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image of Saengerfest / Diamantenes Jubilaum des Nordamerikanischen Saengerbundes [pin]

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n.p., 1924. Metal pin, about 1.75 inches across, with enameled text, very good. Issued for the Diamond Jubilee of the German-American singing society.
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image of Zur Geschichte der deutschen am unteren Mississippi: das Redemptionssystem im Staate Louisiana

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New Orleans: the author ("Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers"), 1901. 36p., slender pamphlet, minor chips to spine ends, paper toned, otherwise very good. Deiler, a professor of German at the University of Louisiana (now Tulane), was an enthusiastic proponent of German immigrant culture in New Orleans and researched widely into the history of the local community.
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image of Wohlerfahrner Pferde-Arzt: Enthaltend Mittel für die Heilung aller bekannten und verschiedenartigen Krankheiten und Seuchen der Pferde, Welche nach einer fünf und zwanzigjährigen Ausübung der Ross-Heilkunst bewährt und untrüglich befunden wurden

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Libanon [Lebanon, PA]: Jos. Hartman, 1842. xii, 184 p, 12mo, plain boards with leather spine and corners, mildly worn all round; text in German. Guide to equine medicine for use in the Pennsylvania Dutch communities.
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£100.70
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Jimmy Ernst: A Survey, 1942-1983

by Ernst, Jimmy; curated by Helen A. Harrison; introduction by Diane Waldman; essay by Frank Getlein

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Published
1985
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9780933793019
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East Hampton, NY: Guild Hall of East Hampton, 1985. 47p., wraps, 10x8.5 inches landscape format, profusely illus., small sticker on half-title else very good exhibition catalog. Ernst was a German-American painter and the son of Max Ernst.
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Laya Raki in 3-D: the international dancing star of films, cabaret & television, photographed for the first time in 3-D

by Raki, Laya [born Brunhilde Marie Alma Herta Jörns] photos by Roy Nicholson

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Published
1954
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London: A. Hallé, Ltd, 1954. 20p., 4.75x7.25 inches, text, b&w photos + 12 3-D photos, glasses in slot at rear, lightly-used booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. A collection of 3-D photos of the German fraulein as a Maori cavorting in a faux Maori locale with a stuffed tiger! She was promoting the film "The Seekers" at the time so… Read more
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Stimmt für Adlai [large pinback button]

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Published
1952
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£33.57

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Chicago: 45th Ward Reg. Democratic Org, 1952. Four-inch lithographed pin, very good, from the collection of R. Gene Geisler.
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Dolge

by Franz, Eleanor

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780890620755
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£18.65

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Herkimer, NY: Herkimer County Historical Society, 1980. Hardcover. 106p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.25 inches, previous owner's ownership label on free front endpaper else very good condition in an edgeworn, unclipped dj. Biography of Alfred Dolge, a German immigrant and piano maker, who experimented with social welfare reforms for his workers.
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Memoiren: Erlebtes, Erforschtes und Erdachtes. Zweites Bändchen

by Most, John [Johann]

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Published
1903
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£149.18

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New York: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1903. Paperback. 77p., wraps, 5x6.75 inches, frontispiece portrait collage of Most, wraps worn and beginning to separate from pages, rear wrap stained, staples rusted, spine chipped. Text in German. Volume two only. Second volume of the memoirs of the most prominent German anarchist in America, best known for his advocacy of "Propaganda of… Read more
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image of Death in Venice and seven other stories [Tonio Kroger, Mario and the Magician, Disorder & Early Sorrow, A Man & His Dog, The Blood of the Walsungs, Tristan, and Felix Krull]

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New York: Book-of-the-Month Club, 1993. Hardcover. 402p., frontis-portrait, very good Book Club edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped bright dj. Triangle Classics series: illuminating the Gay & Lesbian experience.
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Memoiren: Erlebtes, Erforschtes und Erdachtes. Erster Band

by Most, John [Johann]

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Published
1903
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New York: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1903. Paperback. 80p., wraps, 5.25x6.75 inches, frontispiece portrait of Most, wraps lightly worn and soiled else very good condition. Text in German. Volume one only. First volume of the memoirs of the pioneering German immigrant anarchist best known for his advocacy of "Propaganda of the Deed.
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Die direkte Aktion (Revolutionãre Gewerkschafts-Taktik)

by Roller, Arnold [Siegfried Nacht]

