NOTES

NOTES
1
Upton Sinclair, The Lie Factory Starts (Los Angeles, End Poverty League, 1934), p. 18.
2
"Lewis Gannett, writing in the New York Herald Tribune June 18th, says: "
Sinclair Mss. The note was written June 27, 1934.
3
"Upton Sinclair as California's Socialist Candidate for Congress, 1920," Southern California Quarterly, 56 (Win- ter 1974), 359-574.
4
David Sinclair to "Dear Father," August 7, 1933;
Day Letter to Roger Bald- win from Sinclair, September 5, 1933;
Los Angeles County Museum, Exposition Park, July 1, 1964,
5
Upton Sinclair, I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty -A True Story of the Future (New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. ), p. 20.
7
Sinclair to Liberty editor Charles Oursler, September 6, 1933;
Sinclair to Inťl Union of Revolutionary Writers, January 23, 1934,
8
Sinclair to David Sinclair, November 13, 1933;
Sinclair to Romain Rolland, January 23, 1934 -Sinclair Mss.
9
Sinclair to Abraham Raimi, February 7, 1934, Sinclair Mss. Charles Curtis,
10
Sinclair to David Sinclair, September 15, 1933;
Abraham Cahan, Septem- ber 15, 1933;
Milwaukee Leader, November 1, 1933,
Communist writer Michael Gold on The Daily Worker, September 15, 1933. Sinclair Mss.
11
' Sinclair to Siegfried Ameringer, November 2, 1933, National Correspondence, SPA;
Pasadena advice in Sinclair to David Sinclair, November 13, 1933, Sinclair Mss.
12
Sinclair to David Sinclair, February 12, 1934;
Sinclair to Dempster, March 21, 1934;
Norman Thomas to Sinclair, September 14, 1933, Sinclair Mss.
13
Norman Thomas to Sinclair, September 27, 1933.
14
Laidler to Sinclair, September 28, 1933, Sinclair Mss.
15
Ibid.,
Sinclair to Senior, October 11, 1933;
Sinclair to Secretary, Socialist Party, October 28, 1933, Sinclair Mss.
16
John H. M. Laslett and Seymour Martin Lipset, eds., Failure of a Dream? - Essays in the History of American Socialism (Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1974),
17
The New Leader, September 30, 1933.
18
Ibid., October 7, 1933, George Kilpatrick, "Upton Sinclair as a Political Acrobat."
19
Ibid., December 16, 1933.
20
Ibid., December 23, 1933.
21
Ibid., December 30, 1933.
22
Ibid., June 2, 1934.
23
Ibid. The June 30, 1934,
24
Ibid., July 7, 1934.
25
Dempster to Thomas, May 1, 1934, NT Papers.
26
Sinclair to David Sinclair, November 13, 1933, Sinclair Mss.
San Quentin cell (September 27, 1933).
Rita Geller Leader, and I perused an estimated 36,000 letters for the period August 1. 1933 to Tanuarv 1. 1935.
27
Ibid., Sinclair to David Sinclair, November 13, 1933;
Conrad Seiler to Sin- clair, April 23, 1934;
Henry Flury to Sinclair, October 2, 1933;
H. L. Mitchell to Sinclair, September 16, 1933;
Robert Whitaker to Sinclair, September 16, 1933
28
Ibid., Melville Kress to Sinclair, September 16, 1933;
Lipscomb to Sinclair, September 16, 1933;
George Merewether, East Providence to Sinclair, September 25, 1933;
Andrew Skarvold to Sinclair, October 16, 1933;
Chas. J. Tweedly, Paw- tucket, R.I., to Sinclair, November 24, 1933;
Kearney Young Peoples Socialist League to Sinclair, September 30, 1933.
29
Ibid., Ernest Unterman to Sinclair, September 16, 1933;
Helen Woodward to Sinclair, September 15, 1933;
W. E. Woodward to Sinclair, September 15, 1933;
Henry Slobodin to Sinclair, September 24, 1933;
Colorado Socialist to Sinclair, November 3, 1933;
Leon Samson to Sinclair, November 16, 1933;
Vancouver, British Columbia, editor to Sinclair, December 11, 1933;
CCNY instructor to Sin- clair, December 16, 1933;
G. W. Louttit to "Dad and Mother," March 10, 1934
M. H. Cartwright to Sinclair, April 2, 1934;
Colorado S. P. leader to Sinclair, June 25, 1934.
