This section includes literature by African American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of political and social organizations ranging from the Black Panthers to the AME Church.
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New York: Seagram Distillers Company, 1968. 13 sheet calendat (cover + 12 months, 14x20 inches, cover printed two sides, others one side only, each page illus. with a notable African American personage, some abrasions and creasing to front wrap, rolled.
Bloomington: The Black Music Center/School of Music, Indiana University, 1973. Spiral_bound. [26p] 7.25x10.25 inches, monthly calendar and on facing pages lists of first, birthdays, composers etc., selected bibliography, very good, stiff card stock in spiral-bound black pictorial covers with a hole drilled at top for hanging on wall.
Oakland: Antioch Baptist Church, 1975. Magazine. 37p., 8.5x11 inches, photos, ads, magazine format program, small pink stain on the cover otherwise a very good souvenir booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. The 1975 convention was held at the Antioch Baptist Church in Oakland and at the Oakland Hyatt House.
Oakland: The Church, 1978. 54 sheets (printed both sides on many but only numbered on recto) 8.5x11 inches, tables, reports, recommendations, very good in black plastic copy-shop-bound blue pictorial wraps.
San Francisco: Blue Monday Foundation, 1984. 12p. illus. tabloid newspaper/program for the event.
San Francisco: Blue Monday Foundation, 1985. 8p. illus. tabloid newspaper/program for the event.
Detroit: General Motors and Johnson Publishing, 1998. Paperback. 119p., wraps.
Philadelphia: MOVE, 1997. Pamphlet. 72p., wraps, very good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches, photos, second printing. On MOVE's history and confrontations with the Philadelphia police, with updated material on Mumia Abu-Jamal's case.
Pittsburgh: the 351st F. A., 1942. 28p., 6x9 inches, centerfold of b&w photos, ads, very good booklet/program in silver and blue pictorial stapled wraps with drawing of a black soldier in Doughboy outfit. The reunion program includes a list of the 351st members who did the work for the event.....
Oakland: Women's Auxiliary, 1988. 9.5x12 inch yellow folder printed black containing in pockets three 8.5x11 inch handbills, six 8.5x11 inch stapled sheets printed with information, a sermon and images and two 5.5x8.5 inch programs for the event. Pearlie Morgan was the President of the Auxiliary and Rev. Frank Poole was...
Oakland: the Program, 2002. Folder with label logo, includes the 1st place winner of the Chester Himes Black Mystery Writing contest ("Mystery of the Smoked Herring" by 11th Grade Skyline High School student John Lo), a Himes chronology, a profile of Hugh Holton reprinted from the Sept. 29, 2000 issue...
Los Angeles: the presenting organizations, 1979. 223 sheets, printed recto only, 8.5x11 inches, hole punched and inserted into a binder, application form included.
Washington: the Center, 1985. 36p., 8.5x11 inches, illus., half in English, half in French, on the Center's programs in the US and Africa, very good in wraps.
New York: USSF, 1972. Single issue of the 6-page newsletter, tabloid format but on better paper, fold-creased for mailing; also included is a fundraising letter for the USSF co-authored by Angela Davis, Phil Berrigan and George Smith.
Tucson: Theresa McGriff / Peace Operation Somalia, 1993. 4 panel newsletter, 7x8.5 inches, small map, very good. First issue of a newsletter focusing on Somalia published through the Univ. of Arizona's African American Cultural Center.
Denver: Africa Today Associates, 1975. 100p., 5.5x8.5 inches, in original stapled wraps.
Denver: Africa Today Associates, 1974. 114p., 5.5x8.5 inches, some underlining and marginalia, in original stapled wraps. Letter to the editor from Dennis Brutus on page 100.
Denver: Africa Today Associates, 1978. 96p., 5.5x8.5 inches, in original stapled wraps.
New York: Young Communist League, 1990. 15p., newsprint magazine. Official bimonthly publication of the YCL junior branch of the CPUSA. Articles in this issue include Michael McGarry on the 30th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins, a review of the movie "Glory," and unrelated pieces such as Jim Badger on the...
Greensboro, NC: Student Organization for Black Unity [later Youth Organization for Black Unity], 1973. Newspaper. The tabloid format newspaper, 16p. pages toned, minor wear. News from a Panafrican perspective. In addition to much Africa related news, on page 5 find a story headlined "Black GI Fined: Would not rise for...
New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 1993. Paperback. 32p. catalog, 8.5x6 inches, coated paperstock throughout, profusely illus. with color reproductions of works for the exhibition, wraps. Romare Bearden cover; the show represented 24 artists.
San Francisco: Patrice Lumumba Publishers, 1978. 12p., tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned with minor wear. Nathan Hare on the Psychology of the Black Revolution, cover story on the Bakke case, unity program for a British Pan-Afrikan group, and more.
Oakland: Black United Front, 1980. 8.5x11 inch leaflet for the event. "Hail the people's victory of Zimbabwe, continue the struggle." Cartoon showing Apartheid being overcome.
Berkeley: ASLM, 1990. 45p., staplebound wraps, very good. Published by students at UC Berkeley.
Berkeley: ASLM, [1991-?]. 67p., staplebound wraps, light handling wear, very good. Published by students at UC Berkeley.