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London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
[Leicester: 1889]. Announcement of a mass meeting of textile and shoe workers in Leicester, to express solidarity with striking dock-workers during the Great London Docker's Strike of 1889. The speakers, primarily representatives of the Hosiery and Shoe trade unions (Leicester was the seat of the British shoe trade in the...
[Item #17278]
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London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
Monterrey: Strike Committee, ca.1930's. An original broadside calling for a labor strike at the Gran Hotel Ancira in Monterrey, Mexico. The Hotel Ancira, which opened in 1912, was owned by capitalist Jose Torrellardona. An elegant, neo-classical building, the hotel is one of the oldest in Monterrey, famously used as Pancho...
[Item #17263]
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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
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Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
Chautauqua: The Chautauqua Press, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 392, (2)pp. Mild cover soil, else a tight, VG copy, with text free of markings or wear; lacking the dustwrapper. In the "Chautauqua Home Reading" series.
[Item #24761]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union. Elizabeth Kemper ADAMS.
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Beet Sugar
Philadelphia: Works Progress Administration, National Research Project in cooperation with National Bureau of Economic Research, 1938. First Edition. Quarto (25.5cm.); original blue laminated printed wrappers; xxiv,190pp.; illus. Some bubbling to lamination, wrappers rather worn from handling, else About Very Good. Forms part of the series Productivity and Employment in Selected...
[Item #25846]
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Beet Sugar. Raymond K. ADAMSON, Miriam E. West.
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Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955
New York: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original terracotta pictorial wrappers (minor soiling); lx,180pp.; text in double column. General wear from handling, interior about fine. Near Very Good overall. Proceedings, attendance, and directory from the AFL-CIO's first biennial convention.
[Item #25456]
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Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955. AFL-CIO, President George Meany.
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. First Edition. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning years...
[Item #27590]
Price: $375.00
 
Reveille for Radicals. Saul D. ALINSKY.
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. Second Printing. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning years...
[Item #28798]
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Reveille for Radicals. Saul D. ALINSKY.
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Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It
Peking: New World Press, [1955]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original linen-backed photo-illustrated boards, spine lettered in bright blue; 109pp.; 15 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Minor edge wear, else Very Good. Photographic account of the 1954 floods, which killed approximately 33,000.
[Item #28907]
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Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It. Rewi ALLEY.
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Report of the General Executive Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America to the Sixth Biennial Convention
Philadelphia: 1924. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original drab printed wrappers; 340,[4],cxivpp.; plain photographic folding plate of the attendees of the convention. Wrapper edges quite rubbed with a few shallow losses not affecting text; textblock shaken and starting to separate from wrappers; still, about Very Good. At head of upper cover...
[Item #23240]
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Report of the General Executive Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America to the Sixth Biennial Convention. AMALGAMATED CLOTHING WORKERS OF AMERICA.
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The Book of the Amalgamated of New York, 1914-1940. Presented to the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Convention of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
New York: Amalgamated Joint Boards and Local Unions in New York, 1940. First Edition. Slim folio (31cm.); original green cloth-backed pictorial linen (ink redaction to upper cover) embossed in dark green and silver; 127,[1]pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, cartoon endpapers by Frank Hanley; illus., including portrait photographs by Lewis W. Hine...
[Item #24960]
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The Book of the Amalgamated of New York, 1914-1940. Presented to the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Convention of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. AMALGAMATED CLOTHING WORKERS OF AMERICA, ed J B. S. Hardman.
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Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive
Washington DC: Law Reporter Printing Company, 1910-1911. First Edition. Thick octavo (23cm.); original olive cloth, spine lettered in gilt, olive endpapers; xx,361;xxi,[1],378pp.; tables, text in double column. Minor wear to extremities, corners a bit bumped, else Very Good and sound. Includes the text for A.F.L. President Samuel Gomper's opening reports...
[Item #24175]
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Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive. AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR.
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Proceedings of the Second Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO. Volume I: Daily Proceedings ; Volume II: Report and Supplemental Reports of the Executive Council. Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 5-12, 1957
[Washington, D.C.]: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1957. First Edition. 2 volumes, octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; iii,[1],619; viii,600pp.; illus. A bit worn from handling, some faint dust-soiling, mostly to spines, else a Very Good set. Biennial proceedings; the first of these Conventions was...
[Item #26230]
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Proceedings of the Second Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO. Volume I: Daily Proceedings ; Volume II: Report and Supplemental Reports of the Executive Council. Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 5-12, 1957. AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR AND CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS.
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Films for Labor
Washington DC: AFL - Department of Education, 1955. Uncommon trade catalogue, issued annually by the A.F. of L. beginning in 1951 (this is the fourth annual issue), advertising films and filmstrips for use at union meetings and organizing rallies. Subjects range from pedagogical and training shorts, to strike documentaries, to...
[Item #25254]
Price: $125.00
 
