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: Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, 1950. 31p., very good in wraps. Defense of the organization against conservative charges that it was pro-socialist, etc.
Redondo Beach: Project "Each Reach One" 1962. Single leaf folded once to make four 8.5 x 11 inch "bond" panels. Filagree borders, green, red, blue and black inks on white ground, about 500 words of text, very good aside from fold creases. Elaborate rightist humor, reasonably good visual parody of...
Belmont, MA: John Birch Society, n.d. Group of pamphlets and a paperback book, "Shanghai Conspiracy," sealed together in plastic wrap and originally sold as a set at JBS bookstores. Plastic still intact, though with a few small tears and minor dust soil. Slogans on cover sheet include "Support our fighting.....
Chicago: n.pub. 1933. 4p., wraps, 9.25x11.25 inches, minor handling wear. Includes a list of 356 alleged Communist/Socialist/atheist groups, a report on an alleged communist Hungarian professor & a plot for an armed uprising lead by Communist 'gun-men' of Wisconsin farmer.
Chicago: Saint Germain Press, 2003. 48p., staplebound booklet, very good. Single issue of the publication that continued in print decades after the Ballards took a leaf from the Dudley Pelley script of fascist mysticism. This issue includes incantations to protect the USA as the "Permanent atom in the heart of...
Minneapolis: North Star Klan No. 2, 1923. Newspaper. 4p., 17.5 x 24 inches, folded broadsheet newspaper, illus., evenly toned, some fraying along top edges, a small closed tear at edge of one fold, small stain on pg 3-4, else very good. Only one holding found in OCLC as of April...
Washington DC: Exclusive, the Fulton Lewis Jr. Newsletter, 1957. Small stiff card designed to fit in a wallet or pocket, printed with text on both sides, very good. Provides statistics intended to prove that Eisenhower betrayed conservative spending principles.
Washington: Liberty Lobby, . Single 8.5x11 sheet folded to make envelope-sized brochure decorated with a sketch in red white and blue; very good. Invites recipient to join the Liberty Lobby, working to cut taxes, end welfare, and "clamp down hard and fast on campus agitators, black militants and bombers"
Great Barrington MA: American Institute for Economic Research, 1978. Pamphlet. 32p., softbound pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch stapled glossy wraps, faint edgewear, a clean sound copy. Per introductory materials: "..founded in 1933..the Institute's research is planned to help individuals protect their personal interests as well as those of the Nation. The...
Belmont: American Opinion, n.d. 34p., wraps. The John Birch Society reprinted this pamphlet from the February 1958 edition of American Opinion magazine.
n.p. ARDE, 1985. [22p.], 8.5x11 inches, very good. Newsletetr issued by US-based supporters of the southern Nicaraguan Contra group. Judging by the advertisements, published in California. Includes black and white photos of militia members, ARDE representatives, and assemblies in the forest.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1972. 22p., wraps. First appeared in the January 1972 issue of American Opinion.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, . pp. 73-86, wraps. Off print of article that first appeared in the January, 1968 issue of American Opinion.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, [1968?]. pp. 27-40, wraps, old archive stamp on front wrap. Offprint from the March 1968 issue of American Opnion. Opposed to Black Power, and notes "Martin Luther King's plans to invade and disrupt Washington itself..." A fine, unintentional, study in European American hysteria.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1971. 20p., wraps, very good. Originally appeared in a John Birch Society magazine.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1967. Pamphlet. 23p., wraps with minor wear else very good condition, 6x9 inches. John Birch Society viewpoint.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1974. 16p., wraps. Reprint of an article from American Opinion magazine.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1974. 20p., staplebound pamphlet. Offprint from the February 1974 issue of American Opinion. A John Birch Society critique from the right of the Republican politician.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, . 16p., wraps. First appeared in the February, 1969 issue of American Opinion.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, . 32p., wraps. Reprint of two articles from American Opinion magazine.
Belmont, MA: American Opinion, . 16p., wraps depicting family watching government bulldozer crushing their white picket fence. Reprint of an article from American Opinion magazine.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1982. xiii, 241p., illus., first edition, very good hardcover with dj, back panel of dj crinkled at top with closed tears.
Pasadena, CA: Ambassador College Press, 1971. Pamphlet. 47p., wraps, fullpage color photos of actual hippies and their artifacts. "You need to know WHY the hippies are a BAROMETER of a SICK, SICK SOCIETY!"
New Rochelle, NY: America's Future, [1963-?]. Eight panel brochure, very good. Introduction to the organization and its "unbending opposition to all forms of collectivism including the communist conspiracy."
New Rochelle, NY: America's Future, [196-]. Eight panel brochure, very good. Collected testimonials from educators and others around the country praising the evaluation service, which examined books for unpatriotic "distortions" or promotion of a welfare state.