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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San Diego: Truth Seeker Co., 1971. pp. 77-96, staplebound newsletter, 8.5x11 inches; horizontal fold, together with original mailing envelope. The once-storied Freethought periodical (founded in 1873) was at this point publishing bigoted and racist content under the editorship of James Hervey Johnson. Cover story on this issue is "Most white.....
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 else very good condition. 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: n.pub. 1933. 4p., wraps, 9.25x11.25 inches, edgeworn, marker notation on front wrap else very good condition. 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.
Philadelphia: Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc., [1952-1953]. Pamphlet. Four-panel brochure, 3.75x7.75 inches, date penned on rear wrap else very good condition. Argument for free enterprise presented through a child's questions to adults, such as "When I am a man, do you think I want the government to take.....
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.....
New York: Labor for Goldwater, 1964. Two 8.5x11 inch handbills stapled together at corner, some toning and edgewear. The second leaflet is about the "Americans for Democratic Action," described as abetting the Communist Party. An effort to get white workers to oppose Johnson, promising that "Goldwater opposes special privileges for.....