Advertisement for the California League Against Sinclairism,
formed by business groups when Upton Sinclair ran for the governorship of California. It was an ugly, emotional, red-baiting campaign, aimed
at voters at the depth of the Depression. This is an excellent example of
political advertisements that appeared before the 1934 general election.
A Challenge to Action!
A Call to Arms!!
In Defense of
C a l i f o r n i a !
Sinclairism the program of Upton Sinclair and his radical associates
is Communism, cleverly disguised, but deliberately designed to
Russianize California state government.
Its rooted in class hatred, fostered and fomented by radicals who boast of
their hatred of American ideals and American principles of government.
IF IT IS SUCCESSFUL, IT WILL DESTROY CALIFORNIA'S
BUSINESS STRUCTURE, BANKRUPT OUR FAMILIES, OVERTHROW
OUR ORGANIZED LABOR, CONFISCATE OUR HOMES, WRECK
OUR INDUSTRIES, AND ROB OUR EMPLOYED WORKERS OF
Your personal security is at issue the welfare of your home and family;
your American citizenship, your rights of self-rule and freedom of
worship your job and your independence.
At Tuesday's Election . . . Stay American!
DEFEAT UPTON SINCLAIR
AND REPUDIATE EVERY CANDIDATE WHO
STAMP OF SINCLAIRISM!
Stamp Out Sinclairism and
Communism in California
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE AGAINST SINCLAIRISM
Harold J. Boyd, Chairman
Charles H. Cunningham, Secretary
2810 Russ Building, San Francisco