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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Chicago: the newspaper, 1973. Single issue of the underground GI movement publication, tabloid format newspaper, 15p., edgeworn, evenly toned, else good condition. Masthead emblem is a raised fist punching through the top of a tent. Includes an article on a racist attack on African American GIs at Camp Lejeune...
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.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1975. [72p.], wraps, front cover has circular cut-out through which is visible an outline of Africa with Bible and torch; several small stains to the illustration, interior otherwise clean. 11x8.5 inches. Program booklet for an event marking the centennial of the AME Zion Church in.....
San Francisco: USOCA, 1983. 11p., folded tabloid newspaper format, evenly toned, lightly worn, small stain on front wrap else very good condition on newsprint. Articles on Reagan's re-election and its consequences for Central America, African Americans, and the Cold War, the elections in Nicaragua, and more.
New York: Young People's Socialist League. 1958-1959. Four issues of the newspaper, perhaps all published; vol. 1 nos. 1 and 2 and vol. 2 nos. 1 and 2; 4 pages each, tabloid format on toned newsprint. Much coverage of civil rights: Volume one, number 1 has an approximately 19 column.....
Los Angeles: The Church, 1965. [16p] includes covers, 8.75x11.25 inches, program for the event, photos, local business ads, soiling to covers and the letters I.D.W. in ink on cover otherwise a good souvenir program booklet in stapled white printed wraps. African American church and Lay District organization as well as.....
New Orleans: Knights of Peter Claver, 1998. Magazine. 40p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, events, photos, members, services, very good magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover photos of Most Reverend George V. Murray, SJ, the National Chaplain and Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. African American Catholic order.
Buffalo, NY: The Kenneth Johnson Defense Fund, . Six-panel brochure, 4.75x8.5 inches, very good. On the case of an African American community activist in prison for rape; alleges that he has been framed and lists cases from the past of false rape charges against African American men.