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    • Wycoff, Joseph M. 1920-08-31

    • Farmers; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Elm Ravine Poultry Farm letterhead, 08/31/1920. Says that he is one of the "Jimmie Higgins'" of America. Writes that he was a hired hand until he and his wife bought a 40 acre farm 5 years ago. Remarks that the farm...
    • 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...
    • Wilson, Noble C. 1915-07-17

    • Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/17/1915. Says that he will be in the far west until September which will make it impossible for him to speak in Terre Haute, Indiana until autumn. Writes that he does not think a large meeting will be possible...
    • Wilson Lindley goes native

    • Folklore; Farming;
    • Eight typed pages which describes a local person named Wilson Lindley and the life he led on his farm. For unknown reasons he retreated from the world and lived very simply and with only the basics, that which he could grow or make.
    • Williams, T. W. 1915-07-25

    • Socialists;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/25/1915. Says that while he does not meddle in local affairs he would like to give his views regarding the situation in California. Writes that Williams statement to the comrades of California has his...
    • William H. Perry of Louisville, Ky

    • African American; Medicine;
    • Portrait of Dr. William Henry Perry, Sr. (1860-1946). He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. The son of former slaves with connections to the Lost Creek community. He was educated in local segregated schools in the city where his mother was a...
    • What why where who and when

    • VX; Emergency Management
    • The Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) was the combined effort of federal, state and local emergency agencies and volunteers. The Newport CSEPP team worked closely with these agencies to ensure that proper emergency...
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-24

    • Public speaking; Socialism; Strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/24/1916. Writes that he has just returned to his hotel after speaking at a meeting in Crystal Falls, Michigan "under peculiar difficulties and extraordinary circumstances." Says that there were rumors flying...
    • Vigo County Folklore

    • Vigo County (Ind.); Folklore; Holidays; Superstitions;
    • Two typed pages which tell some of the folklore surrounding some of the holidays such as thanksgiving and Christmas and some superstitions held by local people.
    • Vermillion County

    • Indians of North America; Settlements; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Natural resources; Land; Agriculture; Commerce; Industry; Transportation; Religion; Education; Newspapers; Politics & government; State government; Harrison, William Henry,...
    • Forty two typed pages about Vermillion County, Indiana. Chapter 1 -- Mound Builders and Indians. Chapter 2 -- The White Man moves in. Chapter 3 -- Folklore : as the first settlers lived. Chapter 4 -- Natural setting. Chapter 5 -- Development...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. According to McRae, there was a man in the latter part of the 1800s who was known for being able to breathe on people and heal them. He was a hermit. People came...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, a relative had bad arthritis and went to see the Ugly Old Doctor in order to get a cure. He was told to go out in a field and let all the bees...
    • Ugly old doctor

    • Hermits; Physicians; Folk cures;
    • Dallas Meneely's transcribed interview of Carol A. McRae about the Ugly Old Doctor. In this account, McRae's grandmother had rheumatism and was cured by the Ugly Old Doctor. After seeing traditional doctors and having no luck, someone sent for the...
    • Transportation facilities

    • Transportation facilities; Transportation; Terre Haute (Ind.); Railroad stations; Buses; Street railroad stations; Street railroads; Taxicabs; Airports;
    • Two typed pages which lists the types of transportation available in Terre Haute. There are: railroad stations, airports, bus stations, taxis, street cars and city bus lines. It also lists some traffic rules, how the streets are numbered, where to...
    • Thompson, Edward 1920-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1920. Says that he is sending Eugene V. Debs 2 photos of a poster he made for Eugene V. Debs' 1920 campaign. Writes that the portraits on the poster are almost life size. Mentions that the poster was hung on the...
    • Thompson, Carl D. 1915-05-18

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party National Office letterhead, 05/18/1915. Writes that the COLUMBIAD recently published a statement by Peter Collins saying that Collins has offered $100 to the Socialist Party local who can get Eugene V....

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