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    • Bentall, J. O., 1922-04-03

    • Bentall, J.O.; Political prisoners;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 4/3/1922. Assures Bentall that he has not been forgotten. Writes that Bentall exhibited the "loftiest courage and fortitude" throughout his trial. Assures Bentall that he has not sacrificed his liberty in vain. Asks that...
    • Berglund, August, 1919-10-28

    • Demonstrations; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, signed by Berglund, Ossian Johnson, Valter Gustafson, Emil Johnson, A. Nelson, Henry Carlson, Sigfrid Bjorknian, and Arvid Anderson, 10/28/1919. Says that they might be deported back to Sweden for participating, with 112...
    • Bliss, Albert W., 1921-06-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 6/22/1921. Writes that he has been wondering about the possibility of getting Eugene V. Debs some chiropractic adjustments. Says that he was possessed recently by the late Mark Twain who had him scribble down a note...
    • Bliss, Albert W.,  1921-07-30

    • Amnesty; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 7/30/1921. Says that he was again possessed by Mark Twain who sent another message for Helen Keller. Includes a message to Helen Keller from Mark Twain asking that she go to Warren Harding and ask him to free the political...
    • Bliss, Albert W., 1921-11-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pardon; Amnesty; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/11/1921. Writes that Robert Ingersoll possessed him and gave a lecture about Eugene V. Debs and the necessity of freeing him.
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-09-30

    • Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944; Castleton, Samuel; Political prisoners; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 09/30/1921. Says that he was delighted to hear from James Mauer that Eugene V. Debs was doing well. Writes that Walter Norris sent him a statement from Spike Moore which criticized Samuel...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-11-25

    • Political prisoners; Pamphlets; Amnesty; Labour Party (Great Britain); Health;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 11/25/1921. Writes that Eugene V Debs's Canton, Ohio speech has gone to the press. Says that there are some errors in it which he will bring up in a foreword. Mentions that the Prison Comfort...
    • Byron-Curtiss, A. L 1921-11-22

    • Thank-you notes; Letters; Religion; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on SOCIAL PREPARATION FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD letterhead, 11/22/1921. Writes that he appreciated the message Eugene V. Debs sent through Theodore Debs. Tells Theodore Debs that he cannot get any higher in the Episcopal Church...
    • 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...
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-01-26

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Industrial Workers of the World; Activists; Judicial proceedings;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/26/1926. Says that the persecution of Richard Ford and Herman Suhr has been a disgrace to the courts of California. Writes that he congratulates Richard Ford on his acquittal and would like to think that the fact...
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-05-27

    • Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Activists; Labor leaders; Labor unions;Political prisoners; International Labor Defense;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Labor Defense letterhead, 05/27/1926. Expresses the hope that Debs will have a full recovery from his illness. Writes that his appeal for Sacco and Vanzetti is worthy enough to stand beside his appeal for...
    • Carwardine, William H. 1921-02-01

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Political prisoners; Pardon; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Newspapers;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on CHICAGO HERALD EXAMINER letterhead, 02/01/1921. Says that he appreciated Theodore Debs's letter with the message from Eugene V. Debs enclosed. Writes that he is surprised to learn that Eugene V. Debs cannot receive any...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Clifford, Tom 1921-07-10

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Prevey, Marguerite; Working class; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/10/1921. Expresses the hope that all political prisoners will soon be released. Says that the workers are "selfish individualists" unworthy of Debs's devotion. Writes that he "blushes with shame" when he think that...
    • Cline, E. M. 1920-12-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/21/1920. Expresses his disgust with the imprisonment of Eugene V. Debs and other political prisoners.
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1919-12-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Peace movements; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/11/1919. Writes that Debs is always close to him in spirit. Says that these are strange days with people being "hounded and deported and jailed" for mentioning violence when all they want to do is counteract it.
    • Coldwell, Joseph M. 1920-10-24

    • Elections -- United States; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Palmer, Alexander Mitchell, 1872-1936; Presidential elections -- United States; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Birthdays;
    • Letter to Otto Branstetter, 10/24/1920. Writes that he would like to thank the Prison Comfort Club for sending boxes of fruit and sandwiches. Says that the enthusiasm should not lag this close to the election. Tells Branstetter that he should...

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