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Free Juan Otero [handbill]

by [Otero, Juan]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1973
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£30.00

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Bronx, NY: Committee to Defend Juan Otero, 1973. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. On the case of a Puerto Rican activist working for equality in the building trades, convicted of robbery, "framed by the efforts of a personal vendetta by south Bronx police - who knew Otero from his community work - in collaboration with corrupt construction contractors." States… Read more
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Free Juan Otero [handbill]

by [Otero, Juan]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1973
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£22.50

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Bronx, NY: Committee to Defend Juan Otero, 1973. 8.5x11 inch handbill, some foxing. On the case of a Puerto Rican activist working for equality in the building trades, convicted of robbery, "framed by the efforts of a personal vendetta by south Bronx police - who knew Otero from his community work - in collaboration with corrupt construction contractors." States… Read more
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image of District Fifty news, 4 issues, 1955, Vol. 8, Nos. 3, 7, 20 & 23

District Fifty news, 4 issues, 1955, Vol. 8, Nos. 3, 7, 20 & 23

by United mine workers of america, District fifty

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1955
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£33.75

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Washington DC: UMWA, 1955. Four issues, 9.25x12.5 inches, printed on newsprint, shelf and edge worn, even toning throughout the issues, subscriber's mailing address stamped along spine and library stamp in red along bottom edges, else in good condition. District Fifty of the UMWA was a "catch all" district that had absorbed another CIO union, the United Construction Workers union… Read more
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image of East Bay Labor Journal 1954-1972 (fragmentary run)

East Bay Labor Journal 1954-1972 (fragmentary run)

by Central Labor Council of Alameda County

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
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£22.50

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Oakland: Central Labor Council of Alameda County. Newspaper. thirty five issues, 8 pages, black and white folded tabloid format, toned, edge and shelf worn, otherwise in readable condition. Issues present: 1954: Vol. 28, No. 6, Dec 3, 1958: Vol. 33, May 23, No. 8, 1959: Vol. 34, No. 24, Sep 11, 1961: Vol. 35, Nos. 7, 9-13, 17-19, 23-38… Read more
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image of The Largest City in the Western Americas; Population (estimated) 1,211,333. LOS ANGELES, The Metropolis of The Southwest. The Tourist's Winter and Summer Resort, The Homeseeker's Paradise. CLIMATIC CAPITAL OF THE NEW WORLD.  Write to the Chamber of Commerce for further information

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1926. Single promotional leaf printed blue on buff and folded twice to make a six-panel brochure (three on a side) bearing hype and statistics in smallpoint type. The outermost panels are mildly toned with a touch of dust-soil, a good undamaged copy. Info on autos in LA, crop reports, number of building… Read more
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£15.00
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The Painter and Decorator

by Swick, Clarence E. editor and publisher

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1969
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£56.26

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Lafayette, IN: Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, 1969. 73 issues, various pagination and size, wraps, cover wraps are worn and many chipped with bumped edges and corners, edge and shelf worn, many have toned pages, all have previous owners address sticker on back cover wrap, else in good condition. Issues present are Vol. 51, No. 9,… Read more
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image of Proceedings of the eighth biennial and forty-eighth convention of the Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers' International Union of America, beginning Monday, October Ninth, and ended Fridcay October Twentieth, Nineteen Hundred Twenty-two.  Held at auditorium, Springfield, Mass

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[Washington D.C.?]: Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers' International Union of America, 1922. Paperback. 222p., stiff wraps with taped spine as issued, rear blank wrap stained else good condition.
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£18.75
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The Carpenter. (September 1929)

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Published
1929
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£15.00

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Indianapolis: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1929. 67p. plus ads, staplebound journal, address label on cover, some toning and wear, rust migration at top staple. Includes historical discussion of Labor Day, lots of detailed advice for carpenters about specific technical issues, and many ads for equipment. Also included is a later, less interesting issue from May,… Read more
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£15.00
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San Francisco: Mike Orrfelt, 1995. Two issues of the staplebound magazine, vol. 1 no. 1 and vol. 2 no. 2. Pro-union publication aimed at construction workers. Orrfelt was active in the Association for Union Democracy.
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image of Building Capitalism; Historical change and the labour process in the production of the built environment

