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ARTICLES

Arranged alphabetically by title and include holograph drafts, typescripts, carbons and related materials for: articles, book reviews, pamphlets, short stories, stage plays, and screenplays (excluding "Thunder Over Mexico" See: Major Works)

Box 29
  • The Abrams Discovery: A Reply to Dr. De Kruif in "Hearst's International Magazine"
  • Addressing the World, 1901-1931 (3 folders)
  • Adventure with a Newspaper Proprietor
  • Advertising Suicide
  • Advice to June Graduates
  • After the War: A Forecast
  • After the War is Over (play)
  • The Amateur Highwayman
  • The Amateur Robbers
  • American Authors Self-Appraised
  • American City
  • The American Magazine
  • American Plutocracy
  • The American Rich
  • American Sunrise over Japan
  • The American Sun Rose over Japan
  • America's Best Secret Weapon
  • Amputation in Installments
  • Answering Correspondents
  • Answering Critics
  • Anti-Anti-Communism in India
  • Appeal to Reason (3 folders)
  • Art and Immediacy
  • "As you know, the last EPIC convention..."
  • Atomic Energy for Peace
  • The Authors' Publishing House
  • Be Humble and Learn
  • Beware Campaign Dishonesties
  • Big Business Neutrality
  • Bill Porter: A drama of the prison life of O. Henry (5 folders)
  • Bill Porter [outline of film]
Box 30
  • Black Legion Politics
  • Blank Check Politics
  • Blasphemy in Germany
  • The Blind Alley: A Story
  • Blind Leaders
  • The Blue-Shirts of Los Angeles
  • A Book about the Nazis
  • Book Urchins: A Study of Literary Tropisms
  • Books of Upton Sinclair in Russia
  • Books of Upton Sinclair in Translations and Foreign Editions (2 folders)
  • Boost Our Special Editions
  • A Born Actor
  • The Borrowed Baby
  • Boy Meets Girl: Outline of a Motion Picture Story
  • The Brass Check, As Ever
  • The Brass Check in Los Angeles
  • The Bride of Dreams by Frederik van Eeden [review]
  • A Brief Statement to Friends of Liberal Thought
  • Brother Logan
  • The Brotherhood of the Rails: A Moving Picture in Ten Episodes
  • Build EPIC Press
  • Building the EPIC Movement
  • Burning Books in Boston
  • Business and Ballots
  • A Business Republic: An Outline of the People's Corporation of King C. Gillette
  • The Buzzards Gather!
  • A Campaign of Education
  • The Campaign Opens
  • Can California End Poverty
  • Can Democracy Work?
  • Can We Change the World?
  • Can We Civilize Machines?
  • The capitalist press has been enjoying itself...
  • Caradrion: A one-reel moving picture idyll
  • Carrying Out the EPIC Plan
  • The Case of Quinn versus Sinclair
  • The Case of Rosika Schwimmer vs. Upton Sinclair
  • The Case of the Hidden Woman
  • The Case of Walter Liggett
  • Cervantes: Outline for motion picture
  • The Chances of Peace
  • Change Without Disorder
  • A Changed America
  • Changes I Have Seen
  • Cheer Up Friends!
  • The Chosen People
  • Christian Worship Brought Up to Date
  • Christmas Thoughts
  • Cicero (4 folders)
  • Cinderella From Baltimore
  • Civil Liberties Unlimited
  • Classes in America
  • Coasting Down Hill
  • A Coincidental Correspondence
  • Collectivism Coming
  • Column for Victor Riesel
  • Come In Out of the Wet, Boddy
  • Comment on Henry Miller
  • Communists and EPIC
  • Comrade Kautsky and the Dromedary
  • Concerning Conscientious Objectors
  • Concerning Our League President
  • Concerning Race Prejudice
  • Concerning Registration
  • Concerning Socialist Candidates
  • Concerning the Goldfish Bowl
  • Concerning the Pulitzer Prize
  • Concerning "Three Books"
  • Conditions in Russian Hospitals
  • Conditions in 1947 were entirely different from now
  • Conservative America
  • The Convict: A Story
  • The Convict: A Drama in Three Acts--Act I
  • The Convict: A Drama in Three Acts--Act II
  • Co-op: A Drama (3 folders)
  • The Corn-Field Lady
  • Count Roman Ostoja
  • Cousins by Courtesy
  • The Critical Spirit
  • The Daughter of the Confederacy: The Life Story of Winnie Davis, daughter of Jefferson Davis
  • The Dead Hand: An Essay in the Economic Interpretation of Culture
  • Dear Mr. President!
