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    • Civil War: John J. P. Blinn biography

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
    • A document that gives a basic timeline for the life and death of John Blinn. Details cover from the time of his birth in Terre Haute, Indiana to his death in a field hospital in Gettysburg, 1863.
    • Shipley, Miriam deFord 1940-02-25

    • Socialists; Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Ambassador Hotel, 02/25/1940. Tells Theodore Debs that one of her friends, Mathilde Weil, an old-time socialist and literary agent, is eager to have someone write the definitive biography of Eugene V. Debs's life. Remarks...
    • Bowers, Florence Wattles 1935-01-30

    • Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on E. P. Dutton and Co. letterhead, 01/30/1935. Says that she is writing Theodore Debs after receiving word about him from Rella Ritchell and Lena Morrow Lewis. Writes that her father was W. D. Wattles, who was a friend of...
    • Castleton, Samuel 1945-06-09

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Books; Biography;
    • Letter to Gertrude Debs, 06/09/1945. Asks that Gertrude Debs tell him why Theodore Debs discouraged him from writing a biography of Eugene V. Debs's life. Asks that Gertrude Debs help him with his biography.
    • Ginger, Ray 1948-03-30

    • Social-Democratic Party of America; Socialism -- United States; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Biography; Publications;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 3/30/48. Writes that his biography of Eugene V. Debs will be published by Rutgers University Press and will come out in March of 1949. Says that he has come to Terre Haute, Indiana to speak with her and Gertrude...
    • Goldberg, Isaac 1926-07-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Biography;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 7/30/26. Says that he is sorry to hear that Eugene V. Debs is ill. Tells Theodore Debs that he wants to write a biography of Eugene V. Debs' life relying on Theodore Debs as his chief aid. Mentions that he has already...
    • Goodyear, Rosalie 1945-03-18

    • Fans (Persons); Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947; Curry, Charles M.; Death; Biography; Stone, Irving, 1903-1989; Poetry;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/18/45. Writes that Mabel Dunlap Curry does not want to "appear as anything other than a comrade" in Irving Stone's book about Eugene V. Debs. Says that she does not know anything about Irving Stone but mentions that her...
    • Greenwood, Victor L 1929-11-06

    • Fans (Persons); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Biography;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/6/29. Says he thinks he should write a biography of Eugene V. Debs as a fitting tribute to the man who is "the personification of the spirit of justice and therefore of real progress." Assures Theodore Debs that the...
    • Hines, Paul J. 1942-11-26

    • Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Thank-you notes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Home and School Library Association letterhead, 11/26/42. Writes that he deeply appreciated the literature that Theodore Debs sent to him. Tells Theodore Debs that he does not know who should write a biography of Eugene...
    • Hines, Paul J. 1942-10-18

    • Biography; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Eastman, Max, 1883-1969; Sick persons; Health; Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902; Socialists;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Home and School Library Association letterhead, 10/18/42. Says that he recently drove through Terre Haute, Indiana on his way to Bloomington, Illinois and stopped to send a telegram at the Western Union office. Writes...
    • Karsner, David 1927-07-10

    • Biography; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; New York Call; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Stedman, Seymour;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 7/10/27. Writes that he appreciated the copy of the book that Theodore Debs sent. Says that he tried to order one of the copies of the book but because he did not have the money on hand the person in charge refused to place...
    • Derby, George 1937-04-09

    • Mailoux, C.O. (Cyprien Odilon), 1857-1932; Writing; Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper on NATIONAL CYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY letterhead, 04/09/1937. Says that he is enclosing a copy of Odilon Mailloux's biography for her approval. Mentions that Eugene V. Debs's biography appears in the 7th...
    • Bowers, Florence Wattles 1939-09-08

    • Biography; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 09/08/1939. Says that C. Vann Woodward will probably write the most interesting biography of Eugene V. Debs's life. Tells Theodore Debs that C. Vann Woodward's biography of Tom Watson got a "grand send off." Mentions that...
    • Harry Keenan biography

    • Keenan, Harry A.; Templeton Coal Company (Sullivan County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • This document is a brief biography of coal miner Harry Keenan. Keenan worked for Templeton Coal Company in Sullivan, Indiana.
    • Harry Keenan biography

    • Keenan, Harry A.; Templeton Coal Company (Sullivan County, Ind.); Glendora Mine (Sullivan, County, Ind.); Peerless Mine (Sullivan County, Ind. ); Baker Mine (Sullivan County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • This typescript is a brief biography of Harry A. Keenan, who worked for Templeton Coal Company in Sullivan, Indiana, as a mine superintendent of the Glendora, Peerless and Baker mines.
    • Forsyh, Nellie May 1924-12-29

    • Public speaking; Biography;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/29/1924. Says that she would like information from Eugene V. Debs for a series of lectures she is working on called "Great Men in the Workers' Cause." Writes that she has not been able to find anything more recent than...
    • Sandburg, Carl 1926-05-18

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Books; Biography;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on CHICAGO DAILY NEWS Editorial Rooms letterhead, 05/18/1926. Says that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs liked his book about Abraham Lincoln. Tells Eugene V. Debs that some day that he hopes to write a biography of Eugene V....

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