MIA: History: USA Publications: Red Cartoons from the Daily Worker: 1929


From The Daily Worker for 1929


NOTE that in the original book, there were no tables of contents or page numbers.

This is the fourth and last of the series of four Red Cartoons of the Daily Worker. With introduction by Charles Freeman, this book contains 62 cartoons... 52 by Fred Ellis and 10 by Jacob Burck. Below are two pdf files of the book. One roughly 60 megabytes in file size that is suitable for viewing these cartoons on a computer screen (images are provided in 300 dpi 8 bit gray scale), and the other nearly a half gigabyte in file size, with each image of each cartoon rendered at 1200 dpi 8 bit gray scale. Suitable for making quality print outs of any of these cartoons. Thanks to Martin Goodman of the The Riazanov Project.

Red Cartoons for 1929 300 dpi resolution / for online display and viewing [61MB in size]

Red Cartoons for 1929 1200 dpi resolution / for high quality printing [437 MB in size]


List of individual cartoons

[These cartoons have been scanned at 1200dpi, affording the user printable quality PDFs.

Table of Contents

Red ink on Black Cover

1 Title Page

2 Introductory Text page [click here for text version]


The following cartoons, 3 through 53, are by Fred Ellis:

3 The Sower

4 Paymaster

5 Sacco and Vanzetti

6 A Year After Canton!

7 Lenin - Leader

8 And They Called Us Nigger

9 The Valley Camp Murders

10 Confronting the Soviet Union

11 The Slaves of Happy Valley

12 Class Struggle on the Sea

13 Blue Ribbon Jury

14 Save Bella Kun!

15 I Need You Now

16 Rationalized

17 Over 100 White Dead - Negros Not Counted!

18 Class Against Class

19 At the Bosses Table

20 Rising

21 Julio Mella

22 The Lincoln Tradition

23 Against Imperialist War

24 Organize Hell - Get the Reds

25 For A Mass Communist Party

26 Three Headed Parties of Capitalism

27 Arms Across the Rio Grande

28 "Independence Day" in Wall St.

29 Mrs Knapp Goes to Jail

30 The Fusion Ticket

31 The Governor of Virginia [in KKK robes]

32 The New Executioner [H Hoover]

33 Fighting the Left Wing

34 And Abe Cahen Promised Me

35 ...'Ray for Prohibition

36 The Full Dinner Pail

37 Campaign Against Bolshevism

38 Now I'll Talk to You

39 The Imperialist Answer

40 Smash the Warmongers

41 In Every Knapsack

42 "Those of Us Devoting Our Lives to Peace"

43 Do Your Stuff Herbie

44 The Rush Order

45 They Are All Reliable Men

46 Gotten to Fly the Coop

47 On the House

48 Morgan, Back Seat Driver

49 The Old Shell Game

50 Sigman, The Auctioneer

51 By This Sign We Conquer

52 The Candidate of the New Tammany

53 Please Boss, Give Us Cash to Beat the Bolsheviks

54 Another Last Hope [Victor Berger]


The following cartoons are by Jacob Burck:

55 The Overseeer

56 They Will Get His Answer

57 We're Too Busy for That-Billings Mooney

58 Al La Carte

59 When?

60 Cutting the Smoke Screen

61 "Rambova" in the Bedford Cells

62 The Diploma

63 Not Wasted

64 The Plowman