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Gyptner, R.. From isolation to the masses - Image 36. 1923. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 23, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2589/show/2556.

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Gyptner, R.. (1923). From isolation to the masses - Image 36. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2589/show/2556

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Title From isolation to the masses
Alternative Title From isolation to the masses; textbook for young communist leagues
Creator (Local)
  • Gyptner, R.
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Young Communist International
Publisher Publishing House of the Young International
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Berlin, Germany
Date 1923
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Youth movements
  • Communism
  • Labor unions
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 62 pages; 12 cm
Original Item Location HX547.G97 1923
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304440~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Public Domain: This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 36
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Transcript the abolition of night work and work injurious to health, the division of the young workers for special wage scales, the control of hygienic protection for their dwellings, for four weeks' vacation, — all this belongs to the economic activity of the nuclei which, however, do not take the place or the functions of the factory or shop committees. Their task is to observe the conditions of the young workers, to investigate them from the point of view of our program on the reorganization of youth labor, to define the point of view of the working class towards them and to fight for the demands corresponding to the needs of the entire working class. At the same time the nuclei support by their members all measures improving the situation of the young workers, as for instance the medical examination of the young workers, the establishment of factory and shop schools, or the various technical changes which allow a shortening of the working day. As the nuclei always stand in the center of the life in the shops they are able to observe all the features of the daily work of the youth which are not visible to those comrades who look at the shop from outside, whatever theoretical knowledge they may have. The nuclei can look after the health of the young workers as no other form of organization could, as they have intimate knowledge of the particular conditions under which each young proletarian works and lives. The detailing of sick young workers to the sanatoriums, recreation homes and colonies can mostly effectively be carried out by the nuclei which in every particular can foster the interests and furnish the needs of the youth in the best possible manner thus proving to them that the Young Communist League is their strong refuge and support. The shop nuclei are, furthermore, the source from which the political education of the young workers must flow. It is the task of the nuclei to take initiative in all matters referring to the work shop school. To strive always to perfect its mechanism, to provide it with material support, with tools, machinery, school material etc., to supervise the theoretical and practical instruction given, and to introduce to an ever increasing extent the self administration of the school members. The nuclei also explain to the young workers the organization and needs of their particular industry, the necessity for shop schools, for general taxes, the nature of the relations existing between 34 f