Oakland, California from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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image of Black filmmakers hall of fame 1975 the second Oscar Micheaux awards ceremony, February 16, 1975, Paramount Theatre of the Arts, Oakland, California

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Oakland: Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Guild of the Oakland Museum Association, 1975. Oversized Paperback. Unpaginated (about 50p.), 8.5x8.5 inches, photos in text, slender softcover, wraps stained and discolored along top edge else very good.
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$15.00
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Big Girl

by Elison, Meg

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Published
2020
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$75.00

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Oakland: PM Press, 2020. Hardcover. 114p., 5.25x8 inches, limited edition hardcover, dj, one of only 200 signed and numbered by author. New. New stories by the 2014 winner of the Philip K Dick award, plus an interview.
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$75.00
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Big Girl

by Elison, Meg

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2020
ISBN
9781629637839
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$12.00

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Oakland: PM Press, 2020. Paperback. 114p., 5.25x8 inches, paperback, New. New stories by the 2014 winner of the Philip K Dick award, plus an interview.
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image of SOUL: School of Unity and Liberation Newsletter

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Oakland: SOUL, 1999. 8p., 8.5x11 inch newsletter, very good, black and white photos. Unnumbered, possibly a stand-alone publication. Overview of the program for training young activists.
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$12.00
image of Julio 26. Cuba - Vietnam y nosostros venceremos [handbill]

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Oakland: Venceremos Brigade, 1972. 8.5x11 inch handbill printed both sides, announcing a Brigade event to celebrate the Cuban revolution. Speakers included Elizabeth Martinez, Nguyen Van Luy, Pat Sumi, and Robert Allen. Despite the Spanish caption, the rest is in English.
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$17.00
image of Celebrate International Women's Day. Laney College, Saturday, March 6th [handbill]

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Oakland: Bay Area International Women's Day Committee, 1976. 8.5x14 inch handbill, horizontal fold, date penned at top. Announcement for an event featuring local bands, poetry, workshops, films, and more.
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$35.00
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People's Indictment [handbill]

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Published
1970
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$15.00

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Oakland, 1970. 8.5x11 inch handbill, mimeographed text both sides, unevenly toned. Distributed outside an induction center, accusing its commander of war crimes. After defining terms, concludes: "...We the People, assembled at the Okaland Induction center on May 1, 1970, hereby indict and try the Commander of this Induction Center Col. King, for a crime under international law, namely complicity… Read more
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image of The Latin Report: a publication of the Bench_Bar, Northern California Premier Latino Night Club; vol. 2, #1, January 2009

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Oakland: Bench & Bar, 2009. Magazine. [32p] includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, color ads, photos of near-naked Latinos, very good digest-size magazine in stapled glossy color wraps. Gay and straight club.
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$20.00
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Sunrise Natural Spring Water

by Tsai, Hsiao-Chen

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Published
2001
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$12.00

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Oakland: Wa-Lay Comix, 2001. [8]p., clear plastic wraps with illustrated paper band, wraps, 4 x 4.5 inches, very good condition. Short comic zine by the Chinese-American artist.
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image of December moratorium: Rally_March against one of the Vietnam War's biggest beneficiaries - General Electric [handbill]

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San Francisco: Bay Area Peace Action Council, 1969. 8.5x11 inch handbill, mimeographed both sides, very good. Issued during the October 1969 strike at GE; asks the reader to support GE workers while making a statement against GE's involvement in war industries at a rally in Oakland.
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image of Second annual Run for Palestinian Universities

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Berkeley: NAJDA; CAFIOT, 1984. Single sheet folded to make six-panel brochure, very good. Fundraising run around Lake Merritt to support academic freedom at Palestinian universities.
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image of Yes, dusty old books. (Not always old, and rarely dusty). A selection of items from behind the scenes at the Oakland Public Library

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Oakland: the Library, 2019. [24p.], staplebound photocopied zine format, very good. A zine compiled by Josephine Sayes from several contributors, describing favorite items from the on-site storage portion of the Library.
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$10.00
image of Labor Black League for Social Defense Newsletter: Issue No. 16, May 1992

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Oakland: Labor Black League for Social Defense, 1992. 4p., 8.5 x 11 sheets stapled at upper left, lightly worn else very good condition. Newsletter of the Spartacist League affiliated group. Articles on a demonstration for abortion rights, Black Panther and political prisoner Geronimo Pratt, and more.
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image of Laurel Jujitsu: Jujitsu and self-defense classes for women and girls

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Oakland: Laurel Jujitsu, [199-]. Six-panel brochure, very good. The instructor was JoAnn Strang.
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$12.00
image of The Black Panther Black Community News Service. 50th anniversary commemorative issue. October, 2016

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n.p.: It's About Time, 2016. 20p., tabloid format newspaper, corners creased. Collection of historic photos, memories by veteran Panthers, a map of historic sites in Oakland, and more.
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$15.00
image of International Trotskyist: Journal of the Revolutionary Trotskyist Tendency [3 issues]

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Oakland: Revolutionary Trotskyist Tendency, 1992. Magazine. Three issues of the journal; Nos. 3, 4, and 5. 16, 44, and 41p. respectively, 8.5 x 11 inches, No. 3 with worn and wrinkled wraps else generally very good in stapled wraps. Only 7 in OCLC as of 1/2020.
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$25.00
image of Of the people, for the people, by the people [broadside]

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Oakland: Alameda County Committee, Communist Party, 1937. 11x17.75 inch broadside on newsprint, paper toned. Not found in OCLC as of January 2020, though an example is also held at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Text celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Soviet Union in glowing terms, depicting it as the world's first true democracy. Announces an event in Oakland on… Read more
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$75.00
image of Women on the rise: California NOW 12th annual conference. July 15-17, 1983. Oakland, California

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Oakland: California NOW, 1983. 32 page staplebound program, 8.5x11 inches, minor handling, pen mark on cover.
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$15.00
image of The Commemorator. Vol. 14 no. 2 (July 2004)

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Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 2004. 28p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters. Cover story is "Media and Berkeley Police Dept. continue dirty politics against BPP legacy.
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image of The Commemorator. Vol. 12 no. 1 (October 2002)

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Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 2002. 24p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters.
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$12.00