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    • Jail/prison legend, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Dorothy Goldschmidt's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Goldschmidt about a prison legend. According to Goldschmidt, there was a prison where the prisoners were going missing. Officials said they were escaping, but when the prison yard was dug up...
    • Witt, Peter 1921-03-26

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 03/26/1921. Says that now that "Woodrow the First" has become Woodrow Wilson again the nation may look forward to a "government of law," not "despotism." Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs' days in prison will soon...
    • Wheeler, John N. 1922-05-30

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 05/30/1922. Says that when he was in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia he heard a lot about the case of Charles W. Morse. Writes that the rumors which circulated in the prison were that Charles W....
    • Herr, Henry P. 1921-07-09

    • Appeal to Reason; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Terre Haute (Ind.); Public speaking; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Fans (Persons); Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/9/21. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he first wrote to him when Eugene V. Debs was still an assistant editor for the APPEAL TO REASON. States that he feels like a criminal with Eugene V. Debs in prison. Writes that he wished...
    • 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...
    • Dow, Kathelyne Dana 1921-11-13

    • Amnesty; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison sentences; Prison reform; O’Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/13/1921. Says that she is relieved to hear that Eugene V. Debs will soon be freed. Writes that she spent a year and a half in prison herself for embezzling from the United States Post Office. Asks Eugene V. Debs if...
    • Prevey, Marguerite 1921-11-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/17/1921. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is constantly in her thoughts. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he has been with her mentally even though physically he has been in prison. Writes that she attended a meeting sponsored...
    • Robins, Lucy 1922-08-26

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Amnesty
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 8/26/1922. Says that his prison articles were written for capitalist newspapers who dictated exactly what could and what could not be included. Informs Robins that he either had to work within their limitations or not...
    • Shipley, Maynard 1921-10-17

    • Letters; Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/17/1921. Writes that he appreciated Theodore Debs's last letter with the message from Eugene V. Debs in it. Says that he is glad that his words to Eugene V. Debs brought him some comfort. Remarks that a part of his...
    • Sulger, John E 1927-10-21

    • Books; Prison reform;
    • Letter to Marie Debs Heinl, 10/21/1927. Writes that he appreciated the copy of Eugene V. Debs' book WALLS AND BARS that he sent. Tells Heinl that he has read the book with great interest and found it "positively thrilling." Says that while he does...
    • Truman, Ethel 1920-11-02

    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Conant, Omaha, Nebraska letterhead, 11/02/1920. Writes that today she cast her first vote. Assures Eugene V. Debs that her vote went to him. Says that while Eugene V. Debs is greatly misunderstood that she...
    • Wohin, Louie 1920-01-20

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Espionage -- United States; Socialists; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on American Flint Glass Workers' Union, 01/20/1920. Says that he is sending Eugene V. Debs a box of cigars. Writes that he feels is it as much his fault as the rest of the comrades that Eugene V. Debs is in prison. Says...
    • Shinn, Minnie A.  1921-09-25

    • Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/25/1921. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is soon released from prison. Tells Eugene V. Debs that even though his body is in prison that his soul will always be free. Says that Eugene V. Debs has been consecrated...
    • Gardner, Helen 1920-12-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/21/20. Says that she feels happy to have met Eugene V. Debs. Tells Eugene V. Debs that "prison walls cannot confine the spirit." Writes that Eugene V. Debs' name received applause when she said it during an address she...
    • Heeb, Arthur B. 1921-09-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Amnesty; Pardon; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Arthur Free, 9/11/1921. Tells Free that Eugene V. Debs is still in prison even though many of Germany's war criminals have been released. Says that this a case of "discrimination against the common man." Writes that now that peace has...
    • Henson, William 1920-09-26

    • Fans (Persons); Henson, William; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Prison reform; African Americans; Poetry;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/26/20. Says that he cannot stop writing Eugene V. Debs because he considers him such a dear friend. Writes that it was Eugene V. Debs who prevented him from going back into the hole. Tells Eugene V. Debs that when he was...
    • 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,...
    • Howell, N. C. n.d Wilson

    • Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, n.d. Writes that he is glad that Woodrow Wilson only has two more days in office. Tells Eugehe V. Debs that he is not sure if Warren Harding will be much better, but is hopeful that he will be. Says that the first four...
    • Hurt, Walter 1919-11-16

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Health; Sick persons; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Sanitoriums;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on PALADIN letterhead, 11/16/19. Writes that he has not written to Theodore Debs since Eugene V. Debs went to prison because he knows that Theodore Debs has been swamped with mail. Asks that Theodore Debs send him word of...
    • Jones, "Mother" Mary Harris 1920-08-18

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 8/18/20. Says that she will be in Terre Haute, Indiana in a few days and plans on visiting Theodore Debs to talk with him about some things. Writes that she is worries about Eugene V. Debs in prison. Tells Theodore Debs...

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