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image of SCAR(d) Times. Vol. 2 no. 7 (Jan.-Feb. 1976)

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Portland, ME: Statewide Correctional Alliance for Reform (SCAR), 1976. 16p. tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, paper evenly toned. "Official voice of SCAR, an organization of prisoners and other poor and working people actively working for social change." For an overview of this organization, see Daniel Chard's 2010 thesis, "SCAR'd Times: Maine's Prisoners' Rights Movement, 1971-1976.
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$30.00
image of Independence for Puerto Rico! Free Nydia and Pablo! Free the Vieques resisters! Los 4 Nacionalistas hablaran / will be speaking [handbill]

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San Francisco: National Committee to Free Puerto Rican Prisoners of War, Movimiento de Liberacion Nacional, Comite Nacional Contra la Represion, New Movement in Solidarity with Puerto Rican Independence and Socialism, 1980. 8.5x14 inch handbill, horizontal fold, date penned in corner. Illustrated by Alfonso Maciel with a drawing of Lolita Lebron, Rafael Cancel Miranda, Irvin Flores & Oscar Collazo with… Read more
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$35.00
image of Issues_Strategies: The Journal of the California Child, Youth and Family Coalition; Special Report: California's Youthful Offenders: a Problem We Can't Ignore [addressed to Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon]

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San Francisco: California Child, Youth and Family Coalition and California Juvenile Justice Alternatives Project, 1982. 26p., stapled wraps, 8.5 x 11 inches, illus., very good condition with address label of lesbian activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon on rear wrap.
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$12.00
image of Unsettling the West; Eliza Farnham and Georgiana Bruce Kirby in Frontier California. Foreword by Kevin Starr

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Santa Clara / Berkeley: Santa Clara University / Heyday Books, 2004. Paperback. xvii, 343p., scattered b&w vignette illustrations from period imagery, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps; quite sound, but the front free endsheet is lightly foxed, perhaps because of the newsclip book review laid in (we have retained it), an otherwise clean copy unmarked except for the author's… Read more
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image of FireWorks: A Bay Area Anarchist News Magazine; Issue 2, Summer 2013

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Oakland: FireWorkds, 2013. 23p., folded tabloid newspaper format, very good condition on newsprint. Articles on gentrification, prisoner support, police surveillance, and more. Centerfold poster supporting the July 2013 California prison strike.
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image of Hard Times. Newspaper of the Hard Times Conference. January, 1976

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Chicago: Hard Times Conference, 1976. 12p. tabloid-format newspaper, six pages each in English and Spanish, paper toned but otherwise very good. Also included is a packet of two sheets stapled together at upper left, issued by the Boston Region Hard Times Prison Committee after the conference. Contains proposed workers' Bill of Rights, agenda for the Hard Times Conference, registration… Read more
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$75.00
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Matchbox [four issues]

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Published
1976
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$15.00

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New York: Amnesty International, 1976. Four issues of the tabloid format newspaper about political prisoners around the world. Paper evenly toned, address labels on rear covers. Issues present are Fall 1976, Summer 1977, Autumn 1978, and Winter 1979.
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$15.00
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Women's Prisons [handbill]

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Published
1975
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$18.00

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San Francisco: Bay Area Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, 1975. 8.5x11 inch flyer, date penned in corner, otherwise very good. Outlines problems specific to women in prison, urges the reader to join efforts to demand that the Department of Corrections stop using prisoners for drug experimentation.
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image of Prisoners Relief. Vol. 3 no. 11 (December 1951)

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New York: Prisoners Relief Committee; Civil Rights Congress, 1951. 4p., 8.5x11 inches; some pencil marginalia. Cover story on a doll drive to provide Christmas gifts to children of Smith Act convicts, Jim Crow prisoners, and deportees. Updates on various prisoners, with a final note celebrating victory in the case of W.E.B. Du Bois.
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image of Amnesty trumpet: Monthly news letter devoted to the American tradition of amnesty for all political prisoners. No. 3 (January 1954)

