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Toward Social Security. An Explanation of the Social Security Act and a Survey of the Larger Issues

by BURNS, Eveline M.

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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New York: Whittlesey House / McGraw Hill, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; 269pp. Very Good, unmarked copy; lacking the dustwrapper. Burns (1900-1984) was a British economist and professor of Social Work at Columbia University.
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The Right to Work

by [GREAT DEPRESSION] [WPA] ANDERSON, Nels

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Published
1938
Edition
First edition
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New York: Modern Age Books, 1938. First edition. Octavo. Printed wrappers w/ pictorial dustjacket; 152p; illus. A clean, tight copy in the uncommon pictorial jacket, lightly rubbed and worn but still quite presentable. Extensively illustrated with halftones, uncredited but clearly of WPA/FSA lineage. An explication and defense of federal work-relief programs, written at the height of the Depression by… Read more
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Christmas Story

by MENCKEN, H. L.; Bill Crawford, Illust

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Published
1946
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (17.5cm); blue publisher's cloth w/ tipped-on color illust., stamped in gilt on spine, in color pictorial dustwrapper; 31pp. Minor soiling and dampstains to boards and interior; mild handling wear; toning to dustwrapper extremities and spine, chipping at crown/heel of spine, short tear near front top leading corner. Very… Read more
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Federal Manpower Policies and Programs to Combat Unemployment

by LEVITAN, Sar A.

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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Kalamazoo: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1964. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed card wrappers; 41pp. Fine, unworn copy. List of publications laid in.
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Abolish Involuntary Poverty: A National Program

by [SOLUTIONS TO POVERTY WORKSHOP]

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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San Francisco: Solutions to Poverty Workshop, 1991. First Edition. Quarto. Staple-bound pamphlet; photostatically reproduced from typescript; 42pp. Fine, unmarked copy. Report of a workshop held at the 509 Cultural Center, San Francisco, April 1990 to May 1991.
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[Coin Collection Can] Support WPA National Job March to Washington

by [ORGANIZED LABOR] WORKS PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

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Published
[1937]
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Detroit, [1937]. Tin can (13cm tall, 8 cm. in circumference), mounted buff paper label printed in orange, coin slot cut into top lid. Paper a bit toned and dust-soiled, else Very Good or better. Coin collection can to raise funds for the Job March on Washington held in 1937 and organized by the Workers Alliance after cuts were made… Read more
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Out of a Job

by [SOCIALISM] WEITZ, Louis

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Published
[1915]
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Louis Weitz, [1915]. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's tan pictorial card wrappers; 59pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Wrapper extremities a bit chipped and toned, spine lettering partly effaced, else Near Very Good, internally near fine. "Peoples Educational Society" - upper cover. Socialist study of unemployment. A copy would be sent to Jack London in Honolulu, prompting him… Read more
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The Negro and Employment Opportunities in the South: Chattanooga

by SOUTHERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

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Published
1962]
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First Edition
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[Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1962]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue staplebound card wrappers; 16pp. Fine condition. "The second of a series of Employment Studies in Southern Cities.
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The Negro and Employment Opportunities in the South: Houston

by SOUTHERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

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Published
1961]
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First Edition
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[Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1961]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's grey staplebound card wrappers; 22pp. Fine condition. "The first of a series of Employment Studies in Southern Cities.
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Demonstrate April 26 - Washington, DC - Kennedy Stadium 1 PM

by [CHICAGO MOBILIZATION FOR MARCH ON WASHINGTON]

