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1 What's Wrong with Civil Rights?
Belmont MA American Opinion 1960's Ephemera Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Folded in thirds for mailing, else NF; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 pages; Propaganda piece from the John Birch Society detailing how the Communists created the American Civil Rights movement. Includes a list of American Opinion publications on Civil Rights and how to order . 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Tom Hayden Handbill / Chicago Red Squad, (Tom Hayden)
2 (Tom Hayden) Tom Hayden Handbill / Chicago Red Squad
Chicago Tom Hayden, Wolfe Lowenthal Defenders 1969 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
ORIGINAL--NOTA?REPRODUCTION. Near Fine. Stored flat for 40 years: Clean, one small curl on bottom left corner, tears.Some age discoloration at the edges.8.5 x 11 handbill from 1969, printed black on white stock, promotes upcoming trial of Tom Hayden and Wolfe Lowenthal to be held at Chicago’s notorious south side Criminal Courts building at 26th and California. Hayden and Wolfe had been arrested during the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention “Festival of Life” events in Chicago’s Lincoln Park for “Obstructing Justice” after they allegedly let the air out of the tire of a police car. Flyer details the tactics used by the Chicago Police Red Squad unit which arrested Hayden and Lowenthal. The Red Squad was an elite Chicago Police unit whose mission was to spy on Anti-War protesters and others who they deemed “Subversive.” Hayden, now a California state senator and ex-husband of actress Jane Fonda, was a co-founder of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and was an alleged member and co-conspirator (along with Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Dave Dellinger, Bobby Seale and others) of the so-called “Chicago Eight” (later the “Chicago Seven,” after Seale’s removal for separate trial) of Chicago Conspiracy Trial fame. ; B&W Photograph; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Southern Journey, Dent, Tom
3 Dent, Tom Southern Journey
New York City William Morrow 1997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The book is about NF with only a trace of wear. The dustjacket is VG+ with dings on top of spine and at top right corner. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; This book recounts a journey to the South, twenty years after the Civil Rights movement, to see what changes have occurred. The work received a positive reception on its publication in 1997. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Southern Rebel in Reverse : The Autobiography of an Idol-Shaker, Dodge, D. Witherspoon (with Clair M. Cook)
4 Dodge, D. Witherspoon (with Clair M. Cook) Southern Rebel in Reverse : The Autobiography of an Idol-Shaker
New York The American Press 1961 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has very light general wear and aging, with some light toning along the cover edges. Jacket is similar to the book but has some small chips and tear, mainly near corners. Square and securely bound. Review copy with annocement sheet laid in. Dodge was a Southern minister, who actively worked for unionization and Civil Rights in the South from the 1930's in the 1960's. This book is autobiography along with an unusual perspective on the South before Civil Rights legislation was enacted. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Segregation Issue Must be Settled in a Christian Spirit, Editors, Progressive Farmer
5 Editors, Progressive Farmer Segregation Issue Must be Settled in a Christian Spirit
Birmingham Progressive Farmer 1955 Other Very Good 
Single teardsheet, reprinted fromProgrssive Farmer Magazine. Toning along edges, some small tears at folds, and a couple of stray pencil marks. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 pages; This is an editorial from the Progressive Farmer, asking for restraint and a Christian spirit in dealing with the issue of segregation in the South (ca. 1955). The editorial calls for reason but staunchly opposes segregation. A second editorial on the same page hopes that 1955 will be good for both races. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Felts, M. Richard Cover Letter and Synopsis of the Report of the Sibley School Study Committee
Atlanta M. Richard Felts and Associates 1960 Ephemera Near Fine Signed by Author
This letter and the accompanying report are NF except for expected age-toning on paper. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 4 pages; This is a synopsis of the Report of the Sibley Committee which had been appointed by Georgia Governor Earnest Vandiver to study Georgia's response to court-ordered integration in the Atlanta Public Schools. The report offered a mild movement to integration but it, along with the peaceful integration of the University of Georgia, kept the public schools open and ended massive resistance by the state against integration. The Sibley plan did provide ways that many systems were able to forestall integration for several years. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The First Freedom Ride: the Walter Bergman Story, Kaufman, Dorothy B.
7 Kaufman, Dorothy B. The First Freedom Ride: the Walter Bergman Story
Detroit ACLU Fund Press 1989 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light wear to edges and corners. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages; ACLU Press book detailing FBI involvement in violence against first freedom riders. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Tale of 22 Cities Report on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Compiled from NAM Seminars, Kothe, Charles A. (ed.)
8 Kothe, Charles A. (ed.) A Tale of 22 Cities Report on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Compiled from NAM Seminars
New York National Association of Manufacturers 1965 First Edition Hardcover with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth with gilt titles. Square with a secure binding and light edge and corner wear. VG+ to NF . ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages; Essays and reports from the National Association of Manufacturers on their response to the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Interesting and unusual relic from another time. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Warren, Robert Penn Segregation: The Inner Conflict in the South
New York Vintage Books 1956 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ 
Red cloth with gilt titles and decration. This seems to be a specially bound (by the publisher) of what was a softcover edition of Robert Penn Warren's long essay, Segrgation. This copy has very light wear and mild aging. It is close to near fine. Robert Penn Warren, one of the Fugitive Agrarians at Vanderbilt, had written a defenxe of segrgation in I'll Take My Stand. This essay and his later book, Who Speaks for the Negro, were his attempts to make up for his original chapter in the Agrarian manifesto. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 115 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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