GRAPH BOOKS: PRINTED MATTER FROM RADICAL ART AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.
FEMINIST HISTORIANS OF MATERIAL CULTURE.

Archive of Drag Performer Burma Taylor (1929-2004)

Archive of Drag Performer Burma Taylor (1929-2004)close


Monumental record of a thirty year drag career, challenging assumptions about nonbinary identities in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.



Archive of Leather Fraternity Membership Files

1973-1978

Archive of Leather Fraternity Membership Filesclose


Exceptional research archive of confidential membership files for a gay BDSM referral service with applications, photographs and correspondence.



(Sexual Health) (Education) 11 educational pamphlets and nearly complete Journal of Social Diseases

Society of Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis; American Federation for Sex Hygiene, 1911-1915

(Sexual Health) (Education) 11 educational pamphlets and nearly complete Journal of Social Diseasesclose


Rare early sex instruction / sex hygiene materials by the first social hygiene organization in the US.



34 Photographs of San Francisco Gay Motorcycle Club Events

ca. 1973-1976

34 Photographs of San Francisco Gay Motorcycle Club Eventsclose


Rare scenes from San Francisco's gay biker bars.



Atlas de las Nubes para el Servicio meteorológico de la República Mexicana

Manuel E. Pastrana, 1906

Atlas de las Nubes para el Servicio meteorológico de la República Mexicanaclose


First Mexican cloud atlas, richly illustrated with 65 collotype plates, most color.



El Ĉina fotografia arto: kompilita de la redakcio de “Ĉina Fotografio.”

1963

El Ĉina fotografia arto: kompilita de la redakcio de “Ĉina Fotografio.”close


Propagandistic anthology of Chinese photography, published by the Chinese Esperanto Association.



Attenzione! Si avvicinano i “liberatori” anglo-assassini…

ca. 1943

Attenzione! Si avvicinano i “liberatori” anglo-assassini…close


Antisemitic fascist propaganda warning northern Italians against advancing Allied forces.



Elezioni Politiche 1913. Noi Anarchici.

ca. 1912-1913

Elezioni Politiche 1913. Noi Anarchici.close


Italian anarchist broadside protesting the "swindle" of quasi-universal male suffrage granted by the Giolitti government in 1912.



Collection of Documents Regarding Post-Liberation Italian Governance and Elections

1945-1946

Collection of Documents Regarding Post-Liberation Italian Governance and Electionsclose






Group of Italian Resistance Bulletins and Handbills

ca. 1943-1945

Group of Italian Resistance Bulletins and Handbillsclose


Bulletins from Turin and Northern Italy report on the Brigate Garibaldi, partisan and labor actions, and the Corpo volontari della libertà.



Grand Torneo Internazionale di Lotte Feminili al Salone Margherita

1912

Grand Torneo Internazionale di Lotte Feminili al Salone Margheritaclose


Promo for women's wrestling tournament, Rome.



30 Years of Amalgamated Cooperative Housing, 1927-1957

Amalgamated Housing Corporation, 1958

30 Years of Amalgamated Cooperative Housing, 1927-1957close






Kissing: the art of osculation, curiously, historically, humorously, and poetically considered

George Manson, 1888

Kissing: the art of osculation, curiously, historically, humorously, and poetically consideredclose


Uncommon 19th-century cover illustration of two men kissing.



How We are Defending the Health of Our Soldiers and Sailors: 309 Houses of Shame Closed

California State Law Enforcement and Protective League; Committee for the Redlight Abatement Bill; Hichborn, Franklin, et al., 1914-1918

How We are Defending the Health of Our Soldiers and Sailors: 309 Houses of Shame Closedclose


Socialist antiprostitution movement ephemera together with an otherwise unrecorded illus. antiprostitution pamphlet for soldiers.



Sous la jupe: illustré

G. Maindouce, ca. 1933-1935

Sous la jupe: illustréclose


Detourned fetish photography from Studio Biederer and Diana-Slip (Brassaï, Kertesz, and Schall, et al.).



Radioactivo: Poderoso Fertilizador y Estimulante Para La Vegetación

Banco del Radium [Banque du Radium, Paris]. , [1915]

Radioactivo: Poderoso Fertilizador y Estimulante Para La Vegetaciónclose


Unrecorded advertisement for the Parisian Banque du Radium, associated with Marie Curie's lab.



Rauschenberg: Selections

Robert Rauschenberg, [1968]

Rauschenberg: Selectionsclose


Experimental "collage" catalogue essay in an early and uncommon catalogue.



Aire. No. 1 (Junio 1937) through No. 4 (Primavera 1938) (all published)

1937-1938

Aire. No. 1 (Junio 1937) through No. 4 (Primavera 1938) (all published)close


A highlight of Spanish Civil War print culture, rare complete.



Collection of 31 photographs of Chilean modern dance pioneer Andrée Haas

ca. 1930-1940

Collection of 31 photographs of Chilean modern dance pioneer Andrée Haasclose


Vintage photos of the founder of Chile's first modern dance program.



COLLECTION OF PROPAGANDA PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SECCIÓN FEMENINA

ca. 1941

COLLECTION OF PROPAGANDA PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SECCIÓN FEMENINAclose


40 photographs of the women's wing of the Spanish fascist movement, most taken by the Nazi propaganda service SS-PK



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