American Labor & Radicalism
This section includes books (both nonfiction and fiction) as well as ephemera related to labor unions and activism, grassroots political organization in fields such as environmentalism and free speech, and the underground press. Our holdings range from academic historical works and labor-themed novels to original leaflets and pamphlets.
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Cambridge, MA: The Newsletter, 1966. 14p., very good in wraps; 8.5x11 inches. The Newsletter was an early and important anti-war effort by many associated with the Socialist Workers Party and others. Includes discussion of war crimes in Vietnam, the case of the Fort Hood Three, and more.
[Cambridge, MA]: Bring the Troops Home Now Newsletter, [196-]. 1.5 inch pin advertising the Cambridge-based anti-war newsletter; green and white stripes. The Newsletter, established in 1965, was an early and important anti-war effort by many associated with the Socialist Workers Party and others.
New York: Broadway Local, 1971. Newspaper. 12p., folded tabloid, illus., toned, lightly frayed, tiny chips at spine quarterfold, else good. Implictly lefty Upper West Side Manhattan community newspaper with news on Morningside squatters evictions, tenant groups, local Haitian community, local black activist Jeannette Washington, food coops, events calendar, and a......
Berkeley: Brother, 1972. Newspaper. 16p. folded tabloid newspaper, illustrated with photos, drawings, cartoons, articles, poems, essays, resources, ads etc. light wear and toning otherwise very good on newsprint. Combining radical politics with sexual liberation, including gay liberation.
Berkeley: n. pub. 1971-1976. Newspaper. Eleven issue broken run, some folded tabloid newspapers, some newsletters, stapled magazine formats, various pagination and condition, combining radical politics with sexual liberation, including gay liberation, news, ads, services and resources, opinion, events, photos, illustrations, minor wear andtoning. Issues include: 2-11/12 (double issue) and 14/15.....
Berkeley: Brother, 1971. Newspaper. 24p. folded tabloid combining radical politics with sexual liberation, including gay liberation. Horizontal fold, paper toned. On this issue "Stop Playboying" has been added above the Brother logo on the front page. A mix of articles, some reprinted from feminist publications, perhaps the most notable contents.....
Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Workers Movement, 1977. 14p, plus special issue on health and safety 17p, all on 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left, articles on abortion rights and the Hyde Amendment, the KKK in Buffalo, a history of Puerto Rico, and a number of articles on workers' health and.....
New York: Buletin IDOM, 1983-1998. Magazine. One-hundred and seven issues of the bulletin, spanning the period from December 1983 to August 1998, all 8.5x11 inches in wraps, front wrap of Number 37 worn and unevenly toned else generally very good condition. Issues present are Numbers 1, 3, 6-11, 21, 22.....
New York: Buletin IDOM, 1983-1994. Magazine. An almost complete run of the first 131 issues of IDOM, lacking issues 6,14,18 and 117, all 8.5x11 inches in wraps and in very good condition. Issued by expelled members of the Socialist Workers Party in the U.S. The first editor was Frank Lovell.....
New York: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship. 1946. Pamphlet. Two staplebound 8.5x11 inch mimeographed bulletins, paper toned and brittle, minor edge chipping to the earlier issue; last page loose but present. Favorable coverage of Soviet education, "The Promise of Soviet Culture," and more.
Boston: Workers League, 1970. Two issues of the tabloid-format newspaper, 12p. each, mild edgewear and toning. Headlines are "Nixon uses racism to split workers" and "Pathet Lao shows the way!" Additional items on "Stalinism and the CP youth," "The method of IS and SDS labor," "French police raid Trotskyist youth.....
Washington, DC: Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1919-1920. Bulletins 35 through 54 inclusive, issued October 1919 through June 1920, custom bound in attractive black half-morocco boards lettered gilt, all edges handsomely marbled with marbled endpapers. External letterpress ownership mark of one "R.T. Fisher." Total around 1,100 pages. Fine condition. Each.....