African-Americana (c. 20th Century)

African–Americana (c. 20th Century) Poetry, Drama, Fiction/Non-fiction, Criticism, Illustrated Books, Booklets, Sheet Music, Ephemera, Records, & Postcards

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Poetry
  • Lee, Don L. (Haki R. Madhubuti). Book of Life (1st ed.). Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973.
  • Knight, Etheridge. Poems Black Arts from Prison (1st ed. preface by Gwendolyn Brooks). Detroit: Broadside Press, 1968.
  • Jones, Leroi. Black Arts. Newark: Jihad Productions, 1967.
  • Long, Doughtry. Black Love Black Hope (1st ed.). Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971.
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn (ill. Leroy Foster). Aloneness (1st ed.). Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971.
  • Pfister, Arthur. Beer Cans Bullets Things & Pieces (1st ed., intro. Imamu Amiri Baraka). Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972.
  • Marvin X. Black Man Listen. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1969.
  • Major, Clarence. Private Line (1st. ed). London: Paul Breman Ltd., 1971.
  • Aubert, Alvin. Against the Blues (1st ed.) Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972.
  • Giovanni, Nikki. Black Feeling Black Talk. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1970.
  • Giovanni, Nikki. Black Judgement. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1968.
  • Jones, Leroi. Slave Ship. Newark: Jihad Productions, 1969.
  • Lee, Don L. Dynamite Voices 1: Broadside Critics Series. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973.
  • Shooting Star Review: Black Cultural Quarterly. Issue 22, Vol.6, No.2. Pittsburgh: Shooting Star Productions, 1993.
  • Randall, Dudley, ed. Black Poetry. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1969 (1st edition).
  • Jackson, Isaac, ed. Yemonja (1: 1). New York: Blackheart Collective, 1982.
  • Pouncy, Charles, ed. The Pyramid Periodical (1: 4). New York: Pyramid Periodical, 1989.
  • Welburn, Ron. Peripheries (Vol. 1). New York: The Greenfield Review Press, 1972.
  • Jordan, Norman. Destination: Ashes. Chicago: Third World Press, 1970.
  • Goode, Jacques. Raw Milk. New York: Kioka Productions, 1972.
  • John, Frank. Black Waves. London: Frank John Publications, 1973.
  • Baraka, Amiri. Hard Facts. Newark: People’s War, 1975.
  • Goncalves, Joe, ed. Journal of Black Poetry (# 16). San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry, 1972.
  • Courlander, Harold. A Treasury of Afro- American Folklore. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1976. first edition w/dust jacket
  • Lee, Don L. From Plan to Planet. Chicago: Broadside Press, 1973.
  • Clifton, Lucille. Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980. Brockport: BOA Editions, Ltd., 1987.
  • Cullen, Countee. On These I Stand: The Best Poems of Countee Cullen. New York: Harper & Row, 1947. first edition

Drama
  • Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Samuel French, Inc., 1958.
  • Ward, Douglas Turner. Happy Ending and Day of Absence. New York: Dramatists Play Service Inc, 1966.
  • Baraka, Imamu Amiri (Leroi Jones). Jello (1st ed.). Chicago: Third World Press, 1970.
  • Jones, LeRoi. Dutchman & The Slave. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1964. 1st ed. paper?
  • Jones, LeRoi. Four Black Revolutionary Plays. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1969. 1st ed. paper.
  • Baldwin, James. The Amen Corner. New York: Dial Press, 1968.
  • Bullins, Ed. Five Plays by Ed Bullins. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1968.

