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    • Gypsies, Detroit, Michigan

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Jim Bellot's transcribed interview of Anne Oliver about gypsies in Detroit, Michigan. According to Oliver, there was an old gypsy woman who was thought to have magic powers. When she died it was said that she left a magic charm and whoever found it...
    • Martel, Frank X. 1921-04-06

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Amnesty
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Detroit Federation of Labor letterhead, 4/6/1921. Tells Eugene V. Debs that since public sentiment for his release from prison is so strong that he will undoubtedly soon be freed that he consider making his first public...
    • Feeble-minded person in Detroit, Michigan

    • People with disabilities; People; Legends;
    • Toni Lee Earleywine's transcribed interview of Marcella Earleywine about a mysterious noise. Earleywine states that her aunt and uncle kept hearing a weird noise and when it was investigated, there was an escapee from an asylum in their attic.
    • Stein, Morris C 1920-11-15

    • Young People's Socialist League; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/15/1920. Says that he is writing to send greetings to Eugene V. Debs on behalf of the Young People's Socialist League of Detroit, Michigan. Writes that the Detroit, Michigan chapter of the Young People's Socialist...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 090b

    • Meetings; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Newspapers;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Seneca, Rochester, New York letterhead, 05/18/????. Writes that the meeting in Detroit, Michigan defies description. Mentions that before he got there the Detroit, Michigan local of the Socialist Party was...
    • Martel, Frank X 1920-11-22

    • Amnesty; Resolutions; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Detroit Federation of Labor letterhead, 11/22/1920. Writes that enclosed with his letter Eugene V. Debs will find a resolution that was passed by the Detroit Federation of Labor. Says that copies of the resolution were...
    • Duane Klueh family scrapbooks 1950-1951 Volume I

    • Basketball; Basketball coaches; Basketball players; Clippings; Indiana State University; Scandals; Athletes;
    • This scrapbook contains news stories describing the Detroit Piston's 1950-1951 season; Duane Klueh's trade to the Pistons; the NBA probe of the Pistons win over the Lakers, 19-18; more Pistons trades including Don Otten and Charlie Share; college...
    • Griffith, C. C. 1931-02-05

    • Master Workmen of America; Detroit Mining Co.;
    • Letter to Clarence Senior, 2/5/31. Says that he is complying with Senior's request to send him literature regarding the Master Workmen of America. Writes that the union is currently involved in a legal battle involving the "unlawful discharging" of...
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Binkley coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) newspaper clipping on Joe Marcinko

    • Binkley Mining Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Obituaries; Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white scan which is a newspaper clipping of an unknown source reporting on the death of Binkley Coal Mine # 1 worker Joe Marcinko. According to the article, Joe Marcinko was working as a shot firer (a worker who inserts explosive...
    • Senior, Clarence 1934-03-30

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Travel; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party of America letterhead, 03/30/1934. Writes that the next annual convention of the Socialist Party will be held in Detroit, Michigan starting 05/30/1934. Requests that Theodore Debs make an appearance at the...
    • Bellush, Bernard, 1943-08-05

    • United States. Army -- Military life;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 8/5/1943. Says that he has been negligent in writing Theodore Debs since visiting him last April. Assures Theodore Debs that he has thought of him time and time again. Remarks that he appreciated the way Theodore Debs...
    • Yanowitz, Joseph 1918-03-10

    • Public speaking; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 03/10/1918. Writes that the Detroit, Michigan Workers' Defense League wants Eugene V. Debs to speak at a Tom Mooney rally on 03/24/1918.
    • Wilson, Noble C. 1918-08-07

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Public speaking;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 08/07/1918. Says that he could fill a few dates before his trial begins. Writes that he is unavailable to speak Labor Day because he will be in Akron, Ohio. Asks that Wilson not assign any definite dates in...
    • Wilson, Oliver C. 1918-08-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Meetings; Public speaking; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party Campaign and Organization Fund letterhead, 08/22/1918. Says that he is sending Theodore Debs a tentative itinerary for Eugene V. Debs' tour. Writes that he thinks that he has allowed Eugene V. Debs to get...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-09-09 Christian

    • Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Copy of letter to George Christian, 09/09/1921. Writes that in 1908 he ran a business in Washington called the Motor Car Company. Says that he once fixed Warren Harding's "Thomas Detroit" roadster. Assures Christian that he was a good Republican in...
    • Coleman, Rose 1921-07-10

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, signed by Coleman, George A. Coleman, and Eugene Franklin Coleman, 07/10/1921. Mentions that on the Fourth of July she and her family took a boat ride on the Ohio River, an event which was sponsored by the Allegheny County...
    • Darrow, Clarence 1926-05-15

    • Judicial proceedings; Law & legal affairs
    • Note to Theodore Debs on Darrow, Smith, Cronson, and Smith letterhead, 05/15/1926. Says that he just got back from Detroit, Michigan where he "won a good victory in the negroe case."

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