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

Group of Black LGBTQ+ Club Ephemera, San Francisco

ca. 1970-1973

Scarce documentation of social spaces for transgender people of color in the 1970s.

Group of Black LGBTQ+ Club Ephemera, San Franciscoclose


Scarce documentation of social spaces for transgender people of color in the 1970s.



Agro: La Mejor Revista del Campo. Año I, No. 5.

1955

Single issue of a rare serial distributed to "campesinos [y] agricultores ..."

Agro: La Mejor Revista del Campo. Año I, No. 5.close


Single issue of a rare serial distributed to "campesinos [y] agricultores ..."



Mitos y Leyendas de Teotihuacan [...]

Departamento del Distrito Federal [México], Dirección General de Acción Cívica, 1935

Bilingual program for a musical theater event in the Teotihuacan archeological zone.

Mitos y Leyendas de Teotihuacan [...]close


Bilingual program for a musical theater event in the Teotihuacan archeological zone.



Seis Discursos

[Dolores Ibárruri] La Pasionaria, ca. 1942

Unrecorded radio addresses given by Ibárruri during her exile in USSR on the Komintern's pirate short-wave radio station La Pirenaica.

Seis Discursosclose


Unrecorded radio addresses given by Ibárruri during her exile in USSR on the Komintern's pirate short-wave radio station La Pirenaica.



Para las Madres ...

Departamento de Salubridad, México, 1939

Public health propaganda incl. the "certificado pre-nupcial" exam promoted by the Mexican Eugenics Society.

Para las Madres ...close


Public health propaganda incl. the "certificado pre-nupcial" exam promoted by the Mexican Eugenics Society.



Five Programs from the Inaugural Season of Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires: Amlet, Aurora; et al.

1908

Unrecorded Art Nouveau opera programs, incl. the premiere of the Argentinian national opera, Aurora

Five Programs from the Inaugural Season of Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires: Amlet, Aurora; et al.close


Unrecorded Art Nouveau opera programs, incl. the premiere of the Argentinian national opera, Aurora



Venus: Las Estrellas en Exclusiva! Nos. 73, 75-77, 79-82, 84-85, 88, 91-92, 95-104.

[Carlos Samayoa Lizárraga], 1966

Unrecorded cinema tabloid featuring Mexican actresses, edited by founder of groundbreaking prensa rojo weekly, Alarma!

Venus: Las Estrellas en Exclusiva! Nos. 73, 75-77, 79-82, 84-85, 88, 91-92, 95-104.close


Unrecorded cinema tabloid featuring Mexican actresses, edited by founder of groundbreaking prensa rojo weekly, Alarma!



Two programs celebrating the inauguration of Mexico’s Supreme Court buildings in 1904 and 1964

1904; 1964

Privately printed, illustrated booklets document relationship between architecture and legal organization.

Two programs celebrating the inauguration of Mexico’s Supreme Court buildings in 1904 and 1964close


Privately printed, illustrated booklets document relationship between architecture and legal organization.



Arquitectura de la Ciudad de México: Guía

International Union of Architects, World Congress, 1978

Uncommon guide to historical and modern architecture of Mexico City, designed by Beatrice Trueblood.

Arquitectura de la Ciudad de México: Guíaclose


Uncommon guide to historical and modern architecture of Mexico City, designed by Beatrice Trueblood.



Ultra: Wrestling Gals, Bizarre Fads, Exotic Fashions. Vol. 1, No. 3.

[Hal Zucker]. H Zucca., 1958

Domination and sports fetishism.

Ultra: Wrestling Gals, Bizarre Fads, Exotic Fashions. Vol. 1, No. 3.close


Domination and sports fetishism.



Les Maladies Sans Nom. Leur Guréison Faciles et Radicale Conseils aux Medales Désespérés.

Charles-Antoin Richard, [1877]

Anonymous case histories incl. sexual diseases, healed with a precursor to the first syphilis cure, an arsenic compound?

Les Maladies Sans Nom. Leur Guréison Faciles et Radicale Conseils aux Medales Désespérés.close


Anonymous case histories incl. sexual diseases, healed with a precursor to the first syphilis cure, an arsenic compound?



(Sexual Health) Aux Victimes de L’Amour

Dr. A. Bertray, ca. 1900

Parisian cures for "les maladies secrètes": venereal disease, erectile dysfunction, and others. This edition not recorded?

