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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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...
Kingston, Jamaica ; New York, NY: Caribbean Correspondence, 1975. 37p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Front cover decorated with a Leroy Foster drawing originally done for Gwendolyn Brooks' "Aloneness." Discussion of self management in the Caribbean context, with a brief article on the Lip Occupation reprinted from Point Blank.
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....
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...
Los Angeles: Southern California Committee for The People's World, 1965. Yellow single-sheet invitation to an anniversary celebration on Feb. 7, 8.5 x 3.5 inches. "Program dedicated to Negro History Week featuring: Earldon Scales - baritone; Clevanson Penn - international dances; Frank Hamilton - folk singer."