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.
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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...
n.p. n.pub. 1983. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet, photocopied from typewritten report. A "third-hand report" for Socialist Workers Party members summarizing the points made by Peter Camejo at a meeting after his split with the SWP. Notes that "party members could not attend without risking expulsion." At the end the anonymous.....
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...
Santa Cruz: Guilford Publications, Inc., 1988-1996. Nineteen issues of the journal, spanning the period from Fall 1988 to March 1996. Issues present are Numbers 1, 5-13 and 17-25. All have worn and soiled wraps and faded spines, Number 6 has a small stain on the front wrap, else generally very...
Middleton, WI: Committee Against Racism, 1974. Four issues of the mimeographed newsletter, for April 1, May, June, and July 15, 1974. Address on rear covers, formerly folded and stapled together for mailing, some closed edge tears. Group affiliated with Progressive Labor. Much of its work was campus-centered.
n.p. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. From context it appears that it was issued in the Mid-Peninsula area, perhaps around Stanford. On a walk to show solidarity with the Presidio 27, outlining the events that followed the killing of Richard Bunch by a guard in the Army stockade.
[Oakland? CA]: n.pub. [1970?]. Four page shop paper, 8.5x11 inches, mimeographed - poorly, edge wear, stapled in the upper left hand corner. Leftist shop paper for a Caterpillar Tractor factory in the East Bay, with members from three unions involved (IAM, UAW and IBEW). The longest article (page and a....