recruit new members.
San Francisco, Oakland: Local 250, 1957. Single issue of the bulletin, mimeographed on a single sheet of 8.5x14 inch paper, minor wear. Notes that contract negotiations were underway, and that employers would probably say "No no no!" (Cartoon depicts this scenario). Urges the reader to join the union to strengthen its hand.
San Francisco, Oakland: Local 250, 1957. Single issue of the bulletin, mimeographed on a single sheet of 8.5x14 inch paper, minor wear. Notes that contract negotiations were underway, and urges the reader to join the union to strengthen its hand. Cartoon shows employees from different trades (orderlies, hospital aides, maintenance...
Los Angeles, CA: n.pub. . Single 8.5x11 inch sheet, printed one side, edgeworn with yellowing areas. B&W photos of a "wild west" style rundown health department office, as contrasted with a state-of-the-art facility. Calls for the construction of a receiving hospital. Issuing entity unstated, though the handbill was in a....
San Francisco: Art Commission, 1978. Paperback. xiii+69p., 8.5x11 inch softbound; preface, introduction, catalogue, illustrated with reproductions and photos in b&w and color, pictorial wraps are a little edgeowrn and handling-soiled, and a faint packing- or damp-ripple affects entire volume, a good-only copy. Find a frontis-photo salute to Mayor George R....
Ithaca: ILR Press, 1997. Paperback. xi, 177p., wraps, very good condition. "[Budrys] documents the emergence and development of the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1972, and suggests it may be a harbinger of renewed organizing efforts throughout the country"
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1951. Hardcover. 403p., hardbound first edition (so stated as is customary with Bobbs) in openweave cinnamon-brown cloth, untrimmed foredge; lacks the dust jacket and there is something a little funny with the rear hinge: it is mildly weak, the signature protrudes slightly, and there are...
San Francisco: the Institute, 1979. Pamphlet. 42p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, context, methodology, documentation, conclusion and recommendations, bibliography, very good booklet in stapled green wraps with minor wear and fading. The groups involved were led by Marlene Dixon, best known as the founder of the Democratic Workers Party. The DWP had...
Brooklyn / Cambridge MA: The Print Center, for West End Press, 1981. Paperback. Unpaginated, about twenty pages, fullpage line drawings (some with spot color) each facing a paragraph of text. Softbound in 11x7.5 inch glossy white wraps decorated in red and green with black titling. One of 600 copies. A....
Durham, NC: Cultural Services Program, Duke University Medical Center, [1990-?]. 28p., wraps. Koons' name and address in pen on title page. Collection of works by poets in residence at the Duke University Medical Center, part of a project to determine the effect of personal poetry visits on patients.
Milan: Ulrico Hoepli Editore, 1935. xlvii, 296p., printed on alkaline high-gloss paperstock, rubricated titlepage; following a brief introductory text find profuse elevations and floorplans for all the buildings in the complex. Hardbound in 11x9 inch openweave cloth boards; cloth is dust-soiled and rather foxed, front hinge is weak, blanks a....
New York: The Psychoanalytic Review, 1952. Pp.115-151 (about thirty-five pages), offprint fastened into 9.5x6.5 inch plain printed wraps. Cover has picked up a little dust and a pencilled note in the upper right corner, clean within and quite sound. An early publication by the later somewhat famous libertarian: therapy to...
New York: Center for United Labor Action [CULA], . 27p., contemporary snapshot and a few period photoillustrations, staplebound 11x8.5 inch wraps, somewhat handled, has some dog-ears, good copy. Sections on the exploitation of waitressing, hospital work, "hired house slaves" (housekeepers), and other professions.