  • Debs and the Poets
  • [Dedication] To Mary Craig Sinclair without whose wisdom...
  • Democratic Defense
  • The Democratization of Education
Box 31
  • Depression Island: Sketch for a motion picture comedy (4 folders)
  • Did I Steal EPIC?
  • The Disturbance of Max Eastman
  • Dr. Faustus Today
  • Doctor Fist, A Drama in Three Acts (2 folders)
  • Does This Break Your Jaw?
  • The Dole, and Other Things
  • Double the Townsend Offer
  • "During the EPIC campaign I pointed out..."
  • Editorial on EPIC
  • An Effort at Practical Co-operation
  • The Einstein I Knew
  • Eisenstein Comes to Hollywood: A Contribution to Moving Picture History
  • The Eisenstein Picture: A Statement from the Other Side of the Case
  • Eisenstein Repents
  • Election Prospects; The Election Results
  • The Emancipated Husband
  • "End Poverty" Movies
  • Ending Poverty Without Pain
  • The Enemy Behaves According to Schedule
  • The Enemy Had It Too: A Play in Three Acts (3 folders)
  • Enemy in the Mouth: A Statement by Upton Sinclair (see also: Writings. Cup of Fury)
  • EPIC and the Townsend Plan
  • EPIC Answers
  • EPIC Drama
  • EPIC Education is Needed
  • The EPIC Movement
  • The EPIC Plan. Can Poverty be Ended?
  • EPICs and Democrats
  • EPICs Will Decide
  • Essays in Revolution [table of contents and preface]
  • Eugenic Celibate Motherhood
  • Europe and America
  • Exchanging for Use
  • An Ex-King's Ransom: A Letter to Edward, Duke of Windsor
  • Expect No Peace!
  • Explain This to Me! An Account of Some Psychic Mysteries
  • Explaining my attitude toward the problem of Social Revolution
  • Family Favorites
  • Federation in Europe
  • Fiat Justitia!
  • The 50th Anniversary of the L.I.D.
  • First Principles
  • The Flivver King: A proposal
  • Floyd Dell, Me, and the War
  • Food for the Unemployed
  • For a New Appeal to Reason
  • For Sale to the Highest Bidder: Young Woman Industrial Slave
  • For Shadia
  • For the Voice of America
  • Ford's Peace Ship
  • Forward EPIC
  • "Frank Harris asks me to set forth..."
  • Free Speech: What Is It?
  • Freedom for Judges
  • Freedom for Workers
  • Freestate: A Plan for European Reconstruction
  • "A friend of mine who is devoted to the cause of workers,..."
  • From Frying Pan into Fire
  • The Future of EPIC [two different essays]
  • The Future of Socialism in the United States: American Fabian Essays [table of contents]
  • God and Birth Control
  • God for Capitalism
  • God's Country (7 folders)
  • The Gold Fish Bowl
  • The Golden Scenario (2 folders)
Box 32
  • Graft in America
  • The Grand Duke Lectures: A Comedy in Three Acts (5 folders)
  • Grapes of Wrath [review]
  • Greatest Soul in Jail: Story of Massachusetts
  • Greeting to Martin Andersen Nexo
  • Greetings from Upton Sinclair [two different essays]
  • Greetings to the "New Masses"
  • Greetings to U.S.S.R.
  • Groping in a Fog
  • Ham and Eggs for California
  • Ham and Eggs Plowed Under
  • The Haves and the Have Nots
  • The Health Hunters: A Farce Comedy in Four Acts
  • Hell
  • Help for Spain
  • Help Wanted
  • Here's to Crime!
  • Here's Your New Baby! [originally titled: Here's Your New Paper!]
  • High Stakes
  • Hired Liar! [originally titled: Hired Liars]
  • His Second Wife
  • His Third Wife
  • History Repeats Itself
  • Hollywood and Detroit
  • Hooked by a Fish: And How It Feels
  • Hopes for the Old People
  • The House of Wonder
  • "How can people who live in the cheapest..."
