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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San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, 1967. Newspaper. 4-page tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, paper toned. This issue of the student paper is devoted to the campus takeover the previous day by black revolutionaries. "The great number of black people recruited from ghettos and other campuses came in for.....
Tuskegee, AL: the Foundation, n.d. Group of six stamps of the same type, not yet separated along perforations, depicting Carver with chemistry lab equipment. Issued for use in fundraising rather than as postage, this type of stamp is known as a "cinderalla." Very good condition, each stamp 1.5x2 inches. Undated.....
Oakland: Glad Rag, 1985. Two issues of the 12-page tabloid format newspaper, vol. 7 nos. 5 and 7, both with horizontal fold, paper toned. Largely focused on local issues of importance to Black residents, but also the broader Oakland community, including a profile of Rev. Gordon Kwong-Sum Lau.
San Mateo, CA: Patterson & O'Connell, 1977. Calendar. 28p. calendar, each month illus. with 8-10 panels depicting the life of a prominent Black American (Frances Harper, Duke Ellington, James P. Beckwourth, Charles Spaulding, etc.). Calendar sponsored by Patterson & O'Connell, a San Mateo California funeral home.
Chicago: Hard Times Conference, 1976. 12p. tabloid-format newspaper, six pages each in English and Spanish, paper toned but otherwise very good. Also included is a packet of two sheets stapled together at upper left, issued by the Boston Region Hard Times Prison Committee after the conference. Contains proposed workers' Bill.....