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Why we lose; an anthology for Black people's cultural survival

by Beason, Jake Patton

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Published
1989
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Milwaukee: Col D'var Graphics, 1989. Paperback. xvii, 372p., worn and bumped cover wraps and first few pages, gift inscription on first blank page by author reads "To Tammy Haygood, 'Let a people loving freedom come to growth' sincerely Jake P. Beason" Overall, only about good condition.
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image of The liberal outlook [two issues: vol. 9, no. 2 and 3]

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Madison, WI: Madison Young Democratic Club, 1966. Two issues of the mimeographed newsletter, 8 and 4 pages respectively, 8.5x14 inches, horizontally foded. Updates on Democratic Party politics and other issues; includes an editorial lamenting the ascension of Stokely Carmichael into a leadership position in the Civil Rights movement.
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Action Policy for the Socialist Party

by Zeidler, Frank P.

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Published
1970
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Milwaukee, WI: Socialist Party of Wisconsin, 1970. Two 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left, small rust stain on front wrap else very good.
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Body Language a Mark Manning Mystery

by Craft, Michael [pseudonym of Michael Craft Johnson]

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Published
1999
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9781575664194
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New York: Kensington Books, 1999. Hardcover. 273p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Third Mark manning mystery, this set in Wisconsin where the Chicago journalist/detective has moved to become a publisher in his hometown.Gunn page 135.
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Dray shvester דריי שוועסטער

by Katz, Menke קאץ, מעינקע

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Published
1932
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$95.00

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Milwaukee: A. Posy Press, 1932. 60p., slender paperback, brittle black wraps edge-chipped, textblock is on better paper. "Three sisters," a poetic drama in Yiddish by the Lithuanian-born immigrant based in New York; he was a member of Proletpen, the leftist Yiddish writers' group, but the organization tried to deter him from publishing this unorthodox and somewhat erotic work. He… Read more
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Boy Toy A Mark Manning Mystery

by Craft, Michael [pseudonym of Michael Craft Johnson]

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Published
2001
ISBN
9780312269173
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New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2001. Hardcover. 262p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright, unclipped dj. Gay mystery with detective Mark Manning. Manning is an ex-Chicago newspaperman living in Dumont, Wisconson and running a small paper there with his lover and their ward Thad. Fifth Manning Mystery, this one set in amateur theatre. Gunn… Read more
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Berkeley Barb: vol. 8, #19 (#195) May 9-15, 1969: Pretty Slick [Grace Slick cover]

by Scherr, Max, editor, Grace Slick, Steve Haines, Rich Wener, Robert Altman, Corey Miller, S. Clay Wilson, et al.

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Published
1969
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Berkeley: The Berkeley Barb, 1969. Newspaper. 24p., folded tabloid underground newspaper, illustrated with b&w photos, local ads, articles, news, columns, very good on newsprint. Cover is a photo of a topless girl beside a photo of Grace Slick. Below is "On Wisconsin!" a report on attacks by the Madison Police Dept.Inside find a profile of cartoonist S. Clay Wilson,… Read more
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Milwaukee: Socialist Party, 1976. 2.25 inch pin, mild scuffing. Zeidler had been the last Socialist mayor of any American city, running Milwaukee from 1948 to 1960.
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image of New life for mimeographed local union newspapers [Internal title: New look for mimeographed local union newspapers: a survey of the latest developments in the field of mimeographing for local union editors]

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Madison, WI: School for Workers, University of Wisconsin, 1956. 33 leaves, mimeographed single side, stapled at left; 8.5x11 inches, small splotch on cover, minor foxing, otherwise very good. Prepared for the Midwest Labor Press Conference on May 5 and 6, 1956. Advice on adopting recent improvements in technology, including reproduction of photos (though results appear decidedly mixed).
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$75.00
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Black Star: an anarchist review [five issues]

by Social Revolutionary Anarchist Federation

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Published
1975
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Milwaukee, WI: SRAF, 1975. Five issues of the staplebound journal, 8.5x11 inches, mailing address penned on rear panel, vertical fold crease, otherwise very good. Numbers present are vol. 1 nos. 1-4 and 6. Includes an article about rape by Susan Gilmore and Dean Selock, a report on the anarchist conference at Hunter College, the CNT in post-Franco Spain, authoritarianism… Read more
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Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History: vol. 29, #2, Fall 2015

by Litthauer, Amanda, Nick Syrett, Gillian Frank, April Haynes, Shane Landrum, Averill Earls et al.

