This section includes books and ephemera from the conservative movement and the far right, including many items that may be (and should be) found offensive by our customers, such as racist and anti-Semitic publications. Someone needs to preserve this historical record!
Lemon Grove, CA: William K. Shearer, 1984. Four-page newsletter, 8.5x11 inches, mildly creased and crinkled from handling. Issued to supporters of the American Independent Party, this issue is devoted to the presidential campaign of the Populist ticket of Bob Richards and Maureen Kennedy Salaman.
Sandpoint, ID: America's Promise Ministries, n.d. 18p., staplebound wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, staples rusting else very good. Reprinted from "Herald of the Coming Age." Circa 1990s. Rubberstamp on title page of Christian Research in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Christian Identity perspective, arguing against the existence of a fallen angel with godlike powers...
Phoenix, AZ: Lord's Covenant Church / America's Promise, n.d. 18p., staplebound wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good, minor foxing. Reprinted from "Herald of the Coming Age." Circa 1990s. Rubberstamp on title page of Christian Research in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Christian Identity perspective, arguing against the existence of a fallen angel with...
New York: The Fund for the Republic, 1955. xiii, 474p., massive 11x8.5 inch blue boards with spots and other damage at top of spine and outside of hinges, insect damage to flyleaf. Herbert Aptheker's copy, with a page of handwritten bibliographical notes at the end and a review of the...
Los Angeles: Lewis McCammon, 1972. [22p.], 8.5x11 inches, wraps, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Booklet listing minor party candidates omitted from the official voter guide, including the socialist Peace and Freedom Party, La Raza Unida Party, and the far-right American Independent Party. Provides photos and candidate statements.
Ormond Beach, FL: Defenders of the American Constitution, 1966. Three issues of the newsletter, each a single 8.5x11 inch sheet, stapled together in the corner; small hole at the bottom of all three sheets. Pen marginalia. Topics covered are the Vietnam War (describes US soldiers as dying not for the...
New York: Committee for Defense of Property Rights, . 8.5x14 inch handbill, mimeographed text one side, mildly uneven toning, horizontal crease. Handbill issued by conservative counter-demonstrators in the wake of the SDS seizure of five buildings at Columbia University. "The announced long-range purpose of the rebels is a collectivist society...
Shreveport, LA: the newspaper, 1971. [12p.], tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, mildly worn. Single issue of the far-right newspaper, including pieces on various communist conspiracy theories, and an article claiming that indigenous stone monuments in the Americas were actually built by red-headed Europeans.
San Francisco: Operation Counterforce, no date, circa 1960. 56p., staplebound 10x7 inch plain printed wraps, slight offset soil with mild crimping near staples. Homegrown political notions assuming, in the beginning of this text, a paternal understanding why people espouse various politics; this highmindedness quickly disperses. The anonymous author purposes to...
Washington DC: Americans for National Security, . Six-panel brochure, very good. Cover depicts an outline of the US in chains, with an Asiatic UN stormtrooper standing guard over it; on the inside is a cartoon of a stereotypical African savage with a bone in his hair, "UNO" painted on his...
Pasadena: Ambassador College Press, 1969. 63p, illus. in text, wraps. A conservative religious view (Ambassador College was founded by Herbert Armstrong's Worldwide Church of God) but strongly ecological, describing hunger as 'the world's biggest problem", but proposing religiously-based solutions.