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image of The disinherited speak, letters from sharecroppers [cover title]

The disinherited speak, letters from sharecroppers [cover title]

by [Southern Tenant Farmers' Union]

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Published
1937
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New York: Workers Defense League for the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, 1937. Pamphlet. 29p., wraps, paper browned else good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches. Most of the letters are from tenant farmers in Arkansas. Caption title: Life on the plantations.
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image of A New Plantation South: Land, Labor, and Federal Favor in Twentieth-Century Arkansas

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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1996. xvi, 324p., illustrated with numerous charts, tables, line maps and period photography in b&w, hardbound first edition in openweave pale cloth boards titled black and enclosed in the dust jacket. In as-new condition: totally sound, clean and unmarked. Carter G. Woodson Institute Series in Glack Studies.
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image of Turn Away Thy Son: Little Rock, the crisis that shocked the nation

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New York: Free Press, 2007. Hardcover. xiii, 477p., preface, introduction, conclusion, afterword, notes, index, 16p. glossy b&w photo section, vry good first edition, fuirst printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped bright dj. The crisis in Little Rock September 1957 when 9 African American students attempted to integrate Central High School.
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image of Mean Things Happening in this Land; The Life and Times of H.L. Mitchell Co-founder of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union. Foreword by Michael Harrington. Preface to the Oklahoma Edition by Samuel Mitchell

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. Paperback. xviii, 403p., softbound in 9x6 inch glossy black wraps titled green, back cover has corner-crease else sound, item is perfectly clean and unmarked. No illustrations except for the cover portrait of Mitchell by Dorothea Lange.
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80 Years of Transportation Progress; A History of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway

by [Anderson, Jacob E., original text] Public Relations Department [revision]

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Published
1957
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Tyler TX: the railroad, 1957. Pamphlet. 98p., coated alkaline paperstock throughout, plentifully illustrated with b&w period photos, facsimiles and line maps, softbound, a pamphlet in 7.5x5.5 inch stapled color wraps. A very presentable booklet, the one flaw we see is a faint ripple to first third of textblock (no staining whatsoever), a sound clean otherwise unmarked copy. Item "issued… Read more
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The Night Before Segregation

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Published
1957
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n.p., 1957. 6.75x8.5 inch sheet of pink paper, faintly fold-creased, with mimeographed text of a racist poem, based on "Twas the Night Before Christmas," lamenting the integration of schools in Little Rock. "Ol' Ike had orders / To mix up the schools / But Ol' Faubus said, 'Hold it / We ain't no fools. / If you know what's… Read more
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Reminiscences

by Peters, James S.

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Published
2003
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9781413429817
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N.pl: XLibris, 2003. Paperback. 53p., shelfworn wraps, inscripition on half-title page by previous owner, else very good condition. African American author.
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image of Constitution of the United Mine Workers of America, District Twenty-One. Effective April 1, 1920. International constitution. Effective January 1, 1920

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Fort Smith, Ark: UMWA, 1920. 125p., staplebound booklet, small chip to top edge of the front cover, otherwise minor handling wear.
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image of The Crusader; Fall 2014 the political voice of white Christian America

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Harrison, AR: The Knights Party, 2014. Newspaper. 12p., folded two-color tabloid, illus., very good condition. Newspaper of the Knights Party (KKK), one of the several Klan formations out there. Four pages of issue devoted to photos of the 2014 Knights Party National Leadership Congress, two pages of letters to the editor, full page programming grid for KKKRadio com, short… Read more
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Pictorial review: First Baptist Church

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Published
1968
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El Dorado, Arkansas: the Church, 1968. 52p., 8.5x11 inch wraps, ownership signature at top of front cover; minor handling wear. Illustrated booklet celebrating the African American church's community, beginning with a paean to Martin Luther King Jr.
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The Arkansas Testament

by Walcott, Derek

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780374105822
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987. Hardcover. 117p., signed by the St. Lucia born Nobel prize winner, very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj. Poetry; much of which set in the US: "Nothing hurts as much as the word 'California,' / the wincing light of Los Angeles." The long title poem is set in Fayetteville,… Read more
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image of Her eyes have seen the glory: Ardell Duckett Peters Merrit

Her eyes have seen the glory: Ardell Duckett Peters Merrit

by Peters, James S. II, Ardell Duckett Peters Merrit

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Published
1995
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9781573090643
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Bethesda: International Scholars Publications, 1995. Paperback. 80p., preface, references, illustrations, family trees, signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Vanity press biography of the author's mother in celebration of her life and 100th birthday.
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image of Valuable information for the stranger attending the Republican National Convention at St. Louis, June 16, 1896. With the compliments of the Missouri Pacific Railway (Passenger department)

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St. Louis: Woodward and Tiernan Printing Co, 1896. Eight-panel fold-out brochure, including a two-panel map of the business section of town, directions to sights and hotels, and a full-panel ad for the Hot Springs of Arkansas, only a night's ride away by the Iron Mountain Route. Minor corner creases, very good.
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image of The Inkwell 1969 eleventh publication English Department of Hall High School Little Rock, Arkansas

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Little Rock: Printed by Bass Printing Co. for the school, 1969. Pamphlet. 54p., printed on tinted paperstock throughout, staplebound 9x6 inch booklet with terminal blanks for student comment and salutations, of which many, many by contributors. Sort of a yearbook for Arkansas proto-intellectuals. Slight soil, a nice copy. Arkansas had been integrated for a decade at this time of… Read more
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image of Report from the Secretary of the Treasury, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, transmitting a communication from John Pope, late Governor of Arkansas. February 17, 1837. Read, and ordered to be printed

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Washington DC: s.n., 1837. Single folio leaf printed and folded to present a 13p. text, 9.5x6.2 inch self-wraps; some partial tearing of fold-lines, some crumpling of untrimmed edges, scattered light foxing, good copy. Regards "ten sections of land granted to said Territory (of Arkansas) for the erection of a public building at Little Rock," and claims against the grant.… Read more
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image of Tls to prospective students of Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College; Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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Pine Bluff: Office of the Director of Admissions, the College, 1943. Two 8.5x14 inch sheets, stapled with three horizontal folds. Cothran's letter is an appeal to Arkansas high school students to enroll in college as a means of escaping the menial labor that would otherwise be their fates. He describes the value of an AM&N educationand appends a list… Read more
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image of The skill of raising calves. Edited and with an introduction by F. Thomas Huheey

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Cincinnati: The Farm Quarterly, 1969. 63p., intermittant b&w pix, staplebound 8.5x6 inch photographic wraps, slight edgewear, a good clean copy. She has inscribed and signed the first blank, undersigning herself "Little Eagle." Charmingly realistic treatment with very useful pictures. At writing she had settled in Arkansas.
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An essay on the trial by jury

by Spooner, Lysander

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Published
[199-]
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Eureka Springs, AR: Christian Research, [199-]. 20p., wraps. Reprint of 1852 text, with a three-page commentary by the publisher explaining how juries can reject the laws of the State; has a plug for the Fully Informed Jury Association.
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Proposed plan for orgamization of the judiciary of Arkansas

by Winters, Glenn R.

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Published
1946
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Ann Arbor: American Judicature Society, 1946. Hardcover. 50p., foreword, very good first edition in original gray wraps casebound in red cloth and gilt, wraps preserved.
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image of Christians in racial crisis; a study of Little Rock's ministry, including statements on desegregation and race relations by the leadiang religious denominations of the United States

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Washington: Public Affairs Prtess, 1959. Hardcover. x, 196p., prior owner's signature, paper browning, dj faded and slightly shelfworn.
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