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Cincinnati Convention of 1875 Official List of Names, and P.O. Address of Members of the Invitation Committee for Cincinnati Conference, to be held 7th of September, 1875

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati Convention: 1875

Seller ID: 1670793

Condition: Good


Folded once horizontally and three times vertically, with a closed tear along the center crease, a bit toned. 1875 Single Sheet. Single sheet. 9 1/2 x 12. Lists members accepted up to August 1, 1875, arranged by state. Also printed on the reverse is a letter from Horace H. Day urging members to confirm attendance and encouraging them to obtain discount tickets through Erie Railroad, and also mentions half fares from Binghampton, Elmira, Rochester, and the Boston vicinity. The Cincinnati Convention's main focus was to demand the repeal of the Specie Payment Resumption Act, which was tied to the... View more info

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New City on the Merrimack: Prints of Lawrence, 1845-1876

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum: 1974

Seller ID: 2259829

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1974 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Prints and drawings which illustrate the growth and development of Lawrence from grassy river banks in Methuen and Andover into a separate entity, an urban community of 35,000 people by 18176. There are several hundred items in the collection of the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, illustrating with precision and detail the building and maintenance of the dam, canals, mills, and housing for the city. View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1972

Seller ID: 2206652

Condition: Good


Sticker to rear with one-inch by one-inch chip to paper obscuring text, faint stain. 1972 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 3, November, 1972. INSIDE: counter vulture pullout; news: national, D.C. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Cover painting of Gloria Steinem by Joan Birch. KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM GLORIA STEINEM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206653

Condition: Very Good


Sticker to rear, lightly toned with a few small tears. 1973 Newspaper. 23 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 7, April, 1973. INSIDE: Vietnamese women, P.O.W.s in South Vietnam, women's music Meg Christian, culture(s) pullout. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206655

Condition: Very Good


Sticker to rear, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 8, May, 1973. INSIDE: underground sister writes, supercoil: the inside story, culture(s) pullout with more on quilts, and a women's hagadah. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Off Our Backs: 1973

Seller ID: 2206657

Condition: Good


Two-inch by two-inch chip to last page, lightly toned. 1973 Newspaper. 31 pp. Off Our Backs: A Women's New Journal, Volume III, Number 9, July - August, 1973. INSIDE: D.C. abortion referrals, divorce handbook, NWRO convention, Jill Johnston interview, alpert letter reprint and response. Folded tabloid newspaper, photos, illustrations, news, reviews, services, ads. Lilly Martin Spencer, 1822-1902 on cover.KEYWORDS: WOMENS STUDIES MOVEMENT FEMINISM SOCIOLOGY HISTORY OFF OUR BACKS NEWS JOURNAL JOURNALISM View more info

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The Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Women's Temp'rnce Coffee Rooms [Women's Christian Temperance Union]: 1885

Seller ID: 2266267

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name inside rear wrapper. 1885 Soft Cover. 59, [3] pp. Flexible boards - pebbled cloth over paper. An 1885 San Francisco imprint, published by the Women's Christian Temperance Union for distribution in one of their coffee rooms, which they used to spread word of the evils of alcohol. View more info

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A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Seller ID: 2296934

Condition: Good


Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson. View more info

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Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

By: (IIT) The School of Imaging and Information Technology; Buchiere, Jessica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TMD: 2008

Seller ID: 2204640

ISBN: 0978929799

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Titles are bound in inverse order. 2008 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Titles are bound in inverse order. Stories illustrated in color with computer generated images and photographs. Biographies for a intended for older children.Keywords: IIT SCHOOL IMAGINING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JESSICA BUCHIERE ROCHESTER FREEDOM HEROES FREDERICK DOUGLASS SUSAN B ANTHONY BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN ACTIVISTS NEW YORK HISTORY SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM WOMENS STUDIES View more info

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Trailing the Bolsheviki: Twelve Thousand Miles with the Allies in Siberia

By: Ackerman, Carl W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284891

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light spots on boards. 1919 Hard Cover. xvi, 308 pp. 8vo. A work describing the political climate following World War I, and the rise of Bolshevism, by a New York Times correspondent who later became well known for his biography of George Eastman. View more info

