Broadcast No. 39: Our Stand on Conscription.


[The Manitoba Social Credit Organization]

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[The Manitoba Social Credit Organization]. Broadcast No. 39: Our Stand on Conscription. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Social Credit Organization | Printed by Canadian Publishers Limited, ND [1944]. First Edition, First Printing. Unpaginated [pp. 2]. A scarce printed broadside measuring 5.5″ x 8.5″ disseminated by the Manitoba Social Credit Organization outlining their positive stance with respect to the question of conscription during the Second World War. Originally broadcast over CKRC-CKRO on November 18, 1944, this is the printed version of their statement. Exceedingly scarce, and unrecorded in OCLC. No known holdings at LAC/BAC, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, et al. Bears the stamp of the ‘MSCO’ to the front cover, contents bright, clean, and unmarked. Rare. From the personal collection of the late Shirlee Anne Smith, the first Canadian Keeper of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives. Card Covers. The Manitoba Social Credit League (later, Organization) was founded in 1935-36 in the wake of the successful establishment of the first Social Credit government in Alberta led by William Aberhart. It advocated for a range of social credit policies as espoused by C.H. Douglas with the stated aim of fairly distributing economic and political power, and capital to individuals. (#1749) $145.00