(Sexual Health) Aux Victimes de L’Amourclose


Parisian cures for "les maladies secrètes": venereal disease, erectile dysfunction, and others. This edition not recorded?



(Sexual Health) (Soldiers) Keeping Fit to Fight; Sex Hygiene and Venereal Disease

War Department and American Social Hygiene Association, 1918?; 1942

Two pamphlets written for enlisted soldiers, describing sex and VD. Sections on wet dreams, masturbation, etc.

(Sexual Health) (Soldiers) Keeping Fit to Fight; Sex Hygiene and Venereal Diseaseclose


Two pamphlets written for enlisted soldiers, describing sex and VD. Sections on wet dreams, masturbation, etc.



(Sexual Health) (Government) Six Booklets, Reports, and Pamphlets

United States Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board, Washington, D.C., 1920

Unusual documentation of federal efforts to coordinate research and prevention of VD, policy that disproportionately impacted women.

(Sexual Health) (Government) Six Booklets, Reports, and Pamphletsclose


Unusual documentation of federal efforts to coordinate research and prevention of VD, policy that disproportionately impacted women.



(Sexual Health) (Education) Seven Booklets and Pamphlets

New York Social Hygiene Society; American Social Hygiene Association, 1914-1924

Incl. well-illustrated examples of health exhibits and public information campaigns against venereal disease.

(Sexual Health) (Education) Seven Booklets and Pamphletsclose


Incl. well-illustrated examples of health exhibits and public information campaigns against venereal disease.



(Sexual Health) (Education) Circular Nos. 2-4

ca. 1911-1920

Chicago public health & venereal disease pamphlets. Scarce.

(Sexual Health) (Education) Circular Nos. 2-4close


Chicago public health & venereal disease pamphlets. Scarce.



(Sexual Health) (Education) (Illinois) Manpower

ca. 1919

WWI-era VD pamphlet, seemingly unrecorded in OCLC.

(Sexual Health) (Education) (Illinois) Manpowerclose


WWI-era VD pamphlet, seemingly unrecorded in OCLC.



(Sexual Health) (Education) (California) A Plain Explanation of the Greatest Social Evil

Wm. Lee Howard, 1910

Let's talk about sex: “By secrecy we encourage mental perversion.”

(Sexual Health) (Education) (California) A Plain Explanation of the Greatest Social Evilclose


Let's talk about sex: “By secrecy we encourage mental perversion.”



(Sex Work) Group of Sex Work Ephemera from Brazil, England, and the US

1975-2001

Pamphlets, fliers, and serials.

(Sex Work) Group of Sex Work Ephemera from Brazil, England, and the USclose


Pamphlets, fliers, and serials.



(Sex Education) (Antisemitism) Collection of Anti-Sex Education and Moral Decency Literature

1956-1970

Collection of material from Christian and conservative morality campaigns, incl. John Birch Society, MOTOREDE. Some unrecorded.

(Sex Education) (Antisemitism) Collection of Anti-Sex Education and Moral Decency Literatureclose


Collection of material from Christian and conservative morality campaigns, incl. John Birch Society, MOTOREDE. Some unrecorded.



(Sexual Health) (Prostitution) (California) Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California ...

1911; 1913

Documenting the pioneering work of the only compulsory VD clinic for prostitutes in the US.

(Sexual Health) (Prostitution) (California) Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California ...close


Documenting the pioneering work of the only compulsory VD clinic for prostitutes in the US.



(Dating) (Internet - Social Aspects) Collection of 13 Zines, 1999-2014

Scarce, many unrecorded. Offering broad perspective on contemporary dating and sexuality.

(Dating) (Internet - Social Aspects) Collection of 13 Zines, 1999-2014close


Scarce, many unrecorded. Offering broad perspective on contemporary dating and sexuality.



(Dating) (Internet) A Girl’s Guide to Dating a Geek.

Omi Inouye, 2007

Satirical guide with case studies, fieldwork reports, and exercises.

(Dating) (Internet) A Girl’s Guide to Dating a Geek.close


Satirical guide with case studies, fieldwork reports, and exercises.



(Dating) (Asian-American) Donahue Transcript 02244

Phil Donahue, 1984

Rare transcript of show on Asian mail-order brides and Asian sexual stereotypes.

(Dating) (Asian-American) Donahue Transcript 02244close


Rare transcript of show on Asian mail-order brides and Asian sexual stereotypes.



