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    • Belle Gunness

    • Serial murderers -- Indiana; Homicides -- Indiana; Women; Dismemberment;
    • Anna Coffey's transcribed interview of Phil Coffey's account of the story of Belle Gunness. Belle Gunness was one of America's first known female serial killers. She married men and killed them for insurance money.
    • White, John P. 1915-04-20

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 04/20/1915. Remarks that like White, Paul Paulsen also criticized Eugene V. Debs' article. Says that Eugene V. Debs' article was written after speaking with Fred Holt, Alex Howat and several rank and file members...
    • Borland, W. P 1920-11-07 copy

    • Socialists; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929; Social Democracy of America;
    • Copy of letter to Estie Bowers, 11/07/1920. Says that he has known Eugene V. Debs for the past 30 years. Writes that Cyrus Field Willard did not convert Eugene V. Debs to socialism. Tells Bowers that Eugene V. Debs was converted to socialism by the...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-03-26 Daugherty

    • Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 03/26/1921. Writes that he would like to congratulate Daugherty on the courageous course he has taken regarding Eugene V. Debs. Says that no matter how much the "militarists, bourbons and reactionaries" complain...
    • Baldwin, Roger, 1925-01-17 copy

    • Conscientious objection; Freedom of speech; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Copy of letter to V. R. M'Millan on American Civil Liberties Union letterhead, 1/17/1925. Writes that he has been informed of the American Legion's resolution criticizing him for speaking at the Open Forum at the First Congregational Church of...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-27

    • Amnesty; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 08/27/1921. Says that he is writing under direction of the National Executive Committee of the Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America to ask for early amnesty for Eugene V. Debs and...
    • Williams, George Vail 1921-09-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 09/17/1921. Says that Woodrow Wilson's administration met "honest, open criticism with sneaking espionage, and argument with force." Writes that when the war ended while other nations released their political...
    • Traubel, Horace 1917-03-07

    • Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919; Pacifists;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs on Crown Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island letterhead, 03/07/1917. Writes that Traubel's note made him happy. Remarks that he will make any kind of arrangement necessary to see Traubel. Says that William Gable is still the...
    • Holmes, John Haynes 1920-12-10

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Pickets;
    • Letter from Grace Keller, 12/10/20. Tells Holmes that his public letter to Woodrow Wilson protesting the imprisonment of Eugene V. Debs was the "first public utterance on this subject that has adequately expressed [her] own wrath and sense of...
    • Hughes, S. T. 1916-01-04

    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion; Writing; Publications;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Newspaper Enterprise Association letterhead, 1/4/16. Asks that Eugene V. Debs as one of America's "first citizens" to send him a brief letter telling him what hope Eugene V. Debs sees for an early peace in Europe and...
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-06-21

    • Socialists; United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Labor Star letterhead, 06/21/1913. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he Eugene V. Debs not making him out as the scapegoat for the report the Socialist Party published on the situation in West Virginia. Says that he...
    • Phillips, J.A 1918-04-21

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on The Order of Railway Conductors letterhead, 4/21/1918. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the position the Socialist Party took towards the war was "suicidal." Writes that even though he disagrees with the Socialist Party's...
    • White, John P. 1915-04-16

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on United Mine Workers of America letterhead, 04/16/1915. Says that he wants to know from what source Eugene V. Debs got the information for his article in the NATIONAL RIP-SAW titled "Ten Convicted Labor Leaders." Informs...
    • Sanial, Lucien  1913-01-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Presidential elections -- United States; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/17/1913. Writes that he read yesterday of Eugene V. Debs' arrest. Says that "demented capitalism" is rushing madly to perdition. Tells Eugene V. Debs that wherever he is that his heart goes with him. Remarks that he...
    • Sanial, Lucien 1913-01-17

    • Law enforcement; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Banks; Finance; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/17/1913. Writes that he read yesterday of Eugene V. Debs's arrest. Says that "demented capitalism" is rushing madly to perdition. Tells Eugene V. Debs that wherever he is that his heart goes with him. Remarks that he...
    • Warren, Fred D.; 1917-03-22

    • United States. Congress. House; United States. Congress. Senate; Draft;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 03/22/1917. Says that the bill that he has worked 3 years to be considered by Congress is finally under review. Tells Eugene V. Debs that it cost a considerable sum of money for this to happen. Remarks that the original...
    • Uzzel, Thomas H.  1918-04-03

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/03/1918. Asks that Eugene V. Debs send him a statement on the prospects of the Socialist Party in the upcoming national election. Says that he would like to use the statement as part of an article he is preparing for...
    • Weiss, David; 1920-04-20

    • Universities and colleges; Prisoners; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/13/1920. Says that he is writing on behalf of 21 students at the University of Wisconsin who met tonight to discuss why America's political prisoners are still in prison. Writes that these students wanted him to send...
    • Williams, J. M. 1921-11-25

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/25/1921. Says that he has been speaking to their mutual friend Kendrick Shedd and decided to write Eugene V. Debs. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he feels the shame of Eugene V. Debs' continued imprisonment. Informs Eugene...

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