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    • Walker, J. H. 1908-03-28

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/28/1908. Says that he thinks that it is unfortunate that labor leaders are too timid to tell the working classes "the truth they so much need to know." Tells Walker that he sees no reason why the he cannot...
    • Drakes, Charles F. 1933-10

    • Labor leaders; Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 10/??/1933. Says that Charles Drake has been active in the American labor movement for more than thirty years. Mentions that Drake assisted L. C. K. Martens, a Russian emissary to America, in obtaining relief for the...
    • 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...
    • Johnston, William H. 1920-04-29

    • Amnesty; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Association of Machinists letterhead, 4/29/20. Writes that he is going to discuss Eugene V. Debs' case with Woodrow Wilson as soon as he has the opportunity. Says that he and Charles Russell thought it 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...
    • 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...
    • White, John P. 1915-04-16

    • United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on United Mine Workers of America letterhead, 04/16/1915. Says that he wants to know from what source Eugene V. Debs got the information for his article in the NATIONAL RIP-SAW titled "Ten Convicted Labor Leaders." Informs...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1920-09-13

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Labor leaders; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/13/1920. Says that the French workers call Debs "the American Jaures." Expresses the hope that Debs will soon be freed.
    • Bicknell, George, 1913-12-22

    • Publications; Poetry;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/22/1913. States that he has been writing for the BRIDGEMAN MAGAZINE on labor and literature. Remarks that he has written articles on Walt Whitman, John Ruskin, Horace Traubel, Helen Keller, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-10

    • Socialism; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners, 9/10/1920. Writes that she hopes that her inquiry into statements made to the press has not aggravated either Eugene V. Debs or Theodore Debs. Says that...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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