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    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-15 Daugherty

    • Veterans; Publications; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Harry Daugherty on Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America letterhead, 08/15/1921. Says that he noted in Alvin M. Owsley's address that he opposes the pardoning of Eugene V. Debs and the other political...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1920-08-10

    • Veterans;
    • Letter to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America on Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America letterhead, 08/10/1920. Says that although is often considered to represent the voice, spirit,...
    • Tuell, Sudie P. 1916-01-26

    • Judicial proceedings;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 01/26/1916. Asks that Theodore Debs go to the Vigo County Court House and find out the date of John Sparks' divorce from Melissa Sparks. Says that she has made numerous requests for this piece of information but no one has...
    • Barnes, J. Mahlon 1912-07-24

    • Political campaigns; Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1912; Appeal to Reason;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 7/24/1912. Says that he is going to write Fred Warren to urge him to publish Barnes' statement in the APPEAL TO REASON. Remarks that Fred Warren has been away from Girard, Kansas which might explain why Barnes'...
    • Beffel, John Nicholas, 1932-03-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Haywood, Big Bill, 1869-1928; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927;Parsons, Lucy E (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/11/1932. Writes that the April issue of AMERICAN MERCURY will include his article titled "Four Radicals." Says that the article describes his interaction with Eugene V. Debs, William Haywood, Bartolomeo Vanzetti, and Lucy...
    • Carney, Jack 1919-12-06

    • Activists; New York Call; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/06/1919. Says that he is writing to substantiate the claim in the NEW YORK CALL that Carney is to be deported. Tells Carney that he is "startled but not suprised" because Carney has been a "thorn in the pillow of the...
    • Germer, Adolph 1918-02-19

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from J. Ramsey MacDonald, 2/19/18. Informs Germer that the Socialist Party of America was not invited to attend the Inter-Allied Conference because the A. F. L. said that it would not attend any conference at which the Socialist Party was...
    • Kirkpatrick, George R. 1925-11-13

    • American Appeal; Branstetter, Otto; Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933; King, Bertha Hale White; Public speaking; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/13/25. Writes that if there are profits to divide from his last speaking tour that the National Office will get its share because Snow, the man who handled the arrangements, is as good as his word. Says that he does...
    • Debs, Theodore 1920-10-20

    • Draft; Draft resisters; Books; Le Prade, Ruth; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Political prisoners; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/20/1920. Asks Eugene V. Debs if he was ever determined to "obstruct the draft." Says that Upton Sinclair has seen an article in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR which makes that claim. Mentions that Sinclair will be...
    • O'Hare, Kate Richards 1931-03-26

    • Socialism
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/26/1931. Writes that she is enclosing a clipping from last night's LOS ANGELES RECORD in which a man makes the claim that he is Eugene V. Debs's nephew. Says that since she knows that Theodore Debs was Eugene V. Debs's...
    • Moore, Samuel 1921-07-08

    • Moore, Samuel; Prisoners
    • Letter from Jacob Panken on New York City Municipal Court letterhead, 7/8/1921. Tells Moore that his lot is not an enviable one. Says that spending 29 years in prison is to have spent "more than a life-time there." Writes that Moore is wrong to say...
    • Bohn, William E 1943-10-28

    • New Leader; Communism; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 10/28/1943. Says that he has read Bohn's article in the NEW LEADER. Tells Bohn that Eugene V. Debs was "unqualifidely opposed to communism, as he was to dictatorship." Writes that even though Eugene V. Debs hated the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Cows; Ghosts; Aged persons; Light; Hills; Supernatural;
    • This is Holly Kirkman's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Loretta Thompson. According to legend, an elderly couple raised cattle in a field in the area. One night they lost a cow...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Lake County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Accidents; Ghosts;
    • Pearl Corgan's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Teresa Corgan. In this account, Corgan describes a woman who is killed on the way to the hospital to see her injured daughter. People now claim to see a...

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