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Unemployment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Government Unemployment Insurance, 1930

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.1.46
Scope and Contents "7,000,000 Men Out of Work. Action is Necessary!" Brochure promoting the Socialist's proposal of an unemployment insurance law which would impose on each employer who hires five or more men in the same line of work the duty to pay a man whom he lays off a definite percentage of his wages and not less than $2.00 for each day he is unemployed....
Dates: Publication: 1930

Is Any Friend of Yours Out of Work?, 1932

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.1.60
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

Out of Work, 1932

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.2.3
Scope and Contents "Crops Rot, Machines Lie Idle--Why Must Humans Suffer Want?..." Leaflet promoting the philosophy and values of the Socialist Party.
Dates: Publication: 1932

Out of Work: The A.B.C. of Unemployment, Undated

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.2.4
Scope and Contents "...The Struggle for Work..." Leaflet extolling the values and virtues of socialist philosophy. On the cover: photo-lith reproduction of a sculpture featuring adult men, boys, a women and baby.
Dates: Undated

Out of Work: The A.B.C. of Unemployment, Undated

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.2.4
Scope and Contents "...The Struggle for Work..." Leaflet extolling the values and virtues of socialist philosophy. On the cover: photo-lith reproduction of a sculpture featuring adult men, boys, a women and baby.
Dates: Publication: Undated

Resolution on Fascism, Undated

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.2.25
Scope and Contents Draft statement addressed to the Workers of America, specific author unknown.
Dates: Issued: Undated

Unemployment and the Mechanical Man, 1932

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Identifier: 2006.003.1.2.68
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