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Kay Stewart Collection of AA Memorabilia

Kay Stewart of Akron, Ohio and her husband K.C. were instrumental in forming the "Founders Foundation" that made it possible for the purchase and restoration of Dr. Bob and Anne's home in Akron, Ohio. Kay was the first Chairperson of the foundation, very active in AA, related projects, and a highly sought after AA speaker nationally. To learn more about Kay and her generous service in the fellowship please see the Kay Stewart page and obituary.

ABookMan has been commissioned by the daughter of the late Kay Stewart (Permission has been given by daughter to use full name and AA membership) for the sale of her Mother's 30+-year collection of Alcoholics Anonymous and related material. This large collection includes Books, Letters, Intergroup, Service, Awards, AA Grapevines, Pamphlets, Photos, Reel-to-Reel Tapes, and more Very Rare and assorted items that are sure to please any collector or archivist.

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THIS CATALOG HAS BEEN REPUBLISHED FOR REFERENCE USE

ONLY ITEMS STATING "AVAILABLE" ARE NOW FOR PURCHASE FROM THIS COLLECTION

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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 1st ed 1st printing 1939
This book was owned by Sgt. Oscar Futral and given to Kay and K.C. Stewart on July 25, 1971. Inscribed "July 25, 1971 To Kay & KC. From Oscar For Ever". Oscar was a Police Sgt. who was very active in "Institutional A.A." and started the "Jail Inn" Group at the Summit County Jail in Akron, Ohio. Oscar, along with Kay and K.C. was one of the first five to start the "Flame" group in Akron. No writing in book except inscription, very clean pages, Strong Gold Gilt on spine and front cover with the first two pages removed in a reproduction dust jacket. Also, comes with Kay's 25th Sobriety chip being an older vintage bronze one with AA on the reverse (She had 30+yr's of sobriety before leaving us), and a photo of Sgt. Oscar Futral with Kay and K.C. Stewart.

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1A Institutional A.A. A Resume A Little Of The Past Present And Future As Observed by Sgt. Oscar F.
Historical information on AA in Prisons dating the AA group at the Ohio State Penitentiary starting in June, 1949, the Summit County Jail in Akron, OH starting a group in 1961, and more interesting AA prison history. Circa 1960's, 8.5 X 14 one and a half typed pages.
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Section II "This Section Deals With The Twelve Steps And Is Divided Into Four Different Groups As Follows: A. Mental Preparation B. Moral Preparation C. The Clean-Up D. Living A.A." Committee on Alcoholism Summit County Jail Sgt. O.F., CoOrdinator. Circa 1960's typed 14 pages stapled, last page loose. This was used by the "Jail Inn" Group at the Summit County Jail in Akron, Ohio.

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1C Letter To: Oscar Futral from Ted Miller, Alcoholics Anonymous Akron Area Central Committee letterhead May 28, 1948. Letter gives notice of the 13th Anniversary meeting at the Akron Armory on June 13th, and that you will hear and meet Dr. Bob, Bill W. and other early AAer's. (8.5 X 11 Carbon Copy of the original letter)
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 2nd ed 5th printing 1962
Sgt Futral's personal book that he gave to Kay S. on Oct. 2, 1983. Inscribed as gift. Pages missing up to xxi. Comes with a photo of Oscar Futral, Kay and K.C. Stewart.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 2nd ed 5th printing 1962
AAWS book is in VG condition with water stain to bottom pages and back cover. Previously owned by Annabel S. Trermere and Betty Artis with note to kay from Betty. Annabelle Was Kay's sponsor. That's why this Big Book belonging to Annabelle meant so much to Mom when Betty Artis gave it to her.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 2nd ed 11th printing 1970
AAWS book is in Good + condition with the first 3 pages loose and Mary Turner written on the end pages. This was inscribed by Kay as a gift Mary with the date, June 29, 1971
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 18th printing 1984
AAWS book is in Near Fine condition, no writing, with strong Gold Gilt.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 2nd printing 1977
AAWS book is in VG condition with rubs to boards and four pages full of signatures. Akron area members.

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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 18th printing 1984
AAWS book is in Good condition with broken hinge. Has a few names including Kay's.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 27th printing 1987
AAWS book is in VG condition. A presentation "To Kay Stewart From Delaware Winter Street AA Group 17th Anniversary October 29, 1988" With 3 pages full of signatures.
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9 Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 57th printing 1996
AAWS book is in VG + condition with previous owners name.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book 3rd ed 74th printing 2001
AAWS book is in Fine condition. This book was presented to Kay Stewart by the Wadsworth Thursday Group on Nov. 15, 2001 their 52nd anniversary. Also includes a certificate of appreciation signed by all attending.
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Alcoholics Anonymous Made From A Copy Of The Original Manuscript
Spiral bound, 155pp.

