American Labor & Radicalism
This section includes books (both nonfiction and fiction) as well as ephemera related to labor unions and activism, grassroots political organization in fields such as environmentalism and free speech, and the underground press. Our holdings range from academic historical works and labor-themed novels to original leaflets and pamphlets.
Washington, DC: Strategy Action Conference Office, . Single 8.5x14 inch sheet, printed both sides, creases from folding for an envelope, rubberstamp of the Longshoremen's union library; images of Bobby Seale shacked to a chair from the iconic courtroom scene in Chicago, and an American soldier with face in hands. Calls...
Madison, WI: Camp McCoy 3 Defense Committee, . 4p., 8.5x11 inches, cover photo of the three defendants; date unobtrusively penned in upper right corner. Argues that, as part of a government effort to suppress the American Servicemen's Union, Tom Chase, Dannie Kreps and Steve Geden had been framed for the...
Chicago: the newspaper, 1973. Single issue of the underground GI movement publication, tabloid format newspaper. Mildly toned with minor wear. Masthead emblem is a raised fist punching through the top of a tent.Cover story is a strike on the USS Ogden, minesweeping in Vietnam, over unsafe working conditions.
Chicago: Committee to end the Marion Lockdown, 2002. Paperback. 234p., introduction, illustrations, very good fifth edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. The prisoners include African Americans, Hispanic Americans,Native Americans, European Americans, Japanese nationals etc. Each edition contains new information while released prisoners are not included; we are proud to note...
Buffalo, NY: State University of New York at Buffalo; Sociology Department, 1967. 123p., pictorial cover, mild edgewear and soil. Includes James E. Hansen's "Dialectical critique of empiricism" and Arthur Efron's "Anarchist thought and the theory of meaning-genesis." Other authors include Andre Gunder Frank, Bill J. Harrell, Stephen Crafts and Paul Piccone.
New York: Institute for Social Service Alternatives, 1978-1988. Nos. 1-22, missing only number 5; generally very good condition, minor wear and handling soil. Nos. 9/10 and 17/18 are double issues. Many issues have special themes. Topics range from radical perspectives on ghetto organizing to a psychotherapist's examination of the impact...