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    • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1926-07-15

    • Pullman Strike, 1894; Labor unions; Poverty; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters letterhead, 07/15/1926. Writes that the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters is attempting to organize the Pullman porters. Tells Eugene V. Debs that "these workers are all Negroes, who...
    • Easton, Christopher 1920-02-12

    • Railroad strikes; Pullman Strike, 1894; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 2/12/1920. Asks Eugene V. Debs if Pullman cars were attached to freight trains during the Pullman strike to bring the strike into disrepute. Says that when he recently made this statement in public, William Taft said it...
    • Easton, Christopher 1920-02-12

    • Pullman Strike, 1894
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 2/12/1920. Asks Eugene V. Debs if Pullman cars were attached to freight trains during the Pullman strike to bring the strike into disrepute. Says that when he recently made this statement in public, William Taft said it...
    • Stone, Irving; 1945-03-07

    • Banks; Castleton, Samuel; Brewer, George; Letters;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 03/07/1945. Says that he has had 2 attacks of malaria in the past month. Tells Stone that since he does not know what Stone is looking for and that he is not sure what letters to send him. Writes that George Brewer and...
    • Costantino, Josephine M. 1943-08-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Writing; Elections -- United States; American Railway Union; Pullman Strike, 1894; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Dykaar, Moses Wainer, 1884-1933;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/30/1943. Asks that Theodore Debs help her with her biography of Eugene V. Debs. Tells Theodore that she wants his help in answering some questions about the Red Special, the vote by the American Railway Union to assist...
    • Debs, Eugene V. [1895]-01-08

    • Woodstock (Ill.); American Railway Union; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 01/08/[1895]. Tells Theodore that he is in the best jail in the state and that he is in the best of health and spirit. Says that he eats with the sheriff's family, sleeps in clean,...
    • Hines, Paul J. 1943-08-11

    • Biography; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on W. B. Saunders Company letterhead, 8/11/43. Says that when he was in a used book store he came across a book by John Swinton called A MOMENTOUS QUESTION which was about the Pullman Strike of 1894. Writes that if Theodore...
    • Arnheim, Victor H. 1915-12-16

    • New York Call; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW YORK CALL letterhead, 12/16/1915. Tells Debs that the Pullman Strike resulted in a marriage. Asks that Debs pay this couple a visit the next time he is in New York City, New York.
    • Hynes, W. F. 1936-05-30

    • American Railway Union; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen's Magazine; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 5/30/36. Writes that he has long regretted not taking advantage of getting a good education when he was young. Tells Hynes that he did not know that wages were slashed on the Southern Pacific Railroad after the Pullman...
    • Hynes, W. F. n.d

    • Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pullman Strike, 1894; Heinl, Marie Debs;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, n.d. Says that in reading Hynes' manuscript he found one or two statements that were not entirely correct. Writes that he does not want Hynes' work to contain any factual flaws as was the case with a book he was recently...
    • 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...
    • Knowlton, John W. 1926-10-14

    • Labor leaders; Labor unions; Newspapers; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to DECATUR HERALD on Decatur, Illinois Justice of the Peace letterhead, 10/14/26. Writes that he has been an advocate for labor for fifty years. Says that the best way to handle labor problems is through cooperation so that the interests of...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-12-15

    • Prisoners; Political prisoners; Poetry; Pullman Strike, 1894; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, 12/15/1921. Says that he received a sprig of holly from a fellow prisoner who was once a member of the American Railway Union. Mentions that the man was sent to prison in 1894 for "cutting a Pullman car from a train in...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1894-07-24

    • American Railway Union; Debs family; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 07/24/1894. Mentions that he has just returned from court. Says that the attorney feels confident that everything will come out "O.K." Writes that the strike is still on and that...
    • Walker, Ryan n.d. to Debs 2

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Railroad strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW YORK CALL letterhead, n.d. Writes that he wished that he could come to notify Eugene V. Debs of his nomination as the Socialist Party's candidate for President like he did in Girard, Kansas. Says that he wants so...
    • Wilson, Oliver C. 1918-08-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Meetings; Public speaking; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party Campaign and Organization Fund letterhead, 08/22/1918. Says that he is sending Theodore Debs a tentative itinerary for Eugene V. Debs' tour. Writes that he thinks that he has allowed Eugene V. Debs to get...
    • Whitney, A. F. 1942-12-09

    • Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902; Books;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 12/09/1942. Says that he was happily surprised to receive a copy of Walter F. McCaleb's book BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN. Writes that the book will appeal to both old-timers and new. Assures Whitney that he...
    • Stone, Irving; 1945-01-24

    • Strikes and lockouts -- Railroads -- Law and legislation -- United States; Strikes; Motion pictures; Railroad strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 01/24/1945. Writes that the SEARS MAGAZINE's advertisement of IMMORTAL WIFE was the best he has seen. Remarks that the advertisement should help boost the circulation of the book by "leaps and bounds." Tells...
    • Stone, Irving; 1948-03-26

    • Books; Universities and colleges;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 03/26/1948. Says that the Writers' Conference at the University of Indiana has asked him to teach a summer session. Remarks that if he accepts this invitation he will be able to see Marguerite Debs Cooper and...
    • Damm, Peter 1905-04-16

    • Strikes; American Railway Union; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/16/1905. Says that the failure of the strike by New York City, New York's subway and L system workers was due to the public denunciation by the officers of the international. Writes that Samuel Gompers could not have...

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