  • How I Reformed Three Great American Families
  • How to Kill the Tiger?
  • "I am asked to say why it is that in present-day fiction..."
  • I Am Socialist, Democrat and Republican All in One
  • "I fully agree with Professor Dearborn in his belief..."
  • I, Governor of California And How I Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future
  • "I have just returned from a twelve-thousand mile..."
  • I Knew Lincoln Steffens
  • I Pull Political Wires
  • I Will Not Let the People Down!
  • If Defeated
  • If Elected If I Lose
  • If I Were President
  • If I Win
  • Ike
  • Ike Splits His Party!
  • Immediate EPIC
  • Improvements in the Plan
  • Improving California
  • In Defense of Albert Abrams
  • In Memoriam
  • "In the August 27th issue of a Wisconsin newspaper..."
  • In the Enemy's Camp
  • Income: A Review
  • The Industrial Republic [miscellaneous pages]
  • Inside Hitler, by Kurt Krueger. An introduction and review
  • Instead of an Editorial [first page only]
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Interview with Ludwig Renn
  • Introduction to the Lanny Budd Picture Book
  • The Inventor's Reward
  • Is Capitalism Worth It?
  • Is the EPIC Plan constitutional? Debate of Upton Sinclair vs. Hamilton Fish, Jr., Chautauqua, N.Y., July 20.
  • Is This Jack London?
  • The Island of Kings
  • The Island of Manhato
  • It All Started With Columbus [review]
  • It has been your fate and mine to be living...
  • "It is my deliberate opinion, based upon forty years..." [possibly titled: Capitalist Press]
  • "It is my pleasure today to be one of the speakers..." [part of program titled: Men and Books]
  • Jack London
  • Jesus Lives [notes, related materials]
  • The Job of Changing America
  • John D: A Mellow-drammer with Mellow-dee (2 folders)
  • Keep Our Paper
  • A King and a Rebel
  • King Edward and Democracy
  • Lady Poets
  • Land of Orange Groves and Jails
  • The Laying on of Hands
  • League for Creeping Socialism
  • "Leonard Lyons has asked me to blow him to one day's vacation..."
  • Letter to a Red Army Soldier
  • Letter to an "Appeaser"
  • A Letter to Henry Ford
  • A Letter to the Chicago Conference; Letter to the South
  • Letters to Judd: An American Workingman
  • Letters to Percy
  • Letting Them Starve
  • The Lie Factory Starts [preface]
  • Life in America
  • Life in Letters
  • Limbo on the Loose: A Midsummer's Night's Dream
Box 33
  • Literary Digest Poll; The Literary Radical
  • Little Algernon
  • Little World War in a Garden
  • Looking Forward
  • Losing
  • A Lost Leader
  • Love in Arms: A Play in Three Acts (2 folders)
  • Lying to the People
  • The Machine: A Drama in Three Acts
  • Magazine Propaganda
  • Making Democracy Work
  • Making Our Minds Work: Experiences in Mental Healing
  • Many Busy Years: The Memoirs of S.K. Ratcliffe [introduction]
  • Martin Birnbaum
  • Me and Ham Fish
  • Me--Millionaire
  • The Meaning of EPIC
  • Memories of a Muckraker
  • Memories of Debs
  • Memories of Edward MacDowell
  • Mental Therapeutics
  • A Message to the Czech People
  • The Metropolis
  • Metropolis-Moneychangers-Machine [synopsis]
  • The Militant Consumers: A Protest to the People of New York
  • Millions Dance
  • Mind Is a Force
  • Mind-Reading Happens: And Here Are the Proofs
  • Mobilizing the Movies
  • The Money-Changers
  • More Ham and Eggs
  • Most Haunted House
  • Mr. Upton-Sinclair-Lewis-Browne
  • Mrs. Dilling Entertains
  • "Mrs. Gartz comes honestly by her unconventional opinions..."
