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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Berkeley: Committee for the American Revolutionary Movement, [197-]. 12p. tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Edited by Al Bari and Elizabeth Bloch, with artwork by Skira. Cover story imagines Batman as a wino, having fallen into despondence after disillusionment with the criminal justice system. Includes the.....
New York: College Art Association of America, 1985. pp485-500, stapled once at upper left, 9x11.5 inches, illus., very good condition. Includes the article "Adolf Wolff: Poet, Sculptor and Revolutionist, but Mostly Revolutionist" by Paul Avrich and Francis F. Nauman. Wolff was an anarchist sculptor who taught at the Modern School.....
Denver: Renaissance Artists and Writers Association, . Two issues of the staplebound magazine, 32 pages each, some foxing and light handling wear. Progressive arts magazine, including interviews with Holly Near, Mimi Farina, Oh Shinnah and Jose Arguelles, plus poetry, articles and reviews. Issue number four notes that the journal was.....
Denver: Renaissance Artists and Writers Association, . Single issue of the staplebound magazine, 32 pages, very good. Progressive arts magazine, including interviews with Holly Near and Jose Arguelles, plus poetry, articles and reviews. Also includes an article on John Cassavetes.
Vancouver, BC: North Shore Youth Council, 1992. Two issues of the publication, the earlier one in magazine format, the latter a tabloid. Evenly toned, otherwise very good. Includes coverage of issues ranging from violence against women to indigenous struggle on the Columbus quincentenary.
Buffalo, NY: National Lawyers Guild, Buffalo Chapter, 1971. 4p. newsletter in tabloid newspaper format, evenly toned, horizontal fold, very good. “The National Lawyers Guild, Buffalo Chapter, is publishing this newsletter in an effort to provide a link between community and prison. A link that can add strength to movements inside.....
Philadelphia: Central Committee of Conscienous Objectors, 2001. 52p., profusely illustrated magazine, very good, but missing the CD that was originally included. With an interview with Michael Franti and other music articles, the Navy's war on Vieques, a critique of Spike Lee, and more.
San Francisco: Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, [1997-?]. Pamphlet. p., staplebound zine, 5.5x8.25 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Articles include "An Animal Liberationist Case for Peace", "The Military-Furthering the Struggle for Womyn's Equality?", and "Queers in the Military Under 'Don't Ask. Don't Tell'"
San Francisco: Black Swan / Avalanche Films, 1985. Six-panel brochure, several small black and white photos, very good. Seeks funds to produce the film about the months of preparations and coalition-building that went into the large demonstration. The Mobilization was supported by the Bay Area Labor Councils, area churches, and.....
Eugene: Bad Egg Books, nd. Pamphlet. p. including covers, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.75 inches, horizontally creased, wraps worn else good condition. Definition of an infoshop, plus lists of infoshops, alternative libraries and archives, and radical history collections in university libraries.
New York: State Education Department, New York Young Communist League, 1942. 13p., plus a "Flash" sheet added at the last moment urging support for a senate bill that would draft 18 and 19-year-olds. 8.5x11 inch mimeographed sheets stapled at corner, very good. Outlines Communist positions on electoral questions, and includes.....
Washington DC: DC "Hands off Cuba" Coalition; later the National Network on Cuba, 1991-95. Eleven issues of the newsletter, with updates on efforts to normalize relations and favorable coverage of Cuban current events. Issues present are Vol. 1, no. 3, Vol. 2, no. 2, 3/4, 6; vol. 3 no. 1.....