Women in Socialist Society

By: Allendorf, Marlis; Michaelis-Jena, Ruth; Murray, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: International Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531820

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor surface tear to jacket spine base.Very Good. 1976 Large Hardcover. 218 pp. Translated from the German Die Frau im Sozialismus. An interesting intersection of two important social movements, showing the role of women in societies founded on socialist ideas. Numerous illustrations, many in color. CONTENTS: Preface; Dreams Which Became Reality: A Slave Forever?; Give Us Human Rights; Comfortable Home and Crowded Tenement; Chains of the Past; The Dawn; A Book Changes Millions; To Fight Where Life Is..; Down With War; Making Dreams Come True: Revolution; Tygrena and Chaditscha;... View more info

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Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firebrand Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200743

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket. Near fine. 1988 Hard Cover. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent.First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases Allison at her most fearlessly honest and startlingly vivid. The limitless scope of human emotion and experience are depicted in stories that give aching and eloquent voice to the... View more info

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Journal of the American Temperance Union, Vol. IV., No. 12., December, 1840 [with] Temperance Recorder, Vol. IX., No. 10., December 1840

By: American Temperance Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Temperance Union / Temperance Recorder: 1840

Seller ID: 2205030

Condition: Good


Two closed internal tears to first leaf of ATU journal, a few tears to fore-edge margin, corners a bit dog-eared with minor loss, ink name on final leaf. 1840 Soft Cover. [177]-192, [81]-88 pp. Self wrappers. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2. Two temperance periodicals printed at the end of 1840, one representing a national organization, the other a New York organization, colloquially bound with thread. While certainly interesting historically, perhaps the most compelling feature of this item is the writing style, which would lend itself well to reading aloud in the style of an impassioned sermon. A sample:Let ... View more info

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The Russian Diary of an Englishman: Petrograd, 1915-1917

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kirtas Books: 2000

Seller ID: 2283750

Condition: Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. xiii, [1], 228 pp. A print-on-demand reproduction of the anonymous diary first published in 1919 by William Heinemann of London, providing firsthand accounts of life in Russia leading up to the October Revolution in Petrograd in 1917. View more info

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Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

By: Anthony, Susan B.; Sherr, Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Times Books / Random House: 1995

Seller ID: 2263545

ISBN: 0812927184

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 384 pp. Juxtaposed with contemporary reports and biographical essays, the words of this legendary suffragist reveal Susan B. Anthony as a loyal, caring friend, and an eloquent, humorous crusader. More than a collection of well-arranged quotations, the work informs, inspires, and gives historical perspective.--The Houston Post. 33 photos & illustrations. View more info

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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1789472

Condition: Very Good


1988 Trade Paperback. 323 pp. A collection of twenty-one articles illustrating a portrait of Western women. These pioneer women were strong individuals searching for jobs, freedom, and became politically active. View more info

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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295001

ISBN: 0806120673

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1988 Trade Paperback. xi, 323 pp. The American West looms large in popular imagination-a place where men were rugged and independent, violent and courageous. In this mythic West all the men were white, and the women were largely absent. The few female actors played supporting roles around the edges of the drama. Molded by the Victorian Cult of True Womanhood, they were passive, dependent, reluctant, and out of place. Men won the West. Women, against their better judgement, followed them to this newly discovered place and tried to re-create the amenities of the... View more info

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Historical Account of the Mollie Maguires

By: Aurand, A. Monroe Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Aurand Press: 1946

Seller ID: 1663446

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned & foxed. 1946 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Information on the 'secret organization' in Pennsylvania during and after the Civil War. View more info

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A Year in Russia

By: Baring, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kirtas Books: 2000

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283751

Condition: Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. xix, [1], 319, [1], 40 pp. A print-on-demand facsimile the 1907 original, which was composed mainly from letters contributed to the Morning Post during 1905, the year of the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression

By: Barker, Colin; Weber, Kara

Price: $3.00

Publisher: International Socialism: 1982

Seller ID: 1736274

Condition: Very Good


1982 Trade Paperback. Colin Barker (b. 1939) is a British sociologist as well as a Marxist historian and writer. A long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party in Manchester, he is the author of numerous articles and works on Marxism, including a history of the Polish trade union Solidarity, Festival of the Oppressed. A Trotskyist, Barker was a member of the International Socialism Group in Oxford and Manchester from 1962. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University from 1967 to 2002 and an organiser of the periodic International Conference on Alternative... View more info

