Lot 5 of 373:
West Oakland Soul Food  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
West Oakland Soul Food Cook Book
Author:
Kuffman, Dorothy, ed.
Place:
Oakland
Publisher:
Peter Maurin Neighborhood House
Date:
c.1966
Description:

47 pp. Illus. by John Baldwin & Audrey DeJournette. Large pictorial yellow wrappers. First Edition. 

In 1963, the Peter Maurin Neighborhood House opened, offering daily activities and a co-op nursery to mainly African-American residents of West Oakland. Their community involvement preceded the Black Panthers, who took on a much more visual role in the neighborhood a couple years later. Recipes include fried buffalo fish, turtle stew, hog head cheese, smothered chicken wings, etc. Illustrations of neighborhood residents are wonderful. 

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Condition:
Soiling and a few spots to wrappers, mild rubbing to extremities, else near very good.
 
Item number:
299159
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