  • The Muckrakers [preface]
  • Music Made Visible [includes photographs]
  • My Autobiography: By Charles Chaplin [review]
  • My Battle
  • My Cause
  • My Cousin, Mrs. Simpson
  • My Friends, The People of Japan
  • My Interview with Mussolini
  • My Kind of World
  • My Life in Diet
  • My Mansion
  • My Most Inspiring Moment
  • My Question Box
  • The Nation
  • National Economic Trust
  • Neutrality for Fascism
  • Never while I live shall I forget... [possibly titled: Taft]
  • The New Deal. Outline for a motion picture scenario
  • The New Depression
  • The New Sun, by Taro Yashima [review]
  • A New Year's Task for You and Me
  • No End to Unemployment
  • No More Headaches!
  • The Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Norman Thomas: A Biography by Harry Fleischman [review]
  • Notes for Democratic Platform
  • The Novelist as a Social Commentator
  • Of the Late Mr. Josef Stalin
  • Oil: A Play (3 folders)
  • On Being Taken into the Institute
  • On Re-Reading Homer [also titled: Re-Reading Homer]
  • "One has to have a tough hide to run for a political office..."
  • One Thousand Percent Dividends
  • One Woman's Fight: A True Story
  • An Open Letter to Marshal Stalin [also titled: To Josef Stalin, Premier of the U.S.S.R.]
  • An Open Letter to President Roosevelt: My Dear Mr. President...
  • An Open Letter to President Roosevelt [also titled: Start Planning Now: My Dear President Roosevelt...] [also titled: Let Them Know What We Mean: Dear President Roosevelt...]
  • [An Open Letter to President Wilson] [missing page one]
  • An Open Letter to William Allen White
  • Orders From America: Being a Reply to Anna Louise Strong
  • Organize the World
  • Our Campaign Committee
  • "Our State-Wide EPIC Convention will be on the point of assembling..."
  • Our Political Prisoners
  • Outline of a Project: For the Reprinting of Six Labor Novels by Upton Sinclair
  • Outline of Suggested Research for EPIC
  • Pain Shall Go! Outline of a Motion Picture Story of the Discovery of Anesthesia
  • Pamela Two: A Play in Three Acts (3 folders)
  • The Party Line Surveyed: The Burned Bramble by Manes Sperber [review]
  • Peace That Will Last: An Appeal to English People
  • The Peculiar Feebleness of Social Democrats
  • Pension Plans
  • The People at Bay
  • The Peoples' Classics
  • Perkin's Wife
  • The Permanent Crisis
  • The Permanent Unemployed
  • PFU Not Forgotten [Production for Use]
  • Pirates and Bankers
Box 34
  • Poet in a Hogshead
  • Police Power [originally titled: Post Impressions]
  • The Political Future in America
  • Portrait of Fascism
  • Pot Boiler: A Comedy in Four Acts (10 folders)
  • Poverty the Issue
  • Practically Cousins [originally titled: Cousins by Courtesy]
  • The Prayer and the Answer are One
  • Preface...[Britain]
  • Preface...[Dick Otto]
  • Preface...[Kate Crane Gartz]
  • Preface...[Simeon Aller]
  • Preface...Southern Belle
  • Preface...[Speaking in tongues]
  • Prepare for the Enemies' Onslaught
  • Preparing for a Revolution
  • A Prize of $1000.00 for a Socialist Play
  • The Problem of Food
  • The Problem of Pensions
  • A Proclamation to the People of California
  • A Proclamation to the World by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Not written by him, but respectfully offered to him and to you by Upton Sinclair
  • Production for Use Congress
  • Production for Use Must Come
  • Production for Use vs. Production for Profit. Temple Sholom Lecture Forum Debate: Upton Sinclair vs. Hamilton Fish, Jr.
  • Progress Forward or Backward
  • Prophets for Today
  • Prosperity: The Old vs. the New
  • Protecting Our Liberties
  • Pump-priming Again
  • The Question Mark
  • Question Period for Critics [originally titled: Address to My Critics]
  • Questionnaire Concerning Psychic Experiences
  • A Questionnaire on Marriage
  • Questions Unanswered
  • A Rag-Tag Economy
  • The Reactions of Abrams: A Report
  • Reconsidering Socialism
  • The Red Dragon: The Story of Agnes Smedley in America and China
  • Red Gold [outline]
  • The Reds Arrive
  • The Reds Bring Reaction
  • Reds Deceived Him...
