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image of Black power in higher education. Proposal for the Illinois Council for Black Studies, Fall 1979. Draft for discussion and adoption at the Founding Conference, University of Illinois (Urbana), October 12-13, 1979

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Evanston, IL: Illinois Council for Black Studies c/o African-American Studies, Northwestern University, 1979. Pamphlet. 34p., wraps a bit edge worn else very good condition, 8.5x11 inches.
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Missing from Haymarket Square

by Robinet, Harriette Gillem

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Published
2001
ISBN
9780689838958
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£8.95

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New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001. Hardcover. 143p., first edition, very good condition in like dj. Novel about the 1886 Haymarket riots for 8 - 12 year old readers.
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image of The plot that failed; official records which show that the Chicago Tribune employed Burns Detectives, who manufactured evidence intended to convict an honest man of the crime of perjury. Startling evidence of a deliberate conspiracy against William Lorimer and Edward Hines

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Hastings-on-Hudson: the author, 1912. 24p., staplebound pamphlet, neatly ex-library with stamps in blind; faint rubberstamp on cover states "Donated by Barton Warren Evermann." William Lorimer, who represented Illinois, was removed from the Senate in 1912 on charges of corrupting the legislature through practices such as vote-buying. This pamphlet argues that he was targeted by a fraudulent media campaign. … Read more
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£67.13
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Poems of Adelbert Lee Yoe

by Yoe, Adelbert Lee

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Published
1901
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£37.30

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Quincy, IL: Volk, Jones & McMein, 1901. 145p., small hardcover, boards worn, front hinge has been internally reglued. Author's portrait suggests possible African American background, but his census record in 1940 identified him as white.
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image of The Return of...That Was Zen, This Is Mao [leaflet] in an all new musical comedy revue at The Roxy, 1505 W. Fullerton

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Chicago: Level X., 1987. Handbill. Single 5.5x8.5 inch leaflet printed one side only with cartoon depiction of the comedy troupe and text on lightly-worn yellow stock. Chicago based improv comedy troupe.
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£11.19
image of Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #2, June 1973: Announcing Gay Pride Week 1973

Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #2, June 1973: Announcing Gay Pride Week 1973

by Bergeron, Michael A., editor, William B. Kelley, David Sindt, Margaret Wilson, Richard Pfeiffer, Bob White, et al.

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Published
1973
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£33.57

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Chicago: Advocates of Gay Action Publishing Co-Op, 1973. Newspaper. 16p., folded tabloid newspaper, photos, ads, articles, toned and stiff else good on newsprint.
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image of Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #3, July 1973: Gay Glory 1973; Gay Pride Week Huge Success

Chicago Gay Crusader: the total community newspaper; #3, July 1973: Gay Glory 1973; Gay Pride Week Huge Success

by Bergeron, Michael A., editor, William B. Kelley, David Sindt, Margaret Wilson, Richard Pfeiffer, Bob White, et al.

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Published
1973
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£22.38

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Chicago: Advocates of Gay Action Publishing Co-Op, 1973. Newspaper. 16p., folded tabloid newspaper, photos, ads, articles, toned and stiff at fold, small hole at fold, else good on newsprint.
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image of The crisis of consolidation facing Black Studies in the 1980s: the case of ethnic studies at Illinois State University ; a report prepared by the Illinois Council for Black Studies

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Chicago: Illinois Council for Black Studies, 1982. 56p. plus unpaginated appendices; plastic comb binding, card covers, rear cover creased.
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image of Call to the Cook County Conference Against War and Fascism. Chicago, Illinois. December 7th and 8th, 1935

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Chicago: the Conference, 1935. Four-panel brochure, 6x9 inches, fold-creased, paper toned, edgeworn. Announcement of an event affiliated with the American League Against War and Fascism, with interior text linking the rise of fascism in Europe and Asia to anti-labor developments in the United States. Includes a list of endorsers, four of whom were rabbis.
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A Tale of Two Workers

by Englestein, David and Carl Hirsch

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Published
1949
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£8.95

