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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As women see women; a festival of films by and...
Greenvale, NY: Long Island NOW, Nassau, Inc., 1981. Pamphlet. 36p., 5.5x8.5 inch wraps; photos., advertisements, and more, in very good condition. More
Ash street players present; A salute to peace, a salute...
Vancouver: Ash Street Players' Society, 1976. Pamphlet. [8p.], 8.5x11 inches; illus., slightly toned pages, else in very good condition. coming attractions include Earl Robinson and an ode to Paul Robeson. More
The Association to Abolish War
Boston: The Association to Abolish War, [circa 1917?]. Pamphlet. Small four panel promotional brochure, 3.25x5.75 inches, very good condition. Oppose to preparedness. The Association was chaired by Charles F. Dole. at the time a well known Unitarian minister. More
[Assorted Socialist Rifle Association propaganda]
[San Francisco, CA]: Socialist Rifle Association, c2019. Pamphlet. Two 4x4 inch handbills (duplicate); an SRA LGBTQ decal, 3x1.5 inches; a chapter business card, and a 3.25x3.25 inch SRA sticker, in very good condition. More
Atrocious foreign policy of Secretary Blaine. The cases of the...
n.p. [Democratic National Committee], 1884. Pamphlet. 16p. pamphlet, disbound with some tears at left, otherwise minor toning and wear. Document no. 16. Issued during the 1884 presidential campaign, arguing that Republican foreign policy was pro-British. Discusses the cases of American citizens arrested by British authorities in Ireland, including Michael P...... More
Attend the First International Military Rights and Antiwar Convention [handbill]
San Francisco: Bay Area Concerned Military, 1971. 8.5x14 inch sheet, folded horizontally, date penned at top. Announces an event coinciding with a GI march against the war. More
Attica… did not start here nor will it end here!...
Buffalo, NY: National Lawyers Guild, Buffalo Chapter, 1971. newspaper. 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..... More
August 8, 1978: story of the MOVE 9
Cambridge: Revolution Books, [1996?]. p., stapled wraps, photos in text, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good photocopied zine. More
Austerity is prison. 03.
Oakland: Anticut 3, 2011. Pamphlet. Six panel brochure, 4.5x8.5 inches; b&w illus., slightly edgeworn, else very good. More
Austin Peace and Justice News. March 1992
Austin, TX: Peace and Justice Education Fund, 1992. 16p., staplebound wraps, 8.5x11 inches, paper evenly toned. Women's History Month issue. More
The Australian Communist: a journal of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Tsetung Thought. [8...
Melbourne: Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist), 1974-1977. Magazine. Eight issues of the pocket-sized staplebound journal in wraps, generally in very good condition but some with old price tags or handwritten prices on the cover. Issues present are 68, 71, 72, 74,77, 84-86. Issued by the party led by Ted Hill..... More
The Australian Communist: a journal of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Tsetung Thought. [three...
Melbourne: Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist), 1974-1976. Magazine. Three issues of the pocket-sized staplebound journal in wraps, generally in very good condition but one with an old price tag on the cover. Issues present are 68, 71, and 77. Issued by the party led by Ted Hill, who had been..... More
AWOL Magazine: Revolutionary artists workshop volume one, spring 2001
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. More
AWOL: Youth for Peace and Revolution. No. 3
Philadelphia: Student Coalition Resisting Enlistment and Militarism, [1997-?]. 23p., staplebound zine, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good. More
Azania will be free! Down with South Africa! Celebrate the...
San Francisco: [John Nyata Pokela Tour], n.d. 17x22 inch poster featuring a crowd of demonstrators with fists raised, small golden outline of the African continent; edgeworn. Issued to promote the national tour of John Nyata Pokela; lengthy sponsorship list at bottom. More
Bach Mai [pinback button]
Cambridge, MA: Bach Mai Hospital Emergency Relief Fund; Medical Aid for Indochina, [197-]. Pinback Button. 1.25 inch diameter pin with white flower on black background, very good. In 1972, the Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi was destroyed by US bombs, leading to a movement by anti-war activists to help rebuild..... More
Back in the Streets: A documentary film about the April...
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..... More
Background to the Middle East Conflict
Nyack, NY: Committee on New Alternatives in the Middle East [CONAME], 1974. 35p., very good in staplebound wraps. Three versions, in varying formats, all published in the same year, reprinted from "Search for Peace in the Middle East," an AFSC publication from 1970. More
Bad Egg Books presents infoshop: What the @#$%& is an...
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. More
Bail out working people, not the banks! Teach-in and mass...
San Francisco: May 9 Teach-In Coordinating Committee, 2009. Pamphlet. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, 8.5x11 inches, very good condition. The teach-in was initiated by SF Labor Council along with other Bay Area Labor Councils. More
BAJI Reader. Vol. 1 no. 1 (Spring 2009). Black perspectives...
Berkeley: Black Alliance for Just Immigration, 2009. Staplebound. 47p. staplebound journal, 8.5x11 inches, very good. More
Ballots are bullets: make yours count. Your vote for victory...
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..... More
Bankers off our bodies [pinback button]
n.p. n.d. 2.25 inch diameter pin, very good. The "s" of Bankers has been replaced by a dollar sign, and the "o" of Bodies by a Venus symbol. More
Baragua [eleven issues]
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..... More
Barbaric thoughts, on a revolutionary critique of civilization
npl: npub, nd. Pamphlet. 20p., wraps secured by folding, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good zine. More
Coleman, McAlister and Stephen Raushenbush
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