  • Reds I Have Known (5 folders)
  • Relief of Suffering
  • Reply to Ex-Comrade Ghent; Reply to Manchester Boddy
  • Report to the EPIC Convention
  • The Return of Upton Sinclair
  • Revolution in Colorado
  • The Rice Diet Works
  • The Right to Criticize and Debate
  • The Roman Catholic War on Socialism in New York City
  • The Rudest Man in the World
  • Rumors of War
  • The Russian Fliers on Sinclair
  • A Safe World: How to Make It
  • Saleslady: A Little Play for the White Collar Folks (5 folders)
  • Security Plus Liberty
  • The Second Story Man
  • The Settin' Down Job
Box 35
  • Signatures in Support of Statement (To be forwarded to Mayor Willy Brandt)
  • "Since so many of the readers of this paper followed the serial 'Co-op'..."
  • The Sinclair Co-operative [including Bylaws of the Sinclair Co-operative]
  • Sinclair-Fish Debate: A Statement
  • The Sinclair Foundation (5 folders)
  • Sinclair Replies to Wardell
  • Singing Jailbirds: A Drama in Four Acts (2 folders)
  • Sit-Down Strike: Outline of a Story
  • The Sit Down Strikes
  • The Slavery of "Free Love"
  • Slush for the Women
  • Smoked Out! A Reply to the Critic of "The Brass Check" [also titled: A Reply to the Critics of "The Brass Check"]
  • Social Art
  • Social Justice Without Violence
  • Socialism and Culture
  • Socialism and Liberty
  • Socialism and Me
  • Socialism and the War
  • Socialism in America
  • Socialism, Red or White: Bolshevism at a Deadlock by Karl Kautsky [review]
  • A Socialist Moving Picture Circuit
  • A Socialist Peace
  • Socialist Uraemia
  • Sociology for America: Lester F. Ward, The American Aristotle... by Samuel Chugerman [review]
  • Spirits, or Mind-Reading? A Second Séance with Arthur Ford
  • Splitting the Liberals
  • Spontaneous Combustion
  • Spreading EPIC
  • Stand by Democracy
  • Start the Idle Factories
  • Starting EPIC in New York
  • Statements by Upton Sinclair:
    1. 1. "The EPIC movement to end poverty has been put forward in my book, 'I, Governor of California...'"
    2. 2. "I have a book ms. entitled 'Personal Jesus...'"
    3. 3. "I have been asked by the New Leader to elaborate..." [also titled: In Support of the Atlantic Pact]
    4. 4. "I have never advocated the socialization of all industry."
    5. 5. "I have read a copy of an article..." May 1, 1950
    6. 6. "Immediately after I announced my candidacy..."
    7. 7. "Mr. William J. Perlman of the Cinema Research Bureau..."
    8. 8. "The present tale was begun as a bluff..."
    9. 9. "Some eighteen months ago I advertised..."
  • Statement for Jim Tully
  • Statement for the nation: "I do not believe..."
  • Statement of the EPIC Plan
  • Statement of the Free Speech League
  • Statement to Associated Press: "I have been a Social Democrat for 45 years..."
  • Statement...to be released Wednesday morning in the event of his nomination
  • Statement to EPIC News: "It appears that Barclay W. Bradley..."
  • A Statement to EPICs: "In May of last year the first EPIC convention..."
  • A Statement to the EPICs: "Our EPIC movement is now well into the third year..."
  • States Rights Socialism
  • Stealing One Another's Washing
  • The Stepmother
  • The Stockyards
  • The Story of a Book
  • The Story of Adelaide Branch
  • The Story of Susie: A Backward Child Comes Forward [originally titled: The Story of "Muffins"]
  • The Strange Case of Carey McWilliams
  • The Stranglehold
  • Suffragetteland
  • Support for Spanish Democracy
  • The Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court for EPIC
  • The Supreme Court Speaks
  • Swap Your Votes
  • The Tale of the Reluctant Prince [originally titled: The Reluctant Prince]
  • Talk United States!
