The First Work Camp for Democracy [trifold brochure]

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Title

The First Work Camp for Democracy [trifold brochure]

Description

Trifold brochure advertising the Work Camp for Democracy, August 7 to September 4, 1939, West Park, New York. 

The Executive Committee was chaired by Algernon D. Black who, with Alice K. Politzer, would found the Encampment for Citizenship in 1946.

Sponsors included Paul KelloggMax Otto, V.T. Thayer,  Agnes Reynolds, and Walter F. White.

Excerpt:

"The Work Camp for Democracy is to be an experiment in democracy as a way of life suited to meet the challenge of our time. It will afford sixty young people, Americans and refugees, of various religious, racial and economic backgrounds the opportunity to study, work and play together to broaden their understanding of democracy."

Creator

Work Camp for Democracy

Source

M 391, Box 6, Encampment for Citizenship Collection, 1939 - 2009, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Date

1939

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

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Citation

Work Camp for Democracy, “The First Work Camp for Democracy [trifold brochure],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed August 18, 2018, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/299.