Upton Sinclair Papers 1911-1964


Upton Sinclair Papers 1911-1964

Upton Sinclair (September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968) was a socialist and the author of (1906), an expose of dangerous and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards, who, in 1934, ran for governor of California on the Democratic Party ticket, basing his campaign around the slogan "End Poverty in California" (EPIC). The collection includes correspondence and manuscripts by Sinclair, bibliographies of his writings, as well as critical essays relating to his life and work. The Jungle

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Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

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