"Upton Sinclair Tells About the Sufferings of the Women in Packingtown"

Title

"Upton Sinclair Tells About the Sufferings of the Women in Packingtown"

Description

It is one of the articles in a series published in a newspaper concerning Upton Sinclair's experiences in the Chicago slaughterhouses. After his novel, The Jungle, reached international popularity, Sinclair became outspoken about the horrors of the meatpacking industry and the difficulties that the working classes faces. He was of the socialist persuasion, as he believed that big businesses and capitalism not only harmed individual freedom and dignity, but also inflicted evil and disintegration of families and the social worth of working class persons. 

Creator

Upton Sinclair

Publisher

The Evening World

Date

June 9, 1906

Rights

Sinclair, Upton. "Upton Sinclair Tells About the Sufferings of the Women in Packingtown." The Evening Star 9 June 1906: 3.

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030193/1906-06-09/ed-1/seq-3/

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Collection

Citation

Upton Sinclair, “"Upton Sinclair Tells About the Sufferings of the Women in Packingtown" ,” Inbetween Peoples, accessed February 28, 2020, https://as205.omeka.net/items/show/64.