Original Campaign Poster: "Wharton Will Make Good!...All for the People and Nothing for the Interests" SOCIALISM, C. E. WHARTON, Charles Everett, POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS.

Original Campaign Poster: "Wharton Will Make Good!...All for the People and Nothing for the Interests"

[Kenton, OH: 1908]: S.i., [1908]. Attractive campaign poster, in which Wharton, a Socialist Candidate for the Ohio State Legislature, promises to give his "best endeavor to forwarding the regular Socialist program of all production to the producer" and to "...work early and late for the Repeal of the New Tax Law...and to cut out every useless official in the State and County, and reduce all salaries to not over $5.00 per day." Charles E. Wharton's 1908 campaign appears to have gained some national notoriety; a 1908 New York Times article describes him as a "wealthy socialist" whose campaign was to be assisted by twelve stump speeches by the Countess of Warwick, "one of the most famous of English Socialists." Original poster, ca 35cm x 28cm. Printed recto only, in black ink on stiff white poster board; photographic portrait of the candidate (halftone) at upper left. Brief closed tear at upper margin; minor toning and wear, Very Good.

Price: $150.00

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