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!
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New York: American Committee for Liberation from Bolshevism, Inc, 1955. 22p., wraps. Radio Liberation, broadcast into the USSR by anticommunist expats, ran a program about suppression of the arts scheduled to coincide with the Writers Congress in Moscow. This is a summary of the broadcast, with a note on Moscow's response.
San Diego, CA: Americans for Americanism, [1954-?]. Single sheet, legal size, printed on one side. Handbill consists largely of the text of a 1954 editorial from the Monroe, Louisiana "Morning World," stating that the UN Human Rights Covenant will place a stranglehold on American freedoms. For example, it will become...
Kansas City, MO: Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, 1983, 1985. Two issues of the staplebound quarterly journal, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Coverage of attacks by the Klan, LaRouche, racist and anti-Semitic third party candidates, etc.
New York: Plain Talk, . Brochure introducing the anti-communist journal, "an arsenal of facts to fight the enemy within," 5.5x8.5 inches, folding out to eight times that size with overview of contributors, the topics the journal claimed to have published first; a map of "slave camps in the USSR," etc....
Columbia, SC: The Institute for the American Constitution, 1985. Single sheet folded to make 4-page brochure, very good. "I am your cousin because I am the illegitimate son of your Uncle Sam. I am the product of his seduction by the forces of totalitarianism." Sleazy-looking cartoon character on cover is...
Washington: People for the American Way, 1993. Magazine. 60p., 8.5x11 inches, very good booklet in stapled printed wraps.
Washington: People for the American Way, 1997. Paperback. 112p., introduction, notes, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
Washington: People for the American Way, 2000. Paperback. 250p., introduction, appendixes, incidents by category, glossary of organizations, index, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
n.p. [1957?]. Handbill printed on both sides, 5.5x8 inches, with B&W photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren standing beside Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Below the photo and on the reverse is text from a NY Times report by Louis Amper, with portions strategically underlined to.....
n.p. the Coalition, [1978-?]. 1.25 inch diameter pin showing a high-heeled boot kicking to the right. The National Consumer Coalition was an industry-friendly group that promoted free market solutions to consumer issues.
Denham Springs, LA: Invisible Empire, Knights of the KKK, 1984. Newspaper. Single issue of the tabloid format newspaper, 8 pages, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Much coverage of local-level Klan activism around the US; cover story on school prayer, introductory article about imperial wizard Jim Blair, and more.
n.p. Laissez Faire Books, 1974. 1.75 inch diameter pins with coiled snake, very good. The libertarian bookstore was established in Greenwich Village in 1972.
Belmont, MA: The Review of the News, 1968. 8p., wraps. Reprint of "Analysis" article from the April 24, 1968 issue of Review of the News, as a separate pamphlet. John Birch Society perspective arguing that Martin Luther King Jr. might have been killed because he was no longer useful to his communist manipulators.
Durham, NC: Institute for Southern Studies, 1980. 72p., single issue of the journal, very good, 8.5x11 inches. Much of the issue addresses the KKK and anti-labor activities in the South.
Durham, NC: Institute for Southern Studies, 1982. 72p., single issue of the journal, very good, 8.5x11 inches; third reprinting. Much of the issue addresses the KKK and anti-labor activities in the South.
Harrison, Arkansas: Kingdom Identity Ministries, n.d. Six-panel brochure, very good. Christian Identity tract, arguing that marriage licenses originated as an effort to contravene anti-miscegenation rules and are therefore anti-God. Back panel has a form for ordering a "Contract of Holy Matrimony" to be used instead of a state-issued license.
Dusseldorf, Germany: Veli Kajum-Khan, 1953-73. Thirty-one issues of the slender journal, staplebound in wraps, generally very good with occasional pen markings; no. 87 is in English, with minor edge stains, the remainder are in "Turkestanian," written in Romanized script, these being nos. 92, 95-113, 115-122, 124, 126131, and thrown in...
St. Louis, MO: Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation, 1963, 1970. Two issues of the anticommunist cardinal's newsletter, 8.5x11 inches, four pages each. Issues present are Aug. 15 1963 and March 15, 1970, the latter slightly toned. The latter issue is devoted to exposing communist subversion and degenerate morality in the musical "Hair."
Washington DC: National Republic, . Four-page newsletter, 8.5x11 inches, very good. This issue, headlined “UNESCO prods educators to brainwash American youth,” is devoted to UNESCO and the “internationalization” on the educational curriculum, arguing that under UN influence American children are having their patriotic inclinations squashed in favor of creeping one-worldism.....
n.p. n.pub. [ca. 1942]. 60p., 8.5x11 inch mimeographed sheets stapled at upper left corner; pages toned, cover sheet foxed. Also included is a smaller 18-page packet listing dozens of individuals and the basis for linking them with Communist groups; the cover sheet is loose but present. Issued after Congressman Wigglesworth's.....
N.pl. n.pub. 1904. Pamphlet. 32p., wraps slightly browned with minor chipping on the edges, 5.75x8.5 inches. Anonymous attack on the United Mine Workers of America, done as part of the wage negotiations in Hopkins County, Kentucky coal mines over wages. Compilation of various articles, all with an antiunion slant.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1964. 108p., illus., very good hardcover in mildly shelfworn dj.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1964. 108p., very good in wraps, illus.
Boston: Portuguese-American Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1963. 11p., very good in staplebound wraps. "Communists and Afro-Asian extremists in UN renew efforts to destroy Portugal in Africa."
Belmont, MA: The Motorede Committee, 1969. 6p., staplebound pamphlet, several penned notes. Opposed to sex education, pornography, etc. John Birch Society project.