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Technological unemployment -- United States -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-003
Scope and Contents This archive, and its accompanying library, were acquired by Guy Logsdon, then Library Director, in 1977. It is ascribed to Harold Leventhal, who was a folk music manager, handling such musicians as the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Peter, Paul and Mary and Joan Baez. This archive includes an selection of correspondence of the noted activist Ammon Hennacy as well as biographical materials.
Dates: 1885 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1975

Unemployment and the Mechanical Man, 1932

 Item
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