Fiction/Non-Fiction
  • Troupe, Quincy & Rainer Schulte. Giant Talk: An Anthology of Third World Writings. New York: First Vintage Books, 1972. 1st edition; HB w/jacket cover
  • Jones, LeRoi & Larry Neal. Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writing. New York: Morrow Paperback Editions, 1971.
  • Chesnutt, Charles W. Conjure Tales (retold by Ray Anthony Shepard; illus. John Ross& Clare Romano). London: Collins St. James’s Place, 1975.
  • Butler, Octavia E. Mind of My Mind. New York: Warner Books, 1973. signed PB
  • Butler, Octavia E. Wildseed. New York: Warner Books, 1988. signed PB
  • Butler, Octavia E. Patternmaster. New York: Warner Books, 1976. signed PB
  • Butler, Octavia E. Blood Child and Other Stories (1st ed. signed HB). New York/London: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1995.
  • Delany, Samuel R. Tides of Lust. Manchester: Savoy Books, 1980. signed
  • Delany, Samuel R. Hogg. Normal: FC2 & Black Ice Books, 1996.
  • Unwritten History of Slavery: Autobiographical Accounts of Negro Ex-Slaves. Washington D.C.: NCR Microcard Editions, 1968.
  • Abrahams, Roger D. Deep Down in the Jungle . . . . Hatboro: Folklore Associates, 1964. first edition
  • (20) Caribbean Writers Series: (#s) 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 25, 30, 32, 36. London: Heinemann, 20th c.
  • Rogers, J.A. 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof. St. Petersburg: Helga M. Rogers, 1985.
  • Shell, Ray. Iced. Hammersmith: Flamingo, 1993.
  • Lazarre-White, Khary., ed. The Brotherhood. Speaks. New York: A New York City Brotherhood, Inc., Publication, 1997.
  • Cleaver, Eldridge. Soul on Ice. New York: A Delta Book, 1968.
  • Copeland, Vincent. Southern Populism & Black Labor. New York: World View Publishers, 1973.
  • Kvaqraceus, William C., et al. Negro Self-concept: Implications for School and Citizenship. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1965.
  • Fanon, Frantz. Black Skin, White Masks. New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1968.
  • Toure, Ahmed Seakou. The Political Leader Considered as the Representative of a Culture. Newark: Jihad Productions, 1975. first edition
  • Jackson, George. Blood in My Eye. New York: Bantam Edition, 1972.
  • King, Jr., Martin Luther. Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Boston: Beacon Press, 1968.
  • King, Jr., Martin Luther. I Have a Dream” The Quotations of Martin Luther King Jr. New York: Grosset & Dunlap,1968.
  • Rainwater, Lee. The Moynihan Report and the Politics of Controversy. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1967.
  • Lynch, Acklyn R. Blueprint for Change. Chicago: Institute of Positive Education, 1972. first edition
  • Wilson, Amos N. Understanding Black Adolescent Male Violence: Its Remediation and Prevention. New York: Afrikan World Infosystems, 1992.
  • Boggs, James. Manifesto for a Black Revolutionary Party. Philadelphia: Pacesetters Publishing, 1968. 4th printing
  • The Hampton Album. New York: the Museum of Modern Art, 1966. (VG-)
  • Ward, Lynd. Gods’ Man: A Novel in Woodcuts. New York: St. Martin’s Press, Inc. 1978.
  • Van Peebles, Melvin. Bold Money: A New Way to Play the Options Market.. New York: Warner Books, 1986. w/dust jacket
  • Sertima, Ivan Van. They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America. New York: Random House, 1976. w/dust jacket
  • Gonzalez-Wippler, Migene. The Santeria Experience. Bronx: Original Publications, 1982.
  • Nonstandard Dialect. Champaign: NY Board of Education/National Council of Teachers of English, 1967.
  • Bullard, Sara, ed. Free at Last: A History of the Civil Rights Movement and Those Who Died in the Struggle. Montgomery: The Civil Right Education Project The Southern Poverty Law Center, ? original magazine
  • Fitzgerald, Etram A., ed. Golden Legacy Illustrated History Magazine: The Life of Benjamin Banneker (#4). Dix Hills: Fitzgerald Pub., Co., Inc., 1968.
  • Fitzgerald, Etram A., ed. Golden Legacy Illustrated History Magazine: The Black Inventors Latimer & Woods (#16). Dix Hills: Fitzgerald Pub., Co., Inc., 1976.
  • Rogers, J. A. The Five Negro Presidents USA. St. Petersburg: Helga M. Rogers, renewed 1993.
  • Castaneda, Pedro de., et al. The Journey of Coronado. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1990.
  • Jane, Cecil. The Four Voyages of Columbus. New York: Dover Publications, inc., 1988.
  • Curtin, Philip D. The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1969.
  • Foster, Genevieve. Birthdays of Freedom: America’s Heritage from the Ancient World. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952.

