ART AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: ITALY AND SPAIN

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

Clandestine and underground press; graphic design; visual and performing arts; photography; children's literature; and women's political organizations.


Spain

1896-1954
Two Photographs of Anarchist Actions in Barcelona

1896; 1902

Primary source documentation of wounded victims and participants in the Corpus Christi bombing and Barcelona's first general strike.

Two Photographs of Anarchist Actions in Barcelonaclose


Primary source documentation of wounded victims and participants in the Corpus Christi bombing and Barcelona's first general strike.



La Protesta: Semanario de Batalla

1923

Carlist antisemitism and anticommunism prefigures Spanish fascism.

La Protesta: Semanario de Batallaclose


Carlist antisemitism and anticommunism prefigures Spanish fascism.



La Argentina: A Collection of Photographs, Postcards, Programs, Reviews, and other Publications

ca. 1928-1933

Primary source materials surveying the career of renowned choreographer, dancer, and director, Antonia Mercé.

La Argentina: A Collection of Photographs, Postcards, Programs, Reviews, and other Publicationsclose


Primary source materials surveying the career of renowned choreographer, dancer, and director, Antonia Mercé.



Tórtola Valencia: Photographs, Programs, Ex-Libris and other Documents

1915-1954

Rare illustrations of an outstanding solo dancer of the early 20th cent., with special ref. to her Latin American tours and choreography.

Tórtola Valencia: Photographs, Programs, Ex-Libris and other Documentsclose


Rare illustrations of an outstanding solo dancer of the early 20th cent., with special ref. to her Latin American tours and choreography.



1a Exposició de Cartells [...] Internacionals en Previsió dels Accidents de Treball

1937

Two illustrated calendars commemorating an exhibition of international worker safety posters.

1a Exposició de Cartells [...] Internacionals en Previsió dels Accidents de Treballclose


Two illustrated calendars commemorating an exhibition of international worker safety posters.



Eight Spanish Republican Women’s Groups’ Handbills and Flyers

Agrupación Mujeres Libres; La Secció Femenina del Bloc Obrer i Camperol; Las Agrupaciones Femeninas del Partido Radical, et al. 1934-1938

(Suffrage) (Anarcho-Feminism) (Music) Unrecorded ephemera from Republican women's political organizations.

Eight Spanish Republican Women’s Groups’ Handbills and Flyersclose


(Suffrage) (Anarcho-Feminism) (Music) Unrecorded ephemera from Republican women's political organizations.



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

1937-1938

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

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


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



Porvenir: Revista Infantil. Nos. 1-11, 13

Ediciones F.R.E.R. [Federación Regional de Escuelas Racionalistas de Cataluña] 1937-1938

(Children’s Literature) (Guerra Civil) (Anarchism) (Escuela Moderna) Near complete run of a rare serial published for refugee children.

Porvenir: Revista Infantil. Nos. 1-11, 13close


(Children’s Literature) (Guerra Civil) (Anarchism) (Escuela Moderna) Near complete run of a rare serial published for refugee children.



COLLECTION OF PROPAGANDA PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SECCIÓN FEMENINA

ca. 1941

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

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



Illustrated Autograph Album: El Frente de Juventudes Femenino a su Regidora Comarcal

[El Frente de Juventudes Femenino, Villanueva y Geltrú]. 1943

(Education - Girls) (Fascism) Illustrated gift album commemorating a political indoctrination summer camp with artwork by the campers.

Illustrated Autograph Album: El Frente de Juventudes Femenino a su Regidora Comarcalclose


(Education - Girls) (Fascism) Illustrated gift album commemorating a political indoctrination summer camp with artwork by the campers.





Italy

1913-1974
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.

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



Primo Congresso Nazionale, 26 27 Aprile 1919. Donne di Roma [...]

Associazione Nazionale Fra Le Madri e Le Vedove Dei Caduti 1919

(Women’s Political Organizations) (WWI) (Mothers and Widows)

Primo Congresso Nazionale, 26 27 Aprile 1919. Donne di Roma [...]close


(Women’s Political Organizations) (WWI) (Mothers and Widows)



L’Opera Nazionale Maternità ed Infanzia nel suo costante lavoro per la difesa [...]

Opera Nazionale per la Protezione della Maternità ed Infanzia 1933

(Women and Children) (Fascist Demographics) (Eugenics)

L’Opera Nazionale Maternità ed Infanzia nel suo costante lavoro per la difesa [...]close


(Women and Children) (Fascist Demographics) (Eugenics)



La Dattilografa: Canzone a ballo

G. Rocchi-Burlamacchi 1939

Otherwise unrecorded social satire sheet music.

La Dattilografa: Canzone a balloclose


Otherwise unrecorded social satire sheet music.



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.



La Navassa: Organo di sfottimento dei dep centrati a Tagliolo. Anno I, Nos. 1; 3-6.

1944-1945

Otherwise unrecorded clandestine antifascist monthly satirizing village life in the German-occupied Italian Social Republic (Salò).

La Navassa: Organo di sfottimento dei dep centrati a Tagliolo. Anno I, Nos. 1; 3-6.close


Otherwise unrecorded clandestine antifascist monthly satirizing village life in the German-occupied Italian Social Republic (Salò).



Donne piemontesi nella lotta di liberazione 99 partigiane cadute, 185 deportate, 38 cadute civili

ca. 1945

(Italian Resistance) (Women) (Holocaust)

Donne piemontesi nella lotta di liberazione 99 partigiane cadute, 185 deportate, 38 cadute civiliclose


(Italian Resistance) (Women) (Holocaust)



Canzoni Partigiane

Unione Donne Italiane, Ed. ca. 1945-1946

(Italian Resistance) (Women) (Music)

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(Italian Resistance) (Women) (Music)



Mezzo cielo: Il giornale della lega delle donne comuniste italiane. Anno I, Nos. 1-2; Anno II, No. 1

Lega delle donne comuniste italiane 1973-1975

(Women’s Liberation) (Communism)

Mezzo cielo: Il giornale della lega delle donne comuniste italiane. Anno I, Nos. 1-2; Anno II, No. 1close


(Women’s Liberation) (Communism)



Skema. Mensile fotografico d’attualità. (All published).

1969-1974

Complete run of a rare photographic serial covering urgent political, social, environmental, and economic issues during the 'anni di piombo.'

Skema. Mensile fotografico d’attualità. (All published).close


Complete run of a rare photographic serial covering urgent political, social, environmental, and economic issues during the 'anni di piombo.'



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