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image of This Man Nixon. What's he really like? Can you trust him? What kind of President might he make someday

This Man Nixon. What's he really like? Can you trust him? What kind of President might he make someday

by [REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE] HENLE, Ray

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Published
[1956]
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Offprint
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Washington DC: Republican National Committee, [1956]. Offprint. Ephemera. Offprinted article; originally appeared in "Town Journal" (unspecified date). 4pp (singled folded sheet); faint coffee-stain to final page of text (not affecting legibility), else Very Good. Issued by the Republican National Committee to coincide with the 1956 Republican National Convention in San Francisco. A laudatory article, by a conservative columnist, about… Read more
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image of Paid My Dues: A Quarterly Journal of Women in Music. Vol III, no. 3 (Jul-Sep 1979)

Paid My Dues: A Quarterly Journal of Women in Music. Vol III, no. 3 (Jul-Sep 1979)

by GOHL, Kathryn; Karen Corti, Toni Armstrong (eds)

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Published
1979
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Chicago: Calliope Publishing, 1979. Paperback. Single quarto issue in original staple-bound wrappers; 44pp; illus. Slight ageing and soil to covers, else Very Good. Articles on Holly Near, Carla Bley, Sophie Drinker, New Harmony Sisterhood Band, others. Holly Near cover portrait.
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image of The Martyr Age in the United States

The Martyr Age in the United States

by MARTINEAU, Harriet

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Published
1839
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First Separate Edition
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$300.00

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Boston: Weeks, Jordan & Co, 1839. First Separate Edition. Pamphlet. An essay built around Martineau's review of the three annual reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society for 1835-37 (published under the uniform title, Right and Wrong in Boston). The essay originally appeared in the Westminster Review for December, 1838. In the course of presenting the current state of… Read more
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image of How They Do It: Homemaker Service in Public Welfare. The North Carolina Experience

How They Do It: Homemaker Service in Public Welfare. The North Carolina Experience

by [RURAL WELFARE - NORTH CAROLINA] NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE

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Published
1961
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First Edition
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[Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto. Staple-bound wrappers (softcover); 41,[8]pp. Fine. Description of the North Carolina "Homemaker Services" initiative, established in 1947, which placed social welfare agents in the homes of families and individuals in need, including shut-ins, children of disabled or incarcerated parents, and situations "where a mother does not… Read more
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image of 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

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 Vatican-Italian Accord. 116th New York Luncheon Discussion, March 16, 1929

The Vatican-Italian Accord. 116th New York Luncheon Discussion, March 16, 1929

by [FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION] SPORZA, Carlo (Count); Charles Clinton Marshall; John A. Ryan (D.D.)

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1929. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers; 31pp. Mild dusting and age-toning to text and covers; Very Good. On the so-called "Lateran Pacts" between Mussolini and Pope Pius XI, establishing the Vatican as an independent state and establishing cooperation between the Fascists and the Catholic Church.
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image of Annual Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Children and Youth. July 1, 1963 - June 30, 1964

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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image of Italy Under Fascism: its Economic, Political and Moral Aspects. Stenographic report of the 94th New York Luncheon Discussion, January 22, 1927

Italy Under Fascism: its Economic, Political and Moral Aspects. Stenographic report of the 94th New York Luncheon Discussion, January 22, 1927

by [FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION] SALVEMINI, Gaetano and Bruno Roselli

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1927. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers; 31pp. Mild dusting and age-toning to text and covers; cover wrappers slightly pulled; Very Good. Review of Mussolini's Fascist dictatorship five years on, with Salvemini, the exiled antifascist intellectual, taking the anti-Mussolini side. Rosselli was a Vassar professor and former Italian attaché; he… Read more
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image of Statistical Series no. 81: Statistics on Public Institutions for Delinquent Children: 1964

Statistical Series no. 81: Statistics on Public Institutions for Delinquent Children: 1964

by [CHILD WELFARE - JUVENILE DELINQUENCY] TOWNSEND, Alair A. (ed)

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Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
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[Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare - Welfare Administration, Children's Bureau, 1965. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto. Staple-bound wrappers (softcover); 39pp. Fine. Summary analysis of findings, followed by statistical tables on "...the 245 public institutions for delinquent children that reported for the fiscal year 1964.
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image of The Covenant and Official Magazine of the Grand Lodge of the United States, I.O.O.F. A Monthly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd Fellowship. Vol. I (1842)

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[Baltimore: Printed by R. Neilson], 1842. Leather_bound. Full first year of the first official organ of Odd Fellowship in the U.S., edited by the society's foremost public figure of the period, James L. Ridgely. An uncommon publication, not in Mott; OCLC notes fewer than ten physical locations. Large octavo (23.5cm). Full morocco gilt; AEG; pp.iv,[1]-608. Bound volume of twelve… Read more
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image of [The New] Progress of a Race or the Remarkable Advancement of the American Negro From the Bondage of Slavery, Ignorance, and Poverty to the Freedom of Citizenship, Intelligence, Affluence, Honor and Trust. Revised and Enlarged [...]

