'The Socialist Party of Great Britain and the First World War'
The premier of this exhibition to be held at the EC meeting on Saturday 2nd August 2014
It will open to the public from Monday 4th August 2014 and continue through until Sunday 10th August 2014 at the party's Head Office. It will also open on Saturdays and Sundays at the same times throughout August.
The exhibition will feature the September 1914 Socialist Standard front page statement 'The War and the Socialist Position', the Defence of the Realm Act & Regulation No.27 (November 1914) and the SPGB/Socialist Standard, SPGB propaganda in WW1, Conscientious Objection and the tribunals eg Socialist Standard May 1916 – Watford Branch and Conscientious Objection tribunal 'Crabbed Age and Youth' article, the SPGB and the Bolsheviks in London 'Maximovich' (Lenin and Litvinov) – Socialist Standard March 1915, fleeing the country (Adolph Kohn & Moses Baritz - the foundation of the companion parties), and the prisoners of conscience: The case of imprisoned Party members at Dartmoor Prison.
Volunteers required to staff this exhibition between 11am and 5pm on each day of its opening.
Please contact Head Office if you can be of assistance.