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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Sausalito: The Black World Foundation, 1972. 64p., very good in wraps, Malcolm X cover. Issue on "The Black Colony, USA" with contributions by Imari Abubakari Obadele, Charles C. Diggs Jr. on why he dropped out of the American delegation to the UN (opposition to official US policies on apartheid and...
San Francisco: The Black World Foundation, 1969-1988. Magazine. Fourty-eight issues of the monthly journal, spanning December 1969 to January/February 1988. Issues present are: Volume 1 Numbers 2, 5, and 8, Volume 2 Numbers 2, 4, and 6, Volume 3 Numbers 1, 3, 5, and 9, Volume 4 Numbers 8-9 [combined...
Washington: National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, 1988. Magazine. 60p., 8.5x11 inches, staplebound magazine with mild handling wear. This issue marks the tenth anniversary of the NCBLG.
Washington: American Council of Life Insurance, 1979. 46p., wraps. DataTrack 6.
Knoxville: Knoxville College, 1969. 8-panel brochure for a film-study project on the African American in the film industry at Knoxville College.
Chicago: Empak Publishing Company, 1991. 32p., illus., wraps. Educational pamphlet . A gift of heritage 9.
New York: the Center, 1973. p., wraps, 11 x 8.5 inches. Profusely illus. exhibition catalog of works by African American artists, including Betye Saar, Kassan, and many others.
[Alabama]: Mother Mary Missions; imprimatur: T.J. Toolen, Bishop of Mobile-Birmingham, 1942. 2.75x3.75 inch card, color portrait of De Porres one side, text of the prayer on the other; very good. De Porres, who died in Lima in 1639, is the patron saint of people of interracial ancestry and and seekers...
San Diego: The Museum of Photographic Arts & American Express, 1989. Glossy 9x12 inch publicity folder containing press materials for the traveling exhibit including artist list and brochure. From a collection of Pele DeLappe, theatre and arts writer for The People's Daily World.
London: Blues Unlimited, 1974. Magazine. 32p. including covers, 8.25x11.75 inches, photos, ads, reviews, interviews, very good magazine, newsprint, stapled pictorial wraps. Mighty Joe Young, nPee Wee Crayton, Lloyd Glenn, Little Boyd and more New Orleans. UK Blues periodical.
New York: Bolshevik League of the United States, 1980. Single issue of the journal, 16p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches. Includes a report on the Black United Front congress, a report on two "traitors" on the BL central committee being discovered and purged, and more.
Urbana, IL: n.p., 1971. 8p., folded tabloid, a few spots on front wraps, light toning at spine. An underground newspaper published in the home of the University of Illinois. Cover has a large photo of Vietnamese guerillas with the headline "Happy Anniversary NLF." Articles on a Graduate Assistants' Union, Angela...
Washington and San Francisco: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution and Pomegranate Artbooks, 1997. 126p., profusely illus. with color portraits of Black trailblazers, 8.5x11 inches, first printing, wraps.
Richmond Hill, NY: SWP; mfg. by Columbia Advertising, [196-]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, black and white, very good.
Irving, TX: Big City Comics, 1991. p. black/white comix, wraps. Drawn by African American cartoonist Dawud Anyabwyle under his previous name, David Sims. Big city comics no. 2.
New York: MCM Ventures, [1978?]. 20p. illus. playbill for the Loften Mitchell musical, 12x9 inches, wraps.
Washington DC: National Museum of American History, 1993. Six-panel folded brochure 4.75x8.5 inches, illustrations including line drawings of the insignia, brief texts on history of the Buffalo soldiers, very good.
Detroit: International Masons, Inc., n.d. Paperback. 12p., 4x5.75 inches, stiff wraps mildly toned at edges, staplebound, signature of former owner on inside cover, else very good. 4-page Syllabus of additional Eastern Star material from Ezra A Cook, Publisher laid in. Burial Ceremony for the Eastern Star affiliated with the International.....
no place: Black & White Men Together Southern California, 2007. Two issues, single 8.5x11 inch sheets printed both sides, events, news, members, illustrations, very good. Issue number one, February 2007 and the April 2007 issue, unnumbered. The organization was mainly represented by online web site information.
[Vallejo]: The Lodge, no date. 10p., 3.5x5.75 inches, handbook in blue stapled wraps with light tanning and wear.
Sacramento: The Project Pipeline Press, 2003. Pamphlet. 58p., illustrated with two dozen (or so) vignette photoportraits and a line map; softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch stapled wraps, entirely clean, sound and unmarked, a very good copy. History and roster of the association.
Santa Monica: CalArts/Herb Alpert Foundation, 1996. [16p] photos of the five recipients intext, wraps. Includes two African American artists among the group that deals with gender-bending themes.
San Francisco: American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of California, 2002. 56p., 8,5x11 inches, printed cover letter laid in, very good in wraps with subtitle, "Driving while black or brown"
[Pacific Grove, CA]: the Conference, 1970. Four-panel conference program, 8.5x11 inches, very good. The event included Nathan Hare, Angela Davis, Willie Brown, David Hilliard, Jess Unruh, and many others.
Denver: Shorter Community A. M. E. Church, [193-?]. 12x9.5 sheet folded to three-panel brochure, glossy paper printed both sides, black/white photos, slight stain on front and small closed tear. City-wide fundraising campaign to repair the historic structure, with descriptions of the church and its programs.