30
Ibid., H. F. Smart to Sinclair, February 3, 1934;
B. M. Pollard to Sinclair, February 3, 1934;
B. M. Pollard to Sinclair, February 9, 1934;
F. H. Sweet to Sinclair, February 13, 1934;
Paul Richie to Sinclair, March 9, 1934;
Paul Dumas to Sinclair, March 10, 1934;
Hugh Slocum to Sinclair, January 23, 1934;
E. S. Garner to Sinclair, January 26, 1934;
Pasadena letter to Richard Otto, November 27, 1933.
31
Ibid., Art Young to Upton Sinclair, October 6, 1933.
32
Labor and Socialist Press Service, September 29, 1933, Serials, National, SPA.
33
Senior to Chester Williams, December 28, 1933, SPA.
34
Party crisis and locals, Box 15, December 1933, NT Papers;
S. F. unionist, Samuel S. White, ILGWU, to Thomas, March 19, 1934, NT Papers;
Chester Williams Memo, December 28, 1933.
National Correspondence, SPA; ". . . sincere Socialists . . ." Box 15, December 1933, NT Papers.
35
Stitt Wilson resignation noted in Thomas' column, TNL, July 14, 1934;
February 19, February 23 (2 telegrams), February 24, March 13, April 14 and May 22, 1934
36
The New Leader, July 14, 1934.
37
Ibid., July 21, 1934.
38
Ibid., August 11, 1934; August 25, 1934.
39
Sinclair to William Evans ("thinks I am hurting Socialism"), April 23, 1934;
Sinclair to Thomas, July 18, 1934;
Sinclair to David Sinclair, October 3, 1934. Sin- clair Mss.
EPIC News, September 10, 1934,
40
The New Leader, September 1, 1934.
41
The re- sults were: Sinclair, 436,220;
Creel, 288,106;
Wardell, 48,965;
Young, 41,609.
(Source -Statement of Vote, August 28, 1934, Sacramento, 1934. )
42
Sam White to Clarence Senior, September 17, 1934, NT Papers.
43
Dempster to Thomas, September 17, 1934;
Sam White to Clarence Senior, September 1934. Box 13,
44
The New Leader, September 29, 1934.
45
Ibid.;
Frank A. Warren, An Alternative Vision, The Socialist Party in the 1930's (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1974),
46
The New Leader, September 8, 1934.
47
Ibid., September 29, 1934.
48
Ibid., October 27, 1934.
49
"Swallowed natural . . ." Anna Dalley to Cameron King, June 20, 1934 in NT Papers, Box 10;
Dempster to Thomas, October 19, 1934, NT Papers;
." Alan Clark to Thomas, September 29, 1934, NT Papers;
Labor and Socialist Press Service, March 23, 1934, SPA.
50
Dempster to Norman Thomas, October 2, 1934, NT Papers.
51
The New Leader, November 3, 1934.
52
Statement of the Vote at the General Election held on November 6, 1934 in the state of California, Sacramento, 1934.
53
The New Leader, November 17, 1934 ("immovable Socialists ); November 10, 1934 (editorial, news report and Thomas comment).
54
Ibid., November 24, 1934.
55
Ibid., December 1, 1934.
Robert E. Burke, Olsons New Deal for California (Berkeley-Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1952), p. 5,
56
Sinclair, "If I Lose," October 21, 1934, Sinclair Mss.
57
Dell Munger to Sinclair, November 7, 1934;
George Stirdivant to Sinclair, November 22, 1934;
F. H. Maxfield to Sinclair, November 20, 1934;
John Molloy to Sinclair, November 23, 1934;
Albert Einstein to Sinclair, November 23, 1934;
Logan to Sinclair, November 30, 1934
Jerry Voorhis to Sinclair, November 8, 1934. Sinclair Mss.
58
Time, October 22, 1934.
59
SPA, "Committee on Survey of Elections and Program for 1940," December 28, 1938, by Leonard Woodcock.
60
Leonard Leader, "Los Angeles and the Great Depression (Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 1972), Chapter 12 -
The Christian Century, 21 (September 19, 1934),
61
"Concerning Socialist Candi- dates," November 20, 1951,
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