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Work Among Women

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Communist Party of Great Britain:

Seller ID: 14139

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1920s. 78 pages; illustrations; tan paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch) soiling and fading to the cover. Contains: 'Russian Communist Part at work among Women' Smidovich; 'Methods of approaching Working Women' O. Sakolova; 'Mass Methods of Work' F. Nurina; 'The Press as a Means of Organizing the Proletarian Women' R. Kovnator; 'Methods of approaching the Working Women through the Unions' O. Chernishova; 'Forms and Methods of Work among the Women of the Soviet East' V. Kasparova; 'Protection of Mothers and Infants' V. Lebedeva; 'Women Worker and the Communal Dining Rooms' Artem Khalatoff. ... View more info

Song Book for Tenth Annual Convention

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, California Farm Bureau Federation: 1928

Seller ID: 015754

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Stapled, paper cover. Dimension 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 16 pages of song lyrics. Published for the Tenth Annual Convention of the California Farm Bureau Federation on November 12th, 13th and 14th, 1928. The California Farm Bureau Federation is a volunteer, non-governmental corporation founded in 1919 to promote the interests of farmers and agriculture. View more info

Original Handbill - Union Labor Party Mannerbund Hall 24th & Potrero Ave. Tuesday Eve. Oct. 15, 1907

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: American Printing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 016550

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


7 x 12 inch handbill, printed on red paper. Chipping, fold lines, two small tears in top edge, repaired with tape on back. Still easily legible. Advertisement for a rally held by the Union Labor Party at Mannerbund Hall in San Francisco. The nominees of the party for various municipal offices are listed and scheduled to speak. The Union Labor Party was formed in San Francisco in 1901 after city police violently broke a union strike. It initially had great success, controlling much of City Hall for the next decade. The mayoral candidate listed on this handbill, P. H. McCarthy, was elected in 19... View more info

"Unexpected Results of the Wagner Act". Radio Address By Philip Bancroft, Republican Candidate for U.S. Senator.

By: Bancroft, Philip

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 10751

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1930s. Sheet folded into halves (5 x 9 inch) printed on all four sides. Argues that the Wagner Act is un-American and undemocratic. Is strongly anti C.I.O. View more info

How to Get a Good Position.

By: Ely, J.T.A., And C.M.J. Hord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Gregg Publishing Company: 1927

Seller ID: 11931

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


vi, 72 pages; brown paper wrapper (5 x 7 1/4 inch) with title on the cover. an overview of applying and obtaining a good position in work - they are: sources of openings, help wanted advertisements, value of a Newspaper, employment agencies, canvassing, situations wanted advertisements, interviewing, your daily program, and personal exploitation. Some discoloration along the top edges not effecting the text, a number in ink written on the cover. View more info

The Life of Henry George

By: George, Henry, Jr.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Doubleday and McClure Company. New York. 1900.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 657

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrations. Slight chipping spine top and bottom. 634 pages. Ink notation front end paper. Pages split to spine at copyright page. Small damp stain top edge pages 106-108 and other damp stain top edge pages 128 through 386. Contents include: Birth and Early Training (1839-1855); Learns to Set Type (1856-1857); Works His Passage to California (1858); Tossed About by Fortune (1858-1859); Begins Writing and Talking (1865-1866); Managing Editor and Correspondent (1866-1869); The "San Francisco Evening Post" (1871-1875); "Progress and Poverty" Published (1879-1880); The Irish Lan... View more info

Rights and Wrongs in Industry: Catholic Doctrine on Industrial Problems

By: Haas, Rev. Francis J

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Paulist Press: 1933

Seller ID: 6900

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Cover subtitles: 1. Roots of the Depression. 2. Moral Values in Industry. 3. Papal Teaching on Wages and Hours. Wrappers. 32 pages. View more info

The Wages and Hour of American Labor

By: Haas, Rev. Francis J

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Paulist Press, 1937

Seller ID: 6901

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Social Action Series, No. 3. Wrappers. 29 pages. View more info

Special Acts Relative to Education; Extracts from the Compulsory Education Law; Penalties for Violation of the Law ....