Criticism
  • Major, Clarence. Dictionary of Afro-American Slang. New York: International Publishers, 1970 first edition
  • Bone, Robert A. The Negro Novel in America (revised edition). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965.
  • Ferguson, Blanche E. Countee Cullen and the Negro Renaissance. New York: Apollo Editions, 1966.
  • Lewis, Ida. A Dialogue: James Baldwin Nikki Giovanni. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1973. first edition
  • Gayle Jr., Addison. The Black Aesthetic. New York: Anchor Books, 1972.
  • Clarke, John Henrik. William Styron’s Nat Turner: Ten Writers Respond. Boston: Beacon Press, 1968. signed by editor
  • Dillard, J.L. Black English: Its History and Usage in the United States. New York: Random House, 1972. 1st edition
  • Welsing, Frances Cress. The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Covers. Chicago: Third World Press,1991. third printing

Illustrated Books
  • Miller, Henry. The Amazing and Invariable Beauford DeLaney (reprint by The Studio Museum, 1978). New York: New Directions, 1941.
  • Freeman, Jill. Old News: Resurrection City. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1970.
  • Bearden, Romare & Harry Henderson. 6 Black Masters of American Art. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1972.
  • Driskell, David C. Two Centuries of Black American Art. New York: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1972.
  • Schoener, Allon. Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America 1900-1968. New York: Random House, 1968.
  • Lloyd, Tom, ed. Black Art Notes (not illustrated). New York: Amsterdam News, 1971.
  • Porter, James A. Modern Negro Art (first edition w/ 85 halftone plates). New York: Dryden Press, 1943.
  • Golden, Thelma. Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994.
  • Harlem (1900-1940) An African-American Community (an exhibition portfolio). New York: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1991.
  • Freestyle. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001.
  • Marshall, Richard. Jean-Michel Basquiat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992.

Sheet Music
  • My Lord, What A Mourning! (A Spiritual arranged by Ramon A. Martinez, autographed & letter). New York: The Martinez Music Co., 1962.
  • Johnson, James P. Yamekraw: Negro-Rhapsody. New York: Perry Bradford, 1927. (P)
  • Hold On. (Arranged by Hall Johnson). New York: Robbins Music Corp., 1930.
  • My Good Lord Done Been Here. (Arranged by Hall Johnson). New York: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1943.

Ephemera
  • Program: The Glee Club of Harlem Hospital School of Nursing/ Concert of Choral Works (theme: The Student Nurses Contribution to the Musical Arts). Sunday, April 7th, 1957.
  • Music Program: First Annual Pre-Easter Music Festival, The Third Moravian Church, 410 W. 45 St., NYC, Sunday, March 27, 1949.
  • Music Program: Pew Rally. St. Judes Chapel, Sunday, March 30, 1952

Records
  • Pryor, Richard and Redd Foxx. Down and Dirty (Executive Producer: Louis Drozen). Los Angeles: Laff Records, 1975.
  • Pryor, Richard. Richard Pryor (recorded live at the Troubadour; Executive Producers: Hal Landers & Bobby Roberts). Beverly Hills: Dove records, (?).
  • Pryor, Richard. …is it something I said? (recorded live at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, NJ; Producer: David Banks). New York: Warner Bros. Records, 1975.
  • Ross, Diana. The Boss (signed autograph; produced by Ashford & Simpson). Hollywood: Motown Record Corp., 1979.
  • Baraka, Amiri, Jio Williams and Winston Sims. The Advanced Workers with the Anti-Imperialist Singers: (A) “You Was Dancin Need to be Marchin So You Can Dance Some More Later On”; (B) “Better Red Let Others Be Dead”. Newark: Peoples War Publishing, (?).
  • Joplin, Scott. Scott Joplin-1916: Classic Solos played by the King of Ragtime writers and others from Rare Piano Rolls (Produced: Arnold S. Caplin). New York: Biograph Records, 1971. (P)

Postcards
  • (10) Large-format postcards: Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America 1900-1968/ Poets and Heroes. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968.