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image of Watts uprising '65 [Interior title: The decline and the fall of the spectacular commodity economy]

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Mountain View, CA: SRAFprint Co-op, 1965. 16p., staplebound pamphlet, front cover and first interior page are chipped at lower right corner, though the only loss of text is part of the "65" on the cover. Adapted from the Situationist International statement of December, 1965. With an afterword by Jim Bumpus of the IWW.
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image of The Palmer raids, 1919-1920; an attempt to supress dissent

The Palmer raids, 1919-1920; an attempt to supress dissent

by Hoyt, Edwin P.

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Published
1969
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New York: The Seabury Press, 1969. Hardcover. 137p., Very good in red cloth boards. somewhat smudged and worn unclipped dj with fading to red lettering on spine.
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Labor histories: Class politics, and the working-class experience

by Arnesen, Eric, Julie Greene and Bruce Laurie, eds

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Published
1998
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9780252067105
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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. Paperback. xiii, 382p., wraps with a trace of soiling. The working class in American history.
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The land of plenty

by Cantwell, Robert

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Published
1934
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£33.22

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. Hardcover. 369p., name in ink on front free endpaper, toning to endpapers, , stain on bottom edges, else good first edition with publisher's FR "colophon," lightly-worn red cloth boards. *Rideout novel. Blake pp. 251-2. "...one of the best proletarian novels." *Egbert p. 476. Strike novel set in the state of Washington.
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image of A century of writing on the IWW, 1905-2005. An annotated bibliography of books on the Industrial Workers of the World

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Boston, MA: Industrial Workers of the World, Boston General Membership Branch, 2007. Pamphlet. 36, [ii]p., 5.25x8.5 inches, personal inscription signed by the author, very good condition pamphlet in stapled tan wraps,
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Songs of the workers. To fan the flames of discontent. Thirty-fourth edition

by Industrial Workers of the World

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Published
1974
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Chicago: IWW, 1974. Pamphlet. 64p., red wraps, 4x5.5 inch booklet; second printing of this edition.
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Poems read in peace and gladness

by Palmer, Doug, Tove Neville, editors, Gene Fowler, Luis Garcia, Gary Snyder et al.

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Published
1966
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Berkeley: Peace & Gladness Co-op Press, 1966. Paperback. iii, 230p., editors' notes, illustrations, first limited editon of 1,000 copies in original wraps, very good condition. "This anthology comes out of the I.W.W. readings March-September 1965, 7 months of readings, 1 reading each month" - Editor's notes. Printed by Frank Westlake, The Bindweed Press, San Francisco.
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Why we retreat in the Cold War. From The American Mercury, May, 1955

by Varney, Harold Lord

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Published
1955
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New York: The American Mercury, 1955. Pamphlet. [7p.], wraps, creased else good condition, 5.5x7.5 inches. Varney had been a leading figure in the IWW for seven years, but in early 1920 while under indictment for IWW activities, moved sharply to the right for the rest of his career. Rideout author.
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image of The eagle's eye, a true story of the Imperial German government's spies and intrigues in America from facts furnished by William J. Flynn, recently retired chief of the U.S. Secret Service, novelized by Courtney Ryley Cooper

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New York: Prospect Press, 1919. Hardcover. 377p., frontispiece, illus., cover edge worn, spine faded with dimmed lettering, previous owner's name else good condition. First published in 1918. Includes a chapter on "The menace of the IWW
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image of If the Pope comes to Washington! Or Catholicism in the National Capital

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Milan, IL: The Rail Splitter Press, [192-]. Pamphlet. 31p., staplebound pamphlet, pages evenly toned, otherwise very good. Gale, a self-proclaimed "Lenin of the Americas," had founded "El Comunista de Mexico" while helping to organize the Mexican IWW and working with the American radical expat community south of the border. He appears to have been an idiosyncratic figure and something… Read more
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The alter of the prostitutes

by Gale, Linn A.E.

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Published
1926
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Milan, IL: The Rail Splitter Press, 1926. Pamphlet. 31p., staplebound pamphlet, pages evenly toned, otherwise very good. Title refers to a Catholic church in Mexico frequented by sex workers ("altar" spelled correctly inside). Gale, a self-proclaimed "Lenin of the Americas," had founded "El Comunista de Mexico" while helping to organize the Mexican IWW and working with the American radical… Read more
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Poole, Dorset: IWW UK, 2000. Magazine. 19p., stapled wraps, 8x11.5 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn else very good condition.
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Mountain View, CA: SRAFprint Co-op, [197-]. Single sheet, mimeographed one side only, 8.5x13 inches, three fold-creases else very good condition. List of pamphlets offered by the IWW printshop, along with sizes and pagination for each one.
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image of Boycott Starbucks at 2nd and 9th, in response to constant unlawful anti-union activity, Starbucks workers are asking all Starbucks customers to stop patronizing the Starbucks at 2nd Ave. and 9th St

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[New York City]: IWW Starbucks Workers Union, 2005. Leaflet, 8.5x11 inches, printed on one side only, some creasing else good condition.
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Hobohemia

by Beck, Frank O.

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Published
1956
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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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Hobohemia

by Beck, Frank O.

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Published
1956
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Rindge, New Hampshire: Richard R. Smith Publisher, 1956. Hardcover. 95p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.75 inches, ex-library with accession number and "withdrawn" stamp on front board, remains of dj glued to front paste-down endpaper, bookplate on free front endpaper, large sticker scar on rear paste-down endpaper, and stamp on copyright page. Minister's stories of skid row in Chicago, the IWW, Emma… Read more
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Retort: an anarchist review. Vol. 4, no. 4, Winter 1951

by Cantine, Holley R., Jr., and Dachine Rainer, eds

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Published
1951
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Bearsville, NY: Retort, 1951. 48p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps lightly edgeworn, rear wrap unevenly toned else very good condition. Hand-set and hand-printed by the editors. Pacifist & anarchist quarterly with Donald Wetzel's "The two soldiers," Byron R. Bryant on The Catholic Worker Movement, Volin's "The Epic of Father Gapon," poems by Dachine Rainer and Jackson Mac Low,… Read more
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Fellow Workers [handbill]

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Published
1972
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San Francisco: S.F. Anarcho-Syndicalist Workers, 1972. Single sheet, printed one side only, 6.25x9 inches, illus. with black and white photo of IWW members, very good condition. Calls for workers to embrace anarcho-syndicalism rather than "the long and profitable trickery of the political parties and their trade unions" and the communism of Stalin and Mao.
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image of Retort: an anarchist review.  Special short story number. Vol. 5, no. 1, Autumn 1951

Retort: an anarchist review. Special short story number. Vol. 5, no. 1, Autumn 1951

by Cantine, Holley R., Jr., and Dachine Rainer, eds

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Published
1951
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Bearsville, NY: Retort, 1951. Magazine. 48p., wraps worn and toned along edges, else very good condition.. Hand-set and hand-printed by the editors. Pacifist & anarchist quarterly.
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SRAF Declaration

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Published
1972
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npl: SRAF, 1972. Single sheet, mimeographed one side, 8.5x14 inches, two fold creases, small closed tear along one crease, sticker shadow, postage stamp, ink stamp, and remains of tape used to hold shut for mailing on verso. IWW bug on bottom edge. The SRAF (Social Revolutionary Anarchist Federation) was a federation of groups in California, Arizona, Michigan, Illinois,… Read more
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