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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Oakland: 1992. leafet printed on one side, 8.5 x 10 inches, mild wear at corners, leaflet prints a headline from 19 August 1992 Oakland Tribune newspaper announcing that Lucky Markets guilty of "widespread sex discrimination", union bug at bottom. The early 1990s were a rough time for Lucky Markets. There...
Chula Vista & Tijuana: Bridge over the border/Puente, 1985. [10p] 8.5x11 inches, texts in English and Spanish bound dos-a-dos, photos, news, resources, very good newsletter in unbound wraps. Newsletter/bulletin for Latino workers on both sides of the border. Articles on the Hollywood-based Film Processing Co,, Superior Industries in Van Nuys.....
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.
[Berkeley]: [Political Poster Workshop at the University of California, Berkeley], . 14.75x21.75 inch poster silkscreened on the back of conjoined sheets of computer printout paper, as usual for the products of this workshop at Berkeley. Very good. In the Maggs Bros book "4973: Berkeley Protest Posters 1970," this poster is...
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: 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 safety.