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    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-04-21

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/21/1944. Writes that at the CIO state convention Charles Ervin and Pat Fagan gave outstanding speeches. Says that President Phillips paid a tribute to James Mauer by calling him the man who won the Child Labor Law for...
    • Conklin, Darius B. 1945-06-09

    • Stedman, Seymour; Writing; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Samuel M. Castleton, 06/09/1945. Tells Castleton that he has permission to use any of his materials for a biography of Eugene V. Debs. Says that he helped McAlister Coleman with his biography of Debs. Mentions that he does not know if...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1945-02-23

    • World War, 1939-1945; Elections -- United States; Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/23/1945. Writes that Debs's interpretation of the political situation in Pennsylvania is logical. Says that while he knows that Debs was disappointed by the returns in the last election that at least Thomas Dewey did...
    • Coldwell, Joseph M. 1920-10-24

    • Elections -- United States; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Palmer, Alexander Mitchell, 1872-1936; Presidential elections -- United States; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Birthdays;
    • Letter to Otto Branstetter, 10/24/1920. Writes that he would like to thank the Prison Comfort Club for sending boxes of fruit and sandwiches. Says that the enthusiasm should not lag this close to the election. Tells Branstetter that he should...
    • Coldwell, Joseph M. 1943-10-20

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Stone, Irving, 1903-1989; Biography;
    • Letter from Theodoe Debs, 10/20/1943. Says that he talked to many old-timers before allowing Irving Stone access to Eugene V. Debs's materials. Tells Coldwell that he cannot go back on his word now and not let Stone use Eugene V. Debs's...
    • Conkin, Darius B. 1949-12-25

    • World War, 1914-1918; Peace movements;
    • Letter to Charles Staff, 12/25/1949. Says that he agrees with the suggestion that Staff made in the VOICE OF THE PEOPLE in terms of abolishing the causes of war. Writes that Congress should appoint a committee of historians and psychiatrists to...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-09-05

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Elections -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 09/05/1944. Writes that he thinks that the end of the war is near since France is now almost entirely liberated from Germany. Mentions that the campaign for President is gathering momentum and that the Gallup Poll shows...
    • Coleman, McAllister 1929-12-04

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/04/1929. Tells Theodore that he will be in Terre Haute, Indiana on 12/09/1929 to do research on Eugene V. Debs. Asks that Theodore to book him a room at a moderately priced hotel.
    • Conklin, Darius B. 1946-01-01

    • Stedman, Seymour; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Pardon;
    • Letter to Charles Staff, 01/01/1946. Writes that he has done more towards Eugene V. Debs's and Thedore Debs's welfare "than many of their closest acquaintances." Says that Eugene V. Debs should never have been incarcerated but that he was...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1942-09-23

    • Democratic Party (U.S.); Elections -- United States; Presidential elections -- United States
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Labor's Non-Partisan League letterhead, 09/23/1942. Says that he is sending Theodoe Debs a copy of the Labor's Non-Partisan League's platform which has decided to align itself with the Democratic Party. Writes that the...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1943-11-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/22/1943. Tells Theodore that a couple of men at a New York shipyard asked about Eugene V. Debs and he told them all about him. Says that James Mauer gave an inspiring speech in Reading, Pennsylvania.
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-01-19

    • Labor unions; World War, 1939-1945;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 01/19/1944. Says that he is hoping that Adolph Hitler can be defeated without having to resort to a land war. Writes that the "labor-hating majority" in Congress is "divebombing" every union stronghold.
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-02-16

    • Labor unions; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 02/16/1944. Writes that the stamina of labor is growing in America and that unions will not collapse as they did after World War I.
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-03-22

    • Labor leaders;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 03/22/1944. Writes that James Mauer has passed away. Says that state leaders of the AFL and CIO were present at his funeral. Remarks that he has known James Mauer for 40 years.
    • Cohen, Joseph E., 1944-05-10

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Law & legal affairs; Democratic Party (U.S.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on CIO Political Action Committee letterhead, 05/10/1944. Says that the state chairman of the CIO Political Action Committee, Joseph A. Donoghue, is a "New Deal Democrat." Writes that the purpose of the CIO Political...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-08-15

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Democratic Party (U.S.); Elections -- United States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- );
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/15/1944. Writes that several members of the Farmers Union has set up a farmers' division of the Pennsylvania Political Action Committee. Tells Debs that due to the work of the CIO, the Democrats have passed the...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-11-09

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Democratic Party (U.S.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/09/1944. Writes that in Pennsylvania 6 Congressmen, 4 State Senators, and 32 House Representatives were elected on a liberal platform. Says that the Democrats give credit to the CIO Political Action Committee for their...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-12-04

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- );
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/04/1944. Writes that in the last election the Republicans managed to hold on to the House, even if by a "mere whisker." Says that John L. Lewis did not have a tremendous impact on the election in Pennsylvania. ...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-12-27

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/27/1944. Mentions that he has seen Ed Wannemacher and Adolph Germer. Says that he saw Germer at the CIO legislative conference in Washington D.C. Mentions that he will be attending another conference between the...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1945-03-01

    • World War, 1939-1945; Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 03/01/1945. Says that he thinks the war will soon be over. Mentions that John L. Lewis has "again raised the burning question" which led the A.F.L. "to withdraw its welcome mat" for him. Writes the CIO continues to break...

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