Ephemera: Social Movements
A promotional brochure, program or mini-catalog for the important film Apocalypse Now. Includes a "log" detailing the timeline of the filming and production, full film credits, and biographies of the actors and key production personnel. Photographs throughout. With an introduction by Francis Ford Coppola. Program design by Milton Glaser, Inc.
Condition: Very Good+, slight wear at spine edge.
Flyer promoting the Socialist Workers Party in the 1969 election. One side features the candidates for New York City government offices with Paul Boutelle for mayor, while the other spells out the Party's platform. The SWP formed in 1937 as a splinter group of Trotskyists from the Socialist Party and went through several major transformations over the following decades. By the late 1960s, the SWP was strongly involved in the Black nationalist movement, the anti-Vietnam-war effort and women's rights, all of which are strongly represented on this flyer.
Flyer, printed on yellow paper, promoting a talk by Dan Bentivogli at Columbia University on the student protests and strike at the University of Buffalo. The strike, which began as a series of student demands to halt institutionalized racism, war research and campus ROTC, turned violent with police, in full riot gear and armed with tear gas and clubs, attacking students.
Condition: Near Fine.
An undated and unattributed poster that reproduces text from the 1891 pamphlet entitled "Anarchy," by the Italian anarchist Enrico Malatesta (1853-1932). The poster states that "the word anarchy was used in the sense of disorder and confusion, and it is still adopted in that sense by the ignorant and by adversaries interested in distorting the truth" and that once "the public become convinced that the government is not necessary, but extremely harmful, the word anarchy, because it signifies without government, will become equal to saying natural order, harmony of the...