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New York: National Committee to Win Amnesty for the Smith Act Victims, 1954. 4p., 8.5x11 inches, minor wear. Newsletter supporting Communists imprisoned under the Smith Act. Includes part of an address by W.E.B. Du Bois given at a Christmas Amnesty Rally in New York.
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$17.00
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Men in Prison

by Serge, Victor, translated with an introduction by Richard Greeman

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Published
1969
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$12.00

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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1969. Hardcover. xxvi, 256p., cover has discoloration from dampness, else good condition, first US edition. Lacks jacket.
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image of Prisoners' Digest International. Vol. 3 no. 7 (December 1973)

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Iowa City, IA: National Prison Center, 1973. 8p. tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, horizontal fold, address label for the Vietnam Veterans Against the War national office. Updates on prison activism, strikes, correspondence from behind bars, legal advice, and more.
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$15.00
image of Pleasanton Children's Center Newsletter. Vol. 2 no. 1 (Winter, 1983)

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San Francisco: the Center, 1983. 8p., 7x8.5 inches, vertical fold, mailing address on rear cover. Newsletter for an organization established to help the children of parents incarcerated at Pleasanton Federal Prison.
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$20.00
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Bubby: a 24 hour 'zine thing zine

by Nunez Noggle, Jolie

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Published
2011
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$20.00

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Union City, IN: Self-published by the author, 2011. 40p. includes covers, 4.25x5.5 inches, illustrations, good photocopied 'zine in stapled green pictorial wraps. Latina living in Union City, Indiana writing about her brother who is incarcerated in Putnamville Correctional Facility in Greencastle for selling heroin.
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image of Prison news service: a Bulldozer publication [six issues]

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Toronto: Bulldozer Collective, 1990. Six issues of the bimonthly publication, tabloid format on newsprint, evenly toned, mild handling wear. Numbers present are 25, 36-38, 40 and 49. Devoted to issues around incarceration and political prisoners. Updates on prison policies, legal efforts, interviews with imprisoned activists, and related topics.
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image of Prisoners' Digest International [seven issues]

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Iowa City, IA: National Prison Center, 1973. Seven issues of the tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Issues present are vol. 2 nos. 4, 6, 9 and 10, and vol. 3 nos. 5-7. Length ranges from 8 to 32 pages. Updates on prison activism, strikes, correspondence from behind bars, legal advice, and more.
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$125.00
image of Senator David Roberti's Hispanic Legislative Alert November 1986

Senator David Roberti's Hispanic Legislative Alert November 1986

by Roberti, Senator David

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Published
1986
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Sacramento: Senator David Roberti, 1986. Two 8.5x14 inch sheets printed both sides with information on actions and activities of interest to the Hispanic community in California, some photos and illustrations, horizontal fold creases for mailing, stapled upper-left corner with mailer card. A report on the L.A. Prison siting, Deukmajian ignores facts about bilingual education and his vetoes of homeless… Read more
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image of Threads Rosa Luxemburg from prison

Threads Rosa Luxemburg from prison

by Cooper, Jane

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Published
1979
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New York: Flamingo Press, 1979. [16]p., 5.5x7 inches, stapled wraps, lightly worn and soiled else very good condition with errata slip laid in. Poetry inspired by Luxemburg's letters to Sophie Liebknecht.
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image of Huye Hombre Huye: Diary of a maximum security prisoner

Huye Hombre Huye: Diary of a maximum security prisoner

by González, Xosé Tarrío

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Published
2010
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$12.00

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[Berkeley]: LBC Books, 2010. Paperback. xvii+297p., pictorial wraps, slightly warped else very good condition. Cover title: Run Hombre Run. Memoirs of anarchistic gay prisoner with AIDS, active in anti-prison efforts from within Spanish prisons.
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image of Solidarity_revolt across borders. Letters from prisoners, solidarity statements and action chronologies from France and other countries (January 2008 to March 2009)

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[Vancouver-?], 2009. 23p., staplebound zine, yellow cover, very good. "Long live solidarity with undocumented immigrants.
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$12.00