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Published
2015
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Madisob, WI: CLGBTH, 2015. 14p. includes inner covers, reviews, workshops, lectures, reports, book reviews, services and resources, lightly-used newsletter in stapled white wraps with handwritten mailing addresses , stamps and cancels.
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Tyolaisen taskukalenteri. 1931

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Published
1930
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Superior, Wisconsin: Tyomies Society, 1930. 120p., small-format pocketbook, very good. Text in Finnish. "Workers' pocket calendar" published by the Finnish immigrant communist organization. Aside from the usual pages for keeping notes by date (in this case never used), contains essays about labor history and various categories of reference information.
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Labor history. vol 25, no. 2, Spring, 1984

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1984
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1984. Magazine. pp. 165-317, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include, The American bureau of industrial research and the origins of the "Wisconsin school"; of labor history by Harold L. Miller, Being of two minds: American employers confront the labor problem, 1915-1919… Read more
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History of the French revolution

by James, C.L.

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Published
1902
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Chicago: Abe Isaak, Jr., 1902. Hardcover. 343p., first edition, original maroon cloth binding, pencil underlining & marginalia else good condition. James was a Wisconsin anarchist. This work first serialized in "Free society" in 1901, "especially impressed" Kropotkin (See Paul Avrich, "Anarchist Portraits" Princeton, 1988 p. 282 note 89).
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The Health Advocate. November 1975

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Published
1975
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Madison, WI: Near East Side Community Health Center, 1975. 4p., 8.5x11 inch newsletter of the "anti-profit" community health care organization, two photos on cover of a meeting at which the group confronted the mayor to seek more funding. Staple holes where it was closed for mailing; address label on rear cover.
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image of March on Washington. No registration! No draft! No national service! No militray intervention, support world peace and independnece of nations! [poster]

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Madison, WI: New Mobilization Against the Draft; Midwest Coalition Against Registration and the Draft, 1980. 10.5x17 inch poster, corner crease, small tape fragment at bottom edge. Announcement of a meeting in Madison for activists planning to attend the march.
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$45.00
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Drugs of Abuse: An Introduction to Their Actions & Potential Hazards

by Irwin, Samuel, Ph.D.

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Published
1970
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Beloit, WI: The Student Association for the Study of Hallucinogens, 1970. [16]p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, staples rusted else very good condition.
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Drugs: Information for Crisis Treatment

by Lampe, Matthew M.

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Published
1972
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Beloit, WI: The Student Association for the Study of Hallucinogens, 1972. 24p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, wraps toned along edges else very good condition.
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image of Memorandum and Anecdotes of the Civil War / A Private Soldier's Christmas Dinner; The two in one - 52 pages - good reading

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Kaukauna WI: Self-published by the author, 1914. Pamphlet. 50p., a couple of photographic and other illustrations, find a tipped-in leaf with Gettysburg Address recto and sentimental poem (original) verso, Professionally printed in Milwaukee. Softbound booklet in 7.5x5 inch stapled decorated wraps; spinefold abraded, edgewear and tiny corner-tip dog ears (cover leaf has lost its ear), dust-soil, paper toned but… Read more
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Peace and Freedom News [two issues: 20, 21]

by National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam

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Published
1966
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Madison, WI: National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam, 1966. Two issues of the newsletter, 7 and 15 pages, 8.5x11 inches, mildly worn. Note: this is a different publication from the newsletters of the same name published in Berkeley and Baltimore. News on activism against the draft and the Vietnam War. Number 21 is devoted to the… Read more
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