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image of The Struggle for Peace and Democracy in U.S.A.: Talks before Slavic Americans

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New York: American Slav Congress, 1947. Pamphlet. 20p. + [9]p. of illustrations, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good condition.
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image of Nine million Americans walk the streets / Six million foreigners hold good jobs, why? [leaflet]

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Elgin, IL: P.G. White, 1936. 3.25x6.4 inch leaflet printed on thin card, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Cartoon by H.W. Evans depicts European immigrants with heavy accents kicking native-born Americans out of work. Text on the back urges the reader to contact congressional representatives to deport "illegal residents." Issued in the context of European refugees entering the US to… Read more
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image of To all workers, Native and foreign born! Protest Keegan fingerprint bill.... Come to the mass meeting Thurs. Feb. 27 at 8:30 P.M., Herman Ridder High School to protest against the bill!

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New York: Communist Party Branch ! of the 5th A.D., 1936. Leaflet, printed on one only, paper browned and chipped on the edges, tape repairs on verso, 8.5x11 inches, all text. The bill would be "Requiring registration and complete identification of all aliens within the City of New York except diplomatic employees of foreign governments" - the leaflet. … Read more
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Aurore: My Franco-American mother

by Roy, Marguerite

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Published
2011
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Lexington, KY: Self-published by the author, 2011. Paperback. 318p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good condition. The author's mother was a French-Canadian who immigrated to Lewiston, Maine in the 1890s.
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image of I Might Get Somewhere: oral histories of immigration and migration, gathered, recorded, and edited by students at Balboa High School, San Francisco

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San Francisco: 826 Valencia, 2005. Paperback. xvi, 333p., foreword by Amy Tan, lightly worn, sticker on spine else very good in wraps.
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Secret hearings in Detroit

by American Civil Liberties Union. Detroit Committee

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Published
1922
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Detroit, MI: American Civil Liberties Union, 1922. Four panel brochure, paper browned, horizontally creasing else good condition, 5x11.75 inches. Case of Russian immigrant Nicholas Mansevich, arrest by federal agents and threatened with deportation to Poland for allegedly receiving anarchist literature. Includes an account of the legal actions and comments on the use of secret agents.
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image of Resist the empire!  A fall of action for peace and justice

Resist the empire! A fall of action for peace and justice

by United for Peace & Justice

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Published
2003
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£13.30

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New York: United for Peace & Justice, 2003. Eight pages in tabloid newspaper format, 11.25x17 inches, folded as issued, creased (spent time in activists back pocket), tears in the margins of the first page else good condition. Text in English & Spanish, centerfold is a poster for the upcoming events in English & Spanish. Multi-issue group with… Read more
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image of Our badge of infamy: a petition to the United Nations on the treatment of the Mexican immigrant

Our badge of infamy: a petition to the United Nations on the treatment of the Mexican immigrant

by American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born

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Published
1959
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£22.17

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New York: American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, 1959. Pamphlet. 48p., stapled wraps, 5x7.5 inches, bibliography, wraps lightly worn, offsetting to front wrap else very good condition.
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image of The Navigator. Eighth Edition [1814]  //  The Navigator; containing directions for navigating the Monongahela, Allegheny, Ohio and Mississippi Rivers; with an ample account of these much admired waters, from the head of the former to the mouth of the latter: and a concise description of their towns, villages, harbors, settlements, &c. with maps of the Ohio and Mississippi. / To which is added An Appendix, containing an account of Louisiana - [&c &c]  Eighth Edition - improved and enlarged. Pittsburgh 1814

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no place: Readex Microprint Corporation, 1966. Hardcover. Reprint: unpaginated preliminaries, 360p., illustrated with a dozen or so plats of tricky riverine passages, these and the text are photographically printed, we see several smudges which must have been "original", hardbound item in 7.5x5 inch pebbled faux-leather boards gilt with black spine label, a clean sound copy. Great americana.
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image of Földrengéskor: Varga József válogatott versei

