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    • Stalley, W.A 1918-03-18

    • O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on James-Heddon's Sons letterhead, 03/18/1918. Says that it was with "profound sorrow and indignation" that he read about the "foul conviction" of Kate Richards O'Hare. Writes that he is enclosing for Eugene V. Debs money...
    • Westenhaver, D.C.; 1926-06-03

    • Citizenship;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/03/1926. Writes that there is some disagreement as to the status of his citizenship since his release from prison. Says that although he was informed that his right to vote was forfeited when he was released...
    • Westenhaver, D.C. 1926-06-05

    • Citizenship;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on United States District Court letterhead, 06/05/1926. Says that he thinks that Eugene V. Debs is a "full citizen of the United States" despite his conviction and sentence. Writes that Eugene V. Debs must look to the laws...
    • Sands, Howard H 1925-05-26

    • Resolutions; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933; Citizenship; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Calvin Coolidge, 05/26/1925. Says that the Royal Gorge Lodge no. 59 of the Brotherhood of the Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen in Pueblo, Colorado has unanimously passed a resolution demanding that Calvin Coolidge restore Eugene V. Debs's...
    • Berger, Victor, 1913-06-06

    • Miners' strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Report to the National Committee of the Socialist Party, signed by Berger, Adolph Germer, and Eugene V. Debs, 6/6/1913. Says that they went to Charleston, West Virginia to investigate the strike situation in West Virginia pursuant to the request of...
    • Warren, Fred D. 1915-05-04

    • Prisons; Law & legal affairs; Socialist Labor Party; Strikes; Appeal to Reason; New York Call; National Rip-Saw;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/04/1915. Says that he has never felt "so disturbed and upset" in all his life. Writes that he has just read the reports announcing the conviction of John R. Lawson. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he feels powerless to do...
    • Weiss, Rose  1920-02-22

    • Amnesty; Socialists; Palmer, Alexander Mitchell, 1872-1936; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 02/22/1920. Says that she wanted to write to tell Eugene V. Debs how much she enjoyed her visit with him on 12/31/1919. Writes that after she returned from her visit with Eugene V. Debs, A. Mitchell Palmer began his raids....
    • Unidentified Correspondents 1921-08-26

    • Westenhaver, D. C. (David Courtney), 1865-1928; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Unknown from Unknown, 08/26/1921. Writes that when D. C. Westenhaver confirmed Eugene V. Debs' conviction he acted on the assumption that "American citizens can be prosecuted for freely expressing their views on certain matters." Says...
    • Conner, J. McArthur 1917-03-28

    • Socialists; Socialism; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/28/1917. Says that Debs's article will appear in the CANADIAN FOREWARD on 04/24/1917 in a special edition devoted to international socialism. Mentions that a convention will be held in Canada by "Socialist Parties,...
    • Hilquit, Morris 1926-03-09

    • Civil liberties; Debs, Katherine Metzel; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/9/26. Writes that "the popular notion that a conviction of crime carries with it loss of citizenship is widespread and by no means confined to laymen." Assures Eugene V. Debs that he cannot be barred from re-entering the...
    • Putnam, Frank 1926-03-26 Hillquit

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Citizenship;
    • Letter to Morris Hillquit, 3/26/1926. Writes that he is enclosing copies of the letters he received from John G. Sargent, James A. Finch, James C. White, writing on behalf of William M. Butler, and William E. Borah regarding the restoration of...
    • Putnam, Frank 1925-04-01

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Citizenship
    • Letter to John G. Sargent, 4/1/1925. Writes that he is sorry that Sargent will not recommend to Calvin Coolidge that Eugene V. Debs's citizenship rights should be restored. Tells Sargent that it is the right of the American people, as set forth in...
    • Robertson, D.B 1925-08-28

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Citizenship
    • Photostat of letter to John G. Sargent, 8/28/1925. Writes that at the 30th convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen that a resolution was adopted to petition the President to restore Eugene V. Debs's citizenship rights. Says that he...
    • McJunken, Ethel 1921-01-09

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 1/9/1921. Tells Eugene V. Debs that her father is presently reading a book about Eugene V. Debs's arrest and conviction. Writes that she feels sorry for Eugene V. Debs. Assures Eugene V. Debs that she does not know how...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1916-12-23

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
    • Letter to the Officers and Members of the International Molders' Union of North America on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 12/23/1916. Writes that C. M. Fickert, the District Attorney prosecuting his case, has become the laughing...
    • Meyer, Ernest L. 1926-11-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Conscientious objection
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on THE CAPITAL TIMES letterhead, 11/11/1926. Tells Theodore Debs that he appreciated his kind letter. Assures Theodore Debs that his editorial on Eugene V. Debs fell far short of his aim. Writes that during Eugene V. Debs's...
    • Borland, W. P 1920-11-07

    • Treason; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/07/1920. Says that he is frustrated by Eugene V. Debs's conviction. Writes that he received a letter from Estie Bowers that said that Cyrus Field Willard converted Eugene V. Debs to socialism. Tells Theodore Debs that...


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