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

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.



(Clandestine Press) (Women) Italian Women’s Resistance Leaflets and Serials

Gruppi di difesa della donna, 1943-1946

(Clandestine Press) (Women) Italian Women’s Resistance Leaflets and Serialsclose


Rare examples from the clandestine presses of the Italian women's resistance movement.



Conseils et soins à donner à la chevelure. Traité théorique et pratique

Sœur Haydée,

Conseils et soins à donner à la chevelure. Traité théorique et pratiqueclose






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.



Eight Jail and Prison Equipment Catalogues

Decatur Iron and Steel Co., Roanoke Iron and Bridge Works, Southern Steel Co., Van Dorn, and VANCO, ca. 1965-1975

Eight Jail and Prison Equipment Cataloguesclose


Modern marketing for the emergent prison-industrial complex.



Dealers in Patent Rights, Look To Your Interests!

Lechner & Stump, [1866?]

Dealers in Patent Rights, Look To Your Interests!close


Rare broadside with striking illustration.



The Soldier Takes a Wife

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 1946?

The Soldier Takes a Wifeclose


Family planning for servicemen.



[O]n the illegality and inexpediency of segregating commercialized vice in St. Louis

Committee of One-hundred for the Suppression of Commercialized Vice in St. Louis, 1914

[O]n the illegality and inexpediency of segregating commercialized vice in St. Louisclose






Report of the Commission for the Investigation of the White Slave Traffic, So Called

Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Commission for Investigation of White Slave Traffic, 1914

Report of the Commission for the Investigation of the White Slave Traffic, So Calledclose


Sociological research, incl. interviews with known prostitutes and johns.



Dr. McIntosh’s Natural Uterine Supporter

Dr. McIntosh's Natural Uterine Supporter Company, ca. 1876-1882

Dr. McIntosh’s Natural Uterine Supporterclose


Vaginal pessary leaflet.



Presenting tonight the Queen of Pantomime and Statuesque Grace and Beauty, Miss Cora Neilson [...]

[1888]

Presenting tonight the Queen of Pantomime and Statuesque Grace and Beauty, Miss Cora Neilson [...]close


Broadside featuring actress Cora Neilson as the cross-dressing, cross-ethnic heroine of the colonial fantasy, "French Spy."



Twelve Pamphlets, Offprints, and Reprints from the American Social Hygiene Association

1917-1942

Twelve Pamphlets, Offprints, and Reprints from the American Social Hygiene Associationclose


The "white light" of scientific inquiry applied to antiprostitution and social welfare campaigns.



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.



Women’s Forum on Prostitution Rights: Program

1984

Women’s Forum on Prostitution Rights: Programclose






Opal Correspondence Club Ephemera

Walter E. and Opal N. Reasoner, [1919]

Opal Correspondence Club Ephemeraclose


Otherwise unrecorded marriage agency for lower-middle-class and middle-class clients, incl. an application.



(Trade Card) McDonnell’s Matrimonial Association.

ca. 1900

(Trade Card) McDonnell’s Matrimonial Association.close


Promoting a directory of 2000+ ladies available for "amusement, mutual improvement [and] matrimony.”



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.



Tercer Salon Italo: La energia en las artes visuals

Tercer Salon Italo: La energia en las artes visualsclose






Poem 1 and Poem 2. From Penny Poems, No. 31

Claes Oldenburg, 1959

Poem 1 and Poem 2. From Penny Poems, No. 31close


The earliest Oldenburg publication?



An essay on the Arbutus Uva Ursi and Pyrola Umbellata …

John Mitchell, 1803

An essay on the Arbutus Uva Ursi and Pyrola Umbellata …close


A doctoral dissertation describing the effects of Bear-berry on gonorrhea patients.



Las Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas protestan [...]

Comisión pro-Cultura Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas, ca. 1936-38

Las Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas protestan [...]close


The FAI's youth cultural commission defends Barcelona's Municipal Band.



Carteleras. Año I, No.1 - Año 1, No.3 (all published?)

1937

Carteleras. Año I, No.1 - Año 1, No.3 (all published?)close


Advertising for UGT-CNT controlled theaters in Valencia, unrecorded in OCLC.



Comitè Econòmic d’Espectacles Públics

1936

Comitè Econòmic d’Espectacles Públicsclose


A class-conscious film schedule for the CNT/AIT collectivized theaters in Girona.



Teatre del Poble: La música a través del poeta

1937

Teatre del Poble: La música a través del poetaclose


Autographed program from Republican Teatro del Pueblo.



On the Question of Homosexuals and the Party

ca. 1973

On the Question of Homosexuals and the Partyclose


Marxist Leninist repudiation of homosexuality documents the mixed history of communism and LGBTQ rights.



65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hall

1938

65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hallclose


Modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey.



Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliers

Maison Mathieu, 1908

Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliersclose


Instruments of amputation followed logically by prosthetics.



Books from the estate of Mark Tobey

1982

Books from the estate of Mark Tobeyclose


Otherwise unrecorded sales list of abstract artist Mark Tobey's library.



Dara Birnbaum: Video

1995

Dara Birnbaum: Videoclose


Swedish exhibition poster.



Publicité Divers

1939

Publicité Diversclose


90+ Examples of Vintage French Deco Graphics



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