London: The Social Credit Party of Great Britain (The Green Shirts), 1935. A single issue of the Social Credit Party organ featuring a profile of Green Shirt Officer, Wilfred Townend, Social Credit Party Candidate for S. Leeds and the sole Party candidate to stand in the General Election of 1935. Also included in his election address, an editorial, news of Green Shirt activity around Britain, and Party literature for sale.
The Social Credit Party was led by John Hargrave and originally grew out of the Kibbo Kift movement. It was based on the writings of C. H. Douglas who later disavowed the Party.
Wide tabloid format (13 ½” x 17”) printed in black & green on newsprint, 4 p., illus. Tiny piece missing from the crown, light edgewear, newsprint browning. Item #07894