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Little Orphan Annie

Little Orphan Annie

Author: Harold Grey

Year Published: 2010

Description: In this collection of sequential daily and color Sunday comic strips published during the heart of the Great Depression, Harold Gray's famous red-haired protagonist's birth parents gain custody of her while her benefactor, "Daddy" Warbucks, is falsely imprisoned. Like the series overall, Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 5: The One-Way Road to Justice, 1933-1935 incorporates Gray's opinions on the political issues of the day, including organized labor, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and the rise of communism.

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'I've got to quit fiddlin' around and get a job - that ought to be easy - I'm willin' to work and I'm honest - what more could anyone want?'

Little Orphan Annie

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