Crimes of Charity

Introduction by John Reed. New York: Knopf, 1917. 12mo. Cloth. 271 p. 1st edition. Bookplate, minor cover wear; else very good. [84695]

Book of short stories set in the East Side of New York which expose the workings of "Organised Charity," which is excoriated by John Reed in his introduction as a "deadening and life-sapping thing," from which "white slavery recruits itself, industry grows bloated and landlords live off." He concludes that Organised Charity is a worse crime than poverty.

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