Staple-bound wraps, 20.5 by 28 cm, 28 pp. ea., illus. All issues have cover wear and chipping, with initials or name in pencil on the front covers and additional defects as noted. The interiors are clean and complete. Included are: Jan. 1922 (covers detached, badly chipped, and bottom quarter of front cover missing), Feb. 1922 (covers detached), May 1922 (covers detached), June 1922 (covers detached with an old tape repair holding the front and back covers together), Sept. 1922 (covers detached), Oct. 1922 (back cover detached and badly chipped), Nov. 1922, Dec. 1922, Feb. 1923 (front cover missing, back cover detached), April 1923, May 1923 (covers detached and badly chipped with a Rand School of Social Science Library, New York, stamp on the front cover), July 1923, Aug. 1923, Oct. 1923, Nov. 1923, Dec. 1923, Jan. 1924 (covers detached and badly chipped), March 1924 (covers detached), June 1924 (covers detached and badly chipped), Aug. 1924 (covers detached and badly chipped), Oct. 1924, and Dec. 1924. Founded in 1920, this unaffiliated Socialist monthly became the official organ of the Conference for Progressive Labor Action in the 1930s (Goldwater 124). These early, scattered issues include articles on “American Unions Move for Tool Control,” “Slave or Free? The Big Textile Question Answered,” “Facts Beat the Enemy! Value of the Expert in Industrial Fight,” “The Farmer-Labor Menace—Will There be a Third Party Headed by LaFollette?,” “The Challenge—Wall Street vs. Farmers, Workers, Ex-Soldiers,” “The Slow-Down Has Come—LaFollette vs. Coolidge,” “Minnesota—Star of the North,” “Stopping the ‘Out-of-Work’ Curse,” “Building a Worker’s Health Defense,” “What Railway Workers Face,” “Unionizing the ‘Brain Worker’—Actors, Teachers, Writers and Librarians Line Up,” and much more. Due to the size and weight of this set, additional shipping may be required for overseas orders.
Title: Twenty-Two Issues of Labor Age, 1922-24, Labor Publication Society [Radical, Socialist]
Categories: Radical Politics,
Publisher: New York, Labor Publication Society: 1922-24
Book Condition: Poor
Seller ID: 1579
Keywords: Periodical, Labor Publication Society