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The Proletarian
The Proletarian
Misc. Lot of 13 issues 1919-1930 Detroit & Chicago: Proletarian University of America, 1919-30. Periodical. Newspaper. Periodicals. 13 issues (2 duplicates). Illustrated covers. Stapled issues have light wear and fading on the edges. Overall issues in good plus condition. The majority of covers are illustrated by Breil. Each periodical has 16 pages. The Proletarian was first published in Detroit. It was the official paper of the Proletarian University of America and had the endorsement of the "Local Wayne County" and of the "Socialist Party of Michigan". The paper later moved to Chicago in 1925 and operated there until 1968. Issues have stark illustrations of poverty, labor strife, and socialist political views including the aftermath of World War I, the fascists and the Klan, Industrial and Agricultural labor, cynical illustrations of "Land of Equal Opportunity" and "Let us Be Thankful" and more. The following misc. numbers include: May, 1919 Vol. II. No. 1. 16 pages. November, 1921. Vol. III. No. 10. 16 pages. (Light damp stain in the bottom corner front cover.) January, 1923 Vol. VI. No. 1. August, 1924 Vol. VII. No. 8. March, 1926 Vol. IX. No. 4. November, 1924 Vol. VII. No. 11. June, 1929 Vol. XII. No. 6. July, 1929 Vol. XII. No. 7. March-April, 1930 Vol. XIII Nos 3-4. (2) August 1930. Vol. XIII No. 8. (2) October, 1930 Vol. XIII Nos. 9-10. Good +. Item #18466.
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