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    • Haywood, William D. 1917-11-02

    • Industrial Workers of the World. General Defense Committee;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Industrial Workers of the World General Defense Committee letterhead, 11/2/17. Writes that he would like Eugene V. Debs' help in forming a Nonpartisan Defense League to insure that the 116 "class war prisoners" currently...
    • Baldwin, Roger, 1918-03-07

    • Liberty Defense Fund; Freedom of speech; Socialist Party of the United States of America; O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Liberty Defense Union letterhead, 3/7/1918. Writes that in order to raise a fund for the defense of "persons prosecuted for exercising their constitutional rights of free speech and free press" the Liberty Defense Union...
    • Cannon, James P. 1925-07-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Labor leaders; Labor unions; International Labor Defense;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Labor Defense letterhead, 7/15/25. Writes that he appreciated Debs's endorsement of the International Labor Defense. Says that he wants the International Labor Defense to be run in a non-partisan and...
    • O'Hare, Frank 1918-02-28

    • Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 2/28/1918. Writes that a defense committee has been organized with Charles W. Ervin as chair, Amos Pinchot as treasurer, and Roger Baldwin as secretary, with Helen Phelps Stokes, Theresa Serber Malkiel, Frederick A....
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1916-12-23

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
    • Letter to the Officers and Members of the International Molders' Union of North America on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 12/23/1916. Writes that C. M. Fickert, the District Attorney prosecuting his case, has become the laughing...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1939-07-21

    • Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen; American Railway Union
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee, 7/21/1939. Writes that he is back in the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee headquarters after several weeks of campaigning for the release of Warren Billings. Says that he just...
    • Wilson, J. W. 1917-11-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health; Industrial Workers of the World. General Defense Committee;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Industrial Workers of the World General Defense Committee letterhead, 11/15/1917. Writes that he is sorry to learn that Eugene V. Debs is ill. Remarks that he knows that Eugene V. Debs would lend his support if he was...
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-05-27

    • Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Activists; Labor leaders; Labor unions;Political prisoners; International Labor Defense;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Labor Defense letterhead, 05/27/1926. Expresses the hope that Debs will have a full recovery from his illness. Writes that his appeal for Sacco and Vanzetti is worthy enough to stand beside his appeal for...
    • Karsner, Rose 1926-10-28

    • Condolence notes; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Elmhurst (Ill.); International Labor Defense; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on International Labor Defense letterhead, 10/28/26. Sends condolences on Eugene V. Debs' death. Writes that she saw Eugene V. Debs at Lindlahr Sanitarium when she was visiting James Cannon. Says that she went over to say...
    • Pearl, Jeanette D 1918-10-26

    • Lehane Defense Funds;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 10/26/1918. Writes that the Lehane Defense Fund is depleted of funds which is making it difficult to hire a lawyer. Asks that Eugene V. Debs make an appeal on the Lehane Defense Fund's behalf to some badly needed funds...
    • Maurer, George 1925-06-25

    • Public speaking
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 6/25/1925. Tells Maurer that he would be willing to allow his name to be used only if the National Conference's purpose is to "consolidate or at least to combine the various labor defense bodies so as to constitute an...
    • Tulin, Lee 1926-01-08

    • Receipts (Acknowledgments);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Ford Defense Committee letterhead, 01/8/1926. Says that he received Eugene V. Debs' contribution of $5 for the Richard Ford Defense Fund.
    • Barker, Tom 1915-07-17

    • Caplan, David; Schmidt, Mathew; Gifts;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Caplan-Schmidt Defense League letterhead, 7/17/1915. Says that he appreciated Eugene V. Debs's contribution of $2.00 to the David Caplan and Mathew Schmidt defense fund.
    • Trautmann, William E. 1913-07

    • Industrial Workers of the World; West Virginia; Strikes; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/?/1913. Writes that he has read Eugene V. Debs' article in the NEW YORK CALL about the West Virginia coal strike. Says that Eugene V. Debs has committed an grave injustice against the rank and file members of the...
    • Stone, Irving; 1944-09-05

    • Books; Lee, Algernon; Coleman, McAlister, 1889-; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Research Institute of America, Inc. letterhead, 09/05/1944. Informs Theodore Debs that he is the author of LUST OF LIFE, SAILOR ON HORSEBACK, CLARENCE DARROW FOR THE DEFENSE, and THEY ALSO RAN. Says that he is taking the...
    • Cannon, James P. 1927-01-10

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Labor unions;Thank-you notes; International Labor Defense;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 01/10/1927. Writes that he appreciated the portrait Cannon, Rose Karsner, and the International Labor Defense sent.
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-09-08

    • Labor unions; International Labor Defense; Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 09/08/1926, signed by Cannon and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Says that they are sending greetings to Debs on behalf of the delegates to the second annual conference of the International Labor Defense.
    • Cannon, James P. 1927-02-16

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Labor unions;International Labor Defense
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/16/1927. Says that he is writing to thank Debs for the use of his name on the cable to Lithuanian government. Asks that Debs join the National Committee of the International Labor Defense.
    • Cannon, James P. 1928-03-19

    • Anti-fascist movements; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; International Labor Defense; Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Theodore Debs, 03/19/1928. Says that he wants Debs's permission to use his signature on a protest aimed at the government of Poland against its suppression of the Hromada Workers Peasants Party of White Russia. Includes a note from...

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