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New York: New Century Publishers, 1949. Pamphlet. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, wraps lightly worn, touch of rust to staples, pen notation and crayon mark on front wrap else good condition. "A tale by two Party functionaries in Illinois of American and Russian workers who compare the two systems under which they live." *Seidman E74.
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A Tale of Two Workers

by Englestein, David and Carl Hirsch

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Published
1949
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New York: New Century Publishers, 1949. Pamphlet. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, wraps lightly worn, a few small spots of foxing to front wrap else good condition. "A tale by two Party functionaries in Illinois of American and Russian workers who compare the two systems under which they live." *Seidman E74.
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A Tale of Two Workers

by Englestein, David and Carl Hirsch

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Published
1949
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New York: New Century Publishers, 1949. Pamphlet. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, wraps lightly worn, pen notation on front wrap else good condition. "A tale by two Party functionaries in Illinois of American and Russian workers who compare the two systems under which they live." *Seidman E74.
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A Tale of Two Workers

by Englestein, David and Carl Hirsch

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Published
1949
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£8.95

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New York: New Century Publishers, 1949. Pamphlet. 23p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, wraps lightly worn, touch of rust to staples, wraps lightly toned else good condition. "A tale by two Party functionaries in Illinois of American and Russian workers who compare the two systems under which they live." *Seidman E74.
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Let my people go / Cairo [pinback button]

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Published
[196-?]
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£29.84

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n.p., [196-?]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, very good. Small "ILL." is added in the design to clarify the reference to Cairo, Illinois. The slogan was borrowed as the title of Preston Ewing's book "Let My People Go: Cairo, Illinois 1967-1973," about the racial clashes that plagued this city.
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[Chicago]: the Committee, [198-]. 6p., staplebound pamphlet; pages bound out of order, but all present. Orgainization supporting the eleven FALN members arrested in Evanston in 1980.
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image of Songs of Revolt. A collection of 106 songs for the use of workers, compiled by the Revolutionary Workers League, US

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Chicago: Demos Press, for the Chicago Unit, Revolutionary Workers League US (Revolt), 1939. 34p., 8.5x11 inches, mimeographed text. Lyrics only, some tunes indicated in titles. Small adhesion to right edge of front cover, otherwise very good. There were two groups simultaneously called the RWL; this was the Detroit-based one (which had branches in Chicago and other cities), lead by… Read more
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£130.53
image of Irene, Or, The Life and Fortunes of a Yankee Girl, a tale in eight cantos

Irene, Or, The Life and Fortunes of a Yankee Girl, a tale in eight cantos

by Allen, Dr. B. F. [Benjamin Franklin]

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Published
1878
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£14.92

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Joliet IL: Signal Printing Office, for the author, 1878. Hardcover. xii, 167p., 7x4.5 inch brown cloth boards cover-titled gilt and panelling in blind, very good condition.
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image of The Vigilante: Vol. 1 No. 4, September 16, 1933

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Chicago: n.pub, 1933. 4p., wraps, 9.25x11.25 inches, edgeworn, marker notation on front wrap else very good condition. Includes a list of 356 alleged Communist/Socialist/atheist groups, a report on an alleged communist Hungarian professor & a plot for an armed uprising lead by Communist 'gun-men' of Wisconsin farmer.
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Hobohemia

by Beck, Frank O.

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Published
1956
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£22.38

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Rindge, New Hampshire: Richard R. Smith Publisher, 1956. Hardcover. 95p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.75 inches, ex-library with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on front paste-down endpaper, remains of renewal slip on free front endpaper, and ownership stamp on rear paste-down endpaper. No dj. Minister's stories of skid row in Chicago, the IWW, Emma Goldman, Ben Reitman, Nina Van Zandt,… Read more
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image of Mattachine Review: vol. 8, #1, January 1962: Beginning 8th Year

Mattachine Review: vol. 8, #1, January 1962: Beginning 8th Year

by Call, Harold, editor, Paul Goodman, Terry L. Baum, et al.

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Published
1962
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San Francisco: Mattachine Society, 1962. Magazine. 32p. includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, articles, opinion, resources, poetry and fiction stain on front cover and on fore-edge else very good digest-size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. This issue features "Pornography, Art & Censorship" by Paul Goodman, an editorial on the lifting of anti-gay laws in Illinois, and discussion of other efforts on… Read more
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