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Firefly Zine collection | University of Miami Special Collections

By Steve Hersh & Amir Naghib

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Collection Overview

Title: Firefly Zine collectionAdd to your cart.

ID: ASM0148

Extent: 28.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Firefly Zine collection is a collection of zines donated to the University of Miami Libraries by former residents of the Firefly, a local Miami collective house and important part of Miami's punk rock and activist subcultures. There are over 2,000 zines held in the collection.

Zines are typically independent and self published booklets popular in underground subcultures. The first zines were fanzines, started in the early 20th century by science fiction fans documenting the genre. The format truly took off with the punk rock movement of the 1970s, as a do-it-yourself spirit inspired legions of underground punk fans to start raw but vibrant journals documenting the nascent music scenes in their communities. Zine topics would broaden throughout the 1980s and 1990s to cover a variety of subject areas, from comics to anarchist politics to women’s rights, to more mundane subjects like dumpster diving, alternative fashions, tattoo art, and much more. Despite the expansion of topics, the format usually remained the same—self-published booklets printed in limited editions and typically produced with a photocopy machine.

The Firefly Zine collection in particular is significant for its materials documenting political beliefs and causes such as anarchism, direct action, women's rights, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) rights and environmentalism. There are also many zines about the punk rock music scene and subculture, the rights of indigenous peoples, and alternative forms of transportation such as bicycles. As with many zine libraries, there is also a strong collection of zines that are of a more personal nature. Zines about South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean regions—important collection areas of University of Miami Special Collections—are also significant in number.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 56 boxes

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research

Related Materials:

Erick Lyle papers, 1991-2001

Zine Collection

Preferred Citation: Firefly Zine collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Processed by Amir Naghib and Dvora Harel under the supervision of Steve Hersh, 2012.


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Folder 1: Abandon ship!, n.d.Add to your cart.
Issue 1. Subject are personal, teens, and punk rock.
Folder 2: Abolishing the borders from below, 2004Add to your cart.
Issue 16, 17. Subjects are anarchism, political, and worker's rights.
Folder 3: Abolish restaurants, 2006Add to your cart.
Issue 1. Subjects are food & drink, worker's rights, and anti-capitalism.
Folder 4: The Abolition of work, 1996Add to your cart.
Subjects are anti-work, and anti-capitalism.
Folder 5: Abortion is a woman's right!, 2004Add to your cart.
Subjects are abortion, women's rights, and women's studies.
Folder 6: ACRe, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are community activism, ecology, and health.
Folder 7: Actions speak louder than words, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are environmentalism, and eco-terrorism.
Folder 8: An Activist approach to domestic violence, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are domestic violence, and women's rights.
Folder 9: Activist handbook, 2001Add to your cart.
Subjects are activism, and legal.
Folder 10: Adita, 1999Add to your cart.
Issue 7. Subjects are personal, and photography.
Folder 11: Advanced protest, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are protests, and DIY.
Folder 12: Adventures in the land of greasecars and fireflies, 2004Add to your cart.
Subjects are personal, and automobiles.
Folder 13: Africa, 1999Add to your cart.
Subjects are Africa, gender, and women's rights.
Folder 14: African socialism, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are Africa, socialism, and anarchism.
Folder 15: Aftermath, 2001Add to your cart.
Subjects are personal, and 9/11.
Folder 16: After September 11, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are 9/11, anti-war, and race.
Folder 17: After the fall, 2002, n.d.Add to your cart.
Issue 1, 2. Subjects are anarcho-feminism, anarchism, DIY, and community activism.
Folder 18: Against heterosexist order lesbian dysorder, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are lesbian/gay/bi/transgender, personal, and Florida. Published in Lake Worth, Florida.
Folder 19: Against the logic of submission, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are anti-authoritarian.
Folder 20: Against prisons, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are anti-prison, and anti-authoritarian.
Folder 21: Against separatism, 1999Add to your cart.
Issue 2. Subjects are anarchism, and anti-separatism.
Folder 22: Age of ideas, n.d.Add to your cart.
Issue 2. Subjects are personal, and literary.
Folder 23: Agriculture, 1996Add to your cart.
Issue 5. Subjects are agriculture, anarchism, and ecology.
Folder 24: AK Press, 2007Add to your cart.
Spring/Summer issue. Subjects are anarchism, and literary.

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