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image of Ideas_Action: No. 11,  Summer 1989

Ideas & Action: No. 11, Summer 1989

by Workers Solidarity Alliance

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Published
1989
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San Francisco: Workers Solidarity Alliance, 1989. Newspaper. 24p. tabloid magazine folded to 8.5x11 inches (as issued), some foxing & toning and edgewear & chipped edges, cover wrap has inked scribbles along three outer edges, otherwise good condition. The WSA was one of the few genuine anarcho-syndicalist groups in the U.S., along with the IWW. Articles include: "The Coordinadora, Self… Read more
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image of To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

by Vandeleur, Edward D. and Paul Scharrenberg

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Published
1935
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San Francisco: California State Federation of Labor, 1935. Mimeographed press release / letter, 8.5x11 inches, all text on one side only, paper toned and creased else good condition. Call for local unions to raise money for the legal defense costs of Tom Mooney, Warren Billings and The Modesto frame-up (an alleged attempt by waterfront workers to blow up a… Read more
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image of More dangerous thoughts by Mike Quin [pseud.] Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrated by Rosalie Todd and Chuck

More dangerous thoughts by Mike Quin [pseud.] Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrated by Rosalie Todd and Chuck

by Ryan, Paul William [as Mike Quin] and Theodore Dreiser

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Published
1941
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San Francisco: The People's World, 1941. Paperback. 158p., wraps heavily edge worn and creased along the spine with textblock coming free from covers along spine.
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International Socialist Review [September 1973]

by Seigle, Larry and Les Evans, eds

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Published
1973
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New York: International Socialist Review Publishing Association, 1973. Magazine. One issue, 47p., 8.5x11 inches, staplebound wraps, edge worn wraps, front wrap with name of pervious owner penciled in on upper right of cover wrap, else in good condition. This issue tackles "The Guardian on Trotskyism", "Lessons of the Prague Spring", Trotsky's "Letter to Indochinese Oppositionists", "Nuclear Power Plants", "The… Read more
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Hearings regarding communist activities in the Territory of Hawaii

by United States. House of Representatives. Committee on Un-American Activities

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Published
1951
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Washington DC: GPO, 1951. Paperback. Three of four volumes, (parts 1-3) v. 1 has a tears, spine damage and has two different ink writings of numbers on the front wrap of this part, all wraps with some wear,
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image of Labor standard. Vol. 4 no. 2 (2002-Fall) Whole No. 11

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Tucson, AZ: Labor Standard, 2002. Single issue of the journal, which continued the Bulletin in defense of Marxism. 38 pages, 8.5x11 inches, very good in wraps. articles and analysis of Bush's war on Saddam Hussein, Taft-Hartley After 55 Years, Bush's threats against West Coast ILWU. Magazine continues the In Defense of Marxism magazine of the Fourth International Tendency. … Read more
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image of Northern California Bay Area District discussion bulletins, vol. 1, nos. 1-5, December, 1978-January, 1979

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San Franicsco: Socialist Workers Party, Northern California Bay Area District, 1979. Five issues of the local discussion bulletin, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, mimeographed on one side only. Includes discussion on "The Turn" to industry in the Bay Area, various industrial fractions the District was orienting too, reports by Mattson, John Durham, Nancy Elenor and others on the anti-Briggs Initiative… Read more
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image of Union democracy in action [twelve issues]

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New York: Union Democracy in Action, 1961. Twelve issues of the rank and file reform newsletter; 4 to 20 pages per issue, 9x12 inches; first issue folded with a closed edge tear, another with pen notation, otherwise generally very good. Numbers present are 1, 4, 6-15. Coverage of cases related to union democracy and rank-and-file activism, including legal challenges.… Read more
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image of The Transport Worker: issued by and for rank_file seamen, teamsters, longshoremen, railroad, airline, warehouse and allied workers [two issues: No. 3 and 6]

