• Creator
  • Baird, J. E.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1932
  • Description
  • This booklet, entitled "Songs of Socialism to Good Old Tunes", was written by J. E. Baird of Hobart, Oklahoma, and was published by The Leader Press of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, probably in the autumn of 1932 (one song references Herbert Hoover's response to the Bonus Army in July 1932, and many songs reference the importance of an upcoming election). The songs printed in the booklet are as follows: "We Demand Social Justice" (set to the tune o... more
    This booklet, entitled "Songs of Socialism to Good Old Tunes", was written by J. E. Baird of Hobart, Oklahoma, and was published by The Leader Press of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, probably in the autumn of 1932 (one song references Herbert Hoover's response to the Bonus Army in July 1932, and many songs reference the importance of an upcoming election). The songs printed in the booklet are as follows: "We Demand Social Justice" (set to the tune of "Marching Through Georgia"); "When the New Social System Has Come" (set to "When You and I Were Young"); "Let's Change the System Now" (set to "Are You from Dixie"); "Socialism's Coming Soon" (set to "Steamboat Bill"); "When Socialism Comes" (set to "Casey Jones"); "Tom Mooney Should Be Free" (set to "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah"); "Work for Socialism, Brother" (set to "Just Before the Battle"); "Capitalism's Growing Old" (set to "Silver Threads Among the Gold"); "Work for Socialism Now" (set to "Dixie"); "If We Only Try" (set to "Coming Through... less
  • Format
  • text
    Booklet
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011