Clearly not everyone on the Higgins Industries staff was fully on board with enthusiastic, heroic pronouncements from the official organs of the company– or at least that’s suggested by the satiric send-up of The Higgins Worker.
This is the “masthead” of one of the few examples from our collection. Another masthead is seen below.
The Higgins Shirker spared no person or department in its scathing and sometimes very racy pieces– especially parodied was the Higgins Cafeteria, referred to alternately as the Higgins Slopiteria and the Higgins Bacteria. Below is one of the cartoons referencing the Bacteria.
Evil twin of The Higgins Worker?
Post by The National WWII Museum Curator Kimberly Guise