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    • Mitchell, Thomas 1921-09-22

    • Political prisoners
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, 9/22/1921. Writes that he just received today a letter by Thomas Mitchell in July. Asks that Theodore Debs write to Mitchell and tell him that Samuel Castleton, in whose care the letter was placed, was...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Sue Shirley's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Shirley, Martin Piniak lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. He lives there because he feels guilty about the death of his bride-to-be who was killed in a car...
    • Sanger, Margaret 1918-08-21

    • Birth control; Pamphlets; Publications;
    • Form letter on BIRTH CONTROL REVIEW letterhead, 08/21/1918. Writes that despite her efforts to insure that the BIRTH CONTROL REVIEW kept within the spirit of the postal regulations that the August issue of the BIRTH CONTROL REVIEW has been barred...
    • Salutsky, Jacob Benjamin 1918-08-26

    • Biography; Appeal to Reason; Books; Political prisoners; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V Debs on Jewish Socialist Federation of America letterhead, 08/26/1918. Writes that Morris Winchevsky and a few other Jewish socialists are preparing a book in Yiddish on Eugene V Debs's life. Tells Eugene V Debs that the book...
    • Schoenenberger, Hermann 1919-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Socialists; Law enforcement; Proletarian; Political prisoners; Christmas; New Year; Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs in German, signed by Schoenenberger, Charles Hettier, J. Canova, Franz Odermatt, Emil Steinemann, William Alex, Gottlieb Haefelin, Adres Bacchi, Martha Jueth, Martha Garteman, Herman Buri, Anna Ruckstuhl, Mathilda Wehrli,...
    • Snyder, J.E 1919-11-26

    • Prisons; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on THE WORLD letterhead, 11/26/1919. Writes that he has been in jail twice over the past 2 weeks for criminal syndicalism and sabotage. Says that he and the 6 others arrested at the same time will put up a good fight....
    • Spencer, Irving L 1920-02-04

    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion; Health ; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 02/04/1920. Says that although he fought in France during the war that he believed every word Eugene V. Debs said in the speech he gave for which he was arrested. Writes that by seeing war in all of its horror that he...
    • Snyder, J. E.  1919-11-26

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Prisons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on THE WORLD letterhead, 11/26/1919. Writes that he has been in jail twice over the past 2 weeks for criminal syndicalism and sabotage. Says that he and the 6 others arrested at the same time will put up a good fight....
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-06-30

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Judicial proceedings;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/30/1913. Writes that there was one mistake in the Socialist Party's report on the situation in West Virginia. Says that this mistake regarded the administration under which Mother Jones, John Brown, and C. H....
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-05-19

    • Socialists; Prisons -- West Virginia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/19/1913. Writes that on 05/09/1913 he, W. Gillespie, R. M. Kepart, F. M. Sturm were arrested and thrown in the county jail. Remarks that West Virginia governor Henry Hatfield signed the arrest orders. Says that as these...
    • Tilton, Josephine S. 1920-10-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/03/1920. Says that last week she sent Eugene V. Debs a copy of N. P. Rogers' writings. Writes that this week she is sending Eugene V. Debs a book in which Wendell Phillips offers some forceful remarks about bitter...
    • Walling, Sadie M. 1908-11-02

    • Political campaigns
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Adams Art Association letterhead, 11/02/1908. Tells Theodore Debs that despite what the letterhead says that she is still with WILSHIRE'S MAGAZINE. Says that she received the postcard that Theodore Debs sent from...
    • Unidentified Correspondents 1913-07-11

    • West Virginia; Strikes;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 07/11/1913. Writes that there was mistake in his report on the strike in West Virginia. Remarks that although Glasscock arrested the strikers their trial began on 03/07/1913, 3 days after Henry Hatfield became Governor....
    • De Wolf, Susan 1921-10-05

    • Political campaigns; Canton (Ohio);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Olmsted, Cleveland, Ohio letterhead, 10/05/1921. Writes that she hoped Debs would have been released soon after she wrote him last May. Says that Debs is much needed in this time of "darkness and uncertainty." ...
    • Haywood, William D. 1919-11-17

    • Industrial Workers of the World; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Sick persons; Health; Socialism; Law enforcement;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Industrial Workers of the World General Defense Committee letterhead, 11/17/19. Says that he has heard many conflicting rumors concerning Eugene V. Debs' state of health. Writes that everyone would be glad to know how...
    • Henry, William H. 1928-04-07

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Meetings; O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Socialism -- United States -- Periodicals;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party National Office letterhead, 4/7/28. Asks that Theodore Debs attend the Socialist Party's upcoming convention. Says that if Theodore Debsagrees to come he will pay for some of his expenses. Asks that...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1920-08-26

    • Pettigrew, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1848-1926
    • Note to Theodore Debs on envelope postmarked 08/26/1920. Says that he has received a letter from R. F. Pettigrew an ex-United States Senator who was always a "fearless fighter for the people." Mentions that Pettigrew was arrested during World War...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1925

    • Meetings; American Legion; Censorship; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Hotel Casey, Scranton, Pennsylvania letterhead, ??/17/1925. Says that he was threatened that if spoke in Scranton, Pennsylvania he would be mobbed, arrested, etc. Tells Thedore Debs that the American Legion, the Ku Klux...


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