Upton Sinclair was a Pulitzer Prize winning author who wrote over 90 books. An activist, Sinclair was a Socialist candidate for Congress and founded the ACLU in California. His greatest fame was in the muckraking book The Jungle that spurred regulation of the food industry and the formation of the FDA. Sinnclair wrote this check while living in Monrovia, California. His former house is now a historic National Landmark. Autographs from Upton Sinclair are highly collectible. This reproduction would look great in an album or display.