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London: Routledge, 1992. xv, 316p., numerous b&w period images and maps, nice alkaline paperstock, softbound in 9.5x7.5 inch color wraps. A little edgfeworn, clean, sound and unmarked, a very good copy.
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£16.50
image of Une Toiture Etanche Pratique & Agreable. Nous dedions ce modeste guide a tous ceux qui comprennent les avantages de la toiture en terrasse, mais insuffisamment instruits sur son mode de realisation evitent de l'utiliser par crainte des ennuis

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Paris: Lagesse & Neymarck, 1930. 24p., presswork in black and green spot-color on alkaline coated paperstock, softbound, a stapled booklet or pamphlet in 10.5x6 inch wraps that are decorated with rulings gilt and an onlaid color vignette showing a completed stoa or promenade. Illustrated with forty of fifty b&w photos showing a team of three levelling a surface, pouring… Read more
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£26.25
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Membership book

by International Hod Carriers, Building & Common Laborers' Union of America

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1947
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£13.50

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Washington DC: International Hod Carriers, Building & Common Laborers' Union of America, 1947. [12p.], staplebound booklet, small enough to fit in wallet; corner creased, staples rusted. Filled out in 1947 for a member in Vallejo, CA, with two years of dues payment stamps.
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image of [Membership booklet of William Hubbley, Palo Alto]

[Membership booklet of William Hubbley, Palo Alto]

by United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1904
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£15.00

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Plao Alto, CA: the Union, 1904. [24p.], booklet with leather covers, made out to Hubbley in 1904 and filled with records of dues payments for the following four years. One transfer card has been filled out and the perforated coupon for notifying headquarters removed.
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Who is the real enemy? [handbill]

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Published
[197-]
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£11.25

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San Francisco: Labor Solidarity Committee, [197-]. 8.5x11 inch mimeographed handbill, unevenly toned. Asks the reader to join a demonstration at the Federal Building demanding the opening of the building trade to non-white workers. "As workers we support this demonstration and we urge all working people to join with our black brothers. Their fight is ours.
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image of The effect of foremen on safety in construction

The effect of foremen on safety in construction

by Samuelson, Nancy Morse

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1977
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£9.00

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Dept. of Civil Engineering; distributed by the Construction Institute, 1977. Paperback. vi, 88p., 8.5x11 inches, paperback; covers mildly worn, couple of tears to black tape spine panel.
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The effect of middle management on safety in construction

by Hinze, Jimmie Wayne

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1976
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Dept. of Civil Engineering; distributed by the Construction Institute, 1976. Paperback. x, 182p., 8.5x11 inches, paperback; covers mildly worn, couple of tears to black tape spine panel.
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Un Hogar Feliz

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Published
1930
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£15.00

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Barcelona: Compania Roca - Radiadores, 1930. Pamphlet. 23p., printed letterpress in two colors throughout with many interiors shown (cut-away diagrams, elevations, floorplans) each with a radiator or a heating vent indicated. Softbound in stapled 6.5x5 inch decorated wraps; staples are rusted, covers are dust- and handling-soiled with spotty foxing, the interior while clean also bears a little foxing. A… Read more
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image of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Bisbee, Arizona; prepared for St. Patrick's parish by Harris Sobin, AIA, with The Architecture Company

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Tucson AZ: Self-published by the author, 1998. Pamphlet. 24p., illustrated with numerous period photos, floorplans and elevations, b&w with two color pix on the covers; softbound stapled pamphlet, professionally and nicely produced, and inscribed and signed by the author opposite the title page to acknowledge assistance. Cover is a little worn along the spinefold and has a tiny corner-tip… Read more
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image of Landmarks of liberty a portfolio of historical episodes in text and art form. Created by and published in The Laborer, official publication of the International Hod Carriers..

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Washington DC: International Hod Carriers, Building & Common Laborers' Union of America (AFL-CIO), 1961. Portfolio, 9.25x12 inches, portfolio staples begining to rust, with fifteen plates laid in, all with text and illus. and 8.25x11.25 inches, plates no. 1 to 15 laid in, no mention of total plates issued found. Over all in good condition.
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image of Pencil Points; A Journal for the Drafting Room. March 1926, volume vii, number 3. This issue --16,000 copies

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New York: Pencil Point Press, 1926. Magazine. 56 [ads], 141-202 [texts], 57-130p [ads]. Softbound journal, stapled, 11.5x9 inches, coated paperstock throughout with two pages of color reproductions and several ads with spot-color. Spinefold is ragged and nearly detached, expect general edgewear, dust-soil to covers with a few faint smudges within, textblock is sound. A fair to good copy. The… Read more
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£15.00