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Socialist Party (U.S.). Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916 - Image 12. 1916. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/260/show/203.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1916). Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916 - Image 12. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/260/show/203

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Socialist Party (U.S.), Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916 - Image 12, 1916, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed January 24, 2021, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/260/show/203.

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Title Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916
Alternative Title Socialist handbook, for president, Allen L. Benson; for vice-president, George R. Kirkpatrick; the workers' candidates, not backed by Wall street or the war trust
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
Publisher Socialist Party
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Chicago, Illinois
Date 1916
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Campaign literature
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 63 pages; 17 cm.
Original Item Location HX89.S62
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304531~S11
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 This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript (c) By the storage of flood waters and the utilization of water power. (d) By the stoppage of the present extravagant waste of the soil and of the products of mines and oil wells. (ej By the development of highway and waterway systems. 5. The collective ownership of land wherever practicable, and in cases where such ownership is impracticable, the appropriation by taxation of the annual rental value of all land held for speculation or exploitation. 6. All currency shall be issued by the Government of the United States and shall be legal tender for the payment of taxes and impost duties and for the discharge of public and private debts. The Government shall lend money on bonds to counties and municipalities at a nominal rate of interest for the purpose of taking over or establishing public utilities and for building or maintaining public roads and highways, and public schools—up to 25 per cent of the assessed valuation of such counties or municipalities. Said bonds are to be repaid in twenty equal and annual installments, and the currency issued for that purpose by the Government is to be cancelled and destroyed seriatim as the debt is repaid. All banks and banking institutions shall be owned by the Government of the United States or by the States. 7. Government relief of the unemployed by the extension of all useful public works. All persons employed on such work to be engaged directly by the government under a workday of not more than eight hours and at not less than the prevailing union wages. The government also to establish employment bureaus; to lend money to states and municipalities without interest for the purpose of carrying on public works, to contribute money to unemployment funds of labor unions and other organizations of workers, and to take such other measures within its power as will lessen the wide-spread misery of the workers caused by the misrule of the capitalist class. Industrial Demands The conservation of human resources, particularly of the lives and wellbeing of the workers and their families: 10