The Masses

The Masses was published monthly in the U.S. from 1911-1917, when government supression shut it down. It was succeeded by the Liberator and then later the New Masses. It published reportage, fiction, poetry and art by the leading radicals of the time such as Max Eastman, John Reed, Floyd Dell and the satirists featured here.

1912

December, 1912
Freedom of
the Press
Art Young
December, 1912
A Compulsory
Religion
Art Young

1913

February, 1913
"I Like a
Little Competition"
--J.P. Morgan
Art Young
The Masses, May 1913
"Return From Toil"
John Sloan
July, 1913
Poisoned at
the Sources
Art Young
July, 1913
Forward--
Backward?
Art Young
The Masses, November 1913
The Voting Machine
Henry J. Glintenkamp
The Masses, Dec, 1913
He Stirreth Up the People
Art Young

1914

The Masses, January 1914
Complete History of Capitalism
in Five Chapters
Richard Battle
The Masses, January 1914
"It checks the growth
of the undesirable classes,
don't you know."
K. R. Chamberlain
The Masses, March 1914
My Dear, I'll
be economically independent
if I have to borrow every cent!
(illustration)
Cornelia Baxter Barns
The Masses, March 1914
United We Stand
(illustration)
Cornelia Baxter Barns
The Masses, June 1914
John Sloan
The Masses, October 1914
The Girl he Left
Behind Him
Henry J. Glintenkamp
The Masses, December 1914
Teuton Against Slav
K. R. Chamberlain

1915

The Masses, January 1915
At Petrograd
K. R. Chamberlain
April, 1915
Columbia College
Library
Art Young
The Masses, May 1915
Family Limitation --
Old Style
K. R. Chamberlain
The Masses, May 1915
"Circumstances" Alter Cases
John Sloan
The Masses, Oct-Nov 1915
O Wicked Flesh
(depiction of censor,
Anthony Comstock)
Robert Minor

1916

February, 1916
Madam, You
Dropped Something
Art Young
April, 1916
April Fool
Art Young
May, 1916
Canada
Art Young
The Masses July 1916
The Deserter
Boardman Robinson
The Masses, July 1916
Protecting the Rights
of Small Nations
K. R. Chamberlain
The Masses, July 1916
Army Medical Examiner:
"At last a
perfect soldier!"
Robert Minor
The Masses,1916
Pittsburg, 1916
Robert Minor

1917

July, 1917
Anarchists
Art Young
The Masses, August 1917
Conscription
Henry J. Glintenkamp
The Masses, Sept. 1917
Having Their Fling
Art Young
The Masses, October 1917
Henry J. Glintenkamp

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Progress
Art Young
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Office of Charles G. Dawes:
The Minute Man
Costume of 1776
Art Young
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Money
Art Young
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Slums
Art Young
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Graft
Art Young
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Stock Exchange
Art Young