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Socialist Party (U.S.). Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916 - Image 13. 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/204.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1916). Socialist Handbook, Campaign 1916 - Image 13. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/260/show/204

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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.
File Name index.cpd
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Title Image 13
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Transcript 1. By shortening the workday in keeping with the increased productiveness of machinery. 2. By securing the freedom of political and economic organization and activities. 3. By securing to every worker a rest period of not less than a day and a half in each week. 4. By securing a more effective inspection of workshops, factories and mines. 5. By forbidding the employment of children under eighteen years of age. 6. By forbidding the interstate transportation of the products of child labor and of all uninspected factories and mines. 7. By establishing minimum wage scales. 8. By abolishing official charity and substituting a non- contributory system of old age pensions, a general system of insurance by the state of all its members against unemployment and invalidism and a system of compulsory insurance by employers of their workers, without cost to the latter, against industrial diseases, accidents and death. 9. By establishing mothers' pensions. MINORITY REPORT Substitute for that part of the second paragraph of the Preamble of the Majority Report, commencing with the word "fundamentally'' and ending with the last word of that paragraph. Alternate Plank The Socialist Party as the political expression of the economic interests of the working class calls upon them to take a determined stand on the question of militarism and war and to recognize the opportunity which the Great War has given them of forcing disarmament and furthering the cause of industrial freedom. An armed force in the hands of the ruling class serves two purposes; to protect and further the policy of imperialism abroad and to silence by force the protest of the workers against industrial despotism at home. Imperialism and 11