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To the Angels" [in] Berkeley Barb, Vol. 1, no. 15 (Nov 19, 1965)

by GINSBERG, Allen

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1965
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First Edition
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Berkeley: Berkeley Barb, 1965. First Edition. Ephemera. Tabloid (39cm x 29cm); 4pp. Printed in black on newsprint. Horizontal fold (as issued); mildly toned at fold at margins; Very Good or better. First appearance of Ginsberg's long anti-war poem "To The Angels," which he recited during the November 21, 1965 March Through Oakland, the first large-scale event under the auspices… Read more
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The Games Were Coming [Bound Galley Copy]

by [CARIBBEANA] ANTHONY, Michael

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Published
1968
Edition
First American Edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First American Edition. Paperback. The Trinidadian author and historian's first novel (initially publshed by Andre Deutsch in 1963), a cycling novel set against the backdrop of the Southern Games and Trinidad's annual Carnival. Octavo (28cm); publisher's galley sheets, comb-bound into printed card covers; pp.1-68a. Light wear and dustiness to covers and text edges, with… Read more
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Booker T. and W.E.B. (Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] RANDALL, Dudley

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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Detroit: Broadside Press, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. An early poem by Randall, issued as No.8 by his Detroit-based Broadside Press, which issued nearly 100 poems (roughly one per month) in its Broadside Series. Broadside, with text printed in black on cream cardstock, measuring 5 13/16" x 11.5". Light wear and dustiness, else Near Fine.
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Freedomways: A Quarterly Review of the Negro Freedom Movement - Vol.10, No.2 (Second Quarter, 1970)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] NYERERE, Julius K., J.H. O'Dell, and Julius E. Thompson, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1970
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First Edition
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New York: Freedomways Associates, Inc, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Contents include contributions by J.H. O'Dell, Julius E. Thompson, Julius K. Nyerere, Keith Baird, Jim Williams, Rosa Marshall, Constance E. Berkeley, and Lily Golden, et al. Octavo (23cm); pictorial card wrappers; pp.[iii],100-192; illus. Light shelfwear and dustiness; Very Good+.
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Malcolm X: The Man and His Ideas

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] BREITMAN, George

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1967
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New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1967. Paperback. A widely-reprinted pamphlet, first published a month after Malcolm X's assassination, containing Breitman's speech delivered to the Friday Night Socialist Forum at Eugene V. Debs Hall in Detroit on March 5, 1965. Fourth Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 24pp. Trivial wear to extremities, else Fine.
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Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female" [in] New Generation, Vol. 51, no. 4 (Fall 1969)

by BEAL, Frances M. (Louise Kapp, ed)

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Published
1969
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New York: National Committee on Employment of Youth, 1969. Paperback. 12mo. Staple-bound wrappers; 32pp. Fine. Themed issue: "American Woman: What Price Liberation?" Beal's essay -- apparently an early and preliminary draft of the landmark pamphlet of the same title issued later the same year -- appears on pp.23-28. Other contributors to this issue include Ann Doubilet ("A Woman's Place");… Read more
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Steps: Journal of the Free University of Berkeley - Vol.1, No.1 (December, 1966)

by [FREE UNIVERSITY OF BERKELEY] BARDACKE, Frank, et al. (editors); HASS, Robert, Frank Cieciorka, and Jim Glass, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1966
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First Edition
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Berkeley: Free University of Berkeley, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Premiere issue of the official journal of the Free University of Berkeley, founded by students and Free Speech Movement activists and operational between 1965-1972. Contents include contributions by Frank Cieciorka, Jim Glass, Joe Isom, Gerald Rosenfeld, Douglas Lummis, David Fields, and Robert Hass. OCLC notes 7 holdings. Quarto (28cm); photo-illustrated… Read more
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A Child's Nightmare

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] HAMILTON, Bobb

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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$35.00

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Detroit: Broadside Press, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. An early work by the Cleveland poet and sculptor, issued as Broadside No.9 by Dudley Randall's Broadside Press, which issued nearly 100 poems (roughly one per month) in its Broadside Series. Broadside, with text printed in purple on pale gray stock, measuring 5.75" x 11.5". Trivial wear and handling, else Near Fine.… Read more
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[Berkeley]: Berkeley Graphic Arts, [1969]. Small broadside produced for the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam, a massive series of demonstrations held in cities across the country on October 15, 1969. Given the place of publication, this could likely have been used at the Moratorium Rally at UC Berkeley, held at noon at Lower Sproul Plaza, an event… Read more
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Hog Butcher [Bound Galley Copy]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] FAIR, Ronald L.

