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    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 032

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Labor unions -- Organizing; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, n.d. Says that John Fitzpatrick and the Chicago Federation of Labor are nothing but "fake labor leaders" and really wonders if they "now see the class struggle between capital and labor." Writes that he quarreled with them...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-04-21

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/21/1944. Writes that at the CIO state convention Charles Ervin and Pat Fagan gave outstanding speeches. Says that President Phillips paid a tribute to James Mauer by calling him the man who won the Child Labor Law for...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1945-02-23

    • World War, 1939-1945; Elections -- United States; Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 02/23/1945. Writes that Debs's interpretation of the political situation in Pennsylvania is logical. Says that while he knows that Debs was disappointed by the returns in the last election that at least Thomas Dewey did...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-03-22

    • Labor leaders;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 03/22/1944. Writes that James Mauer has passed away. Says that state leaders of the AFL and CIO were present at his funeral. Remarks that he has known James Mauer for 40 years.
    • Cohen, Joseph E., 1944-05-10

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Law & legal affairs; Democratic Party (U.S.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on CIO Political Action Committee letterhead, 05/10/1944. Says that the state chairman of the CIO Political Action Committee, Joseph A. Donoghue, is a "New Deal Democrat." Writes that the purpose of the CIO Political...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-08-15

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Democratic Party (U.S.); Elections -- United States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- );
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/15/1944. Writes that several members of the Farmers Union has set up a farmers' division of the Pennsylvania Political Action Committee. Tells Debs that due to the work of the CIO, the Democrats have passed the...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-11-09

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Democratic Party (U.S.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/09/1944. Writes that in Pennsylvania 6 Congressmen, 4 State Senators, and 32 House Representatives were elected on a liberal platform. Says that the Democrats give credit to the CIO Political Action Committee for their...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-12-04

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Elections -- United States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- );
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/04/1944. Writes that in the last election the Republicans managed to hold on to the House, even if by a "mere whisker." Says that John L. Lewis did not have a tremendous impact on the election in Pennsylvania. ...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-12-27

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/27/1944. Mentions that he has seen Ed Wannemacher and Adolph Germer. Says that he saw Germer at the CIO legislative conference in Washington D.C. Mentions that he will be attending another conference between the...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1945-03-01

    • World War, 1939-1945; Labor leaders; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 03/01/1945. Says that he thinks the war will soon be over. Mentions that John L. Lewis has "again raised the burning question" which led the A.F.L. "to withdraw its welcome mat" for him. Writes the CIO continues to break...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-10-29 Directors

    • American Railway Union; Labor leaders;
    • Letter to the Directors of the American Railway Union, 10/29/1895. Tells the directors that there is no money left in the treasury and that the directors will have to be self-sufficient until the "financial condition of the order is such that we...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-10-29 Directors

    • American Railway Union; Labor leaders;
    • Letter to the Directors of the American Railway Union, 10/29/1895. Tells the directors that there is no money left in the treasury and that the directors will have to be self-sufficient until the "financial condition of the order is such that we...
    • Germer, Adolph 1937-09-22

    • Wharton, Arthur, 1865-1930; Labor leaders;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 9/22/37. Tells Germer that he appreciated his rebuke of Arthur Wharton's article which appeared in the DETROIT NEWS. Writes that Wharton is nothing but a "labor official who never grew up," a man who "lives in a gone-by...
    • Knowlton, John W. 1926-10-14

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Newspapers; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to DECATUR HERALD on Decatur, Illinois Justice of the Peace letterhead, 10/14/26. Writes that he has been an advocate for labor for fifty years. Says that the best way to handle labor problems is through cooperation so that the interests of...
    • Duncan, Lewis J. 1926-10-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Debs family; Labor leaders;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/19/1926. Writes that he has heard that it is doubtful that Eugene V. Debs will ever regain consciousness. Says that Eugene V. Debs has laid down his life to "break the galling chains, to redeem from this bondage, his...
    • Contemporary scene

    • Terre Haute (Ind.); Politics & government; Recreation; Sports; Sports & recreation facilities; Horses; Horse racing; Labor leaders; Labor unions; Social & civic facilities; Vigo County (Ind.);
    • Twenty two pages which discusses the political, social and economic values that the residents of Terre Haute live by. It also talks about how the residents enjoy their leisure time with sports.
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1902-07-15

    • Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Labor leaders; Socialists;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Driscoll, Billings, Montana letterhead, 07/15/1902. Mentions that Samuel Gompers and James O'Connell were in Denver, Colorado and they were able to "cut damned little ice" with the socialists. Says that he wrote Tom...

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