Keyword
in
Collection
Date
to
The fifth year of the Russian revolution
Image 15
Citation
MLA
APA
Chicago/Turabian
Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974. The fifth year of the Russian revolution - Image 15. 1923?. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4083/show/4073.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974. (1923?). The fifth year of the Russian revolution - Image 15. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4083/show/4073

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974, The fifth year of the Russian revolution - Image 15, 1923?, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 28, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4083/show/4073.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

URL
Embed Image
Compound Item Description
Title The fifth year of the Russian revolution
Alternative Title The fifth year of the Russian revolution: a report of a lecture
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Workers Party of America
Publisher Workers Party of America
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1923?
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
  • Economics
  • History
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 21 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DK265.C365 1923
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304535~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.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Image 15
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name uhlib_13403385_014.jpg
Transcript cern, always. We will strain all energies to increase production, but here at the beginning let us lay down an iron rule for our future guidance; that every improvement in industry must bring a corresponding improvement in the living standards of the workers in the industry. We want to build a big industry and we want to build it quickly. But we also want to build a bigger and better human race." The Workers and the Red Army Between the Trade Unions and the Red Army there is a close and fraternal unity that does not prevail between the labor movement and the army of any other country in Europe. The trade unionists regard the red soldiers as the protectors and defenders of the labor movement, and they treat them with the highest honor. There is a reason for this attitude. When some of the industrial districts of Russia fell into the hands of the counterrevolutionary armies the first thing the white guards did, after dissolving the Soviets, was to break up the trade unions, shooting or jailing the leaders; it was something like West Virginia. And when the Red Army reconquered those territories, the trade unions were immediately reorganized under the protection of its bayonets. This is the reason for the brotherly solidarity between the unions and the army. It was not surprising, therefore, that the Red Army should send a representative to the Trade Union Congress. General Budenney, the head of the famous red cavalry, was there and he was given tumultous reception. I was thinking of the time a General of our Army visited the American Trade Unionists. The time that General Wood came to Gary. For several minutes they applauded and shouted for General Budenny. He was embarrassed and had difficulty getting started. His speech consisted of only one sentence, but it was enough. Drawing himself up to a military posture, he clicked his heels together and saluted the delegates and said, "Comrades, just tell us what you want us to do, and we'll do it!" The Red Army is a new factor in the international situation, and a very important one. The diplomats cannot meet to-day to partition off the earth without asking, "What will the Red ~ 15 —