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    • Abbott, J. E. 1925-02

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933;
    • Form letter to J. E. Abbott, George Adams, Daniel C. Adams, H. L. Arnold, Charles Bonsall, J. Q. Boring, W. P. Borland, Mary D. Bright, Phil S. Brown, P. J. Dills, Dan P. Farrell, James W. Fawcett, Kate Crane-Gartz, Robert Hunter, Anna Hoffman...
    • Ed Gein

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Serial murderers; Death; Dismemberment; Cannibalism; Grave robbing; Necrophilia;
    • Austin Wathen's transcribed interview of Phil. According to Phil, Ed Gein lived in Wisconsin and used to dig up fresh graves. He dug up the graves so he could eat the hearts and livers from the bodies. Phil also told some jokes about Ed Gein.
    • O'Hare, Frank 1918-03-04

    • O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/4/1918. Writes that he can follow the course of action Eugene V. Debs laid down in his letter dated 3/2/1918. Says that he has tried to keep Eugene V. Debs and Phil Wagner apprised of the situation but that each day has...
    • Showalter, Phil 1920-12-26

    • Pardon; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Travel; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/26/1920. Asks that Eugene V. Debs be of good cheer because he is sure that Warren Harding will release Eugene V. Debs. Says that even though neither he nor Eugene V. Debs will be alive to see it that socialism will win...
    • Wagner, Phil 1918-02-01

    • Letters; Socialism;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 02/01/1918. Says that as of 02/01/1918 several of his editorials still have not been published, including: "Let Us Fight Out Own Battles," "Reactionary Unionism," "The Lying Capitalist Press," "The New Freedom,"...
    • Wagner, Phil 1918-05-17

    • Publications;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on THE SOCIAL BUILDER letterhead, 05/17/1918. Says that he has decided to suspend publication of THE SOCIAL BUILDER. Writes that he was sorry to have to give up the fight but that the odds were against him.
    • Wagner, Phil 1919-01-17

    • Writing; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Lambert Trublpruf Tire Company letterhead, 01/17/1919. Says that the plates to DEBS: HIS LIFE, WRITINGS AND SPEECHES have been destroyed. Informs Eugene V. Debs that there were never plates made of LABOR AND FREEDOM.
    • Wagner, Phil 1915-03-22

    • Judicial proceedings;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/22/1915. Writes that since Wagner has pleaded guilty to the charges brought up against him for publishing a defamatory cartoon of Billy Sunday that he has advised Harry Tichenor to plead guilty, too. Says that...
    • Wagner, Phil 1915-09-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 09/30/1915. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has been bed-ridden since he returned from Oklahoma. Says that he has warned Frank O'Hare against over-taxing Eugene V. Debs' strength. Informs Wagner that Eugene V. Debs...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Callery, Ida M. 1912-08-09

    • Callery, Phil; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party of Arkansas letterhead, 8/9/1912. Says that she is writing to send Eugene V. Debs greetings of solidarity. Tells Eugene V. Debs that her husband, Phil Callery, is up in Minnesota ""cussin' those that...
    • Callery, Phil 1921-09-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Prisons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/27/1921. Says that he has thought of Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment often and hopes that he will soon be released. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has been in his mind often. Tells Theodore Debs that if amnesty is not granted...
    • Callery, Phil 1911-08-28

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Local Socialist Party letterhead, 8/28/1911. Says that Theodore Debs should run for National Secretary of the Socialist Party. Writes that after J. Mahlon Barnes' resignation, Theodore Debs...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Accidents; Decapitations; Light; Ghosts; Hills; Supernatural;
    • This is Phil Driver's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Stephen H. Slack. According to legend, a woman and her fiance were coming home one night when they crashed their buggy and...
    • Belle Gunness

    • Serial murderers -- Indiana; Homicides -- Indiana; Women; Dismemberment;
    • Anna Coffey's transcribed interview of Phil Coffey's account of the story of Belle Gunness. Belle Gunness was one of America's first known female serial killers. She married men and killed them for insurance money.

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