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Alcoholics Anonymous Published by: Works Publishing Co., 17 William St., Newark, N.J. Spiral bound. 76pp. Good ++ "Kay S" on front and inscribed as gift June 76 from Mary to Kay on inside cover.
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Alcoholics Anonymous 1939 - 1942 The Archives Of The General Service Board Of Alcoholics Anonymous
NY: AAWS, Second Printing 1986. Large softcover, 76pp. Large 18.5 X 16.5, Break in middle of spiral binding otherwise Very Good + condition. Loaded with early newspaper articles on AA. The AA headquarters had a newspaper clipping service provide articles from all over the US to help publish this history of AA printed material.
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A.A. Index Alcoholics Anonymous Literature SCARCE!
The general service conference of AA did not grant permission to print this because they felt that an index was contrary to AA's philosophy of open- mindness. AA has never approved of rigid definitions about recovery. Advanced copies of this book were distributed to the conference delegates and GSO staff for review only. Most of these were then turned back in so only a few copies of about 200 printed are available.
NY: AAWS Inc. Copyright 1975
Excerpts from these publications: Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book), Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, Alcoholics Anonymous comes of Age, The A.A. way of life. Stapled softcover, 117pp. in Very Good condition with two names and addresses on first page.
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An Alphabetical Index of the Principal Words And Phrases Used In The Book Alcoholics Anonymous, And The Pages They Are Found On
White Spiral bound, 8.5 X 6 inches about 79pp. No publisher or author. This is another anonymous effort to suggest strict definitions while AA says just the opposite (Its God as you understand him, or her or it) VG ++
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AA Today 25 AA Grapevine, A Special AA Grapevine Publication.
by The AA Grapevine, Inc. 4th printing 1979. Softcover, 111pp. In Near Fine condition.

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17 A Pocket Prayer Book and Devotional Guide (Oxford Group philosophy)
Compiled by Ralph Spaulding Cushman
Nashville, Tennessee, The Upper Room. 17th printing September 1955. Soft boards, 3 X 5 inch, 143pp. Browning from age otherwise VG.
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18 As Bill Sees It NY: AAWS, 7th printing 1976. Inscribed as gift from KC to Kay, with 2 pages of names. Book is in VG condition with VG dj.
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19 As Bill Sees It NY: AAWS, 8th printing 1978. Hardcover in VG condition.
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20 Bill W.
by Robert Thomsen (Was Bill W.'s sectary)
Harper & Row, 1975 First edition stated. Hardcover book is in Very Good condition.
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Bill W.
by Robert Thomsen
Harper & Row, 1975 First edition stated, Hardcover. "Kay Stewart July 1965" on inside, two pages with scribbling, Overall a VG+ book with VG dj.

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22 Came to believe… AAWS 1973 First printing, Softcover. Book is in Near Fine condition with previous owners name on last page.
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Diary Of Two Motorcycle Hobos facsimile. 131pp.
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24 Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers NY: AAWS, 1980 First Printing. Hardcover, 373pp. W/dj inscribed as gift to daughter. Book is Fine in VG dj.
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Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers NY: AAWS, 1980 First Printing. Hardcover, 373pp. Book is in Fine condition.
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Is there Life after Sobriety?
by Mel B.
Published and printed at Toledo, Ohio, 1974. Softcover, 110pp. Inscribed by author to Kay S., 10/15/75. Book is in Very Good ++ condition.
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27 Pass It On, AAWS 5th printing 1989. Hardcover, 429pp. Fine in Near Fine dj.
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28 Professional Education Counseling the Black Client Alcohol Use and Abuse in Black America
by Peter Bell, Jimmy Evans
Hazelden Jan. 1981 First ed. Softcover, 43pp. Fine condition with "Kay Stewart" on front cover.
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Quiz Book Fundamental Facts Concerning Alcohol
Fostoria, Ohio: The Gray Printing Company, Eighth Printing September, 1940. Softcover, 61pp. VG condition with stains to covers.
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Service Work Shop Group
Yellow Spiral bound, 85pp. in VG condition.
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31 Sobriety And Beyond 16th printing Dec. 1975
Indianapolis: The S.M.T. Guild Inc., Hardcover, 387pp. Book is VG +
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32 Stools And Bottles Hazelden. Green boards in Very Good + condition.
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The A.A. Service Manual NY: AAWS 20M-7/75(K) Copyright 1969. Softcover, 116pp. Very Good + condition with "Kay Stewart" signature on front.
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The God Angle
"Robbie R's Last Dedication to the God of His Understanding"
Published by The God Angle Committee 1978, First ed. Hardcover, 380pp. 4 X 5.5 inches. Very Good + condition. Inscribed as gift to Kay with her personal label.
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The Pocket Book Of Faith (Oxford Group philosophy)
Compiled by Ralph Spaulding Cushman
Nashville, Tennessee, The Upper Room. 1945 First ed. Soft boards, 3 X 5 inch, 144pp. Browning from age otherwise VG.

