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cover of [1941 license to operate an "African Dip" dunk tank]

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey: Borough Council of Seaside Heights, 1941. 8x4.5 inch form with typed details, signed by the Borough Clerk Mary Tindall and Mayor J. Stanley Tunney (who had helped to develop the resort area). The license has been made out to Fred Pettet (typo for Pettit, listed in the 1940 census as proprietor of an amusement park).… Read more
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cover of [1940 license to operate an "African Dip" dunk tank]

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey: Borough Council of Seaside Heights, 1940. 8x4.5 inch form with typed details, signed by the Borough Clerk Mary Tindall and Mayor J. Stanley Tunney (who had helped to develop the resort area). The license has been made out to Fred Pettit, listed in that year's census as proprietor of an amusement park. Minor foxing on… Read more
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cover of The Terrible Necessity: A Book with a Challenge

The Terrible Necessity: A Book with a Challenge

by Van Dalinda, V.G.

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n.d.
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$25.00

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Hawthorne, NJ: the author, n.d.. Pamphlet. 46p. staplebound booklet, vertical crease; pages evenly toned, a fingerprint smudge on the front cover. A discussion of the challenges facing the disabled, including the lack of paid labor as opposed to charity. "Some are pained because of my criticisms. If I withhold them I fail to deliver my message. The good will… Read more
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cover of Support the NTU strike! [handbill]

Support the NTU strike! [handbill]

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Published
1971
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$20.00

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New York: Workers Action [Spartacist League], 1971. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, mimeographed text on both sides, very good. "The Newark teachers' strike is fundamentally a struggle for trade unionism. At stake is the very existence of unions--not only for the teachers, not just for all city workers, but for every worker in Newark! The strike is also a fight… Read more
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cover of The Censors

The Censors

by Hall, Ted

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Published
1954
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$25.00

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Newark, NJ: New Jersey State Federation of District Boards of Education, 1954. Pamphlet. 16p. staplebound pamphlet, very good. A series of articles about conservative attempts to censor school speakers, reading materials, and classroom activities in New Jersey, originally published in The Newark News Feb. 1-7, 1954.
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cover of An open letter to Father Coughlin

An open letter to Father Coughlin

by Kernan, William C.

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Published
1939
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$75.00

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Bayonne, NJ: Father Kernan Free Speech Forum, 1939. Pamphlet. 15p. staplebound pamphlet, year penned at bottom of front cover, otherwise very good. Originally delivered as a radio address by Kernan, the Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bayonne. He chastises the right-wing Catholic priest for his glorification of fascism.
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cover of The Ghost of Royal Oak: A Christian's Answer to Coughlinism

The Ghost of Royal Oak: A Christian's Answer to Coughlinism

by Kernan, William C.

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Published
1940
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New York: Free Speech Forum, 1940. Hardcover. 196p. hardcover, very good, in an edgeworn dustjacket. Kernan, the Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bayonne, responds to the right-wing Catholic priest Charles Coughlin.
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cover of The Entertainer, by Scott Joplin; rag time two step

The Entertainer, by Scott Joplin; rag time two step

by Joplin, Scott

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Published
1972
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$15.00

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Carlstadt NJ: Lewis Music Publishing Co., Inc, 1972. Sheet_music. Reprint: a single huge leaf of alkaline paperstock folded twice to make a six-panel brochure with each panel measuring 11x8.5 inches, has a cover in red and black featuring an old stereotype of a Black vaudevillian. Four of the panels are taken up with the musical notation, plus cover, plus… Read more
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cover of The Ghost of Royal Oak

The Ghost of Royal Oak

by Kernan, William C.

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Published
1940
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New York: Free Speech Forum, 1940. Hardcover. 196p. hardcover, very good. Kernan, the Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bayonne, responds to the right-wing Catholic priest Charles Coughlin.
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cover of Unity & Struggle, Cast Away Illsuions, Prepare to Struggle, June 1991, vol. 2, no. 3

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Newark, NJ: Red Star Publishers, 1990. Newsletter. 8p., pictorial wraps, 8.5x11 inches; b&w illustration, In very good condition. The paper is continuation of those from the Maoist League for Revolutionary Struggle (Marxist-Leninist) after it dissolved in 1990. Guided by Poet and writers Amiri Baraka, the newsletter reflected his Black nationalist brand of Marxism-Leninism. Includes an ad for a floppy… Read more
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cover of Children's Carnival and Baby Parade - Asbury Park, N.J. May 27 to Sept. 4 1913 - Official Souvenir Program - Twenty-Third Annual Parade - The balmiest resort on the Atlantic Coast, Summer or Winter; 90 minutes from Broadway

