• Creator
  • Litchman, Mark M., 1887-1960
  • Created Date
  • 1920
  • Description
  • In this letter from Mark Litchman to Joseph Gilbert, written on January 23, 1920, Litchman replies to a letter of Gilbert's, and shares information about the labor situation in Seattle. Litchman inquires about Gilbert's trial and conviction, and talks at some length about "the Comptian view point", and "Karl Marx, the Jesus Christ of the New Movement". He talks about his proposal for "Industrial Representation", and his attempts to revive inte... more
    In this letter from Mark Litchman to Joseph Gilbert, written on January 23, 1920, Litchman replies to a letter of Gilbert's, and shares information about the labor situation in Seattle. Litchman inquires about Gilbert's trial and conviction, and talks at some length about "the Comptian view point", and "Karl Marx, the Jesus Christ of the New Movement". He talks about his proposal for "Industrial Representation", and his attempts to revive interest in the concept. After inquiring about Gilbert's family, Litchman notes that he has become the attorney for the Seattle Union Record -- he comments that the newspaper's troubles are well-known, thanks to Anna Louise Strong's columns in The Nation. Litchman adds that most of the current cases before the courts involving labor involve political rather than legal questions: he brings up the libel charge against Harry Ault as an example. He and John Dore are working together -- Dore is the spokesman, given Litchman's reputation as a radical.... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 150 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011