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Title [Norman Thomas] 1939 Wire Photo of Socialist Leader Norman Thomas
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Chicago Chicago Daily Times/AP 1939
Seller ID 1559
[Norman Thomas] Wire Photo of Socialist Leader Norman Thomas. Chicago: Chicago Daily Times (AP Wirephoto), June 13, 1939. Wire photo, 19 by 27.5 cm. Very good with pencil notes and date stamps on verso. Caption reads: “(NY23) JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 12 -- Hoots, Jeers for Thomas -- Socialist leader Norman Thomas addresses crowd of 10,000 here tonight at American Civil Liberties Union rally celebrating Supreme Court decision which restrained Mayor Frank Hague from interfering with public meetings. A crown hooted and jeered Thomas as he left the meeting.” Thomas (1884-1968) was a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. $40.00