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Naperville IL: J.L. Nichols & Company, 1929. Revised Edition. An updated and expanded edition of Nichols's original 1902 work. Includes a new foreword by Robert Moton; articles by Mrs. Booker T. Washington, M.W. Dogan, Albon Holsey, and others. Of particular usefulness is the updated biographical supplement, "Who's Who in the Negro Race," which occupies the final ca. 150pp. A… Read more
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image of Wages and Hours of Labor in the Men's Clothing Industry: 1932

Wages and Hours of Labor in the Men's Clothing Industry: 1932

by [U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR] BILLUPS, Robert S.

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Published
1932
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First Edition
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Washington DC: Division of Wage Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 1932. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed gray wrappers; 65,(v)pp. Very Good. Statistical analysis and narrative account of employment in the needle trades during the Great Depression.
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image of Negro Labor in the United States 1850-1925: A Study in American Economic History

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New York: Vanguard Press, 1927. Hardcover. Second printing. 12mo; original blue cloth boards; pictorial endpapers; xiv,[1]-343pp. Ownership signature (H[orace] M Douty, American labor historian) to front endpaper. Cloth slightly rubbed on front cover; text a bit tanned, but still a clean, tight and unmarked copy - VG, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Illustrated with statistical charts and maps. Historical… Read more
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image of Negro Labor in the United States 1850-1925: A Study in American Economic History

Negro Labor in the United States 1850-1925: A Study in American Economic History

by WESLEY, Charles H.

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. 12mo; original orange cloth boards; pictorial endpapers; xiv,[1]-343pp. Covers slightly soiled; crease to title page, text clean, tight and unmarked - solidly VG, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Illustrated with statistical charts and maps. Historical and statistical analysis of working conditions for African-Americans from the antebellum period through the… Read more
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image of Neglected History. Essays in Negro-American History by A College President

Neglected History. Essays in Negro-American History by A College President

by WESLEY, Charles H.

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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Washington DC: The Association for the Study of Negro Life & History, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 200pp. Slight external soil and wear; text clean, tight and unmarked - a sound, Very Good copy. Historical essays by the long-time Howard University professor and Wilberforce University President (1942-47). Wesley was the third African-American to be… Read more
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Falling Pieces of the Broken Sky

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] LESTER, Julius

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Published
1990
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New York: Arcade Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. In this work, Julius Lester charts his political and spiritual odyssey over the past decade" (from front flap). Second Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black paper and blue cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; viii,276,[2]pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $19.95), with some trivial wear and some faint… Read more
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Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans

by ARMSTRONG, Louis

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Published
1954
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Prentice-Hall, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. 12mo; cloth-backed patterned boards (hardcover); dustjacket; red top-stain; 240pp; six inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Faintly musty from storage, but still a Very Good, straight, tight copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, price intact on front flap, with a few nick2s and closed tears to extremities, Very Good. In… Read more
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A Stake in The Future

by [CORPORATE PENSIONS] STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY

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[New York: by the Company, ca 1944]. Ephemera. 16mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers; [8]pp; illus. Very Good. Reprinted from The Lamp. A brief description and prospectus describing Standard Oil's innovative employee retirement plan, "the first one in this country to permit an employee to choose one of a number of rates of contribution and thus decide how much social… Read more
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Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies

by THOMAS, Martin and Gareth Curless (eds)

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Published
2017
Edition
First Edition
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London: Bloomsbury, 2017. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Pictorial laminated boards (hardcover); 280pp. Tight, unmarked copy, near-new. Issued without dustwrapper.
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The Seminole Freedmen: a History

by MULROY, Kevin

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Published
2007
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First Edition
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 446pp; illus. Tight, unmarked, Near Fine copy in crisp, unworn dustwrapper - about as-new.
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