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

Book III: The Outcast

The life of the underworld, of those thrown upon the scrap-heap of the modern industrial machine; vivid and powerful passages portraying the lives of tramps, criminals and prostitutes.
Not Guilty—Robert Blatchford
Moleskin Joe (From “Children of the Dead End”)—Patrick MacGill
The Carter and the Carpenter (From “The People of the Abyss”)—Jack London (1876–1916)
Horace Greeley (1811–72)
The Hunt for the Job (From “Pay Envelopes”)—James Oppenheim
The Unemployable (From “The Workers”)—Walter A. Wyckoff
The Bread Line—Berton Braley
The Unemployed Problem (From “Past and Present”)—Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
An Answer—William Howard Taft (1857–1930)
The Parish Workhouse—George Crabbe (1754–1832)
Kenko Hoshi
The Bread of Affliction (From “Children of the Ghetto”)—Israel Zangwill (1864–1926)
No. 5 John Street—Richard Whiteing
Night in the Slums (From “The People of the Abyss”)—Jack London (1876–1916)
A Night’s Lodging—Maxim Gorky (1868–1936)
The Menagerie (Night in a County Workhouse)—Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)
A Sentiment on Social Reform—Eugene V. Debs (1855–1926)
The “Solitary” (From “My Life in Prison”)—Donald Lowrie
Prisons—Emma Goldman (1869–1940)
The Prison System (From “Resurrection”)—Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
From the Psalms
Ballade of Misery and Iron—George Carter
Kenko Hoshi
The Red Robe—Eugene Brieux
Kenk Hoshi
A Hanging in Prison (From “The Ballad of Reading Gaol”)—Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)
The Punishment of Thieves (From “Utopia”)—Sir Thomas More (1478–1535)
The Turn of the Balance—Brand Whitlock (1869–1934)
The Police-Court Reporter (From “Midstream”)—Will Levington Comfort
The Straight Road—Paul Hanna
The “Cadet” (From “The House of Bondage”)—Reginald Wright Kauffman
The Priestess of Humanity (From “A History of European Morals”)—William E. H. Lecky
Sisterhood—Mary Craig Sinclair
The Woman of the Streets—Robert Blatchford
In the Strand—Arthur Symons (1865–1945)
The Bridge of Sighs—Thomas Hood (1799–1845)