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image of Report of an Examination of Poor-Houses, Jails, &c. in the State of New York, and in the Counties of Berkshire, Massachusetts; Litchfield, Connecticut; and Bennington, Vermon, &c. Addressed to Aristarchus Champion, Esq., of Rochester, N.Y. [Third Edition]

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Albany: New York State Temperance Society, 1835. Pamphlet. Third edition. Octavo (21cm). Sewn, printed self-wrappers; 96pp; untrimmed. External soil and scattered foxing to contents; old damp-stain in gutter throughout; complete and Good. AMER. IMPRINTS 30906.
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image of The Effects of Education Upon a Country Village. An Address Delivered Before the Brighton School Fund Corporation, March 30, 1828 [Inscribed and Signed]

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Boston: T.R. Marvin, 1828. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's tan wrappers printed within decorative border; 25pp. A hint of foxing, else Near Fine. Faint ink inscription at head of title page: "For Miss Sally Wooster [?] from G.W. Blagden." Address separated into nine points concerning the moral and social improvement of village life through the education of its… Read more
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image of Protection or Free Trade. An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests of Labor

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New York: Henry George, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. George's polemic in favor of Free Trade, still regarded as a classic; regarded by Milton Friedman as "the most rhetorically brilliant book ever written" on the subject (quoted by Jim Powell, The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2016). First printing. Octavo; original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; floral endpapers;… Read more
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The Federal Government and Education

by UNITED STATES ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

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Published
1938]
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First Edition
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$30.00

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[Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's tan printed staplebound card wrappers; 31pp. Fine condition.
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Rules Governing Work Relief, November, 1931

by NEW YORK STATE - TEMPORARY EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION

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Published
1931
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First Edition
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$20.00

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Albany: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration, 1931. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's brown printed staplebound card wrappers; 6pp. Vertical fold, faint splatting to upper cover spine edge, else Very Good.
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image of A "Freedom Budget" for All Americans: Budgeting Our Resources, 1966-1975, to Achieve "Freedom from Want"

A "Freedom Budget" for All Americans: Budgeting Our Resources, 1966-1975, to Achieve "Freedom from Want"

by A. PHILIP RANDOLPH INSTITUTE

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Published
1966
Edition
Revised Edition
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$35.00

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New York: A. Philip Randolph Institute, 1966. Revised Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's blue pictorial staplebound card wrappers; [16],84pp.; illus. throughout. A hint of wear and light soil, else Near Fine.
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image of Explanations Governing Rules on Work Relief Relating to Records, November, 1931

Explanations Governing Rules on Work Relief Relating to Records, November, 1931

by NEW YORK STATE - TEMPORARY EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION

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Published
1931
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First Edition
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Albany: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration, 1931. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's tan printed staplebound card wrappers; 5pp. Vertical fold, faint dampstain to upper cover, brief pencil marginalia, else Very Good overall.
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image of Women and Social Security: Adapting to a New Era. A Working Paper Prepared by the Task Force on Women and Social Security. Prepared for use by the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate. October, 1975

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1975. Paperback. Octavo. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 87pp. Mild toning to wrapper edges, else fine. The Task Force included Verda Barnes, Herman Brotman, Alvin David, Juanita Kreps, Dorothy McCamman, and Lawrence Smedley.
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Two Poems

by BARRETT, Elizabeth and Robert Browning

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Published
1854
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1854. First Edition. Paperback. Contents include "A Plea for the Ragged Schools of London," by Elizabeth Barrett Browning; and "The Twins," by Robert Browning. In the 1880s the forgers Harry Buxton Forman and Thomas J. Wise discovered a small cache of copies of this uncommon pamphlet, inspiring them to peddle their own forged Browning poems,… Read more
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Description of the Eastern Penitentiary of Pennsylvania [drop title]

by [PRISONS] G.W.S. [a.k.a. George Washington Smith]

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Published
1829]
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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[Philadelphia: C.G. Childs, 1829]. First Edition. Paperback. Short illustrated description of the Eastern Penitentiary, of which the author was the inspector. The steel engraved view of the prison's facade taken after a drawing by William Mason. The plan, also engraved by Childs, represents the prison's "wagon wheel" design by architect John Haviland whose finished building was one of the… Read more
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image of Women and Social Security: Adapting to a New Era. A working paper prepared by the Task Force on Women and Social Security, prepared for use by the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

