• Creator
  • Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936
  • Created Date
  • 1934
  • Description
  • Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) was an American journalist and one of the most prominent "muckrakers" of the early 20th Century. As editor of McClure's Magazine in the early 1900s, he exposed political corruption in American government at a state and local level. After his experiences observing the Mexican Revolution and the changes taking place in the early years of the Soviet Union, Steffens became more radical politically, and remained vocal i... more
    Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) was an American journalist and one of the most prominent "muckrakers" of the early 20th Century. As editor of McClure's Magazine in the early 1900s, he exposed political corruption in American government at a state and local level. After his experiences observing the Mexican Revolution and the changes taking place in the early years of the Soviet Union, Steffens became more radical politically, and remained vocal in his support of left-wing movements until the end of his life.Anna Louise Strong (1885-1970) was an American journalist and political activist throughout her life. For most of the 1910s, she devoted herself to working as a progressive reformer in favor of child welfare. Towards the end of that decade, she began to involve herself in the labor movement in Seattle, and through those experiences became increasingly committed to the cause of international communism. In the 1920s and 1930s, she spent most of her time living in the Soviet Union,... less
  • Format
  • Letter (correspondence)
    2 leaves
    27.5 x 21.5 cm.
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