By: Hanlon, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, Typographical Union (Richmond): 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019201

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue wrapper. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2." Twenty-two pages, complete. Pamphlet pages and covers are neat and clean overall. Slight foxing on a front cover and a few pages and minimal wear on back cover. "Vine Hill Dist." is written in pencil on the front cover. On the back cover are a list of ten names (first names only) written in pencil. The first four names are listed numerically. The rest have numbers next to them ranging from 80-100. Also printed on back in a Typographical Union Label for Richmond. "Standard Print" and "Martinez" appear... View more info

A Federal Mining Commission Address by John Randolph Haynes, M. D., Before the Joint Session of the American Economic Association and the Association for Labor Legislation

By: Haynes, John Randolph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1912

Seller ID: 016446

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound booklet, some chipping. 12 pages. Document No. 265 of the 62nd Congress, 2nd Session. A reprint of a speech given by John Randolph Haynes (1853-1937), prominent California socialist, about unsafe working conditions in the mining industry. View more info

Constitution and By-Laws of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers of America

By: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers of America

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Allied Printing: 1935

Seller ID: 020693

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green wrapper with staple binding. 3 1/2" x 5." Sixty-four pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Binding is tight. First several pages have some faint staining. Front cover has slight rubbing. "516-12-4081" is faintly written on front cover. Front cover also says, "Affiliated with the American Federation of Labor; Adopted at the Convention held in Portland, Oregon, September 9th to 13th, inclusive, 1935; In full force and effect on and after December 1, 1935." View more info

Printed Business Card : "Mary E. Kenney"

By: Kenney, Mary E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 015708

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1892. 2 x 3 1/2 inches, printed business card reading, "Mary E. Kenney, Organizer, 14 Clinton Place, New York City, Organizer, American Federation of Labor". Handwritten in pen on back of card, "Jane Club, 253 Erving St., Chicago". Mary Kenny O'Sullivan (1864-1943) had a long career as a labor organizer. She was the first woman employed by the AFL on a full salary (c. 1892-93). Prior to holding this position she had formed the Woman's Bookbinding Union Number 1 in Chicago. The June Club was a housing cooperative for women she founded in conjunction with Jane Addams of Hul... View more info

The Right to be Lazy and Other Studies. Translated By Charles H. Kerr.

By: Lafargue, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ill., Charles H. Kerr & Company Co-Operative:

Seller ID: 12943

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


62 pages; ads in the back; paper wrapper (5 x 7 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Lafargue (1842-1911) was a noted French revolutionary - a Marxist socialist, a literary critic, writer and activist. He was also Karl Marx's son-in-law. This book was written in the early 1880s and is his most famous work. Very good clean copy. View more info

Free, Yet Forging Their Own Chains.

By: Roe, Mary Abigrail (pseudonym C. M. Cornwall)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Company: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020406

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. Gilt decoration showing a coal miner on front cover. Embossed black decorative text and decorations on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 378 pages, complete. Former ownership inscription on front free endpaper handwritten in black ink: "To Christie from his Mama. March 25th/80." Slight foxing on edges. Light occasional foxing on pages. Slight chipping at the head and tail of spine. Pages and covers of book are otherwise very clean and intact. Joints strong. Binding is tight. Mary Abigail Roe (1839-1920... View more info

Original Photograph - Sowing Wheat near Hartline, Wash.

By: Stapish, G. M.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019740

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original black and white photograph showing four farmers sowing wheat in a barren landscape near Hartline, Washington. Each farmer stands atop a seed drill pulled by a team of horses (the first team appears to include a donkey or a mule) lined up behind one another. Photograph mounted on gray mat board with "E. D. Reinhart, Hartline, Wash." impressed in the lower margin. Title is printed at the bottom of photograph in white text. No date, circa 1910s. Mat board measures 12" x 10"; photograph measures 8 1/4" x 6 1/4." Photograph is very clean and intact except for ... View more info

Bugle Calls; Awake, Educate, Agitate, Act !

By: Wood, Benjamin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brentano's. New York. 1901.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated front cover, slight chipping to decorations. Gilt lettering front cover and spine. Gilt page tops. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Ink notation front end paper. The author appeals to the workingman for organization, harmony, and unity in their work toward trade unions. View more info