  • The Tallest-Men Town: An idea for a magazine feature
  • Taxing Stock Transfers
  • Technicians Awake [originally titled: The Technicians Rebel]
  • Telling the World [miscellaneous materials]
  • Terror in Russia? [promotional material]
  • "Thank you for your invitation to speak to the people of the Soviet Union..."
  • "These are my last words to the voters of California in this campaign..."
  • They Call Me Carpenter: A Play in Four Acts
  • Third EPIC Funeral
  • Thirty Dollars Every Thursday!
  • This Brave New Party [originally titled: This Brand New Party]
  • This I Believe
  • "This is not the proper mood for critiques of a democracy..."
  • This Is Rob! An Anthology for Script-Shaped Heads (2 folders)
  • This Time, A Truce!
  • Thunder Over Mexico: The Story of the Eisenstein Motion Picture
  • To a Would Be Debater
  • To George Bernard Shaw: An Open Letter
  • To Hell with Capital?
  • To My Fellow Democrats: A Statement by Upton Sinclair
  • To My French Readers
  • To My German Readers
  • To President Roosevelt
  • To the Business Men of America
  • To the Editor: It is a fact that most of the columnists...
  • "To the farmers of the San Joaquin Valley..." [pages 6-7 of ?]
  • To the People of South Africa: A Letter from Upton Sinclair: August 2, l938
  • To the Readers of My Books in Yugoslavia
  • Tommy Junior the Second
  • Tomorrow May Be Beautiful
  • The Toy and the Man
  • Trial for Plagiarism
  • Truth Wanted
  • Tully Versus Sinclair: Brief for the Defendant
  • The Two-Headed Calf
  • 200,000 Men Bite Dog
  • Two Socialist Poets
  • Two Unusual Books
  • Two Views of Russia
  • The Unemployed Still with Us
  • Unfair Harvard
  • The United Front
  • The Unknown Universe: Experiments in Psychic Research
  • An Unmarried Mother: A Story
  • Upton Sinclair Endorsed for Nobel Prize
  • Upton Sinclair Has a Dream [originally titled: Upton Sinclair Has a Big Idea]
  • Upton Sinclair's A Monthly Magazine
  • Use Versus Profit
  • Utopia on the Trek: Being the Adventures of a Co-Operative Caravan [co-author Michael Williams]
  • Vachel Lindsay (Contribution to a Memorial Volume)
  • Wall Street and Fifth Avenue
  • Wally for Queen! The Private Life of Royalty [also titled: Wally for Queen! A Sketch in One Act; originally titled: Baltimore Girl: A Sketch in One Act]
  • Walter Lippmann Clarifies His Mind
  • Wanted: An EPIC Drama League
  • Wanted--A Martyr
  • Wanted: A National Organ!
  • Wanted: A Paper
  • War and Prosperity
  • The War Letters of Captain Crane Gartz
  • The Way Out
Box 36
  • "We have in our country somewhere between"
  • We, People of America and How We Ended Poverty [including The EPIC Chain Letter] (2 folders)
  • We Speak for Ourselves: An anthology of American autobiography, edited by Irving Stone with Richard Kennedy [review]
  • Welcome to the Convention
  • What Can Be Done About America's Economic Troubles?
  • What Does Democracy Mean: Essay Submitted in Town Hall Competition
  • What Is a Revolution?
  • What Is the Answer? [incomplete]
  • What Life Means to Me
  • What Next?
  • What Price Holidays?
  • What Price Liberty?
  • What Price Prosperity?
  • What Rights Has an Author?
  • What Shall Be Done with Hitler?
  • What this Campaign Means
  • When Does the Shooting Begin?
  • When I Was a Teener
  • When Is a Communist?
  • When There Is No Peace
  • Who Defies the Power of Almighty GOD?
  • Who Will Steal EPIC?
  • Who Won the Election
  • Why Are the Insurgents?
  • Will Americans Work?
  • Will the Gobbel-uns Git You?
  • Winning
  • A Word to the Convention
  • Work for All Candidates
  • The World's Crisis
  • Writing Books for Labor
  • Your Million Dollars: Being Letters to Joe [also titled: Letters to Joe]
  • Zillions of Dollars: A Truth Story [originally titled: Zillions of Money]
  • Zola Coming Back: Emile Zola by F.W.J. Hemmings [review]

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