Doctor Crosby's Strange Experience or a New World By 1944

TitleDoctor Crosby's Strange Experience or a New World By 1944
Year for Search1935
AuthorsParker, Joseph W[illiam]
Pagination96 pp.
Date Published1935
PublisherThe Peerage Press
Place PublishedKansas City, MO
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Detailed socialist eutopia based on the ideas of Edward Bellamy and set in Kansas City and its environs. Private property only in personal effects. All work for the government, guaranteed lifetime income. No money. Education to 25; work 26 years; retire at 50 or, by choice, continue to work. Hours of work determined by demand and difficulty. Considerable concern with farming, which is scientifically based and uses technology extensively. See also [1941?] Parker. 

Additional Publishers

Some copies have Kansas City crossed out and replaced with Chicago, IL, and the press moved to Chicago at this time.

Info Notes

See also [1941?] Parker. 

Illustration

Illus. Donald Lathrop. 

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

The author was an optometrist in Kansas City, MO.

Full Text

1935 Parker, Joseph W[illiam]. Doctor Crosby’s Strange Experience or a New World By 1944. Illus. Donald Lathrop. Kansas City, MO: The Peerage Press. 96 pp. Some copies have Kansas City crossed out and replaced with Chicago, IL. DLC, PSt

Detailed socialist eutopia based on the ideas of Edward Bellamy and set in Kansas City and its environs. Private property only in personal effects. All work for the government, guaranteed lifetime income. No money. Education to 25; work 26 years; retire at 50 or, by choice, continue to work. Hours of work determined by demand and difficulty. Considerable concern with farming, which is scientifically based and uses technology extensively. See also [1941?] Parker. The author was an optometrist in Kansas City, MO.