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Published
N.d. [1975?]
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Chicago: Chicago Mobilization for March on Washington, N.d. [1975?]. Broadside (bulletin-board flyer), 11" x 8-1/2". Mimeographed; printed recto-only on standard white bond. Near Fine. Protest flyer, announcing a March on Washington DC to protest unemployment, inflation, military spending, and welfare roll-backs. With reservation blank (unused) at bottom margin.
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[Atlanta: Greater Atlanta Council on Human Relations, 1962]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22.75cm.); publisher's tan decorative staplebound wrappers; 21pp. Fine condition.
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A Cure for Unemployment

by O'FLAHERTY, Liam

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Published
[1931]
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Julian Press, [1931]. First American Edition. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's salmon staple-bound wrappers; 14pp.; illus. Just a hint of wear, else Near Fine. An uncommon O'Flaherty work, originally published in London under the anarchist publisher Charles Lahr's "Blue Moon" imprint. A Swiftian satire on the Conservative Party's economic approach to the Depression, proposing "...to substitute an [unemployed] human… Read more
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The Fight for Social Security

by RAYNAUD, Henri

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Published
[1952]
Edition
First U.K. Edition
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London: W.F.T.U. Publications, [1952]. First U.K. Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 42pp. Light external soil and wear; internally clean and unmarked; Very Good.
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Hobo Press / The Bowery News. The Voice of Society's Basement. No. 63 (July 1959)

by Baronian, Harry (ed)

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Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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New York: The Bowery News Co, 1959. First Edition. Tabloid, ca 17-1/2" x 12"; 12pp. Horizontal fold (as issued); printed on blue paper; bit of sun-fading at folded edge, else a rather fresh, well-preserved copy, VG or better. Contributions from "Buffalo Chuck," "Hobo Buck and Margie," "Old Timer J.N.," and others. Noteworthy article by Virginia Murray on the history… Read more
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Unemployment and the Mechanical Man [drop title]

by MAURER, James H.

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[Boston: Socialist Party of Massachusetts, ca 1932]. Octavo (22.75cm.); single sheet folded into 4-panelled pamphlet; upper panel illustrated with a cartoon depicting a robot labelled "Labor-Displacing Machine," standing on a pay-roll sheet, sweeping away the human workers. Light wear; Very Good or better. Undated, but probably issued for the 1932 Massachusetts gubernatorial election, with Alfred Baker Lewis on the… Read more
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Taxing Unearned Income

by LEWIS, Alfred Baker

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[Boston: Socialist Party of Massachusetts, ca 1932]. Octavo (22.75cm.); single sheet folded into 4-panelled pamphlet; upper panel illustrated with a cartoon depicting a pair of one-percenters sneering at a common laborer. Light wear; Very Good or better. Campaign leaflet. Undated, but probably issued for the 1932 Massachusetts gubernatorial election. Alfred Baker Lewis ran for Massachusetts Governor in 1930,… Read more
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Unemployment Insurance and Relief in Germany

by NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL CONFERENCE BOARD

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Published
1932 [but 1933?]
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First Edition
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New York: National Industrial Conference Board, 1932 [but 1933?]. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xvi,107pp.; tables and charts throughout. Minor rubbing to boards, short closed tear to last two leaves, not affecting text. Very Good and sound. Issued a year before Hitler's appointment as Chancellor of Germany.
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The Employment Act Past and Future: A Tenth Anniversary Symposium

by COLM, Gerhard, ed

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Published
[1956]
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First Edition
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Washington DC: National Planning Association, [1956]. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm.); original blue and white decorative card wrappers; xii,203pp. Wrappers a bit dust-soiled, lighter portions of spine toned, else Very Good or better. Special Report no. 41.
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Survey of Economic Theory on Technological Change and Employment

by GOURVITCH, Alexander

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Published
1940
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: Work Projects Administration, National Research Project, 1940. First Edition. Large octavo (25.5cm.); original blue card wrappers; xiii,[1],252pp. Light wear and foxing to wrappers, else Very Good and sound. Report No. G-6.
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Women and Poverty: Staff Report

by UNITED STATES COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS

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Published
1974
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First Edition
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[Washington, DC]: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1974. First Edition. Quarto (25.75cm.); original black pictorial staplebound wrappers; v,[1],81pp.; text in double columns. Very light wear from handling, else Near Fine.
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