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36 The 12 Steps to Happiness A handbook for all Twelve Steppers
by Joe Klass, Hazelden, First Printing July, 1982 Softcover, 78pp. Previous owners name with
Kay S signature in Very Good + condition.
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Twelve Concepts Of World Service Work Shop Group
Spiral bound, 179pp.

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Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions AAWS, Hardcover, 192pp. A latter gift edition. 4 X 6 inches. Marks on inside front cover and first page with previous owners name and inscribed as gift to Kay. Inside pages clean with underlines to a few pages.
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39 Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions AAWS 23rd printing August, Hardcover. 1982 Kay Stewart signature. Good + in Good + dj.
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40 Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions AAWS 23rd printing 1982, Hardcover. Kay S signature + VG in Good + dj
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Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Hazelden, 1975. Large black hardcover. Two pages of names. VG condition.
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Twenty-Four Hours a Day Special 25th Anniversary Ed. 1954 1979
Hazelden, Twenty-Eighth Printing 1979. Book is Fine with very little wear to box.
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50 Years With Gratitude International AA Convention (Montreal 1985) 48pp. VG with writing on back cover and underlining to pages.
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50 Years With Gratitude International AA Convention. (Montreal 1985) Book is in Fine condition, no writing.
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30th Anniversary Year and International Convention Toronto Ontario Canada July 2-4, 1965.
AAWS 1965. Hardcover, 47pp. slight warping to Boards on outer edges otherwise VG. No names or marks.
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AA Grapevine Memorial Issues of our Co-Founders with sleeve Reprints R.H.S. Jan. 1951, Bill W. Mar. 1971. Both are in Fine condition with a few blemishes to original sleeve.
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AA Grapevine March 1971 Original publication of the Bill W. Memorial issue. Inscribed to
Mary from June (June P. worked at Intergroup for a time as a secretary, and was very active in the program) "Akron Ohio 1971" written on front cover being in Near Fine condition. This is a true ORIGINAL and not a reprint. For many out there thinking that an order form on the bottom of page 48 makes it an original is not true, reprints were also published in the same way. The only way to determine a true first is from its origin as in this collection.
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AA Grapevine January 1951 This may be an original or at least one of the early reproductions of the Dr. Bob Memorial issue. "Akron Ohio 1971" written on front cover with "God bless you Love June" on title page. Near Fine condition. (June P. worked at Intergroup for a time as a secretary, and very active in the program)
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AA Grapevine January 1951 This may be an original or at least one of the early reproductions of the Dr. Bob Memorial issue. Condition is in Very Good + + with a light fold to bottom right of front cover.
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AA Grapevine August 1966 In Memory Of Sister Ignatia by Bill W. VG + "Akron Ohio 1971" on front cover. Inscribed to Mary from June on title page and June Pittman and address written on last page.
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51 AA Grapevine August 1966 In Memory Of Sister Ignatia by Bill W. In Near Fine condition.
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52 AA Grapevines 4 total Jan., Feb., July 1991, and Dec. 1995 all VG + or better condition.
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  Magazines

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Pen Pointers AA March 1952 April Published Bi-Monthly by the Prison AA Group, Minnesota State Prison. 24pp. In Near Fine condition. (Early AA Prison publication)
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Pen Pointers AA September 1952 October Published Bi-Monthly by the Prison AA Group, Minnesota State Prison. 24pp. In Near Fine condition. (Early AA Prison publication)
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"Charming Is The Word For Alcoholics" by Fulton Oursler, Typed one and a half single page. This is the unedited article with differences other than how it appeared in the 1940's Liberty magazine!
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Alcoholism & Addiction Magazine Dec. 1985. 5th Year Anniversary Special Edition
"The Twelve Steps To Dr. Bob's House" Near Fine condition.

