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    • King, Bertha Hale White 1922-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Woodstock (Ill.); Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Writing;
    • Article titled "A Visit to Debs," to Eugene V. Debs, 10/27/22. Writes that she had the chance to visit Eugene V. Debs a few months ago at the Lindlahr Sanitarium. Says that she and Eugene V. Debs talked about Eugene V. Debs' prison days. Writes...
    • Crane-Gartz, Kate Christmas 1945

    • Christmas; Political prisoners;
    • Card to Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper, 12/25/1945. Writes that if she was governor she would establish a co-operative system, outlaw war, promote state insurance policies, advocate work or wages and mother's pensions, make birth control...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-16

    • Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Copy of letter from Harry Daugherty, 08/16/1921. Says that he is glad to know that the Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America are supporters of Eugene V. Debs's release from prison.
    • Mischke, George M. 1920-01-05

    • Conscientious objection;
    • Copy of letter from Newton D. Baker, 1/5/1920. Says that he received Mischke's petition asking for the amnesty of all political prisoners. Assures Mischke that he favors the early release of all persons "incarcerated in the various prisons...
    • Tuvim, Abraham 1921-05-25

    • Amnesty; Robins, Lucy;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 05/25/1921. Says that he appreciated the spirit with which Tuvim wrote his letter. Tells Tuvim that he has not changed his mind regarding his position on the differences that have come to manifest themselves in...
    • Stedman, Seymour 1919-12-20

    • Law enforcement; Law & legal affairs; Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon
    • Copy of letter to Abraham Lillienthal, 12/20/1919. Informs Lillienthal that the only way that he could see a writ of habeas corpus applying to Eugene V. Debs's situation is in regard to the "improper" removal of Eugene V. Debs from Moundsville,...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-03-26 Daugherty

    • Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 03/26/1921. Writes that he would like to congratulate Daugherty on the courageous course he has taken regarding Eugene V. Debs. Says that no matter how much the "militarists, bourbons and reactionaries" complain...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-10-03 Daugherty

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 10/03/1921. Writes that the NEW YORK TRIBUNE printed a story saying that Daugherty offered Eugene V. Debs his freedom several months ago if he would refrain from spreading his political opinions. Remarks that...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-03-26 Harding

    • Political prisoners; Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Copy of letter to Warren G. Harding, 03/26/1921. Writes that he is pleased by the liberal course that Warren Harding has taken in Eugene V. Debs's case. Says that he is sure that every just American would approve of Warren Harding's and Harry...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-07-30

    • Libel and slander; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political prisoners; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding on Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America letterhead, 07/30/1921. Says that John G. Emery's letter to Harding regarding Eugene V. Debs's case should be rebuked. Assures Harding that John...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-04

    • Political prisoners; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; American Legion; Veterans; Pardon
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 08/04/1921. Says that he is writing Harding to challenge the remarks made by Edward S. Betteheim, Jr. of the Veterans of Foreign Wars regarding John G. Emery's position on Eugene V. Debs's case. Tells Harding that...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-27

    • Amnesty; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 08/27/1921. Says that he is writing under direction of the National Executive Committee of the Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America to ask for early amnesty for Eugene V. Debs and...
    • Williams, George Vail 1921-09-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 09/17/1921. Says that Woodrow Wilson's administration met "honest, open criticism with sneaking espionage, and argument with force." Writes that when the war ended while other nations released their political...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-09-24

    • Petitions; Amnesty; Political prisoners; American Legion; Pardon
    • Copy of letter to Warren Harding, 09/24/1921. Writes that he has been directed by the National Executive Committee of the Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America to submit a petition asking that Harding grant general...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-09-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Copy of letter to William Howard Taft, 09/29/1921. Asks that Taft tell her if it is true that he is using his influence to keep Eugene V. Debs in prison. Mentions that when Warren Harding and his wife visited her when she was grieving over the...
    • Clark, Genevieve Bennett 1921-09-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Copy of letter to William Howard Taft, 09/29/1921. Contains same text as other letter dated 09/29/1921.
    • Dills, Park and Imma 1921-11-02

    • Birthdays; Amnesty; Milwaukee (Wis.); Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers; Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Moore, Samuel;
    • Dills, Park and Imma: Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/02/1921. Sends greetings to Eugene V. Debs on his 66th birthday. Writes that he is continually hoping to see in the MILWAUKEE LEADER that Eugene V. Debs has been released. Asks Eugene V. Debs to...
    • Dunne, Edward F. 1916-03-04

    • Pardon; Prisoners; Political prisoners;
    • Dunne, Edward F.: Letter to Seymour Stedman on Executive Department, Springfield, Illinois letterhead, 03/04/1916. Informs Stedman that he has referred the cases of Albert Bergman and Herbert Rahn to the Illinois Board of Pardons.
    • Fuller, S.A 1920-04-18

    • Prisoners; Appeal to Reason; Political prisoners; Poetry;
    • General Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/18/1920. Writes that there are no "prison bars for such souls" as Eugene V. Debs. Says that the APPEAL's special "Debs Edition" should help bring about the release of political prisoners. Mentions that he and...

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