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Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By: Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263071

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. A work by three Woman's Rights activists who were arrested for their shocking literary output. View more info

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Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

By: Bell, Ernest A.; Sims, Edwin W.; Coote, William Alexander; Sutherland, D.F.; Dedrick, Florence Mabel; Amigh, Ophelia; Crittenton, Charles N.; Reynolds, James Bronson; Hall, Winfield SCott; Belfield, William T.; Parkin, Harry A.; Shearer, J.G.; Brooking,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.S. Ball / L.H. Walter: 1911

Seller ID: 2130067

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from bottom edge of picture plate mounted on front board, hinges loosening, front & rear free endpapers absent. 1911 Hard Cover. 482 pp. 8vo. A history of the white slave trade, and a cautionary guide designed to improve the safety of young women who may be the targets of slave traders. Includes true accounts of the lives of several victims, with photographs throughout. View more info

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Pioneers in Protest

By: Bennett, Jr., Lerone

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 2198217

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. 263 pp. This collection of seventeen biographies contains the stories of twenty men and women, black and white, who have pioneered in the filed of black protest. Written by a leading black journalist-historian, this book highlights the lives and deeds of such figures as Crispus Attucks, Nat Turner, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, and W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is a vivid chronicle of two hundred years of black consciousness, black achievement, black heroism, and black determination. View more info

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Confrontation: Black and White

By: Bennett, Lerone Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson: 1965

Seller ID: 2112352

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1965 Hard Cover. xii, 321 pp. 8vo. A history of race relations in the United States. View more info

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Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom

By: Berlin, Ira; Favreau, Marc; Miller, Steven F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The New Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2274922

ISBN: 1565845870

Condition: Very Good


Edge of a few pages lightly creased. 1998 Trade Paperback. lii, 355 pp. Now in paperback, the book component of the award-winning set of interviews with former slaves. The extraordinary interviews from the book component of Remembering Slavery are now available in an affordable paperback edition. When the original book-and-tape set of Remembering Slavery was first published, it attracted not only rave endorsements and selection by the History Book Club, but also commercial attention seldom accorded projects of this nature. In prime-time television and radio shows, newspapers, and magazine feat... View more info

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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces, together with Rules; Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence.

By: Bingham, Caleb; [Douglass, Frederick]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Manning & Loring: 1807

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2205660

Condition: Good


1807 eighth edition. Front free endpaper removed, first and last section of pages lightly stained, faintly foxed throughout, ink owner information on rear endpaper. Binding square and tight. vi, 300 pp. 12mo. Full leather. Gilt titles & rules. The book used by Frederick Douglass to teach himself reading, writing, and elocution skills - he describes in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass how he acquired a copy at the age of twelve. First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator is a collection of essays, poems, and dialogues. It was popular for use in schools, and was reprinted several t... View more info

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

By: Blight, David W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2018

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2292586

ISBN: 1416590315

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Remainder mark. 2018 Hard Cover. xx, 888 pp. Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his slave owner mistress, and he would go on to become one of the major literary figures of his time. His very existence gave the lie to slave owners: with dignity and great intelligence he bore witness to the brutality of slavery. Initially mentored by William Lloyd Garrison, Douglass spoke widely, us... View more info

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A Mirror for Greatness: Six Americans

By: Bliven, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200896

ISBN: 0070059047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1975 Hard Cover. 251 pp. 8vo. Biographical sketches of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Sojourner Truth, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau, placing each within their historical context and showing how their contributions to politics, literature, and social activism affected American civilization. View more info

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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

By: Boyle, Kevin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276364

ISBN: 0805071458

Condition: Near Fine


Fist edition. Faint smudge to top page ridge, ink name on front endpaper. 2004 Hard Cover. 415 pp. An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle. In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in ascendance and violence rising. Ossian Sweet, a proud Negro doctor-grandson of a slave-had made the long climb from the ghetto to a home of his own in a... View more info

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Women Politicians and the Media

By: Braden, Maria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1780764

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Price sticker on rear wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. 235 pp. Braden discusses the harsh media criticism of American women politicians. View more info