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57 Alcoholism & Addiction Magazine Dec. 1985 5th Year Anniversary Special Edition. Near Fine condition.
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58 Columbia (Knights of Columbus) April 1977. Full of AA articles. Magazine is in VG with a 2 inch tear off the back bottom cover.
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59 Drugs Of Abuse US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration, 1985
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* A * A * SCARCE!
An A.A. Publication, Published by Works Publishing, Inc., PO Box 459 (Grand Central Annex), New York 17, N. Y. Softcover, 29pp. Copyright 1943 by The Alcoholic Foundation, Inc. Very Good + condition, price on front cover. Last 2 pages has a Big Book review by Harry Emmerson Fosdick.
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A. A. Traditions First Printing SCARCE!
The first published information on Traditions appeared in the AA Grapevine in the 1945 and 1946 issues, this is the FIRST pamphlet published on the traditions.
An A.A. Publication, Published by Works Publishing, Inc., PO Box 459 (Grand Central Annex), New York 17, N. Y. Softcover, 47pp. Copyright 1947 by Works Publishing, Inc. Very Good condition with bottom right corner torn and folds to bottom pages.
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A.A. Spanish: The Twelve Traditions Las Doce Tradiciones
Copyright 1952-1953 por A.A. Grapevine, Inc., y Works Publishing Company, Inc. 30pp. VG with writing on front and back covers with stains (1969 reprint)
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irgendwo AA 1969 German publication.
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List of AA Groups as of August 1948 SCARCE!
Published by The Alcoholic Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 459 (Grand Central Annex), New York 17, N. Y. Softcover, 50pp. Very Good + with folds to a few corners. "As of August 1, 1948 Membership - 67,850 Groups - 2,429 This includes groups in: 48 Hospitals 55 Prisons 6 USA Possessions 23 Other countries".
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Moses Yoder June 7, 1907 - Nov. 15, 1984 Copyright 1985 by Barbara Yoder Hall, 22pp.
(Daughter of Moses) This is a rare private publication by the daughter of Moses in appreciation of his sobriety and how he affected the lives of others with an attendance of nearly 600 for his memorial service. Moses was famous for his free distribution of the small booklet titled "Gratitude's The Attitude" and one of the few people ever to be arrested for a DUI in a horse and buggy. VG + condition.
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66 Moses Yoder June 7, 1907 - Nov. 15, 1984 As above in VG with marks and stains to covers.
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Lot of (7) assorted Pamphlets
The Women Drinkers (2), The Woman Alcoholic, the private world of tragedy, I Think I Have A Problem, The Woman Enabler, The Alcoholic Woman.
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68 Lot of (46) Assorted Pamphlets all $25.
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Steps published by Hazelden full set. All 10 to 15pp. in VG + or better condition.
Step 1 the foundation of recovery William Springborn, Revised June 1983
Step 2 a promise of hope James G. Jensen, First August 1980
Step 3 turning it over James G. Jensen, First July 1980
Step 4 a new fourth step guide First 1974
Step 5 a guide to reconciliation Dr. Edward C. Sellner, First June 1981
Steps 6 & 7 the forgotten steps First July 1981
Step 8 restoring relationships Pat M., First May 1982
Step 9 making amends Pat M., First May 1982
Step 10 a good tenth step Mel B., First May 1982
Step 11 maintaining the new way of life Mel B., First October 1982
Step 12 the language of the heart Peter Converse McDonald, First March 1983

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70 Steps published by Hazelden full set of 12 Steps. All 10 to 15pp. in VG + or better condition.
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Dr Bob Photo same as in "Dr. Bob and the Good old Timers" Inscribed June 24, 1978
to Kay from both Sue Smith Windows and Lois. (Dr. Bob's daughter and Bill W.'s wife)
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Dr Bob and Anne photo, Dated 11/30/77, Inscribed as gift to Kay from Sue Windows on back 1977. This is the same as the photo used in the RHS January 1951 Grapevine.
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Bill W. at Dr. Bob's Grave.
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Bill W. Photo
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Wesley Parrish with Oscar Futral Founders Day and memory card.
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Sue Windows, Lois's companion Barry, Lois W., and Ray Windows. 1980

