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    • Adkinson, O. H. 1913-06-18

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Coal mines and mining; Strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 6/18/1913. Says that he regrets that Eugene V. Deb's report on the West Virginia coal strike has created a ""storm of protest."" Writes that he will be the last to believe that Eugene V. Debs was prompted by anything but...
    • Adkinson, O. H. 1913-06-21

    • Socialists; Coal mines and mining; Strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 6/21/1913. Says that he expected to have opposition to his report. Tells Adkinson that he and the other investigators did their best to report the facts "regardless of praise of censure." Writes that he has always made...
    • Berger, Victor, 1913-06-06

    • Miners' strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Report to the National Committee of the Socialist Party, signed by Berger, Adolph Germer, and Eugene V. Debs, 6/6/1913. Says that they went to Charleston, West Virginia to investigate the strike situation in West Virginia pursuant to the request of...
    • Brenholtz, E. A 1912-03-14

    • Lawrence (Mass.); Strikes; Newspapers; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Ettor, Joseph J.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 03/14/1912. Says that he appreciated Theodore Debs's last letter. Expresses the hope that the Lawrence Strike brings victory for the workers. Says that he wishes William Haywood and Joseph Ettor the best of luck in the...
    • Brewer, Grace 1914-01-19

    • Miners' strikes; National Rip-Saw; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Photocopy of letter from Theodore Debs, 01/19/1914. Writes that there are many "tragedies of the mine." Says that the miners of the East are preparing for a campaign. Tells Brewer that he has several requests for a copy of Eugene V. Debs's message...
    • Brown, Elias 1920-12-29

    • New Year; Harriman, Job, 1861-1925; Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/29/1920. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs has a Happy New Year. Mentions that he is a "Jewish-Russian American Socialist." Says that he often wonders what happened to the old guard, the people like Job Harriman,...
    • Brown, John W 1913-06-21

    • Prisoners; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 06/21/1913. Says that he could not get out of bed the last few days of his prison sentence. Writes that he went to a doctor who told him to stop drinking alcohol and chewing tobacco. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he did....
    • Clark, John F. 1921-12-04

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Labor unions; Labor leaders; Strikes; Elections -- United States; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen (U.S.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/04/1921. Says that his wife died a year ago. Writes that he found two old letters from Eugene V. Debs, one dated 04/12/1883 announcing Eugene V. Debs's election to an official position with the Brotherhood of...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1928-09-17

    • Labor unions; Strikes; Miners' strikes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 09/17/1928. States that labor is "far from having a cause for rejoicing," especially considering the blow dealt to the miners. Writes that things will change and when they do, they will come "rapidly and thoroughly."
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1936-07-16

    • Strikes; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 07/16/1936. Mentions that he and James Mauer have parted ways with the Socialist Party. Writes that the present steel strike is the beginning of a revitalized labor movement.
    • Curry, Mabel Dunlap 1945-01-30

    • Strikes; Suffrage; Debs, Gertrude Toy;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 01/30/1945. Writes that Harriet Curry is spending most of her time as a "Gray Lady" at the Gardiner General Hospital. Tells Theodore Debs that Lizzie Hatfield suggested a "sex strike" back in the "Suffrage Days." Writes...
    • 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...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1902-06-14

    • Strikes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 06/14/1902. Tells Theodore Debs that he is anxious to see the article from the newspaper which told the "truth" about the Chicago strike. Says that he is taking care of his opposition, "especially on the part of the...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-05-17

    • Germer, Adolph; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929; Strikes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Grand Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio stationery, 05/17/1913. Says that he has arrived safely in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mentions that he had met up with Adolph Germer in Indianapolis, Indiana. Writes that J. Louis Engdahl will meet...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1913-05-23

    • Prisoners; Prisons -- West Virginia; Miners' strikes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Kanawha Letterhead, 05/23/1913. Writes that yesterday he saw Governor Henry Hatfield and martial law will be ended and all the miners freed. Mentions that socialist papers will be allowed to start up again. ...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1920-09-23

    • Strikes;
    • Note to Theodore Debs on envelope postmarked 09/23/1920. Asks Theodore Debs to write to a "dear lad" and tell him that he is sorry his side lost the strike. Writes that the lad should not get discouraged because one day victory will come.
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 094

    • Branstetter, Otto; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Political prisoners; Strikes; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Lindlahr Health Resort letterhead, n.d. Writes that his letter to Tucker has fallen into the hands of Otto Branstetter. Mentions that he is glad Branstetter has seen the letter because he wants Branstetter to know what...
    • Debs, Jean Daniel 1886-03-12

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs family; Strikes; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen (U.S.); Heinl, Marie Debs; Terre Haute (Ind.); Hulman and Company (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Debs, Jean Daniel: Letter to Emma Debs Mailloux, 03/12/1886. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has just returned from Chicago, Illinois where he was helping the striking Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad workers. Says that Eugene V. Debs thinks...
    • 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...
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley n.d

    • New York Call; Pardon; Petitions; Socialists; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, ??/??/1915. Says that she received Eugene V. Debs's appeal and is trying to get it published in the NEW YORK CALL. Mentions that Judge G. W. Hilton, Joe Hill's lawyer, is going to be bringing Hill's case before the Board...

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