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Short-lived labor newspaper with much on the Paris Commune...



Item # 664773

March 15, 1884

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 15, 1884 

* Rare publication

During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.
The ftpg. has a print of: "Delescluse - The Tancred of the Commune" being the famous Paris Commune. The balance of the ftpg. is concerning the Commune, with column heads: "THE TRAGEDY" "How Forty Thousand Working People were Assassinated".
Beneath the print of Delescluze is a poem by Walt Whitman, taken from his "Songs of Insurrection".
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few repairs at margins, some foxing, good condition.

Category: The Old West