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John Day Company

The John Day Company was a New York publishing firm that specialized in illustrated fiction and current affairs books and pamphlets from 1926 to 1968. It was founded by Richard J. Walsh in 1926 and named after John Day, the Elizabethan printer. Walsh was the editor and second husband of Pearl S. Buck.[1][2] The John Day Company was sold to the Thomas Y. Crowell Co. in 1974.[3]

John Day Company
Status Defunct
Founded 1926
Founder Richard Walsh
Successor Thomas Y. Crowell Co.
Country of origin United States
Publication types Books

AuthorsEdit

Pamphlet SeriesEdit

The Great Depression led to a steep decline in book sales in the early 1930s, this led to a small revival in pamphlet literature.[4] Between 1932 and 1934 the John Day Company published a pamphlet series. In total, 45 were published. They are as follows:

The last page of pamphlet 45 is currently visible on HathiTrust, listing all pamphlets in order.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Richard Walsh, Publisher, Dead. New York Times. May 29, 1960.
  2. ^ "PUBLISHING ARCHIVES". September 2003. AMERICAN PUBLISHING HISTORY AT PRINCETON. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Mary T. O. Walsh, 59, Publishing Official
  4. ^ Bloomfield, Maxwell (2000). Peaceful Revolution: Constitutional Change and American Culture from Progressivism to the New Deal. Harvard University Press. p. 124. ISBN 9780674003040. 
  5. ^ West, Rebecca (1932). Arnold Bennett Himself. New York: John Day. 
  6. ^ Chase, Stuart (1932). Out of the Depression--and After: A Prophecy. New York: John Day. 
  7. ^ Stalin, Josef V. (1932). The New Russian Policy: June 23, 1931. New York: John Day. 
  8. ^ Himes, Norman (1932). The Truth about Birth Control: With a Bibliography of Birth Control Literature. New York: John Day. 
  9. ^ Lippmann, Walter (1932). Notes on the Crisis. New York: John Day. 
  10. ^ Beard, Charles (1932). The Myth of Rugged American Individualism. New York: John Day. 
  11. ^ Tugwell, Rexford (1932). Mr. Hoover's Economic Policy. New York: John Day. 
  12. ^ Hagedorn, Herman (1932). The three pharaohs: a dramatic poem. New York: John Day. 
  13. ^ Hedges, Marion (1932). A Strikeless Industry: A Review of the National Council on Industrial Relations for the Electrical Construction Industry. New York: John Day. 
  14. ^ Seldes, Gilbert (1932). Against Revolution. New York: John Day. 
  15. ^ Counts, George (1932). Dare the School Build a New Social Order?. New York: John Day. 
  16. ^ Van Loon, Hendrik (1932). To Have or to Be--Take Your Choice. New York: John Day. 
  17. ^ Thomas, Norman (1932). The Socialist Cure for a Sick Society. New York: John Day. 
  18. ^ Wells, H. G. (1932). What Should be Done -- Now: A Memorandum on the World Situation. New York: John Day. 
  19. ^ Calverton, Victor (1932). For Revolution. New York: John Day. 
  20. ^ Kallen, Horace (1932). College Prolongs Infancy. New York: John Day. 
  21. ^ Gregg, Richard (1932). Gandhiism versus Socialism. New York: John Day. 
  22. ^ Buck, Pearl (1932). Is There a Case for Foreign Missions?. New York: John Day. 
  23. ^ Chase, Stuart (1933). Technocracy: An Interpretation. New York: John Day. 
  24. ^ Einstein, Albert (1933). The Fight Against War. Edited by Alfred Lief. New York: John Day. 
  25. ^ Melvin, Arthur (1933). Education for a New Era: a Call to Leadership. New York: John Day. 
  26. ^ Strachey, John (1933). Unstable Money. New York: John Day. 
  27. ^ Benkert, Ambrose (1933). How to Restore Values: The Quick, Safe Way Out of the Depression. New York: John Day. 
  28. ^ Clinchy, Everett (1933). The Strange Case of Herr Hitler. New York: John Day. 
  29. ^ Lippmann, Walter (1933). A New Social Order. New York: John Day. 
  30. ^ White, Elwyn (1933). Alice Through the Cellophane. New York: John Day. 
  31. ^ Nichols, Osgood (1933). Work Camps for America. New York: John Day. 
  32. ^ Hacker, Louis (1933). The Farmer is Doomed. New York: John Day. 
  33. ^ MacLeish, Archibald (1933). Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City. New York: John Day. 
  34. ^ A Call to the Teachers of the Nation. New York: John Day. 1933. 
  35. ^ Hazlitt, Henry (1933). Instead of Dictatorship. New York: John Day. 
  36. ^ Chase, Stuart (1933). The Promise of Power. New York: John Day. 
  37. ^ Josephson, Matthew (1933). Nazi Culture: The Brown Darkness Over Germany. New York: John Day. 
  38. ^ Finkelstein, Maurice (1933). The Dilemma of the Supreme Court: Is the N.R.A. Constitutional?. New York: John Day. 
  39. ^ Trotsky, Leon (1933). What Hitler Wants. New York: John Day. 
  40. ^ Audacity! More Audacity! Always Audacity!. New York: John Day. 1933. 
  41. ^ Rugg, Harold (1933). Study Guide to National Recovery: An Introduction to Economic Problems. New York: John Day. 
  42. ^ Wolfe, Bertram (1934). Marx and America. New York: John Day. 
  43. ^ Childs, Marquis (1934). Sweden: Where Capitalism is Controlled. New York: John Day. 
  44. ^ Salter, Arthur (1934). Toward a Planned Economy. New York: John Day. 
  45. ^ Filene, Edward (1934). The Consumer's Dollar. New York: John Day. 
  46. ^ Holmes, John (1934). Is Suicide Justifiable?. New York: John Day. 
  47. ^ Philips, Mary (1934). Discovering Consumers. New York: John Day. 
  48. ^ Rorty, James (1934). Order on the Air!. New York: John Day. 
  49. ^ Chase, Stuart (1934). Move the Goods!. New York: John Day.