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    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-04-17

    • Writing;
    • Letter from David Starr Jordan on Stanford University letterhead, 4/17/1920. Says that he wrote a message for UNITY on 8/14/1919 in which he stated that Eugene V. Debs should be free to express his opinions no matter what they are with impunity. ...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-04-28

    • Writing;
    • Letter from James Oppenheim, 4/28/1920. Informs Le Prade that he has already ready written and published a poem to Eugene V. Debs in his latest book THE SOLITARY. Says that Le Prade is welcome to use it in her own book.
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-05-04

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Israel Zangwill, 5/4/1920. Informs Le Prade that while he knows of Eugene V. Debs he has not been informed as to what landed him in jail. Mentions that he thinks that Eugene V. Debs should have changed places with his judges.
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-03-11

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Carl Sandburg on CHICAGO DAILY NEWS letterhead, 3/11/1920. Tells Le Prade that he has been trying to write a poem to Eugene V. Debs but that everything he has done so far he has thrown away. Says that if he is able to finish something...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-05-30

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Henri Barbusse in French, 5/30/1920. Writes that he is happy to sing the praises of Eugene V. Debs who personifies "not only an entire social doctrine--that of reason and morality--but also the spiritual strength and courage which it...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-03-21

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Charlotte Gilman Perkins, 3/21/1920. Assures Le Prade that she is doing a good thing for Eugene V. Debs. Says that Eugene V. Debs is a "good American citizen as well as a good socialist." Mentions that it is a mistake to punish...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-05-24

    • Writing;
    • Letter from Ridgely Torrence, 5/24/1920. Tells Le Prade that he has not yet written a poem to Eugene V. Debs. Assures Le Prade that if one comes to him he will send it to her. Mentions that he is glad that Le Prade is putting together DEBS AND...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-03-22

    • Writing;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/22/1920. Tells Theodore Debs that she will not be able to use Rella Ritchell's poem about Eugene V. Debs in her book. Asks that Theodore Debs send her another one by Ritchell which may be more appropriate. Informs...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-04-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Jessie Wallace Hughan, 4/24/1920. Tells Le Prade that she has heard Eugene V. Debs speak several times but has never met him personally. Mentions that over the summer she used some of her vacation time to do some work on Eugene V....
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-4-28 Untermeyer

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Louis Untermeyer, 4/28/1920. Writes that he has never met Eugene V. Debs personally. Mentions that it was by hearing Eugene V. Debs speak that he began to realize that a poet could have an impact on the world and forced him to come...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-5-14

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 5/14/1920. Tells Theodore Debs not to make copies of the poems he sends to her. Assures Theodore Debs that she will return the originals. Mentions that H. G. Wells and John Haynes Holmes both sent her tributes. Writes...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-05-25

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 5/25/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that she is writing to give him an update on her book DEBS AND THE POETS. Mentions that the book will now contain entries by James Whitcomb Riley, Eugene Field, Edwin Markham, Percy...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-05-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Percy MacKaye, 5/29/1920. Tells Le Prade that he is glad that she thinks that his sonnet may be helpful in getting Eugene V. Debs out of prison. Mentions that he wrote the poem precisely for that purpose because he deplores the sad...


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