The Social Movements Collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, and periodicals about the labor movement in the United States as well as global radical political movements, including anarchism, communism, and fascism. The bulk of this collection was acquired by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library in 1967 from Richard Mohr, owner of International Bookfinders in Beverly Hills, California. The collection belonged to Eugene Bechtold, a bookseller and former instructor at the Chicago Worker's School. Mr. Bechtold began collecting this material in the 1920s. In addition, there are items from the collection of John Reinecke. There are over 4,000 are in this database.