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Young, Art, 1866-1943



  • Existence: 1866-01-14 - 1943-12-29

American cartoonist and writer, . He is best known for his socialist cartoons, especially those drawn for the left-wing political magazine The Masses between 1911 and 1917.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Is Any Friend of Yours Out of Work?, 1932

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents "...You don't turn your back on a friend. Not when he needs you. Then why shut your eyes and turn away now--when millions of men and women--just how many millions no one seems to know--have lost their jobs?...." Includes a black and white political cartoon by Art Young.
Dates: Publication: 1932

Is It a Crime to Be Old?, 1928

Identifier: 2006.
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.
Dates: 1928

Is It Fun When Men Have to Strike?, 1928

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents "...Some men gamble that they can cross the Atlantic in an airplane. Other men gamle that they can earn enough to do right by their families....GIVE THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE AN EVEN CHANCE."
Dates: Publication: 1928