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Photo of Lois Wilson, the wife of Bill W. co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous with G Parsons
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"A Dream Became Reality" Original hand written by Kay S. Dated 6/18/87 as published in "Extensions" January 1988. An issue of this publication accompanies the letter. Also, a (facsimile) of the Tribune-Review, Sunday, Sept. 20, 1987 article by Maryann G. Dedo, "AA Concepts Were Born In Dr. Bob's Home".
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"In Gods Good Time" Original hand written by Kay Stewart (This is the first half of the article time has lost the last half) Also comes with the Founders Foundation News it was published in and a completed typed (Facsimile) of the article.
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Vintage (With AA on back center) Sobriety, To Thine Own Tokens. 2 available 3yr, and 11yr. Kay Stewart's personal tokens for her years of sobriety and service. Choice $9. each.
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Founders Foundation Post Cards B&W photo of Dr. Bob's Home.
Please only one per order $1. each until sold out!
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AA Founders Day Ribbons Lot of 15 from 1981, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, and 93.
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83 AA Founders Day Ribbons Lot of 8 from 1977, 79, 81, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88,
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84 AA Founders Day 50th Anniversary Founders Day 1985 Ribbons (14 available) $3. each
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85 AA Founders Day 53rd Anniversary Founders Day 1988 Ribbons (1 available)
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50th Founders Day' Akron, Ohio 1985 Given as a gift of appreciation, has Chapter Five "How It Worked" the final draft of chapter 5 as it appeared in 1938. 10pp. Near Fine to Fine condition
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87 50th Founders Day' Akron, Ohio 1985 Given as a gift of appreciation, has Chapter Five "How It Worked" the final draft of chapter 5 as it appeared in 1938. 10pp. Near Fine to Fine condition
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88 Founders Day 54th Year Birthplace Of A.A. June 1989 Akron Ohio
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VERY RARE ITEM FROM DR. BOB'S HOUSE ONLY 2 AVALIABLE!
Original brick from Dr. Bob's Fireplace, from his Ardmore Ave, Akron Ohio Home.
This is one of two bricks from Dr. Bob's house obtained by Kay Stewart while serving as Chairperson of the "Founders Foundation" during restoration. She painted them both gold (A fitting color for such a unique item) and her daughter Kathie wrote "From Dr. Bob's Fireplace Ardmore Ave. Akron, O" on them both. This item and all of the "Kay Stewart collection" is being made available by Kay's daughter Kathie. A signed Affidavit will accompany this item for authentication along with the two photos of the fireplace shown. Copies of the original photos will be provided for the second brick when made available.
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VERY RARE
Remodeling Blueprints for the restoration of Dr. Bob's Home drawn by Ray Windows who was married to Sue, Dr. Bob's daughter. Normally about 6 blueprints are made available for this type of project. This was Kay Stewart's blueprints used during the restoration. Four pages stapled in Very Good + condition. (24" X 18")

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Birthplace Of AA Tokens (11 available) Used condition $1. each
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Dr. Bob's Home Tokens (11 available) Like New $2. each
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Birthplace of AA Tokens (7 available) Like New $2. each
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Founders Foundation Minutes Original hand written from 1986 + Facsimile from the first two yr's 1984 (The first meeting) & 1985.
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Al-Anon And Alateen Groups At Work the basic manual of principles and practices. Al-Anon Family Groups, 1974. Softcover, 40pp. + (3) New Orleans Tokens 1980
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96 One Day At A Time In Al Anon
NY: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Third Printing, April 1970. Hardcover, 367pp. Book is in Very Good condition with rubs to boards.
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  Sister M. Ignatia

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Eulogy of Sister M. Ignatia by Reverend Thomas L. Coonan, April 5, 1966. 5 pages, two sided typed stapled at top right. Small stain on first page.
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In Memory Of Sister M. Ignatia Della Gavin Sister of Charity Of St Augustine Religious Profession June 28, 1916 Died April 1, 1966. Two with the top of one cut off. both for $9.
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98 A News paper clipping of the article "Legacy of ' angel of AA ' to be recalled".
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The 5th Anniversary of the Sister Ignatia Group of Alcoholics Anonymous August 7, 1971 AA suggests we do not use an individuals name for a group and will not recognize this group in their directory. (Program)
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Thank you card from the Sister Ignatia Institute to Kay and K.C. Stewart in original envelope 1989 from Mary Darrah and John Finnagan. See photo for content. Marry wrote the book "Sister Ignatia Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous".
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101 Charity Hospital Group, "Sister Mary Ignatia Is Dead" by Bill Hall (One page two sided print 6" X 17" on pink paper) memorial article. reprinted by the Bishop of books. Less than 100 reprinted.
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102 Letter from Cole Foster to Jim Feldman June 9, 1988. Sister Mary Ignatia Gavin Foundation letter head. In the letter Cole tells of receiving a copy of the just completed manuscript of Sister Ignatia's biography and how Hazelden has expressed an interest in publishing the book.
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Once in Every Hundred Years... A Birthday Centennial Gift for Sister M. Ignatia, C.S.A. January 2, 1889 January 2, 1989. (At Interval Brotherhood Home)

