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!
Verona, NJ; Newark, NJ: The Abolitionist, 1971-1972. Magazine. Four issues of the monthly, Nov. and Dec. 1971, Jan. and Feb. 1972; 20, 28, 24 and 24 pages respectively, 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrations, political cartoons, remains of address labels, minor handling wear stapled printed wraps. Contributions by Murray Rothbard, Gary Greenberg, Walter Block and others.
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.
New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1938. 79p., 5x7.25 inches, wraps, pp. 42-43 have a splatter of small spots. Debaters for the CP were Peter V. Cacchione, James W. Ford and Israel Amter; for the Legion - Edward E. Fuchs, Richard Fuchs and William Davis. The judges found that the American...
n.p. Slick Times, 1994. Sheet of 16 perforated stamps, called "cinderellas" in philatelic jargon, very good condition. Full sheet size is 6.25x9 inches. Issued by a conservative anti-Clinton publisher (taking its name from "Slick Willie"), the stamps depict Bill and Hillary in the classic "American Gothic" pose, shoulder to shoulder...
Yorba Linda, CA: Truth About Berkeley Committee, [1966-?]. 8p., tabloid format brochure on newsprint, evenly toned with light handling wear. Two holdings found in OCLC as of June 2016. An exposé of the radicals and beatnicks destroying Berkeley, illustrated with numerous black and white photos taken at demonstrations identifying people...
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.
Lexington, KY: The Oratory, 1967. 20p., staplebound wraps, very good. Single issue of the monthly publication by the orthodox Catholic group opposed to Vatican II, affiliated with the Athanasian Society. Includes advice on how to engage in civil disobedience over the changing of the Communion (kneel to accept it and...
Jackson, MS: Clarion-Ledger; Jackson Daily News, . Eight-page newspaper, fold-creased, thoroughly illustrated with photos of the new Citizens' Council of America building. Includes some discussion the organization's work preserving segregation, setting up private schools, and working to repeal civil rights legislation.
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, 1977-1981. Twenty-two issues of the far-right monthly newspaper, with printed address label, otherwise very good. Issues present are vol. 13 no. 10, vol. 14 nos. 1, 3-5; vol. 15 numbers 5-12, vol. 16 nos. 3-7, 9-12. Includes articles alleging an Alien (ie, Jewish) conspiracy to control...
Portland, Indiana: Council for Individual Freedom; Independence Foundation, 1957-59. Single issue of the tabloid-format anticommunist newspaper, eight pages; somewhat edgeworn and toned with horizontal fold crease, generally very good. Articles focus on anti-communist, anti-tax, anti-union, pro-Christian, anti-UN material.