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Published
1966
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. The African American author and sculptor's second and best-known book, a tragic coming-of-age novel that served as the basis for Joseph Manduke's 1975 film Cornbread, Earl and Me, starring NBA star Jamaal Wilkes and Laurence Fishburne in his film debut. Uncommon in this format. Quarto (31cm); publisher's galley… Read more
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dem [Bound Galley Copy]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] KELLEY, William Melvin

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. The author's third novel, a provocative satire set in New York "that lays bare the abiding racism and the legacy of slavery on the psyche of white America" (Penguin Random House). Kelley (1937-2017) was an African-American novelist and short story writer best known for his debut novel, A… Read more
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Free University of Berkeley, Spring '69

by [FREE UNIVERSITY OF BERKELEY]

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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$125.00

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[Berkeley: Free University of Berkeley / Berkeley Graphic Arts], 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Detailed syllabus for the Spring, 1969 semester at Free University of Berkeley, containing a detailed synopsis of each class being offered. "Originally the Free University grew out of the free classes in Sproul Hall during the Free Speech Movement sit-in. FUB's purpose was to discuss issues… Read more
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Freedomways: A Quarterly Review of the Negro Freedom Movement - Vol.8. No.1 (Winter, 1968)

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] DU BOIS, W.E.B., Cheddi Jagan, and Loyle Hairston, et al. (contributors)

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Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Freedomways Associates, Inc, 1968. First Edition. Paperback. Contents include contributions by Loyle Hairston, Cheddi Jagan, C.E. Wilson, W.E.B. Du Bois, and others, with cover art by Charles White. Octavo (23cm); pictorial card wrappers; [4],5-96pp; illus. Gentle sunning to spine, light shelfwear, with several lower page corners creased; Very Good+.
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Original Broadside: Smoke-In

by [YIPPIES]

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[n.d. but ca.1970's]
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First Edition
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[Madison, WI]: YIP & Madison Dealer Association, [n.d. but ca.1970's]. First Edition. Broadside advertising a "Smoke-In" at the Capitol building in Madison. The Yippie-sponsored event was held in conjunction with a special state committee hearing on local marijuana laws; the smoke-in was organized in response to the committee's request "...that the community make it's [sic] feelings known." Date uncertain,… Read more
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The Sixties: Britain and France, 1963-1973 The Utopian Years

by MELLOR, David Allen and Laurent Gervereau, eds.; Sarah Wilson and Laurence Bertrand Dorléac, coll

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Published
1997
Edition
First English Language Edition
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London: Philip Wilson, 1997. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Cloth boards in dust jacket; 287pp. Mild age toning to margins of textblock and interior of jacket, trivial faint paint marks to top edge of text block, text unaffected. Minor shelf wear to jacket, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. Very Good.
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Child Welfare Report Number 13: Goals, Problems, and Progress in Child Welfare. Report of Four Regional Meetings on Implementation of the 1962 Public Welfare Amendments

by [CHILD WELFARE] U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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[Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare - Welfare Administration, Children's Bureau, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Report on implementation of the 1962 amendments to the Social Security Act, dealing with the extension of child welfare services including expansion of child day care services, expanding services in rural communities, increased budgets for training, development and outreach, etc. Introduction… Read more
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image of The Culture of the University: Governance and Education. Report of the Study Commission on University Governance. University of California, Berkeley, January 15, 1968

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[Berkeley: Daily Californian, 1968]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto. Staple-bound, printed self-wrappers; 95pp. On newsprint. Mild age-toning to text, but not fragile. Report of sweeping changes made to U.C. Berkeley campus culture following the Free Speech and Vietnam protests of 1964-8.
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Annual Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Children and Youth. July 1, 1963 - June 30, 1964

by [CHILD WELFARE] U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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[Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare - Welfare Administration, Children's Bureau, 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto. Staple-bound wrappers (softcover); 85pp. Clean, tight and unmarked; Near Fine. Includes reports of various subcommittees including Services for Adolescent Girls; Families & Children of Agricultural Migrants; Parent & Family Life Education; etc.
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Graffiti USA: the Handwriting on the Wall

by [GRAFFITI] "A.A.R. and R.L.

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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New York: Alexicon Corp, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. Small quarto. Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; [48pp]; chiefly illus. Old pencil scrawl to front cover; mild rubbing and edgewear; text clean and unmarked. A sound, VG copy. Pictorial survey of mid-Sixties graffiti, most of the bathroom-wall variety.
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image of Rationale for Restitution. Two addresses delivered during the Sunday morning service on June 8, 1969 at [St. George's Church, Stuyvesant Square, New York]

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New York: St. George's Church, 1969. First Edition. Pamphlet. Transcript of remarks by James Forman, Chairman of the United Black Appeal, and Edward O. Miller, Rector of St. George's Church, on the topic of financial reparations to the African American community as restituition for the institution of slavery. Forman directly accuses the major religious denominations both of historical complicity… Read more
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