Pennsylvania, Democracy or Autocracy? PENNSYLVANIA, DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

Pennsylvania, Democracy or Autocracy?

[Harrisburg? n.d., 1934]. First Edition. Populist tabloid supporting the Pennsylvania Democratic ticket for the 1934 election, including Thomas Kennedy; Joseph F. Guffey, who would be elected to the Senate; George H. Earle, elected th 30th Governor of Pennsylvania; Chester H. Rhodes, and Thomas A. Logue. Rear cover adorned with a composite photograph of the five candidates standing behind a seated Franklin D. Roosevelt, which "illustrates more graphically than could printed or spoken words the fact that these men, representing the Democracy of Pennsylvania, are back of the President and the New Deal." Interior text composed namely of articles attacking the "Big Six" (A.W. Mellon, Joseph R. Grundy, Edward Hopkinson, Jr., W.W. Atterbury, John E. Zimmerman, and Victor Emanuel) as well as William G. Schander, described as the "Republican machine candidate for governor" (p. [4]). None in OCLC as of January, 2015. Tabloid format (40.5cm.); unpaged; photographic illustrations and cartoons throughout printed in green, upper cover adorned with an elaborate cartoon titled "The Royal Bodyguard, Composed of United States and State Senators, Coal and Iron Police, Judges, Governors, Congressmen and Assemblymen, Deputy Sheriffs, Mayors, Etc." Horizontal mail fold, a few short closed tears along wrapper edges, uneven dust-soiling, bottom 3 inches of spine separated; still, an About Very Good copy of this fragile piece. Contemporary rubberstamp on rear cover reading "William G. Smith / For / General Assembly."

Price: $250.00