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Published
1907
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New York: Freiheit Publishing Association, 1907. Pamphlet. 63p., pamphlet with old paper tape reinforcement to spine, author's real name added in pen to front cover. "Direct Action (Revolutionary Trade Union Tactics)." Text In German. The Freiheit Publishing Association was Johann Most's press.
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image of Die Wilden Schafe: Max und Siegfried Nacht.  Zwei radikale, jüdische Existenzen.  Mit einem Vorwort von Siegbert Wolf

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Münster, Germany: Unrast, 2008. Paperback. 163p., wraps, 5.5x8 inches, old price sticker on rear wrap else very good condition. Text in German. On Max Nacht, better known by his pseudonym Max Nomad, and his brother Siegfried, also known as "Arnold Roller.
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Erlebtes, Erstrebtes, Erreichtes: Erinnerungen

by Oppenheimer, Franz

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Published
1931
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Berlin: Der Heine-Bund, 1931. Hardcover. 259p., cloth-covered boards, frontispiece photograph of a bust of Oppenheimer, boards lightly worn with a few small stains else very good condition. Text in German. Memoirs of the German political economist. Although Oppenheimer himself was not an anarchist, his work "The State" influenced anarchist thought.
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image of Involuntary Idleness: an exposition of the cause of the discrepancy existing between the supply of, and the demand for, labor and its products

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1889. Hardcover. 119p., one fold-out graph, 4.5x7 inches, corners bumped, boards worn, edges lightly foxed, light foxing throughout else very good condition in cloth-covered boards. Bilgram was a German immigrant, economist, inventor and President of Bilgram Machine Works. Banjamin Tucker called this work one of the best books on money and its relation to labor… Read more
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Labor history. vol 25, no. 1, Winter, 1984

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1984
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1984. Magazine. pp. 5-160, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include, American trade unions, mass immigration and the literacy test: 1900-1917 by A. T. Lane, Immigrant workers, "equal rights,"; and anti‐slavery: The Germans of Newark, New Jersey by Bruce C. Levine, The… Read more
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image of Aventuroj de Malspertulo (Fragmento de la Verko).  Esperantigis Dro Tobias Sigal

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Berlin: Esperanto-Verlag Ellersiek & Borel, 1924. 32p., wraps, 5.25x7.25 inches, frontispiece portrait of Reitzel, very good condition with ownership label of linguistics professor and Romance Languages specialist Lawrence A. Sharpe on front blank. Esperanto translation of an excerpt from Reitzel's "Adventures of a Greenhorn: an autobiographical novel
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image of Der Rote Schmidt: a 19th century model of being both eminent physician and political activist

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[Philadelphia]: Institute of Social Medicine and Community Health, n.d.. Staplebound pamphlet, offprint from a 1989 issue of Transactions and Studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, pp. 219-236; plus two pages of notes that were omitted from the published version. Very good. History Center Publication Series B: Biographical Studies, No. 1. On Ernst Schmidt, a radical German immigrant… Read more
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image of Verzeichnis von Buchern und Schriften in Deutsch u. Englisch. Books and Pamphlets in German and English

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Chicago: Freidenkerbund von Nord-Amerika, n.d.. 12p., pocket-sized staplebound catalog of freethought publications in German and English; middle pages loose from staple but present. Faint stains to cover, corner creased. The contact was August Haden.
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image of Hearings on Gerhart Eisler; transcript of proceedings, Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, eightieth congress, first session... February 6, 1947

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Washington DC: GPO, 1947. Paperback. 83p., worn wraps slightly soiled, red penciling on front wrap, else good condition, seven folded plates with reproductions of his immigration application and other evidence. Eisler was snitched off by Louis Budenz, hauled before HUAC as the Comintern's commissar of USA --"Stalin's chief agent here." hwas a German politician. Along with his sister Ruth… Read more
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image of Germania / Schwestern Loge No. 6, ODHS / New Ulm, Minn. [badge with ribbon]

Germania / Schwestern Loge No. 6, ODHS / New Ulm, Minn. [badge with ribbon]

by Orden der Hermanns-Soehne (ODHS; The Order of the Sons of Herman)

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n.d.
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New Ulm: ODHS, mfg. by Whitehead and Hoag in Newark, NJ, n.d.. Dangling pendant suspended from a yellow ribbon attached at the top, six inches long including tassels. The black ribbon used for backing is an "In Memoriam" issue from the same branch. Paper label on the interior between the two strips of cloth gives patent application dates in… Read more
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