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    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1932-05-20

    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Public speaking; In Memoriam; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/20/1932. Says that Clarence Darrow was in San Francisco and Oakland, California to speak before the Bar Association and the Commonwealth Club. Writes that she wished Theodore Debs could have heard Clarence Darrow speak...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Springfield, Tennessee

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends; Haunted houses; Snakes;
    • Sharon Fryar's transcribed interview of Pam Randolph's account of an incredibly dirty house that people said was haunted. According to Randolph, the Clay family lives there and are really dirty. They have snakes and snake skins all over the house....
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 073e

    • Women's suffrage; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Health;
    • Incomplete letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Theodore Debs that Amy Winship visited him recently. Says that at 91 she is the "most extraordinary character." Writes that she began working towards suffrage in the 1850s. Mentions that her...
    • Outlaw legend, Hobart, Australia

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • Malcolm Randolph's transcribed interview of Professor R.B. Hugenhan about an outlaw story from Australia. According to Hugenhan, Ned Kelly was a bushranger. He shot several troopers and was said to have worn an iron breast plate to stop bullets....
    • 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...
    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1932-06-15

    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938;Schmidt, Mathew; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Religion; Capitalism;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 06/15/1932. Writes that Clarence Darrow's and Schmidt's tributes to Eugene V. Debs touched him deeply. Says that the imprisonment of Mathew Schmidt, Tom Mooney, Warren Bilings, and the other working class people fills him...
    • Karsner, David 1921-10-16

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Writing; Publications;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on DEBS: HIS AUTHORIZED LIFE AND LETTERS letterhead, 10/16/21. Writes that Frazier Hunt, a journalist for one of William Randolph Hearst's magazines, has asked him for information for an article about Eugene V. Debs. Says...
    • Karsner, David 1920-05-05

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Health; Socialism -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on DEBS: HIS AUTHORIZED LIFE AND LETTERS letterhead, 5/5/20. Says that Eugene V. Debs' letter about socialist unity was a master stroke because it has forced the issue to be dealt with. Asks that Theodore Debs not believe a...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1924-08-02

    • Health; Writing; African Americans; Books; Socialism -- United States -- Periodicals;
    • Incomplete letter to Theodore Debs, 08/02/1924. Says he has been feeling better since his treatment has begun and that his "bowels are regular." Tells Theodore Debs that he has received the 5 copies of the "Negro speech" that he sent. Mentions...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 093

    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Lindlahr Health Resort letterhead, n.d. Says that there is a man that looks like Channing Sweet staying here. Mentions that when he leaves he will again be ready for action. Writes that Carl Sandburg came by but that...
    • Mulford, J. Bentley 1920-11-07

    • Veterans; World War, 1914-1918
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/7/1920. Says that as a member of the Washington D. C. local of the Socialist Party and an ex-soldier, he would like to get Eugene V. Debs's views on the question of bonuses for the veterans of World War I. Tells Eugene...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-04-04

    • American Civil Liberties Union; Amnesty; Demonstrations; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Robins, Lucy; Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 04/04/1921. Writes that the sizes of the Socialist Party's petitions for amnesty are not what he would have liked them to be. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the demonstration must not be put off....
    • Gypsies, Ruma, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • David J. Maurer's transcribed interview of Katherine Bartelme about gypsies. According to Bartelme, she once had to sleep in a general store because the owner was afraid that gypsies would rob his store if it was ever left unattended.
    • Misers in Fairview, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Misers; Miserliness;
    • Lisa Vicars' transcribed interview of David Harris about a miser in Fairview, Indiana. According to Harris, there was an old man who didn't believe in banks so he buried his money in jars in his yard. When he got drunk he would rebury it in other...
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • Dorothy Goldschmidt's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Goldschmidt about a person who went insane following the death of her child. According to Goldschmidt, a woman killed her youngest baby because it was crying. She was never very sane, but it...

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