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    • Stake, Carl and Mary 1916-06-24

    • Travel; Public speaking; Health;
    • Photocopy of letter from Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Lockwood, Crystal Falls, Michigan letterhead, 06/24/1916. Writes that while he will in Michigan for a few days that he will be unable to make it to Bay City, Michigan to visit. Informs Carl and Mary...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rape legend, Michigan

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex;
    • Mary Louise Dickman's transcribed interview of Greg Patterson about a rape legend from Michigan. According to Patterson, an Indian raped a girl and had his thumb cut off as part of his punishment. It is rumored that every year on the anniversary of...
    • 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...
    • Taylor, I. Paul 1920-09-13

    • Labor unions; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party of Michigan letterhead, 09/13/1920. Writes that the state convention has passed a unanimous resolution to send greetings to Eugene V. Debs and tell him that the American people will release all political...
    • 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...
    • Blue hole, Kent Count, Michigan

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural; Indians of North America;
    • This is Delana Good's typewritten account of a story of a Blue Hole located near Sparta in Kent County, Michigan. An Indian man and woman were out in their canoe when the maiden vanished, and none have been able to find her body since it's...
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-26

    • Parades; Meetings;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/26/1916. Writes that yesterday's meeting in Negaunee, Michigan was great. Says that thousands of Finns and other foreigners sat in the rain for over an hour to hear him speak. Tells Wagner that he is glad that...
    • 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. 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...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1923-11-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Travel; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party National Office letterhead, 11/11/1923. Writes that in December Eugene V. Debs will be speaking in Logansport, Indiana, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Peoria, Illinois, Galesburg, Illinois,...
    • Haunted forests, Door County, Michigan

    • Supernatural; Trees;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Fred Schwindt's account of local legend involving twelve trees that are carved with a deciples name. One night one of the trees get hit by lightning and it happens to be the tree with Judas carved into it...

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