1971-72 Moniebogue Press Alternative Press People's Newspaper. Americana - Alternative Newspaper.

1971-72 Moniebogue Press Alternative Press People's Newspaper

Westhampton New York: Moniebogue Press - Torope Conglomerates, 1971. F. 15 issues of this alternative 'people's press' newspaper from Long Island's east end, given to a tongue-in-cheek radicalism and wry Crumb-esque wit, with illustrations and cartoons to match; articles on the Shoreham nuclear power plant; oil drilling; Sam Melville obituary; Native Americans, free health clinics, Black and Latin-American eviction fears; battles over wetlands; farm workers' struggles; Vietnam war reportage and political commentary; irregular voting procedures; local politics including a "...Probe of beatings, child labor in L.I. Potato Fields..."; environmental notes; report sent from a Ku Klux Klan annual meeting in Lakeland Florida; Gardiner's Island; much local advertisement, arts and alternative culture; including issues: Vol. I No. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11; Vol. II No. 1-5 inclusive, No. 8, 12 and Vol. III No. 1; staff included Dean Speir, Lorna Salzman, Jay Dudley, Van Howell and many guest contributors; average issue 12 pages; 11 1/2" x 15" newspaper format; a listing for this periodical shows up on OCLC, however it appears to be for microfilm copies; light wear, little browning to newsprint; interesting 1970s ephemeral history. Item #21814

Price: $350.00