Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944
- Existence: 1854-04-15 - 1944-03-16
American trade unionist who twice ran for the office of Vice President of the United States on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Campaign leaflet supporting candidates Norman Thomas for President and James H. Maurer for Vice-President on the Socialist Party platform in 1928. Leaflet published by the Labor Committee for Thomas and Maurer, Chicago, IL.
Scope and Contents The Socialist argument that no war was ever declared by the common people of any country, no for the benefit of the common people.
Dates: Publication: 1922
Scope and Contents "...What shall we do with those who are no longer young? 1. Have them live off their children? 2. Send them to the poorhouse? 3. Have them beg for charity?...Vote Socialist!" Norman Thomas for President, James H. Maurer for Vice President.
Scope and Contents "...Brings Chaos, Tyranny and Hunger." Leaflet in which Powers Hapgood proposes the plight of the coal miner and the advantages of nationalizing the coal mining industry. Political cartoon caption reads: End Slavery in the Coal Fields!
Dates: Publication: 1932-07
Scope and Contents "Human labor is being replaced by the Robot in almost every field of industry....Will you vote for the continuance of capitalism or for the new order - Socialism? Vote for these candidates!" Jasper McLevy for Governor (Connecticut), Fred Holdsworth for Lieut. Governor (Connecticut), etc. Illustrated with a political cartoon on the front page depicting a robot labelled "Labor-Displacing Machine," standing on a pay-roll sheet, sweeping away the human workers.
Dates: Publication: 1932