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  Clarence Snyder
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Lot of (3) Clarence H. Snyder (December 26, 1902 - March 22, 1984)

1) Letter: Original hand written by Clarence Snyder, dated 8/30/79
Letter is in original envelope 8.5 X 11. signed "Clarence H Snyder" mailed to Kay Stewart. Clarence tells Kay he was one of 11 chosen to receive the "Jefferson Award" from the "American Institute for Public Service" for his work with alcoholics in Orlando, FL. Clarence says Mrs. Onassis and Senator Robert Taft attended. Comes with the news paper article (a copy) he mailed her about him receiving the award. One and one quarter hand written letter on the back of 2 registration forms for the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Camp Florida AA Spiritual Retreat. Clarence told Dr. Bob Cleveland wasn't coming down to Akron anymore, they were starting there own AA Group and was the founder of AA in Cleveland, OH . The first International was held in Cleveland because of the number of AA members there.

2) News paper article from Evening Herald, Sanford, FL "Skid Row Bum Helps Mankind for 41 Years" April 8, 1979 (Full page with smaller continued section attached) Photos of Clarence with wife Grace and Clarence holding the Big Book.

3) Clarence Snyder Obituary: News paper clipping: Orlando Sentinel "Clarence H. Snyder, 81, a founder of AA"

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  News Paper Articles
105 Sunday Beacon Magazine June 28, 1998 "Voyage of the Mayflower hotel" (One page article removed from magazine)
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106 The Indianapolis Star Magazine October 2, 1966 "I Am An Alcoholic" (Two page article removed from magazine)
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107 Akron Beacon Journal "Getting Sober", June 9, 1985 by Russ Musarra. 8 pages with photos of Bill W. Dr. Bob, Sister Mary Ignatia, Suzanne Windows and husband Ray.
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108 The Changing World of Alcoholics Anonymous Adapted from "Getting Better: Inside Alcoholics Anonymous," by Nan Robertson (copy)
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109 Massillion Evening Independent Mon. Sept. 15, 75. "Bill W' tells how AA was born in Akron" Newspaper clipping.
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  Miscellaneous

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Founders Day 30th 1965 token and assorted lot of 7
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Seattle 1990 Token Dr. Bob and Bill Wilson. 55th AA World Convention.
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  Inter-group
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Lot of (2)
1) See Photos A Proposal To Establish An Inter-Group Office for Alcoholics Anonymous In The Akron Area March 15, 1954. Seven typed pages stapled at top.
2) See Photos Constitution & By-Laws Of The Akron Area Inter-Group Council Of AA Stapled 6 pages. (1958 written at top) 8.5 X 11 inches.

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113 Lot of (3) The Intergrouper of Central Florida June, 1976 - Akron Inter-Group News Nov. 1983
- The New InterGroup News Akron, Ohio July, 1998. All in Very Good + condition.
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  Letters
114 Sue Smith Windows
Letter from Sue Addressed to "Madam Chairman" (Kay Stewart, of the Founders Foundation) In original envelope, one typed full page dated June 13, 1986 and signed "Sue Smith Windows". Content: Sue greets the out of town trustees saying "... what is fair for one should be fair for all", her disapproval of "drunks" towards non-AA's, "If it is good enough for Bill W. to call her the "mother of AA" who is the Foundation to argue ..."she wasn't an AA"? ... my mother's only presence is out on the rock. Ain't that sumpin?". Also, she disapproves of the restoration of Dr. Bob's House and more. Based on the content, this letter was mailed out to all Trustees.
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115 Edward R. Andy
Christmas card with envelope dated Dec. 1986, mailed to Kay Stewart from Edward with a short note and 4 photos, 1. where he became an alcoholic 2. The house where he and Dr. Bob would meet before Dr. Bob met Bill W. 3. The Bootlegging Joint in Ravenna, Oh where Dr. Bob got his weekly supply of Booze. 4. Edward's 47th AA Anniversary cake on Oct. 24th 1986. All stamped on the back "World's First A.A. Museum 1146 West 9th Street Lorain, Ohio 44052" and a (copy) of the $100. donation he made to the "Founders Foundation".
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Children Of The Healer
Kay's closest friend, Eleanor Stroup, was also a close friend of Genieva G. the daughter-in-law of Sue Windows. Genieva sent this typed manuscript to Kay via Eleanor, who just said "Don't let Sue know!" Obviously of importance. (Information provided by Kay's daughter)
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Twelve Concepts For World Service
by Bill W.
NY: AAWS inc., Softcover, 76pp. Copyright 1962 (This one is 1976). Speckled stains on front cover otherwise VG with Kay's name and address on first page with certificate of appreciation to Kay. (Kay received many gifts and certificates for her service in the fellowship).

