Miami: The Committee to Warn of the Arrival of Communist Merchandise on the Local Business Scene, [ca. 1962]. Scarce anti-Communist propaganda from the precisely-named Committee to Warn of the Arrival of Communist Merchandise on the Local Business Scene, a national organization formed to “stem the flow of communist imports into our country and to halt the drain on our gold supply.” The Committee disputes U.S. government assurances that trade with Communist countries benefits the U.S. and lists a wide-range of imports from Poland, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Bulgaria, Cuba, Hungary, Romania, East Germany. A poem titled “The Bullet that Killed Your Son” from the Fort Wayne, IN, Young Americans for Freedom concludes the brochure. This copy was distributed by the Miami chapter.
An 8 ½” x 11” sheet folded three times to make a 3 ¾” x 8 ½” brochure, 6 panels. General grubbiness with publisher’s name and city redacted; owner’s stamp to the top of the cover. One copy in OCLC at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Scarce. Item #07154