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    • Le Prade, Ruth 1937-08-15

    • Writing;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Poets' Garden letterhead, 08/15/1937. Writes that she has just finished rereading WALLS AND BARS. Says that she is currently writing a biography about Faith Chevaillier who passed away two years ago. Tells Theodore...
    • Chatterton, George C. 1921-04-21

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Poetry;
    • Poem titled "The Weary" to Eugene V. Debs, 04/21/1921. Includes a note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs that it is tragic that such a man as Chatterton should be behind bars.
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-10-25

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Pardon; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/25/1921. Tells Theodore Debs that there are "no bars and no walls for the man who in his heart is free, and there is no freedom for the man who in his heart is a slave." Says that he would see the "crooked capitalist...
    • Selby, Eugenie Debs 1895-11-05

    • Prisoners; Gifts; Birthdays
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 11/05/1895. Writes that he received Selby's letter dated 11/04/1895. Says that he trusts that Selby and Marguerite Bettrich Debs prepared the contents of the box that came with the...
    • Fuller, S.A 1920-04-18

    • Prisoners; Appeal to Reason; Political prisoners; Poetry;
    • General Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/18/1920. Writes that there are no "prison bars for such souls" as Eugene V. Debs. Says that the APPEAL's special "Debs Edition" should help bring about the release of political prisoners. Mentions that he and...
    • Moore, Samuel 1923-02-02

    • Prison sentences; Prisoners;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs to "To Whom It May Concern," 2/2/1923. Writes that he personally knows Samuel Moore, having spent over two years serving at the same penitentiary where Moore was also a prisoner. Says that he has "not the slightest...
    • Truman, Ethel 1920-11-02

    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1920; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Conant, Omaha, Nebraska letterhead, 11/02/1920. Writes that today she cast her first vote. Assures Eugene V. Debs that her vote went to him. Says that while Eugene V. Debs is greatly misunderstood that she...
    • Nance, J.H 1920-12-24

    • Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on J. H. Nance General Contractor and Builder letterhead, 12/24/1920. Writes that his "heart throbs" for all political prisoners behind bars for "telling the truth." Expresses the hope that it will not be too long before...
    • Nance, J.H. 1920-12-24

    • Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on J. H. Nance General Contractor and Builder letterhead, 12/24/1920. Writes that his "heart throbs" for all political prisoners behind bars for "telling the truth." Expresses the hope that it will not be too long before...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1927-10-24

    • Le Prade, Ruth ;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/24/1927. Informs Theodore Debs that she just received the copy of WALLS AND BARS that he sent to her. Writes that she was deeply touched by his beautiful inscription. Asks that Theodore Debs let her know how his...
    • Henderson, Arthur 1923-04-16

    • Labour Party (Great Britain); Political prisoners; Socialism -- United States; Socialism -- Great Britain; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 4/16/23. Says that in the recent municipal campaigns the socialist vote more than doubled. Mentions that there are still fifty political prisoners behind bars for speaking out against the war. Assures his British...
    • Haywood, William D. 1917-11-02

    • Industrial Workers of the World. General Defense Committee;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Industrial Workers of the World General Defense Committee letterhead, 11/2/17. Writes that he would like Eugene V. Debs' help in forming a Nonpartisan Defense League to insure that the 116 "class war prisoners" currently...
    • Baur, Dorothy, 1927-10-10

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    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/10/1927. Says that she appreciated the copy of WALLS AND BARS that Theodore Debs sent. Asks that Theodore Debs tell her if he is happy about the new hotel in Terre Haute, Indiana.
    • Unidentified Correspondents 1920-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Voting;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs from [name illegible], 10/11/1920. Writes that the first time he will vote is in the upcoming election. Assures Eugene V. Debs that his first vote will go to Eugene V. Debs. Says that he has 3 friends who will also be...
    • Gardner, H. 1921-07-17

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialist Party of the United States of America; O’Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/17/21. Writes that since the war has "officially" been ended there cannot be any "logical reason" for keeping political prisoners behind bars. Says that she hopes that the members of the American Legion who "interfered"...
    • Guth, Henry 1921-03-04

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/4/21. Says that it is hard for him to believe that there is such suffering in the world amidst such overabundance. Tells Eugene V. Debs that anyone who "dares to disapprove" with the way things are "must suffer and rot...

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