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118 2 Fourth Step Guides, "A New Fourth Step Guide" Published by Hazwlden, 9th printing April 1980, 32pp. And "Guide to Fourth Step Inventory" Unstated publisher 10pp. Both for $2.
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Grapevine Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1944 Facsimile
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Lois Wilson Photo 01
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Lois Wilson Photo number 02
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Lois Wilson, Chuck L., and Kay Stewart photo
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2 Photos, Lois W. and KC Stewart
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Lois Wilson, KC, and Kay Stewart Photo
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Ephemera (2 items)
1) White 3x5” card for Founder's Day Meeting, Akron, Ohio, June 15, 1958, Akron University. “Speaker --- Bill W. of New York. Co-founder of AA.” 3,300 attending. First time Bill W. visited Dr. Bob's grave and first visit to Akron U. for Founder's Day.
2) Photo, 1958, black and white, 8x10”, of Bill W. placing wreath on Dr. Bob's (and Anne's) grave. Image is 7.5x7.5” Both Fine. The pair $60.
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Envelope addressed to “King School Group, % of W. R. G., 715 Wellesley Ave., Akron, Ohio” Dated March 19, 1950. Inside: uncancelled 3 one cent and one 5 cent stamps. (?) Inside another envelope addressed to D. D (?) 233 W. Arndale Rd. Akron, Ohio, July 4, 1950. King School Group was first AA meeting outside of homes. $20.
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Dr. Bob's Home and Founders Foundation Lot of 50 plus items
1) 1985 letter from Ohio Historical Society informing Founders Foundation Dr. Bob's Home is now on National Register of Historic Places, U.S. Dept. Interior.
2) Two 1987 letters from bank informing FF the mortgage on Dr. Bob's home purchase has been paid off. One page Dedication of Dr. Bob's Home Nov. 15, 1985, by Fr. Sam.
3) One page “In God's Good Time” by Kay S., Chairperson, FF, March 23, 1985, about Kay's Dream to buy and preserve Dr. Bob's Home.
4) Twelve FF multi-page financial reports and minutes of the board for 1980s. with envelopes.
5) Ten letters, notes, etc. from various individuals around U.S. donating money to buy and preserve Dr. Bob's Home.
6) Looseleaf binder with: two original letters from Johnny R. and Paul H. memories of Dr. Bob and his home in the 1930s. 7 pages total. --- numerous FF financial 1986 reports, multi-pages - several more board minutes reports --- folder with 15 FF newsletters and other ephemera --- small photos of Dr. Bob's Home, Mayflower Hotel, Big AA Meeting at Founders Day weekend. --- Code of Regulations of Founders Foundation 23pp. --- 5pp of Trustee Managers. --- two large envelopes with numerous financial reports, donations, letters, all 1985, probably over 50 pages.

This Huge lot Dr. Bob's Home//Founders Foundation all $90.

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Personal Memorabilia of Kay Stewart Smith
1) One page Eulogy
2) Sec. of The Flame Group of A.A. 1972
3) Christmas card from Ohio Gov. - 5x7” B&W photo of Sgt. F. and KC, her husband
4) 18 various memorial cards and letters with envelopes to and from Kay
5) Membership card in NAADACounselors
6) Int'l Conv. AA Montreal
7) “In God's Good Time” by Kay

Lot of 25+ items. all for $35.

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Ephemera from and to Kay S.
1) 22 Akron newspapers clippings articles from 1970-1990s
2) Seven Wilson House pamphlets and 4 small color photos
3) 14 pamphlets AA, Alcoholic Woman, sex, NA, Black, Evolution of AA
4) 55 small and full page prayers handwritten and printed, AA memorabilia, all different mostly
5) Batch of Big Book Index bookmarks
6) 4 Helen Steiner Rice prayer and meditation booklets.

Over 100 ephemera - all for $60.

