Typed Letter, Signed, Addressed to Dwight V. Swain. Carl KELLER.

Typed Letter, Signed, Addressed to Dwight V. Swain

Chicago: 1937. Single-page typed letter of 14 lines, signed in pencil with pencil manuscript postscript. Written on Industrial Worker letterhead and dated July 9, 1937. Editor of the Industrial Worker Carl Keller thanks Dwight Swain for "your splendid story," which will be published in the August number of the OBU Monthly, though Keller regrets that "We have no provisions at all for paying for contributions to our publications. It ought not be so, but we are perpetually out of money though we are going forward a little bit better than in the past five or six years." The story in question, "Scissorbill Strategy," was indeed published in the August, 1937, issue of The One Big Union Monthly, pseudonymously attributed to "The Wandering Wob." The story describes the adventures of a gang of "scissorbill" workers and their dealings with the Farmers' Association in the tiny community of Wasepi, Michigan. Swain later became known for his science fiction and Western stories.

Price: $150.00

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