n.p. [Chicago]: Workers Party of America, n.d. . First Edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 224 x 145 mm), 7,  pages in stapled illustrated wrappers.A recruiting pamphlet by C.E. Ruthenberg, executive secretary of the Workers Party of America, the above-ground organization of the Communist Party. Among other things, he attacks capitalism for exploiting workers. Illustrated with two large political cartoons. Membership application to final page (blank). This pamphlet is rare. OCLC shows only four institutional holdings: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Indiana, Ohio History Center, and Ohio State (December 2019). RARE.Seidman R247 (Joel Seidman, editor, Communism in the United States--A Bibliography, Cornell University Press, 1969). Item #2159
CONDITION: Horizontal and vertical creases, nicks and tears, heavy toning to pages. A fragile publication. About Good.