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Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; vi,87pp. Light toning to extremities, minor soil to rear cover, else Very Good or better. At head of upper cover: "Committee Print, 94th Congress, 1st Session."
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What Price Dependency? A Report on a Washington Problem

by [AFRICAN AMERICANS - WASHINGTON D.C.] Junior Village Committee

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Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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Washington DC: Junior Village Committee / D.C. Health and Welfare Council, 1959. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial card wrappers; 61pp. Near Fine, with mild dusting to wrappers; internally clean, tight and unmarked. On the lack of economic educational, and housing opportunities among Washington's post-war African-American community. Published under the auspices of Junior Village, the notorious Washington group… Read more
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From Darkness to Light: the Story of Negro Progress

by HELM, Mary

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Published
[1909]
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$35.00

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New York: Fleming H. Revell, [1909]. Paperback. Fourth edition. 12mo (7-1/4"); printed thick paper wrappers; 218,(5)pp; photographic portrait frontispiece and five inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Moderate external wear; Very Good. Study (by a sympathetic white Christian author) of the social conditions and social progress of African-Americans.
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A Working Woman's Guide to Her Job Rights

by TERLIN, Rose

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Published
1975
Edition
Revised Edition
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[Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office], 1975. Revised Edition. Paperback. Octavo (20.75cm.); original burnt orange pictorial staplebound wrappers; 34pp.; illus. Fine. Issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Women's Bureau. Leaflet 55.
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Equal Pay

by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION

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Published
1974
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[Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office], 1974. Paperback. Octavo (ca. 23cm.); publisher's yellow pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 16pp.; illus. throughout. A hint of wear, else Fine. WH Publication 1320.
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image of Housing Problems in America: Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Housing, Boston, November 25, 26, and 27, 1918 [Typescript Note from Alfred E. Smith tipped in]

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[New York: National Housing Association, 1918]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's olive gilt-lettered cloth; ix,[1],469pp. Light shelf wear, else Very Good and sound. Contemporary typescript note signed in text by Alfred E. Smith tipped to front free endpaper, reading "I request your attention to the argument herein presented as a conclusive refutation of Governor Miller's claim to credit… Read more
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Statement of Women's Caucus Made at the General Assembly of the National Council of Churches, November 31, 1969

by [WOMEN'S CAUCUS] GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
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N.p.: National Council of Churches, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (ca. 28cm.); side-stapled self-wrappers; 4pp. printed mimeograph. Light toning to extremities, else Very Good. Statement made by women of the Church on the Women's Caucus, concluding "we reiterate our support for the effort to liberate women" (p. 4). Not separately catalogued in OCLC as of April, 2020.
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On the Home Front with Minimum Wage

by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - WOMEN'S BUREAU

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Published
1942]
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First Edition
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$40.00

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[Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942]. First Edition. Paperback. Small octavo; self-wrappers; 7pp. printed on green stock. Light toning at margins, minor wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Small pamphlet calling for minimum wage legislature in the face of a changing labor force following the country's entrance into the War. Not separately catalogued in OCLC as… Read more
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Selected Bibliography

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY]

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Published
ca. 1972
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$40.00

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N.p., ca. 1972. Quarto (ca. 28cm.); side-stapled self-wrappers; 5pp. printed mimeograph on yellow stock. Light wear from handling, else Very Good. Annotated bibliography of recent publications, the latest published in 1972, divided by subject, including "Women and the Church" and "the Woman Issue." Concludes with a list of resources, among these the Women's Bureau and Know, Inc. Though not… Read more
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Report of Women's Caucus to the Assembly of the National Council of Churches of Christ, Dallas, Texas, December 6. 1972

by [WOMEN'S CAUCUS] BILLINGS, Peggy, Betty Witherspoon Webb, and Claire Randall

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
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Dallas: National Council of Churches of Christ, 1972. First Edition. Quarto (ca. 28cm.); side-stapled self-wrappers; 4pp. printed mimeograph. Upper margin toned, else Very Good. Reports on the Women's Caucus presented by members of the United Methodist Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and the United Presbyterian Church. Not separately catalogued in OCLC as of April, 2020.
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