[Letter] 1933 May, Los Angeles, California, [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, Dear Friend, [Staten Island] / Upton Sinclair. 1933.
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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...
Epithet: editor of 'Script' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003ae Robert Leicester Wagner was born on Aug. 2, 1872 in Detroit, MI; attended Univ. of MI and studied art at the Académie Julian (1903) in Paris; became an illustrator for the Detroit free press, Criterion (NY), and the Encyclopedia Britannica (London); also painted portraits; wrote for the Saturday evening post, Collier's, and other magaz...