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    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Cheryl Stryker's transcribed interview of Helen Dubbs' account of the phone in Martin Sheets' mausoleum. Martin Sheets had a telephone installed in his mausoleum because he was afraid he would be buried alive, and when he woke up no one would come...
    • Scudder, Vida D 1912-07-27

    • Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934; Political campaigns; Churches; Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/27/1912. Writes that as a dues-paying member of the Socialist Party that he objects to the naming of J. Mahlon Barnes as campaign manager. Says that she speaks before a great many church audiences and is afraid that J....
    • Barnhill, John B. 1905-10-13

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Appeal to Reason; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Lankershim, Los Angeles, California letterhead, 10/13/1905. Says that he could sue Mr. Barnes for libeling him. Writes that some people say that he was exploited on the Chautauqua circuit. Remarks that the debate he...
    • Stallard, H.H 1918-05-07

    • Public speaking; World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/07/1918. Writes that he saw Eugene V. Debs speak in Ohio. Says that Eugene V. Debs's speech did him a lot of good. Informs Eugene V. Debs that he is afraid that Eugene V. Debs is going to make a mistake if he continues...
    • Stewart, S.V 1914-07-13

    • Pardon; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Executive Office, Helena, Montana letterhead, 07/13/1914. Says that he received Eugene V. Debs' letter regarding the case of Thomas J. Riley. Tells Eugene V. Debs that after looking into the matter that he does not think...
    • Work, John M. 1926-06-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on MILWAUKEE LEADER letterhead, 06/22/1926. Says that he is sorry that Eugene V. Debs is not well. Writes that he is afraid that Eugene V. Debs' speaking tour overworked him. Tells Theodore Debs That the comrades showed no...
    • Vanzetti, Bartolomeo 1926-08-05

    • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/05/1926. Says that he is writing Theodore Debs because he is afraid that Eugene V. Debs might still be ill and does not want to disturb him. Writes that there has been another delay in his case. Says that the reason for...
    • Van Valkenburgh, W. S. 1926-01-21

    • Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940; Soviet Union;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/21/1926. Says that he was pleased to get Eugene V. Debs' letter. Assures Eugene V. Debs' respect for Emma Goldman is reciprocal. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he thinks that Emma Goldman is one of the "outstanding women of...
    • Viereck, George Sylvester 1919-11-10

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/10/1919. Writes that he received Eugene V. Debs' kind message through Mabel Dunlap Curry. Says that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs had the time to read his book. Remarks that he is sorry to learn that there is concern...
    • Stone, Irving; 1944-12-03 to TD

    • Books; Castleton, Samuel; Biography;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/03/1944. Writes that he received the reproduction of the oil painting of Eugene V. Debs. Says that he has received a "grand" letter from George Brewer and will be visiting him after Christmas. Remarks that he has also...
    • Walling, Sadie M. 1908-10-15

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/15/1908. Says that she is afraid that Eugene V. Debs is over-working himself. Writes that Eugene V. Debs must be pleaded with to slow down. Tells Theodore Debs that Eugene V. Debs should be taken off of the Red Special...
    • Carney, Jack 1918-05-08

    • Industrial Workers of the World; United States -- Constitution; Socialism -- United States.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on TRUTH letterhead, 05/08/1918. Says that the Commercial Club is doing its "damdest . . . to stop our advertising." Writes that while he may not entirely agree with the Industrial Workers of the World's politics, he...
    • Castleton, Samuel 1920-09-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Censorship; Elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/11/1920. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs feels better soon. Says that Warden Fred Zerbst is holding on to one of Eugene V. Debs's press releases until the Department of Justice gives permission to publish it. ...
    • Karsner, David n.d.

    • Amnesty; Pardon; Political prisoners; Prisons; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Karsner, David, 1889-1941;
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, n.d. Says that he would like to see David Karsner when he is in Atlanta, Georgia but is afraid that prison rules will prevent it. Tells Theodore Debs that he will not be surprised if a decision regarding...
    • Reilley, James M 1912-08-01

    • Barnes, John Mahlon, 1866-1934;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 8/1/1912. Says that ever since he read Eugene V. Debs's statement regarding the J. Mahlon Barnes matter that he has been wanting to write Eugene V. Debs. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has been misinformed regarding the manner...
    • Rose, Sumner W 1921-08-30

    • Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Electric Goods Manufacturing Company letterhead, 8/30/1921. Writes that he is afraid that St. Peter will not let him into heaven if he does not straighten himself out. Says that he is unable to find a religion that will...
    • Mailloux, C. Odilon 1894-07-18

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 7/18/1894. Writes that he heard that Eugene V. Debs has been put in jail for contempt of court. Says that he talked over Eugene V. Debs's situation with a lawyer in his office. Tells Theodore Debs that this lawyer stated...
    • Lowe, Caroline A. 1915-12-13

    • People's College (Fort Scott, KAN);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/13/1915. Writes that she is sorry to see where Eugene V. Debs will not be present at the upcoming advisory board meeting for the People's College. Says that she is afraid that a group of syndicalists led by Arthur...
    • Lowe, Caroline A. 1918-04-14

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/14/18. Expresses the hope that EVD's health has improved. Tells EVD that she is afraid that the whole "revolutionary movement" is on the verge of a crisis. Writes that she wants the Socialist Party's National Executive...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Myrtle Sanders about Martin Sheets. Myrtle Sanders states that there is a pipe sticking out of a grave in Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute, Indiana. She said there was a man who was afraid of being...

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