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San Francisco: The Transport Worker, 1973. Two issues of the newsletter, one 7x8.5 inches, the other 8.5x14 inches, the latter one with a stain on the cover sheet. Updates on negotiations and activism within the various relevant unions.
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image of The Transport Worker: issued by and for rank_file seamen, teamsters, longshoremen, railroad, airline, warehouse and allied workers. No. 6

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San Francisco: The Transport Worker, 1974. 6 page newsletter, 8.5x14 inches,folded for mailing, minor wear. Updates on negotiations and activism within the various relevant unions.
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image of Reid_Sibell on strike since July 22: Skip Brock - Unionbuster [handbill]

Reid & Sibell on strike since July 22: Skip Brock - Unionbuster [handbill]

by Warehouse Union Local 6, ILWU

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Published
1985
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San Francisco: Local 6, 1985. 8.5x14 inch handbill, horizontal crease, otherwise very good. Asks the reader to call Malcolm "Skip" Brock, head of a beaty supply company named Reid and Sibell, to protest his firing of longtime employees.
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image of West Coast Ports Shutdown / No peace / May Day 2008 / No work! [pinback button]

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n.p.: Port Workers' May Day Organizing Committee, 2008. 2.5 inch pin, very good.
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image of The great San Francisco General Strike. The story of the West Coast Strike--the Bay Counties' General Strike and the Maritime Workers' Strike

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New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1934. Pamphlet. 79, [i]p., grey wraps slightly worn, residue for address label on front wrap else good condition. *Seidman D320. Slobodek p. 37.
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image of The great San Francisco General Strike. The story of the West Coast Strike--the Bay Counties' General Strike and the Maritime Workers' Strike

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New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1934. Pamphlet. 79, [i]p., orange wraps, pen date on front wrap else very good condition. *Seidman D320. Slobodek p. 37.
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How the union works

by International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union

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Published
2017
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[San Francisco]: ILWU, 2017. Five-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, very good.
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Solidarity Stories, an oral history of the ILWU

by Schwartz, Harvey

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Published
2009
ISBN
9780295988849
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Seattle: University of Washington, 2009. Paperback. 347p., wraps, minor creasing else very good condiiton, illus.,
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image of Report of the formal inquiry into the dispute between the Harbours Board and the wharf workers of Rabaul

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Konedobu: the Commission, 1980. 2, ii, 54, 6, 4 pages, staplebound wraps, some rust migration at the staples, front cover has a corner stain. A newly strengthened "security force" has assaulted stevedores and even a ship captain.
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image of March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist.  Vol. 7, no. 1, January, 1955 to vol. 7, no. 8, September, 1955

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New York: March of Labor Inc, 1955. Magazine. Bound volume, with covers bound in, various pagination, paper browned, 8x10.5 inches. Includes the following special reports bound at the end: Negro fisherman build a union in the South. 11p. [Reedville, VA], Special report on Brownell-Butler Act [6p.], Question: Why did Detroit works win out against the bosses and the… Read more
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image of March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist.  Vol. 2, no. 1, August, 1950 to vol. 3, no. 11, December, 1951

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New York: March of Labor Inc, 1951. Magazine. Bound volume, with cover bound in, various pagination, paper a bit toned, front hinge cracked, corners slightly bumped, 8x10.5 inches. Complete run for the period. Includes articles on UE, ILWU, FTA (Food, tobacco & Agricultural Workers Union), Mine-Mill, UAW and more. Noted in Walter Goldwater's "Radical periodicals in American,… Read more
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image of Maxwell Review. Vol. 11 no. 2 (Spring 1975)

Maxwell Review. Vol. 11 no. 2 (Spring 1975)

by [Weir, Stan]

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Published
1975
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Syracuse, NY: Maxwell Graduate Student Association, 1975. 104p., paperback, 8.5x11 inches, light handling wear, some toning. Includes Stan Weir's article, "Informal workers' control: the West Coast Longshoremen.
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