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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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Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The flashing astonisher, 1997Add to your cart.
Issue 10.5. Subjects are comics, literary, and art.
Folder 2: Flashpoint, 1995-1996Add to your cart.
Issue 1, 2. Subjects are anti-religion, political, and gender.
Folder 3: Flashpoint, 2000Add to your cart.
Issue 3. Subjects are health, and political.
Folder 4: Flight square, 2007Add to your cart.
Issue 3. Subjects are personal, literary, and family.
Folder 5: Florida ceiling, 2005, n.d.Add to your cart.
Issue 1, 2. Subjects are literary, poetry, and South Florida. Published in Miami, Florida, and in Sarasota, Florida.
Folder 6: Flowers I stole from graves, 2002Add to your cart.
Issue 4, 5, 6. Subjects are personal, and literary.
Folder 7: Flying lesson, 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Issue 5, 8. Subjects are personal, comics, literary, and compilation.
Folder 8: F.N.C.P., n.d.Add to your cart.
Issue 0. Subjects are travel, boats, and punk rock.
Folder 9: Food not bombs: free soup for the revolution, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are food/drink, anti-war, and activism.
Folder 10: For America to live, Europe must die, 1980Add to your cart.
Subjects are indigenous groups, and anti-imperialism.
Folder 11: For a wild world in the ruin of the present, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are anarchism, animal rights, and environmentalism.
Folder 12: For crying out loud!, 1999Add to your cart.
Issue 1, 2, 3. Subjects are personal, literary, and Florida. Published in Pensacola, Florida.
Folder 13: Forgettable girl, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are personal, political, and poetry. Published in Pensacola, Florida.
Folder 14: Former Ringling employee speaks out, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subject is animal rights.
Folder 15: For the love of chocolate, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are chocolate, food/drink, and fair trade.
Folder 16: The Fort Hood three, 1966Add to your cart.
Subjects are anti-war, history, and political.
Folder 17: Fort Myers food not bombs, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are food/drink, and organizing manuals. Published in Fort Myers, Florida.
Folder 18: Free food map: Richmond, VA, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are food/drink, and how to.
Folder 19: Free Leonard Peltier!, 2003Add to your cart.
Subjects are indigenous groups, prisoner support, and political.
Folder 20: Free market fundamentalism, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are Caribbean & Latin America, history, and economics.
Folder 21: Free the Angola 3, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are prisoner support, political, and legal.
Folder 22: Fresh cow pie, 2001Add to your cart.
Issue 6. Subjects are music, punk rock, and review.
Folder 23: Friends make the best medicine, 2006Add to your cart.
Subjects are mental health, organizing manuals, and how to.
Folder 24: Frog and toad meet H. Rap Brown, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are humor, and political.
Folder 25: From mactan to the mining act…we will not give up our land, 2003Add to your cart.
Subjects are indigenous groups, environmental, and political.
Folder 26: From politics to life, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are anarchism, political, and direct action.
Folder 27: From somewhere in the world, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are Black liberation, race, and direct action.
Folder 28: F.T.A.A. resistance, n.d.Add to your cart.
Subjects are anarchism, anti-globalization, and anti-zionism.

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