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[COAL] [MOLLY MAGUIRES] DEWEES, F.P. (Francis Percival)
The Molly Maguires: The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1877. First Edition. HOWES D298. MUNN 930. A classic early account of the Mollies, reliably pro-company but still a detailed and valuable study.
Small octavo; publisher’s cloth boards; gilt spine titles; [vii], ix-xi, 9-380pp; map. Spine ends and board corners lightly rubbed; faint old dampstain to bottom 1/8"...
DANIELS, Elam J.
An Exposure of Father Divine, "The Negro Worshipped by Millions as God"
Orlando: Christ for the World Publishers, 1949. Tenth Edition.
12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; glossy pictorial wrappers, 92pp; illus. Text tanned, cover wear with brief splits at bound edge; Good or better. Attack on the Reverend Father Major Jealous Divine (born George Baker), the charismatic Harlem religious leader who claimed to be...
[FREETHOUGHT & ANTICLERICALISM] BRADWAY, Chattin
Political Romanism: An Organized Opposition to Progress Destructive of Free Institutions [&c...]
Washington, D.C. Publicity Bureau for the Exposure of Romanism, 1912. First Edition. Exposé of supposed secret influences of the Catholic church in American politics. Bradway's conspiracy theory contends that Rome exerts direct influence over its clergy and parishioners in matters of voting and running for political office, with the eventual...
[KU KLUX KLAN] GALLIGAN, George
In Bloody Williamson: The Story of My Four Years Fight with the Ku Klux Klan by Former Sheriff George Galligan, in Collaboration with Jack Wilkinson, His Chief Deputy
(Carbondale, IL): By the Author, 1927. First edition. Insider's account of the battle against the Klan's open reign of terror in Williamson County, Illinois; during the author's tenure the Klan numbered over 2,000 members and controlled the County Board of Governors. Scarce pamphlet, reprinted by the local Historical Society in...
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