Films for Labor. Department of Education American Federation of Labor.
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Samuel Gompers - Champion of the Toiling Masses
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1935. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 376pp; frontis. portr. Tight, clean, VG or better copy in original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at margins but still clean and attractive; VG. Sympathetic biography of the long-time leader of the AFL.
[Item #16305]
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Samuel Gompers - Champion of the Toiling Masses. AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR, Rowland Hill HARVEY.
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Industrial Unrest discussed in simple words for members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers who cannot understand the language of Mr. Charles Ferguson...Can anything be done about it?
N.p. ASME, 1920. First Edition. Small 12mo (16.25cm.); original tan decorative staplebound card wrappers; 12pp. Minor wear from handling, faint dampstain to bottom edge of upper wrapper, else Near Very Good and sound. Title presumably referring to the ASME member Charles Ferguson who, together with mechanical engineer Henry Gantt, formed...
[Item #30933]
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Industrial Unrest discussed in simple words for members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers who cannot understand the language of Mr. Charles Ferguson...Can anything be done about it? AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28371]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28372]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]. ANARCHISM - CANADA.
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 86th Congress, First Session. Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Michael A. Musmanno Delivers Brilliant Address on the Sacco-Vanzetti Case
[Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office], 1959. First Edition. Quarto bifolium (28cm). Faint mail fold, else Fine. Address delivered before the Joint House and Senate Judiciary Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature considering the Cella resolution, calling for the posthumous pardon of Sacco and Vanzetti. Early in his career Musmanno had served...
[Item #30914]
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 86th Congress, First Session. Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Michael A. Musmanno Delivers Brilliant Address on the Sacco-Vanzetti Case. ANARCHISM - SACCO & VANZETTI, UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
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Controcorrente. Vol 14 (New Series), no. 1 (July-August 1957)
Boston: Aldino Felicani, 1957. First Edition. Octavo (20cm). Staple-bound printed paper wrappers; 32pp; illus. Fine. First issue of the new series. Important Italian-language anarchist serial, founded in Boston in 1938. The magazine appeared quarterly from 1938 to 1951, then ceased publication until being revived with this July, 1957 issue, after...
[Item #29759]
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Controcorrente. Vol 14 (New Series), no. 1 (July-August 1957). ANARCHISM - SACCO-VANZETTI, Aldino FELICANI.
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La Féderation et L'unité en Italie. Nouvelle Edition.
Paris: E. Dentu, 1862. Early Edition. Original printed wrappers; spine with early cloth reinforcement. 143pp. Old library stamps; faint stain to half-title; moderate soil & foxing to cover wraps & text; Very Good overall. A tight, complete copy, scarce in original wrappers.
[Item #8284]
Price: $150.00
 
La Féderation et L'unité en Italie. Nouvelle Edition. ANARCHISM, P. J.Pierre-Joseph Proudhon.
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Perhaps Women
New York: Horace Liveright, [1931]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pink dust jacket illustrated with woodcut by J.J. Lankes; 143pp.; two-toned (cream and black) frontispiece (dust jacket woodcut repeated) and title page. Jacket a bit toned, especially at spine, a few short closed chips and tiny tears along...
[Item #24082]
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Perhaps Women. Sherwood ANDERSON.
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Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite Strike of 1934
1934. Rare vernacular views of one of the key disputes in American labor history. The Toledo Auto-Lite Strike (April-June, 1934) marked a key victory for the American Federation of Labor and led to widespread unionization in the auto industry. It was also one of the bloodiest labor diputes of the...
[Item #21736]
Price: $500.00
 
Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite Strike of 1934. Anonymous photographer.
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Report to the President on the Anthracite Coal Strike of May-October, 1902, by the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1903. First Edition. Official report of Theodore Roosevelt's independent Commission, appointed "at the request of both the operators and of the miners" in October 1902 to investigate the causes of the Great Anthracite Strike of that year. The Commission's report marked an important mileston in...
[Item #17337]
Price: $40.00
 
Report to the President on the Anthracite Coal Strike of May-October, 1902, by the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission. Anthracite Coal Strike Commission.
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The Miners in Crisis and War: A History of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (from 1930 onwards)
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, [1961]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in grey photo-illustrated dust jacket, grey topstain; 451pp.; color portrait frontispiece, 8 leaves of black and white photographs, one graph in text. Jacket extremities a bit chipped, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Third volume of...
[Item #28903]
Price: $25.00
 
The Miners in Crisis and War: A History of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (from 1930 onwards). R. Page ARNOT.
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Pay and Place Under Socialism...
New York: The Socialist Party, ca. 1932. Upper cover: "All socially healthful incentives and industrial opportunities now existing to be retained, and many new and better ones established. False and ignorant 'dead-level' charge authoritatively refuted. Individual initiative encouraged and personal liberty safeguarded." Incidentally, this subtitle is longer than the pamphlet...
[Item #21022]
Price: $15.00
 
Pay and Place Under Socialism. Warren ATKINSON.


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