(Courtship) (Theater) How to Choose a Wife: Ten Tips for Men Who are Threatened with Matrimony

[Marian Fairfax], ca. 1913-1914

Satirical handbill advertising a performance of the groundbreaking screenwriter's early Broadway hit, "The Talker."

(Courtship) (Theater) How to Choose a Wife: Ten Tips for Men Who are Threatened with Matrimonyclose


Satirical handbill advertising a performance of the groundbreaking screenwriter's early Broadway hit, "The Talker."



(Courtship) (Christian) How to pick a wife [...]

1953

Together with Clean Love and Courtship.

(Courtship) (Christian) How to pick a wife [...]close


Together with Clean Love and Courtship.



(Antiprostitution) Report and recommendations of the Wisconsin Legislative Committee [...]

Wisconsin Vice Committee., 1914

(Antiprostitution) Report and recommendations of the Wisconsin Legislative Committee [...]close






(Sexual Health) (Pennsylvania) Four Reports on Vice and Social Diseases

1911-193

Pennsylvanian reports on social disease and vice, including recommendations for sterilization from the Pittsburgh commission.

(Sexual Health) (Pennsylvania) Four Reports on Vice and Social Diseasesclose


Pennsylvanian reports on social disease and vice, including recommendations for sterilization from the Pittsburgh commission.



(Sexual Health) (Libraries) Two letters soliciting librarians’ help fighting venereal disease

US Surgeon General; American Library Association, 1918

Librarians. Venereal Disease. User Services par excellence.

(Sexual Health) (Libraries) Two letters soliciting librarians’ help fighting venereal diseaseclose


Librarians. Venereal Disease. User Services par excellence.



(Sexual Health) (Quackery) Letter promoting a new treatment for syphilis

[Cosden Oil & Gas Company?], 1918

Quackery? Otherwise unrecorded.

(Sexual Health) (Quackery) Letter promoting a new treatment for syphilisclose


Quackery? Otherwise unrecorded.



(Sexual Health) (Soldiers) Evidence in the Case of the Unwary Returnee

War Department; Third Air Force, ca. 1941-1944

Illustrated stories of sexual encounters between enlisted men and licentious women. Unrecorded in OCLC.

(Sexual Health) (Soldiers) Evidence in the Case of the Unwary Returneeclose


Illustrated stories of sexual encounters between enlisted men and licentious women. Unrecorded in OCLC.



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

ca. 1943

Antisemitic fascist propaganda warning northern Italians against advancing Allied forces.

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

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

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






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

Promo for women's wrestling tournament, Rome.

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

Modern marketing for the emergent prison-industrial complex.

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?]

Rare broadside with striking illustration.

Dealers in Patent Rights, Look To Your Interests!close


Rare broadside with striking illustration.



[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






(Antiprostitution) Report of the Commission for the Investigation of the White Slave Traffic [...]

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

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

(Antiprostitution) Report of the Commission for the Investigation of the White Slave Traffic [...]close


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



(Sexual Health) Dr. McIntosh’s Natural Uterine Supporter

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

Vaginal pessary leaflet.

(Sexual Health) Dr. McIntosh’s Natural Uterine Supporterclose


Vaginal pessary leaflet.



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

[1888]

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

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."



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

1917-1942

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

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


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



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]

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

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

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

(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]

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

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

The earliest Oldenburg publication?

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


The earliest Oldenburg publication?



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Autographed program from Republican Teatro del Pueblo.

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

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

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

Modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey.

65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hallclose


Modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey.



Seven leaves of hand-painted wallpaper designs

18th century

Prize-winning student designs.

Seven leaves of hand-painted wallpaper designsclose


Prize-winning student designs.



Apóstrofes: Revista de la Escuela de Periodismo Universidad Católica. Año I, No. 1–No. 3

1982

Unrecorded student movement publication.

Apóstrofes: Revista de la Escuela de Periodismo Universidad Católica. Año I, No. 1–No. 3close


Unrecorded student movement publication.



Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliers

Maison Mathieu, 1908

Instruments of amputation followed logically by prosthetics.

Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliersclose


Instruments of amputation followed logically by prosthetics.



Books from the estate of Mark Tobey

1982

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

Books from the estate of Mark Tobeyclose


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



Dara Birnbaum: Video

1995

Swedish exhibition poster.

Dara Birnbaum: Videoclose


Swedish exhibition poster.



Publicité Divers

1939

90+ Examples of Vintage French Deco Graphics

Publicité Diversclose


90+ Examples of Vintage French Deco Graphics



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