Földrengéskor: Varga József válogatott versei

by Varga, Jozsef

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Published
1942
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New York: International Workers Order, Hungarian-American Section, 1942. 127p., slender paperback, faint crease to front cover, otherwise very good, evenly toned. Poetry collection by the Hungarian immigrant activist.
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Sin Fronteras Portland

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Published
nd
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Portland, OR: Sin Fronteras Portland, nd. Pamphlet. [6]p. in English, [6]p. in Spanish, wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, worn, bottom-corner dog-eared else good condition. Contains the anarchist immigrant rights group's mission statement, information on collectives within the group, and a list of movies offered by the group's radical movie library.
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image of Migration, Movements, Wages, and War in the Americas: Reasons for Unity on May Day 2006-And After

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npl: Midnight Notes Collective, 2006. 8p., including covers, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn and soiled else very good condition. Midnight Notes is an anarchist collective.
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image of The Samoans of the Nanakuli-Makaha Area of Oahu, Hawaii (thesis)

The Samoans of the Nanakuli-Makaha Area of Oahu, Hawaii (thesis)

by Yost, Monica E.

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Published
1965
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii, Sociology Dept, 1965. 148p., text reproduced from typed ms, no illustrations, utilitarian binding in flexible brown covers with black cloth backstrip and typed cover label. Cloth spine bears a scrape and a adhesion scar, item is sound and legible throughout. Micro-details: have Samoan kids been introduced to diapers? to underwear? go nude?
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image of Acculturation of Samoans in the Mormon Village of Laie, Territory of Hawaii (thesis)

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Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1956. v, 107p., text reproduced from typed ms, no illustrations, utilitarian binding in flexible brown covers with black cloth backstrip and typed cover label. Item is sound and legible throughout. Samoans tended to immigrate for economic reasons. "The writer endeavored to attend as many social, economic, and religious functions as possible. Actifve participation on his… Read more
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Jamaican migrant

by Collins, Wallace

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Published
1965
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965. v, 122p., very good hardcover in mildly worn dustjacket. Autobiographical account by a cabinet maker who settled in London.
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image of Latino Policy_Issues Brief, No. 4 February 2003  [with]  No. 5 March 2003  [two items together]

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Los Angeles: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2003. Two separate issues in sequence, each folio-size and folded once to a 4p. standard-size (11x8.5 inch) brochure, printed on glazed alkaline paperstock. Lots of charts. no pix. Featured topics: Latina equity; California's census for the year 2000.
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image of The Assimilation of Samoan Migrants in the Naval Housing Area, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (thesis)

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Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1954. 101p., unpaginated appendices, text reproduced from typed ms, no illustrations, utilitarian binding in flexible brown covers with black cloth backstrip and typed cover label. Backstrip is slightly abraded but item is sound and legible throughout. The word "problem" occurs here, usually in connection with the conjunction of economically stressed Samoan immigrants with American military… Read more
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image of Select Commission on Immigration_Refugee Policy Newsletter: #3, January 1980: Illegal migration examined at San Antonio hearing

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Washington DC: The Commission, 1980. Six panel newsletter folded to 8.5x11 inches, photos, who's who, commission calendar, single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed one side on blue stock offering a 44 page report from American Friends Service Committee laid-in, fold creases else very good on yellow stock.
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image of Counterpoint. Volume 1, Issue 1, November 1994. Why Proposition 186 is a bad deal. Counterpoint, New Student Publication

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Berkeley (UCB campus): the newsletter, 1994. 4p., presswork in blue ink on folio leaf of alkaline paperstock, folded once to make an 11x8.5 inch brochure. Fine copy. Editors wish to "establish meaningful public debate at the University on political and social issues" (Prop 186 was a statewide single-payer health care system) "by bringing to the fore an outlook most… Read more
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image of Ideal La Voz Del Pueblo 4 issues

Ideal La Voz Del Pueblo 4 issues

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Published
1973
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Coachella, CA, 1973. Four issues of this 8 page tabloid folded in the middle, in English and Spanish, "received" stamps are on the cover wraps as well as "social science" stamps, address stamps are visible on 3 of the 4 issues, paper is toned and showing edge and shelf wear. Issues present are Apr 5-10, 1972, Dec 20-Jan 5,… Read more
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