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    • Avirette, John 1920-11-18

    • Industrial Workers of the World; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Letter to John Avirette from Jack Cosgrove, 11/18/1920. Writes that an upcoming NEW YORK WORLD editorial interview with a man named Scott will discuss the direction from which progress must come. Remarks that it is a direction that the Industrial...
    • Avirette, John 1921-09-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Sanitoriums;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 09/17/1921. Tells Theodore Debs that the ""enemy"" ran him out of the sanitarium. Says that the present generation is ""weak-kneed and spineless."" Remarks that if it was not for his love of Eugene V. Debs he would have...
    • Avirette, John 1926-07-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism; Socialists;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 07/21/1926. Writes that socialists have forgotten about the ""Great Socialist,"" Jesus Christ. Remarks that Karl Marx is like ""the monkey who grabbed too much through the hole; and trapped himself."" Tells Thedore Debs...
    • Avirette, John n.d.

    • Socialism; Socialists; Working class;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, n.d. Says that he is a "squalling fighter." Writes that he understands how slow the process is of lifting up the mind of the wage slave because he is ""easily duped and misled."" Writes that the working class is unfit to...
    • Avirette, John 1921-09-17

    • People; Conflict of generations;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/17/1921. Says that like Frank Harris he is disgusted with the present generation. Says that they are "poor spineless, distracted, soulless treaders of treadmills."
    • Avirette, John 1920-12-07

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Cosgrove, Jack; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pardon; Poetry;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/7/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that Woods is busy on Eugene V. Debs's case. Says that Woods and Jack Cosgrove agree that it is wrong to keep Eugene V. Debs in jail. Includes verses from his poem titled "Man."
    • Avirette, John n.d

    • Socialism; Activists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Says that he was formerly a "Good Democrat" but now he knows better. Writes that his conversion to socialism has cost him dearly but that he is willing to pay the price. Tells Theodore Debs that he is sorry for those...
    • Avirette, John 1920-10-15

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pardon; Socialism; Cosgrove, Jack; Poetry;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/15/1920. Writes that he is now with Dr. Burshnell who is trying to cure him. Says that North Carolina is beautiful. Says that Eugene V. Debs, "who suffers for the since of the World," is always in his thoughts. Asks...
    • Avirette, John 1921-09-06

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/6/1921. Says that he sees the war as part of a plan to create a new social order. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he wants him to meet Dr. Bushnell.
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-20

    • Cosgrove, Jack; Thayer, Ben; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/20/1920. Says that Jack Cosgrove, Ben Thayer, and Herbert Hoover are fine men. Assures Theodore Debs that he will "work on Hoover" to get Eugene V. Debs released from prison. Writes that although the working man is just...
    • Avirette, John 1921-03-29

    • Socialism; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/29/1921. Mentions that during a recent visit with Ed Easton he "harped on the criminal idiocy of Wilsonism." Explains that he sees socialism as more a religious movement rather than one marked by the "economic...
    • Avirette, John 1921-04-14

    • Socialism; Poetry; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/14/1921. Writes that the purpose of socialism is to "convert the Frankenstein, into the Angel of Light." Mentions that he used to be a mine doctor. Includes a hand-written untitled poem.
    • Avirette, John 1920-11-14

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism;
    • Says that the NEW YORK WORLD is planning to launch a campaign to free Eugene V. Debs. Mentions that he wants to get campaign advice from George Creel. Writes that Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment makes him an "Economic Christ." Tells Eugene V. Debs...

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