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    • Holmes, John Haynes 1921-11-29

    • American Legion; Amnesty; Christmas; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter toTheodore Debs on Community Church of New York City, New York letterhead, 11/29/21. Writes that he agrees with what Theodore Debs says about the American Legion. States that he is sending Theodore Debs a copy of the last issue of UNITY in...
    • Castleton, Samuel 1921-08-06

    • American Legion; Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Gale, Linn A.E. (Linn Abel Eaton), b. 1892; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; New York Call; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 08/06/1921. Expresses the hope that Castleton is right that Eugene V. Debs will soon be released. Says that from the reports that appear in the NEW YORK CALL that there is a great deal of pressure on Warren Harding to...
    • Keller, Grace 1921-08-16

    • American Legion; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Photocopy of letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/16/21. Writes that the American Legion is doing its utmost to keep Eugene V. Debs in prison. Says that she does not know how the American Legion can frame its argument around the idea of law and order when...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-15

    • American Legion; Letters; Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America letterhead, 08/15/1921. Writes that he was pleased to hear from Eugene V. Debs through Theodore Debs. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he is glad that his...
    • King, Bertha Hale White 1921-11-27

    • American Legion; Political Amnesty Committee; Political prisoners; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Political Amnesty Committee letterhead, 11/27/21. Writes that representatives from the World War Veterans could not see Eugene V. Debs because the Department of Justice would not permit it. Says that the work of the...
    • Kirsch, Anselm B. 1921-04-24

    • Amnesty; Appeal to Reason; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Pullman Strike, 1894; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Anselm B. Kirsch Highland Stock and Fruit Farm letterhead, 4/24/21. Writes that he is sending Eugene V. Debs a photo of his son Eugene Victor Kirsch, a student at Pennsylvania State College. Says that during the Pullman...
    • Horner, Thomas R. 1921-10-07

    • Amnesty; Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941; Karsner, David, 1889-1941;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/7/21. Says that Henry Fuhrburg has asked him to write a letter requesting a pardon from Attorney General Harry Daugherty for Eugene V. Debs. Tells Theodore Debs that such a letter will probably do little good because of...
    • Diamond, Joseph 1920-12-26

    • Amnesty; Children; Christmas; Political prisoners; Socialist Party of the United States of America; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Songs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party Bronx County, New York letterhead, 12/26/1920. Writes that on behalf of the forty students who are enrolled in his Socialist Sunday school class, he is sending a basket of fruit. Mentions that some of...
    • Holmes, John Haynes 1920-12-14

    • Amnesty; Christmas; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; New York Call; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Grace Keller on Community Church of New York City, New York letterhead, 12/14/20. Writes that he had been "utterly discouraged" by Eugene V. Debs' imprisonment until he made a trip to Washington D. C. and talked to Lawrence Todd, a...
    • Holmes, John Haynes 1920-12-24

    • Amnesty; Christmas; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Community Church of New York City, New York letterhead, 12/24/20. Writes that he was hoping that Eugene V. Debs would have been released by now. Says that it will put a damper on his Christmas festivities.
    • Kelly, James J. 1920-12-20

    • Amnesty; Christmas; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Salutations;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/20/20. Says that he is writing to send Eugene V. Debs Christmas greetings on behalf of he and his wife. Writes that even though Eugene V. Debs is in prison that his "conscience is clear of any crime" and that his "sould...
    • Howe, Nannie 1920-12-18

    • Amnesty; Christmas; Political prisoners; Gifts; Pardon; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/18/20. Writes that she has been too heart sick to write Eugene V. Debs, but wants to let him know that she has been praying for him. Says that she spent yesterday at the Socialist Party headquarters helping to prepare...
    • Kendra, Ernest n.d

    • Amnesty; Churches; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Fans (Persons); Public speaking; Salutations;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Writes that he is learning about Eugene V. Debs in his socialist Sunday school. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is soon released from prison. Mentions that he heard Eugene V. Debs speak the last time he was in...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 049b

    • Amnesty; Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947; Political prisoners; Prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/26/????. Writes that Theodore Debs will probably miss Mabel Dunlap Curry while she goes on vacation but that the rest will do her some good. Says that at the prison they got a half day off for Memorial Day which the...
    • Heeb, Arthur B. 1921-09-18

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Free, Arthur Monroe, 1879-1953; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/18/1921. Asks that Theodore Debs read the letters he has enclosed to Arthur Free, United States Congressman, and Warren Harding. Says that although he is not a socialist he wants Theodore Debs to know that he would do...
    • Kellison, Charles, 1920-02-14

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Freedom of speech; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 2/14/20. Writes that the time has come for every "lover of constitutional liberty" to speak out and do what is needed to restore personal freedom in the land. Tells Theodore Debs that he has written several articles saying...
    • Keller, Grace 1921-06-07

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Pardon; Petitions; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Harry Daugherty, 6/7/21. Writes that she sent a petition to Warren Harding with fifteen thousand signatures asking for the release of all political prisoners. Says that she was upset that she did not receive a reply. Tells Harry Daugherty...
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1940-02-20

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Prison sentences; Political prisoners; Pardon; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 2/20/40. Says that while Samuel Hopkins Adams has been "most kind and more than generous in his estimate" of Eugene V. Debs "and his characteristics," he wrongly depicts Warren Harding "as a charming personality, a kind,...
    • Jerman, W. G. 1921-07-30

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Warren Harding, Harry Daugherty, and Milton W. Shreve, 7/30/21. Writes that a great many people were imprisoned during the war for refusing to surrender their constitutional rights and asks that they be released. Says that Eugene V. Debs...
    • Kintzer, Edward H. 1920-06-09 Tumulty

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon; Political Prisoners; O’Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948;
    • Letter to Joseph Patrick Tumulty, 6/9/20. Writes that he would like Tumulty to commend the President for commuting Kate Richards O'Hare's prison sentence. Says that the President should now go one step further and release Eugene V. Debs and the...

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