Promotional Circular: Long Live the Little Red School House in America. Stand By It!

Promotional Circular: Long Live the Little Red School House in America. Stand By It!

Stevens Point, WI: P.A. Seguin. Printed promotion for P.A. Seguin's anti-Catholic publishing house, with brief (4-item) price list at foot. Text comprised of two poems in juxtaposition: Samuel Francis Smith's well-known patriotic hymn "America" (unattributed here) and another, apparently of Seguin's own composition, titled "The Little Red School House," attacking the influence of the Catholic Church in American education: "We sang 'Hail Columbia' instead of Hail Mary, / And never a once to the Pope do we kneel; / No crossing ourselves in the little Red School House. / Then why let the Romans our Treasury steal?," etc. No date (ca 1900?). Handbill or circular, 22cm x 13cm. Printed recto-only, in colors; text in two columns beneath central graphic. Faint horizontal and vertical creases; paper slightly browned; Very Good.

Price: $50.00