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

30 Years of Amalgamated Cooperative Housing, 1927-1957

Amalgamated Housing Corporation, 1958

30 Years of Amalgamated Cooperative Housing, 1927-1957close






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.



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.



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






Techniques of Law Enforcement Against Prostitution: A Manual [...]

National Advisory Police Committee to the Federal Security Administrator, 1943

Techniques of Law Enforcement Against Prostitution: A Manual [...]close


Tactical suggestions ("not for general distribution") for sting operations and vice squads.



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.”



Sol Lewitt

Haags Gemeentemuseum, 1970

Sol Lewittclose






Rauschenberg: Selections

Robert Rauschenberg, [1968]

Rauschenberg: Selectionsclose


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



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.



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.



Sun Annual

1959-1961

Sun Annualclose


International nudist serial.



65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hall

1938

65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hallclose


Modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey.



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.



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