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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Oakland: Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Guild of the Oakland Museum Association, 1977. p., 8.5x11 inches, wraps slightly soiled.
Oakland: Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, 1992. p. illus. program for the event, wraps.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. p., illus., 6.5x9.5 inches, wraps. Promotional brochure for Holt's projected 27 volume Black Heritage series.
New York: Spartacist Publishing Company, 1990. 16p., 8.25x11 inches, wraps, very good. Later printing of 1983 original. Black history and the class struggle 1.
Las Angeles: UCLA Film and Television Archive, 1987. 8p. illus. 8.5x11 inch program, wraps.
Oakland: West Oakland Health Council, Inc. Black Infant Healthg Project, . Spiral_bound. Various pagination by section, 8.5x11 inches, printed recto-only, stains on edges otherwise very good report in black comb-bound plastic covers. Extensive (approx. 150-200 pages) report with 10 attachments including news clippings, reports, codes and laws.
n.p. n.pub. n.d. 1.25-inch button, yellow text on black field, faint streak in the lamination.
San Francisco: Black Lesbian Newsletter, 1982. 5 issues, each 8p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, poetry, services and resources, very good newsletters in pictorial self-wraps. Issue numbers 1:2-6. In 1983, the Bay Area publication changed its name to Onyx.
San Francisco: Black Lesbian Newsletter, 1982-1984. Six issue broken run, each 8-10p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, poetry, services and resources, very good newsletters in pictorial self-wraps. Issue numbers 1:2-6 & 3:5. In 1983, the Bay Area publication changed its name to Onyx.
Secaucus, NJ: the Conference, 1994. 18x24 inch poster, very good. Artwork is by Durham (no first name given).
Pittsburgh: Dept. of Black Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1972. 46p., staplebound wraps, very good.
Oakland: the Conference, 1980. 6-panel printed brochure with photos of participants Nathan Hare, Robert L. Harris, Marvin X, Wilson Riles, Jr., Wade Nobles II, and Carter Gilmore. Eldrige Cleaver's name is crossed out from the program.
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1969. 24p. illus. tabloid, paper toned with horizontal fold, some staining and spotting of front cover. Cover story is on then-Governor Reagan's attack on Sacramento Panther headquarters. Includes a substantial piece on Wesley Robert Wells.
San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1969. 28p. illus. tabloid newspaper, joint issue of the two publications; horizontal fold, paper toned. Full-page Emory Douglas art on the BPP cover. Basta Ya! was the publication of Los Siete de la Raza, produced with Panther assistance. It takes up eight pages.
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1972. 20p. illus. tabloid format newspaper, fold-creased, with George Jackson portrait on front cover and Emory Douglas poster on the rear cover; upper left corner of front page torn away, not affecting text. This is the first issue of the BPP paper to appear after Jackson's...
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1972. 20p. illus. tabloid newspaper; Horizontal fold, paper toned, mild handling wear. Emory poster on rear cover.
Hayward, CA: the Troupe, . 11x8.5 inch handbill, very good with some toning at upper right corner. Black and white photo depicts the cast posing onstage. A contemporary newspaper announcement described the show as an overview of Black history in America.
Oakland: Bay Area Association of Black Psychologists, 1985. 16p., tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, mild edgewear. Articles on recent news such as the GAIN bill, racism in schools, listings of upcoming professional events, etc.
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973. 79p., wraps. This annual, edited by Gwendolyn Brooks, contains five articles.
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1976. 36p., wraps. This annual, edited by Gwendolyn Brooks, contains a poem by her as well as articles by Nora Blakely, Marvin Florence and George Kent.
New York: Pepsico, [198-?]. 24p. including nine pages of reproductions of the posters from the series (Robeson, Tubman, Bethune, etc.), first version, wraps. Could Clarence Holte, who worked for Pepsi, have inspired this series?
New York: Pepsico, [198-?]. 24p. including ten pages of reproductions of the posters from the series (Robeson, Tubman, Bethune, etc., second version, wraps. This version adds the poster of Madame C. J. Walker. Could Clarence Holte, who worked for Pepsi, have inspired this series.
Trenton: Africa World Press, 1995. xii, 184p., illustrations, lightly worn wraps.
New York: Signet/New American Library, 1970. Mass Market Paperback. xxiii, 158p. + 8p. photos, first printing, wraps; worn and acidic, with a dampstain that affects the first dozen leaves. Paperback original.
Sausalito: The Black World Foundation, 1971. 64p. each, very good in wraps; parts I and II in two separate issues. Contributors include Julius Nyerere, Shirley Graham Du Bois, Sekou Toure, Amiri Baraka and others.