Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.

Book I: Toil

The dignity and tragedy of labor; pictures of the actual conditions under which men and women work in mills and factories, fields and mines.
The Man With the Hoe—Edwin Markham (1852–1940)
Country Life (From “The Village”)—George Crabbe (1754–1832)
An Aged Laborer—Richard Jefferies (1848–87)
Farm Laborers—James Matthew Barrie (1860–1937)
Helotage (From “Sartor Resartus”)—Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
Played Out (From “Songs of the Dead End”)—Patrick MacGill
Rounding the Horn (From “Dauber”)—John Masefield (1878–1967)
Insouciance in Storm (From “The Cry of Youth”)—Harry Kemp
From the Sailors’ Catechism
Stokers (From “The Harbor”)—Ernest Poole (1880–1950)
Caliban in the Coal Mines (From “Challenge”)—Louis Untermeyer (1885–1977)
The Fertilizer Man (From “The Jungle”)—Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)
Pittsburgh—James Oppenheim
The Navvy (From “Children of the Dead End”)—Patrick MacGill
The Song of the Wage Slave (From “The Spell of the Yukon”)—Robert W. Service (1874–1958)
Manhattan—Charles Hanson Towne
A Department-Store Clerk (From “The House of Bondage”)—Reginald Wright Kauffman
A Cry from the Ghetto (From the Yiddish)—Morris Rosenfeld (1862–1923)
Trousers (From “A Motley”)—John Galsworthy (1867–1933)
The Song of the Shirt—Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
A London Sweating Den (From “The People of the Abyss”)—Jack London (1876–1916)
Environment (From “Merrie England”)—Robert Blatchford
Work and Pray—Georg Herwegh (1817–75)
Conventional Lies of Our Civilization—Max Nordau
The Failure of Civilization—Frederic Harrison (1831–1923)