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    • Sulger, John E 1927-10-21

    • Books; Prison reform;
    • Letter to Marie Debs Heinl, 10/21/1927. Writes that he appreciated the copy of Eugene V. Debs' book WALLS AND BARS that he sent. Tells Heinl that he has read the book with great interest and found it "positively thrilling." Says that while he does...
    • Sussman, A 1918-02-20

    • World War, 1914-1918; Palestine; Zionism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on JEWISH WORLD letterhead, 02/20/1918. Writes that the capture of Jerusalem by the British combined with the approval of the British government for the creation of independent Jewish state has made it imperative to discuss...
    • Swasey, Eva P. Ingersoll Wakefield; 1936-12-11

    • Death; Debs family; Debs, Katherine Metzel;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/11/1936. Sends condolences on the death of Theodore Debs' sister and Katherine Debs. Says that she always thought it unfortunate never to have the chance to meet Katherine Debs. Writes that Katherine Debs must have been...
    • Swasey, Eva P. Ingersoll Wakefield; 1907-01-17

    • Death; Debs family; Debs, Jean Daniel; Condolence notes
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/17/1907. Sends condolences on the death of Jean Daniel Debs' death. Says that her memory of Jean Daniel Debs is still very vivid. Assures Eugene V. Debs that she will always treasure her time with him.
    • Tappan, William 1920-10-?

    • League of Nations;
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs on envelope postmarked 10/?/1920. Asks that Theodore Debs tell Tappan that he is against the League of Nations because it is nothing but a body composed of representatives of the ruling class. Says that he...
    • Sweet, Channing 1921-01-07

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    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/0719/21. Writes that there is no change in his wife's condition. Says that while his wife's long term memory is fairly good she suffers from a great deal of short term memory loss. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has heard...
    • Sweet, Channing 1926-10-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/22/1926. Writes that he is sending Theodore Debs clippings from the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS and the DENVER POST. Says that he wishes that he could be with Theodore Debs today to pay his last respects to Eugene V. Debs.
    • Sweet, Channning 1927-01-18

    • Appeal to Reason; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 01/18/1927. Says that he is glad that Theodore Debs has decided to send a contribution to the APPEAL's memorial issue to Eugene V. Debs. Writes that what he regrets most about the APPEAL is its lack of emphasis on socialist...
    • Sweet, Channing  1921-10-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/19/1921. Says that he wishes that Eugene V. Debs was with him. Writes that he trusts that Eugene V. Deb's health is improving. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he will be back on his feet again soon.
    • Sweet, Channing  1926-10-26

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/21/1926. Says that he received Theodore Debs's telegram telling him of Eugene V. Debs's death. Says that he has lost his dearest friend and that the disinherited, its most "gallant champion." Assures Theodore Debs that...
    • Henson, William 1921-03-27

    • Fans (Persons); Henson, William; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; African Americans; Pardon;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/27/21. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he hopes to be out of prison by 1927. Asks that Eugene V. Debs try to help him get out before then. Says that he would like to read a book containing Eugene V. Debs' history.
    • Henson, William 1921-04-13

    • Fans (Persons); African Americans; Prisoners; Poetry; Writing;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/13/21. Includes an essay titled "The Meaning of the Motto 'He Profits Most Who Serves Best'" saying that service not selfishness should be the guiding principle in modern life. Also includes a poem titled "That's Luck"...
    • Henson, William 1921-08-19

    • Fans (Persons); African Americans; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/19/21. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he is the only true friend he has in the world. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is not a bad man, only a man who never had a chance.
    • Henson, William 1921-11-13

    • Fans (Persons); Henson, William; African Americans; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Thanksgiving Day;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/13/21. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is released by Thanksgiving. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he wrote to Theodore Debs a few days ago and is waiting for a response. Writes that he hopes to see Eugene V. Debs...
    • Henson, William n.d

    • Fans (Persons); Henson, William; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Prison reform; African Americans; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Theodore Debs that Henson had a ten year sentence in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia until he assaulted a guard in an escape attempt and received another ten years. Writes that...

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