Platform Of The Progressive Party Of The State Of Vermont
(Woodstock Vt. Elm Tree Press, 1912). First & Only Edition. Wraps. small quarto; pp; (4); original printed puce paper wrappers;. residue from adhesive on rear wrapper spine edge from extraction from a bound volume of pamphlets, else very good;. Item #17903
This was printed in the summer of 1912 after the Republican National Convention and before the August Progressive Party Convention, both of which were held in Chicago. It specifically states that Theodore Roosevelt was cheated from the Republican Nomination at the RNC. It lists several planks but most notably “Women’s Suffrage”; expansion of Civil Service; Child Labor Laws; Initiative, Referendum, & Recall; Direct Election of U. S. Senators; Extension of powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission; Protections for women in the workplace; & transparency in campaign finances; Very scarce, OCLC locates just two copies extant, at the University of Vermont and at Princeton University.