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Asbury Park NJ: [Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce], 1913. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, minimally fifty pages, softbound program in 12x9 inch color wraps resembling a magazine, staple-bound. Covers are edgeworn with a few little chips, plus corner-tip and spinefold abrasion. Lots of automobile camera-fodder and a skeletal aeroplane that sneaks into artwork on both covers, proving how modern is our city;… Read more
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cover of The birth of Esperanto; extract of a private letter / La deveno de Esperanto; eltiro el privata letero

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Fort Lee, N.J.: Esperanto Association of North America, 1932. Pamphlet. 24p., 4x6 inches; wrappers slightly toned around the edges, touch of rust on staples, else in very good condition. Text in English and Esperanto. E.A.N.A. Library No.6.
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cover of New Party: Building the new majority

New Party: Building the new majority

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Published
1992
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$12.00

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Hoboken, NJ: New Party, 1992. Pamphlet. 15p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly shelfworn else very good condition. Introduction to the progressive third party.
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cover of Independent Politics News [later] Independent Politics! [10 issues]

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Bloomfield, NJ: independent progressive politics network, 2008. Magazine. Ten issues, 16pp., 8.5x11 inch early issues in tabloid format then magazine, illust., some toning and edge tears of tabloid issues, else in good condition, issues present for Independent Politics News v. 8, no. 2, Spring 2004, vol. 8, no. 4, Fall 2004, vol. 9, no. 1 Winter 2005, vol. 9,… Read more
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cover of The System of Dante's Hell

The System of Dante's Hell

by LeRoi Jones [Amiri Baraka]

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Published
1965
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New York: Grove Press, 1965. Hardcover. 154p., hardcover in dust jacket, 5.75x8.5 inches. First printing. Dj price clipped, else very good. New Jersey native, African American author.
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cover of Big special meeting for all Botany workers, there are three big questions which all of us Botany workers must discuss at once. ... All workers who now work in Botany, all who have recently been laid off, all who used to work in Botany are invited come. Ukrainian Hall, 212 President St., Passaic, Thursday April 21 at 7:30 P.M.

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Passic, NJ: [United Textile Workers of America], 1927. Handbill. Leaflet, all text printed on one side only, unevenly toned, pen note "Passic, NJ" on leaflet, creased else good condition. 8.5x11 inches. Appeal to Botany workers done during the textile strikes of 1926 - 1927 in Passic - led by Albert Weisbord who was affiliated with the CPUSA at time.… Read more
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cover of [Five brochures from the John R. Longo Association attacking the mayor of Jersey City, John Kenny, and his allies]

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Jersey City, NJ: John R. Longo Association, 1953. Pamphlet. Five brochures in varying formats, each of them folded from a single sheet, very good. Accusations of all manner of chicanery. Sample text: "Johnny Kenny is plagued with a stink - grafters on all sides of him, his son-in-law grabbing everything ($$) in sight, incompetents, drunks, plain bums - a… Read more
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cover of The coming Red dictatorship. Asiatic Marxist Jews control entire world as last World War commences. Thousands of plotters placed in key positions by invisible government. Few were ever elected

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Union, NJ: Common Sense, 1956. Newspaper. 4-page brochure in tabloid newspaper format, year penciled at top, paper toned.
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cover of Gay: vol. 3, #81, July 24, 1972; New Jersey Activists on the Move

Gay: vol. 3, #81, July 24, 1972; New Jersey Activists on the Move

by Clarke, Lige & Jack Nichols, editors, Bette Midler, Gerald Hansen, John P. LeRoy, Sorel David, Janet Alecto Rivera, LaFleur Sisters, Alan Clay, et al.

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Published
1972
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New York: Four Swords, 1972. Newspaper. 24p., folded tabloid newspaper, articles, news, editorials, services and resources, reviews, ads, photos, toning else very good on newsprint. Gay Activists Alliance of New Jersey march in Hackensack. San Francisco Hosts Gay Parade. Very early unrecognizable photo of Bette Midler. Photo-spread of Christopher Street Parade #3. Interview with Drag performers LaFleur Sisters. … Read more
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cover of Remembering: And Other Poems

Remembering: And Other Poems

by Harricharan, John

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Published
1969
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$22.00

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Jericho, NY: Exposition Press, 1969. Hardcover. 56 pg. hardcover, 5.5" x 8.25", in dust jacket. Dj is slightly shelfworn and price clipped, else very good. A first edition. Harricharan was born in Guyana and is of Indian ancestry. He later came to the United States by way of Puerto Rico and has gone on to become a motivational speaker… Read more
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