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    • Pioneer wedding

    • Weddings; Manners & customs; Square dancing; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Two typed pages whichtalk about what occured at a wedding in Indiana during the pioneer days. The second page is the call for a square dance that was common in the area.
    • Ushkuris, Vincent R. G. 1921-11-05

    • Unitarianism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/05/1921. Says that he thought that the Unitarians would come to Eugene V. Debs' aid during their convention. Writes that he was dismayed to learn that the delegates to the convention characterized Eugene V. Debs as a...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Suicides; College buildings; Crosses; Sounds; Shadows;
    • This is a transcribed account of Kurt Waywood as recorded by Heidi Wells about a female suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University and a white cross which marked the window from which she jumped. The resident jumped out of the...
    • Thompson, Carl D. 1910-11-26

    • Socialists; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/26/1910. Writes that he agreed with what Thompson had to say in his letter dated 11/05/1910 except for what he wrote on the topics of labor unions and immigration. Says that he thinks that it is disgusting the...
    • Harvey, W. H. 1920-04-04

    • Socialism -- United States -- Periodicals;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on COMMON SENSE letterhead, 4/4/20. Says that he is glad Theodore Debs is looking after Eugene V. Debs' interests. Writes that he is sending Theodore Debs several copies of his journal COMMON SENSE. Asks that Theodore Debs...
    • Borland, W. P 1930-02-23

    • Social Democracy of America; Lloyd, John; Stedman, Seymour; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/23/1930. Says that he has been thinking back to the old Social Democracy of America days. Writes that he can still see Laurence Gronlund slowly starving to death from lack of clothes. Tells Theodore Debs that he...
    • Glenn Home Common school, Glenn Indiana

    • Schools; School buildings; Flagpoles; Doors & doorways; Windows; Trees; Shrubs;
    • Black and white photograph of the Glenn Home Common school building. There is a flagpole above the entrance way and the entrance is covered. There are multiple visible windows as well as trees and shrubs. There is a paved walkway from the entrance...
    • Former Common school, Seelyville Indiana

    • School buildings; Brick walls; Bricks; Brickwork; Shrubs; Trees; Electric lines; Windows; Gutters (Roofs); Garages;
    • Color photograph of the current condition of the Seelyville Common School. It is a brick and clapboard building with eight visible windows and two doors. It is a two story building. There is a garage partially cut off on the left side of the image...
    • Peyton, David C 1913-12-01

    • Prisons; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Indiana Reformatory letterhead, 12/1/1913. Tells Eugene V. Debs that it is gratifying to have a man like Eugene V. Debs commending his efforts to "work for humanity and a better citizenship." Assures Eugene V. Debs that...
    • Warren, Fred D. 1915-05-04

    • Prisons; Law & legal affairs; Socialist Labor Party; Strikes; Appeal to Reason; New York Call; National Rip-Saw;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/04/1915. Says that he has never felt "so disturbed and upset" in all his life. Writes that he has just read the reports announcing the conviction of John R. Lawson. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he feels powerless to do...
    • Mercer, Ida F. 1914-12-31

    • Prisoners; Poetry
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/31/1914. Writes that even though 1914 was a troublesome year for her that it has brought her much healing. Mentions that her troubled times have reaffirmed many friendships. Tells Theodore Debs that she apologizes for...
    • Scharer, Anne L 1920-10-23

    • Political prisoners; Religion; Books;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/23/1920. Says that it is an outrage that Eugene V. Debs is being treated like a common criminal while every other country in the world released their political prisoners long ago. Tells Theodore Debs that the powers that...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 039

    • Pardon; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; New York World;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, n.d. Says that the government is stringing him along and he does not expect to be released any time soon. Discusses an article he saw in the NEW YORK WORLD which he says is part of an "endless succession of silly and...


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