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.
San Francisco: Leviathan, [1971-?]. Four-panel brochure in tabloid newspaper format, colorful depiction of guerrillas in jungle on front cover, with a poem by Ngo Vinh Long. Horizontal crease, mild edgewear, otherwise very good, 17.5x22.5 inches. The telegraphic title comes from a message by Madame Binh in February 1971.
Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America, 1982-89. Thirty issues of the newsletter, generally 10 pages each, 8.5x11 inches, most is very good condition with a few more edgeworn, one with a browned back cover, some fold creases. Issues present are vol. 10 no. 5, vol. 11 nos...
Oakland: Vocations for Social Change, [1973-?]. [16p.], brochure in tabloid newspaper format, evenly toned, otherwise very good. "The alternative culture is getting together! Plug into the Movement! Read this rag!" Compendium of full-page ads for fourteen alternative media sources, such as Off Our Backs, Issues in Radical Therapy, Paredon Records...
Santa Barbara: Associated Students and Press Council, UC Santa Barbara, 1976. Newspaper. 12p. folded tabloid newspaper illustrated with b&w photos, mild toning otherwise very good. Report on the strike against BFI and accompanying rally, march and protests. Photos of police actions and marchers. Cesar Chavez article. Jane Fonda article and...
San Louis Obispo, CA: Peace and Freedom Party, 1972. Newspaper. 4p., tabloid newspaper format, horizontal fold crease, toned, especially at spine. Second issue of the newspaper, with articles on the presidential campaign of Benjamin Spock ("Spock Charges Nixon Opportunist"), report on Women's Conference, La Raza on the ballot, Ord fragging...
San Louis Obispo, CA: Peace and Freedom Party, 1972. 4p., tabloid newspaper format, some damp staining at lower right. First issue of the newspaper, with articles on the presidential campaign of Benjamin Spock, the trial of Gary Lawton, the Union of Vietnamese in the United States, and more.
San Louis Obispo, CA: Peace and Freedom Party, 1972. 4p., tabloid newspaper format, horizontal fold crease, evenly toned. First issue of the newspaper, with articles on the presidential campaign of Benjamin Spock, the trial of Gary Lawton, the Union of Vietnamese in the United States, and more.
New York: Greenwood Reprint Corporation, 1968. Four volumes, in uniform blue cloth. three volumes are 8.5x11 inches, the fourth is 18.5x23 inches. Very good hardcover reprint set of the complete run. Original title of the magazine was The Socialist World. Radical periodicals in the United States, 1890-1960. First series. Socialist...
San Francisco: Institute for the Study of Nonviolence; International Socialists, Socialist Party of San Francisco, Socialists for Independent Politics, War Resisters' League West, Democratic Socialists Organizing Committee, . Single 8.5x11 inch sheet, printed one side, edgeworn with small closed tears. Also included is a two-paragraph leflet from 1973 also calling...