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Celebrating the Rag: Austin's Iconic Underground Newspaper By Alice Embree et al.
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Celebrating The Rag tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that sparked a political and cultural revolution and helped make Austin weird. The book features more than 100... More > articles from The Rag’s 11-year history plus contemporary essays and eye-popping vintage art and photography. This collection captures the radical politics and subversive humor that marked the pages of this upstart newspaper between 1966 and 1977.< Less
Celebrating The Rag: Austin's Iconic Underground Newspaper By Alice Embree et al.
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Celebrating The Rag tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that sparked a political and cultural revolution and helped make Austin weird. The book features more than 100... More > articles from The Rag’s 11-year history plus contemporary essays and eye-popping vintage art and photography. This collection captures the radical politics and subversive humor that marked the pages of this upstart newspaper between 1966 and 1977.< Less
Celebrating The Rag: Austin's Iconic Underground Newspaper By Alice Embree et al.
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“A raucous, absorbing excursion back to the 1960s and ’70s.” — Kirkus Reviews. Celebrating The Rag tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that... More > sparked a political and cultural revolution and helped make Austin weird. The book features more than 100 articles from The Rag’s 11-year history plus contemporary essays and eye-popping vintage art and photography. This collection captures the radical politics and subversive humor that marked the pages of this upstart newspaper between 1966 and 1977.< Less
The Underground Railroad Ran Through My House! By Ruth Deters
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Ruth Deters discovered her ante-bellum home was an Underground Railroad Station after her son hid from a babysitter in a secret room. Curiosity about the home's builder thrust her into a lifetime of... More > research that ultimately led to the discovery of additional Underground Railroad Stations in the region. Numerous pictures, quotes from letters, journals and old newspapers lend credibility to the stories about the Underground Railroad Stations. Deters wrote this book so that their incredible acts of bravery and self-sacrifice would not be forgotten.< Less
ANTI-SLAVERY and the UNDERGROUND RAILROAD in FAIRFIELD, IOWA By Rory Goff
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The fruit of over ten years of deep research, this book reveals that by 1856, Fairfield was on the “direct line” as a prominent hub of Iowa’s Underground Railroad. New evidence... More > suggests that right from Fairfield’s founding in 1839, some heroic Fairfielders were risking everything to illegally help Blacks flee captivity from the slave state of Missouri only 30 miles south. The book documents the tumultuous years before the Civil War to show how this farming community gradually evolved from a “hands-off” attitude toward Southern slavery, and awoke to its moral need to value human rights over profits. Original research into genealogies, censuses, deeds, maps, old newspapers, and biographies uncovers the long-hidden ties between the anti-slavery people and places of Fairfield, Jefferson County, and southeast Iowa, and places them in the context of the nations’s quarter-century of growth in anti-slavery sentiment.< Less
WHO’S WHO in the ANTI-SLAVERY and UNDERGROUND RAILROAD NETWORKS of FAIRFIELD, IOWA By RORY GOFF
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This Biographical Dictionary gives over 400 entries of more than 800 Free-Soilers, abolitionists, and Underground Railroad operators in and around Fairfield and Jefferson County, Iowa. Original... More > research into genealogies, censuses, deeds, maps, old newspapers, and biographies uncovers the long-hidden ties between the anti-slavery people and places of Fairfield, Jefferson County, and southeast Iowa, as well as connections to other anti-slavery hotspots in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New England.< Less
Madness & Mayhem By Josh Nickerson
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With various comic strips printed in several magazines and newspapers over the past decade, cartoonist Josh Nickerson has put together this collection of his best strip and panel comics. Presented in... More > a variety of art styles and subjects, this book also features pages of new material.< Less
Manhattan Memories By John Wilcock
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"A GOOD WAY to describe John Wilcock is to say that he is a talented bohemian counter-culture journalist who once played a major role in the emergence of America’s underground press. Born... More > 1927 in Sheffield, England, he left school aged 16 to work on various newspapers in England, and on Toronto periodicals before moving to New York City. There in 1955 he became one of the five founders of the Village Voice in which he and co-founder Norman Mailer wrote weekly columns. Wilcock called his column “The Village Square”, an intended pun. He and young Mailer were not quite friends, although Wilcock was at times annoyed, but always amused, by Mailer’s monstrous ego." -From the preface of Manhattan Memories, by Martin Gardner His weekly column, which dates back to the early Village Voice years, and his cable TV travel show which has covered a score of countries, appear on his website at www.ojaiorange.com along with his personal magazine.< Less
The New Left: A Comprehensive Review of the Counterculture of the 1960s By 1960s Counterculture
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History books, textbooks and college professors can only tell you so much about the 1960s counterculture movement, but this brand-new book is literally a detailed chronological account of the... More > militant hippie movement straight from the people who were actually THERE. As a matter of fact, this book contains exclusive high-quality reprints of several different underground publications, newspapers, magazines and real correspondences between people who were actively involved in the counterculture revolution and free speech movements from 1964 - 1971. It has reprints of full-length Underground Press publications spanning nearly a decade, including: - SDS New Left Notes - The Black Panthers - The Buddhist Third-Class Junkmail Oracle - Basta-Ya! - Liberation News Service - And MORE from 1964 - 1971 ! This never-before-seen book is over 300 pages of raw, unfiltered HISTORY, straight from the original sources. You won't find anything like it, anywhere else. BUY this incredible book TODAY.< Less
The Black Panther Collection: 1968-73 By 1960s Counterculture
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"The Black Panther Collection: 1968-73" is a single large paperback collection. This is one book containing high-quality, professionally-scanned reproductions of carefully selected Black... More > Panther newspapers spanning the years 1968-73. The Black Panthers were a notorious New Left student activist group during the 1960s counterculture movement, and their underground newspapers were the main source of correspondence to other members. Although the Party emerged from black nationalist movements, ultimately, the Panthers condemned black nationalism as "black racism" and became more ideologically focused on socialist revolution without racial exclusivity. They instituted a variety of community social programs designed to alleviate poverty, improve health among inner city black communities, and soften the Party's public image. The Black Panther Party's most widely known programs were its armed citizens' patrols to evaluate behavior of police officers and its Free Breakfast for Children program.< Less

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