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image of Sex Discrimination in an Elementary Reading Program: A report based on the work of the committee to study sex discrimination in the Kalamazoo public schools

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Lansing, MI: Michigan Women's Commission, 1974. Pamphlet. xi, 58p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn, top corner of rear wrap dampstained else good condition.
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Summer on Fire: A Detroit novel

by Werbe, Peter

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Published
2021
ISBN
9781948501118
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Detroit, MI: Black & Red Books, 2021. Paperback. 262, [6]p., wraps, 5.5x8 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Novel about the summer of 1967 in Detroit. Author is is a member of the Fifth Estate editorial collective.
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Delicious: a memoir of Glenway Wescott

by [Wescott, Glenway] Daniel Diamond

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Published
2008
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9780969528616
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£18.46

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Toronto: Sykes press, 2008. Paperback. 65p., very good first edition stated, trade paperback in cream pictorial wraps. Posthumous publication of the gay Lansing painter & poet's brief memoir of the novelist Wescott in his later years. Mentions Ian Young.
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Introducing the World Socialist Party

by World Socialist Party of the United States

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Published
1953
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Detroit: World Socialist Party of the United States, 1953. 7p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.25 inches, evenly browned, wraps lightly edgeworn, small chip at bottom corner of front wrap, date in colored pencil on rear wrap else good condition. Reprinted from The Western Socialist.
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Must we have government by violence instead of law

by Weaver, Henry Grady

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Published
1945
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Detroit, MI: Henry Grady Weaver, 1945. Pamphlet. [10p.], wraps, paper wrinkled else good condition, 3.75x8 inches. Anti-CIO polemic.
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What Think Ye of Christ? (Was he an anarchist?)

by Roberts, D.A.

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Published
1933
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Detroit, MI: the Labadie Shop, 1933. Pamphlet. Single sheet folded to make a four-panel brochure, 3.25x4.75 inches, a few small stains on front wrap, the "H" in "Christ" left off likely due to a printing error else very good condition. Poem by Roberts dated 1909, with an ad for other leaflets available from the Labadie shop on rear… Read more
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An Explanation

by [Labadie, Jo]

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Published
1922
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[Bubbling Waters, MI]: [Jo Labadie], 1922. Single sheet, printed one side only, 3.25x7.5 inches, browned and chipped, torn in half and repaired with tape. On Bubbling Waters, the Labadies' summer home and resort. Undated, but mentions the Labadies have been there for ten years; the home was purchased in 1912.
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Anarchism Applied to Economics: Value, Privilege, and Usury

by Labadie, Laurance

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Published
1933
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Detroit: International Anarchist Group of Detroit, 1933. Single sheet, printed both sides, 7x9.25 inches, fold-creased, lightly toned along edges else very good condition. Only 2 found in OCLC as of 3/2021.
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image of The new deal in money, as broadcast... over a national network, October, November, and December, 1933 [sub-title from cover]

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Royal Oak, Michigan: The Radio League of the Little Flower, 1933. Paperback. 128p., wraps, 6x8.25 inches, wraps lightly worn and soiled, small stain on front wrap else very good condition.
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image of Their struggle and ours: Remarks at meeting for ZANU representatives sponsored by Michigan Alliance Southern Africa Liberation Committee

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Ann Arbor: NOAR, 1975. Five 8.5x11 inch dittoed sheets stapled together at upper left corner; creased and somewhat foxed. Text of a speech given by a NOAR leader, perhaps James or Grace Lee Boggs, though the name is not given, apparently having been obvious in the original context. "In the United States movement today, there is a very strong… Read more
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Anarchism Applied to Economics: Value, Privilege, and Usury

by Labadie, Laurance

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Published
1933
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Detroit: International Anarchist Group of Detroit, 1933. Single sheet, printed both sides, 7x10 inches, two fold-creases, beginning to split along one fold, bottom corner dog-eared else very good condition. Only 2 found in OCLC as of 3/2021.
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image of Say, dearie, do you like uniqueness in Books?  Then why not try The Labadie Booklets? [advertising flier]

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Bubbling Waters, MI: [Jo Labadie], 1912. Single sheet, 3.5x5.5 inches, printed one side only, very good condition. None found in OCLC as of 3/2021. Not dated, but Labadie and his wife acquired their home in Bubbling Waters in 1912.
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Wire to Wire: a novel [inscribed & signed]

by Sparling, Scott [Jack Cady & Carol Orlock]

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Published
2011
ISBN
9781935639053
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Portland, OR: TinHouse Books, 2011. Paperback. 393p., personal inscription signed and dated 2011 by the author, near-fine first US edition stated trade paperback original in Frenchfold pictorial wraps, inscribed & signed card laid-in. Inscribee is Carol Orlock, author, poet and wife of the late novelist Jack Cady to whom the author pays homage for his success. Crime novel set… Read more
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image of The Labadie Collection of Sociological Literature [flier soliciting donations for the purchase of the collection]

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[Detroit, MI]: [Jo Labadie], 1911. Four-panel brochure, 3.5x5.5 inches , very good condition. None found in OCLC as of 3/2021. Reprints a letter from Labadie to the Regents of the University of Michigan, where he wished to donate his large collection of radical political ephemera, along with a plea for "fifteen persons enough interested in this Collection going… Read more
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The Awakening. Vol. 2 no. 4 (Nov./Dec. 1984)

by National Organization for an American Revolution, Detroit Branch

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Published
1984
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Detroit: NOAR, 1984. 4p. newsletter published by the local NOAR branch, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Includes a brief article on Karen Norman, a Black 19-year-old charged with first degree murder for killing the man who raped her, as well as a review of Prince's "Purple Rain" that criticizes the misogyny of the film. NOAR was founded by James and… Read more
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Superstition and ignorance versus courage and self-reliance

by Labadie, Laurance

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Published
1934
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Detroit: Laurance Labadie, 1934. Broadside, 4x9.75 inches, printed one side only, very good condition. Only one copy found in OCLC as of 3/2021.
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Reaching out! November 1981

by National Organization for an American Revolution

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Published
1981
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[Detroit-?]: NOAR, 1981. 5p., 8.5x11 inch packet, faint fold creases. Updates on activity in the midwest, Detroit, Seattle, and elsewhere. NOAR was founded by James and Grace Lee Boggs.
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Mr. Tiffany's Detroit 74 [handbill]

by Ryan, Gary, photograph

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Published
1973
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Troy: Tiffany's Franchise, 1973. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed both sides, cover illustrated with a photo by Ryan of a nude male and announces the Mr. Tiffany's Detroit 1974 contes to be held December 29, 1973, the back side is a drawing in white of a Tiffany lamp on a black field with the logo Tiffany's Franchise Detroit. … Read more
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Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jo Labadie of Bubbling Waters

by Scott, Winfield Lionel

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Published
1927
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Detroit, 1927. Single sheet, printed both sides, 3.5x5.5 inches, lightly toned else very good condition. Native American-themed poem to celebrate the Labadies' golden wedding anniversary. Scott was a Michigan poet and artist who co-authored with Jo Labadie several small books of poetry.
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image of A Citizen's Handbook of Sexual Abnormalities and the mental hygiene approach to theri prevention, a report to the Committee on Education of the Governor's Study, Commission on the Deviated Criminal Sex Offender, State of Michigan

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Lansing: Michigan Department of Mental Health, 1950. viii, 71p., 6x9 inches, foreword, introduction, preface, very good sexology booklet in stapled plain printed green cardstock wraps. Sections on male and female homosexuality, pedophilia, Sadism, Masochism and more.
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