Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. The Blue Eagle on the letter was a symbol in the U. S. by companies to show compliance with the National Industrial Recovery Act, governed by the National Industrial Recovery Admonistration. The letter refers to a rodeo held at Verdugo Woodlands park in Glendale on June 24, 1934, with the purpose of winning votes for Upton Sinclair's campaign for governor. [Letterhead] Sears, Roebuck and Co. Retail Stores. We Serve the Nation. Shop at Seats and Save. [Around logo with eagle] NRA Member U.S. We Do Our Part. [Letter] Los Angeles, August 27th, 1934. Mr. C. Crane, 2946 California St., Huntington Park, California. Dear Sir: The matter of the prizes for the Upton Sinclair for Governor Rodeo event, has been called to my attention for investigation and although Sears, Roebuck and Co. is in no way connected with this proposition, I have been in touch with Mr. Lowe, Chairman of the organization, who will in turn communicate with you further. Very truly yours, F. R. Onthank. FRO-p.
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Awards Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 Sears, Roebuck and Company