|From the time of my initial appearance upon the scene of the class struggle on April 9, l9l5 in Brooklyn, Mass., there was very little in the way of heredity or environment to indicate that I might later be taking an active interest in matters of the socialist world which on the surface would seem to be of little concern to me directly. >>more...>>
Title: Leighton, Joel B., Autobiography
Author: Leighton, Joel B.
Source: FDR Library, Joseph P. Lash Papers
Publisher: Lash Papers, FDRL
- Student Autobiographies
Notes: Written while attending the 1935 Student League for Industrial Democracy Summer Leadership Institute (SLID).