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Autographs of Dr. Bob's Children
(1) Thinking of You card and typed prayer to Kay from Bob and Betty Smith (Dr. Bob's son and daughter-in-law) with original envelope. Signed Bob and Betty. 1989.
(2) Note from Sue Smith Windows to KC 4/5/85, signed in full, With original envelope.
(3) small note date 1/28/85 to unknown informing “only one badge a person” etc. signed “Sue Smith Windows, Dr. Bob's daughter.”

All three for $60.

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Akron A. A. Archives
Dedication and Opening May 13, 1996, of Akron A.A. Archives. On 60th anniversary of meeting of Dr. Bob & Bill. Guests Sue Smith Windows, Nell Wing AA's first Archivist and Bill W.'s secretary, Paul Lang Stepping Stones Archivist, former Congressman John Seiberling (Henrietta's son), Mary Darrah author of Sister Ignatia, Angel of AA. 8.5 x 11” blue and tan. With a four page foldout Program including all the above and Gail L. Archivist, Picture Presentation of Anne Smith to Alanon, etc. 8.5x5.5” Both Fine.

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Dr. Bob beginning and Oxford Group
1) Facsimile 4 page letter, 8.5x11” from “(H. S.)” to a Mr. Rosse' on Firestone Stores, 168 North Union Street , Olean , New York stationary. Dated April 11, 1949. H.S. criticizes the Oxford Group; details how he helped Dr. Bob into the Oxford Group and opened up about his drinking; how Bill W. showed up and met Dr. Bob; “They used my house and Bob's house as a substitute for the bar, where they could drink coffee and have fellowship. We got more and more alcoholics.” Dr. Bob reading Samuel from the Bible at a picnic H.S. organized. “I am not a drinker but I seem able to transmit to alcoholics some of the faith that make them whole,” H.S. writes. (this is Henrietta Sieberling)

Well over 100 typed single space lines, chock full of 1935s early A.A. and Oxford Group history. Copy.

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Interval Brotherhood Home for Alcoholics 1970-1990
Big lot of material on this alcohol-drug rehabilitation center in Akron , Ohio , established in 1970 and still operating successfully. Kay S. was associated with it.
1) Three 20th anniversary large programs. 8.5 x 11 inches, with many photos, 20 pages full.
2) Two IBH folders = Two large bird's-eye aerial color photo foldouts of IBH 22x17 inches = 16 page large brochure With “Hope for Young Alcoholics” by Eileen Silva Kindig lengthy essay on the home.
3) Seven notes with original envelopes from Fr. Sam, the IBH mentor and leader, to Kay S. One thanking Kay for bailing him out of jail ( $300.) after the priest was arrested and jailed in a protest about cancer.
4) Two newspaper articles on Rev. Samuel Clecolini, the IBH founder.
5) Folder with 8.5x11” papers including Twelve Steps to Recovery from Alcoholism 18pp; “74 MUSTS in the Big Book of AA” 8pp; Reproduction of Final Draft of Chapter Five in 1938, 10pp; list groups in Summitt County Akron area; 6pp on resentments and anger; Only Requirement 1p; copies “ In God's Good Time”; Let's Face the Disease 1p; Fr. Sam Dedication of Dr. Bob's House; 8pp on Origins of AA by Henrietta Sieberling; Being a Leader 8pp ?: Evolution of AA 7pp; Taking Fourth Step Inventory 10pp; Medical Consequences of Alcholism, 4pp.; plus 8 misc. large pieces, Fla. Intergroup, etc.

ALL for $65.

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Ephemera Lot
1) Three booklets: Handles for Sobriety, 32pp; A Manual for Alcoholics Anonymouos, Akron reprint 18pp; and Akron Remembers Lois Burnham Wilson 1891-1988, 8pp + newsletter.
2) Two Akron flyers 1985 and 1986 with Wilbur Mills, former Congressman the keynote speaker = The Golden Key by Emmet Fox, 8pp.
3) AA Symbolic Sphere and its Crosses 1976@ 10 pages and silver symbol
4) REST ALL 8.5 x 11 INCHES: First 220 Members of AA 4pp
5) Alcoholic Foundation A.A. Bulletin #1 facsimile, 2pp
6) Jellinek curve 1p === Evolution of AA 7 pp facsimile 1947 == Repro of Chap.Five as it Appeared in 1938, 7pp == City of Vicious Circles – A Parable on Life by AA member 4 pp. ALL for $30.

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"Founders Day Herald" 38th Founders Day. Lot of three items.
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Lot of 7 Pamphlets and Prayer.
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