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: Arno Press, 1968. Various paginations of the reprinted narratives: Lunsford Lane, the Fugitive Blacksmith [James Pennington], William W. Brown, My Life in the South [Jacob Stroyer], and Moses Grandy, inscribed by series editor William Loren Katz (as "Bill") to "Herb" Aptheker. The American Negro, his history and literature.
San Francisco; Berkeley: April 29 Coalition; National Committee to Overturn the Bakke Decision; Anti-Bakke Decision Coalition, 1978. Four 8.5x11 inch handbills, light handling wear, generally very good. Receipt dates penned in the corner. Announcements of rallies to oppose the Bakke decision, which challenged affirmative action programs by invalidating the use...
Frankfurt: Verlag Roter Stern, 1972. 139 p., illustrated wraps, somewhat worn with spine tear at bottom. Collection of German translations of works by American feminists, with B&W illustrations. Authors of original texts include Marge Piercy, Jayne West, Frances M. Beal, Anne Koedt, Pamela Kearon, etc.
Washington DC: mfg. by Gateways Unlimited, [197-]. 1.75 inch diameter pin, minor scuffing and a couple of spots, rear has a dent to rim, not visible from front. In support of the Wilmington 10 (including Benjamin Chavis, later head of the NAACP, pictured on the pin), who had been convicted...
Jamaica Plain, MA: Jericho Boston, 2008. 12p., tablpoid newspaper format, horizontal fold, very good. Issued to mark the tenth anniversary of the Jericho movement to free political prisoners. Includes contributions by Jalil Muntaqim, David Gilbert, Sundiata Acoli, Marilyn Buck, Oscar Lopez Rivera, Sarah Olson, and others.
New York: Freedomways Associates, 1964. Trade Paperback. p., wraps slightly shelf worn. A special issue on the peoples of the Caribbean, including C.L.R. James' Parties, Politics and Economics in the Caribbean, and original contributions by Paule Marshall, Rosa Guy and George Lamming, among others.
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.....
San Francisco: Gay & Lesbian Historical Society of Northern California, 1999. Eight 8.5x11 inch handbills printed one side only on white stock all very good. Two versions of Making a Case for Community History, Asian & Pacific Islander Queers Looking Back with Pride, Transit Case - Estate of Louis Sullivan...
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.
Oakland: Quilombo ICM, 1995. Small box of ten cards with images of the ten inventors on front, biographical information on verso, a folded poster with the ten inventors' portraits, cover card with publication information, all very good. 4x5.5 inches, poster folds out to 12.25x16 inches, all b&w.