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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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.
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...
Berkeley: Ache/La Pena Cultural Center, 1991. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed one side only very good on yellow stock. Handbill publicizing the Ache film series showing of Michelle Parkerson's 1980 53 minute film, a portrait of the legendary jazz vocalist at La Pena on Wednesday, May 29th, 1991.
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...
San Francisco: Unnameable Productions, [1980s?]. Single 8.5x5.5 inch landscape format leaflet/card printed both sides, very good black on tan stock. Directed by Laurie Winestock, produced by Ramon Calhoun starring Tim Ayembeko, Robert Tillman, Brad Spinks & Michael Spratt at Exit Theater. No mention of email or web sites so pre-1990s.....