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    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-21

    • Socialism; Political prisoners; Labor unions; Labor unions -- Organizing; Amnesty
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 9/21/1920. Writes that if Theodore Debs had seen the delegation her organization brought before A. Mitchell Palmer he would have been proud....
    • Weiss, David; 1920-04-20

    • Universities and colleges; Prisoners; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/13/1920. Says that he is writing on behalf of 21 students at the University of Wisconsin who met tonight to discuss why America's political prisoners are still in prison. Writes that these students wanted him to send...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-11-16

    • Pardon; Political prisoners; United States -- Social conditions; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, 11/16/1921. Says he feels certain that soon all the political prisoners will be released. Writes that this is the first time that he believes it "without a doubt." Tells Theodore Debs that political prisoners will not be...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-10

    • Socialism; Political prisoners
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for Amnesty for Political Prisoners, 9/10/1920. Writes that she hopes that her inquiry into statements made to the press has not aggravated either Eugene V. Debs or Theodore Debs. Says that...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-24

    • Political prisoners; Amnesty
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 9/24/1920. Writes that he appreciated getting all the details on the meeting with A. Mitchell Palmer. Says that while he was interested in what A. Mitchell Palmer had to say on the question of amnesty that he consider him...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Smith, E.A 1921-03-18

    • Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Warren Harding, signed by Smith and L. Boyd, 03/18/1921. Says that in the name of the Boot and Shoe Workers Union, local 366 that they are writing to protest against the continued imprisonment of Eugene V. Debs and the other political...
    • Wheeler, Bernal E.; 1920-12-22

    • Socialists; Prisoners; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/22/1920. Says that he appreciates the sacrifice that Eugene V. Debs has made to the cause. Writes that the recent split in the Socialist Party has placed he and Eugene V. Debs in different camps. Assures Eugene V. Debs...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Wentworth, Lydia G.  1920-11-12

    • Political prisoners; Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/12/1920. Says that Eugene V. Debs is dear to the hearts of thousands of people. Writes that she is glad to know that Eugene V. Debs is in fairly good health. Tells Eugene V. Debs that she is surprised that so few people...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 052

    • Political prisoners; Prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Motion pictures;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Writes that he did not go to see CAMILLE with the other prisoners as he decided to catch up on his correspondence. Mentions that he saw CAMILLE thirty-seven years earlier and that it had an influence on him,...
    • Peyton, David C 1913-12-01

    • Prisons; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Indiana Reformatory letterhead, 12/1/1913. Tells Eugene V. Debs that it is gratifying to have a man like Eugene V. Debs commending his efforts to "work for humanity and a better citizenship." Assures Eugene V. Debs that...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-04-24

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Political prisoners ; Amnesty
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Central Labor Bodies Conference for the Amnesty for Political Prisoners letterhead, 4/24/1920. Says that she knows that she should have written to Eugene V. Debs sooner but in her work for general amnesty that she is...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-14

    • Political prisoners;
    • Telegram to Fred Zerbst, 9/14/1920. Asks that Zerbst give Eugene V. Debs the message that Samuel Gompers' and Meyer London's appearance before A. Mitchell Palmer would have brought tears to Eugene V. Debs's eyes. Assures Eugene V. Debs that they...


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