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    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Kristie Brown's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a boy was strangled by a chain and now a chain is growing out of his tombstone. His parents have tried to remove...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Joy Cook's typewritten account of a legend she knows about the Bonds Chapel Cemetery in Orange County Indiana. According to legend a chain grows on the tombstone in the shape of a cross. Note, even though Orangeville is stated, this is...
    • Showalter, Phil 1920-12-26

    • Pardon; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Travel; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/26/1920. Asks that Eugene V. Debs be of good cheer because he is sure that Warren Harding will release Eugene V. Debs. Says that even though neither he nor Eugene V. Debs will be alive to see it that socialism will win...
    • Varney, Harold L.  1917-12-12

    • Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/12/1917. Writes that he has been a national organizer of the Industrial Workers of the World for the past 6 years. Says that he is only one of two national organizers not being indicted. Remarks that he has often...
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-06-21

    • Socialists; United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Labor Star letterhead, 06/21/1913. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he Eugene V. Debs not making him out as the scapegoat for the report the Socialist Party published on the situation in West Virginia. Says that he...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1931-11-15

    • Unemployment;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/15/1931. Says that all is "ill" with the world with growing unemployment and increased destitution. Tells Theodore Debs that "Japan siezes the moment of crisis in the white man's world to pursue her own imperialistic...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1944-02-16

    • Labor unions; World War, 1914-1918; World War, 1939-1945;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 02/16/1944. Writes that the stamina of labor is growing in America and that unions will not collapse as they did after World War I.
    • Coleman, McAlister 1930-01-08

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen (U.S.); Karsner, David, 1889-1941; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Labor unions;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, 01/08/1930. Says that he is up to the "FIREMAN'S MAGAZINE period" on his biography of Eugene V. Debs's life. Writes that he will see David Karsner when he gets the chance. Mentions that people from the Rand School have...
    • Holmes, John Haynes 1919-11-26

    • Amnesty; Pardon; Thanksgiving Day; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Resolutions; Farmer-Labor Party;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Community Church of New York City, New York letterhead, 11/26/19. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he was hoping to give thanks to God on Thanksgiving Day for the release of all political prisoners in America, but was sadly...
    • Inetzger, H. 1921-07-16

    • Salutations; Terre Haute (Ind.);
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/16/21. Writes that he was an old schoolmate of Eugene V. Debs when they were boys growing up in Terre Haute, Indiana. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he would like to have a photo of him.
    • Payne, George Henry 1921-06-28

    • Socialism;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 06/28/1921. Says that the FORUM MAGAZINE is publishing an article for an August issue on the weakness of socialism in the United States. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he would like him to present the other side of the...
    • Nearing, Scott 1920-04-03

    • Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on International Labor News Service letterhead, 4/3/1920. Writes that William Henry, who has come to Bronx, New York to take charge of the work there, was telling him about Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment. Tells Eugene V....
    • Pendergrass, J.E 1920-03-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 ; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/30/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has been trying to formulate a plan to get him out of prison. Writes that the only plan he has come up with is to emulate Eugene V. Debs's actions and submit to arrest and...
    • Prevey, Marguerite 1921-04-02

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/2/1921. Writes that the days are long as she waits to hear word of Eugene V. Debs's release from prison. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he will soon be released from prison. Tells Eugene V. Debs that his 2 long years of...
    • Matchett, Harriet 1928-10-03

    • Health; Labor unions; Death
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/3/1928. Says that she is writing to inform Theodore Debs of the death of Clara E. Matchett. Writes that her health had been growing worse over the past two years. Tells Theodore Debs that an oil painting of her brother...
    • Neal, William S. 1916-01-16

    • Vacations; Public speaking
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company letterhead, 1/16/1916. Writes that on his return from a trip to the Imperial Valley he was pleased to find a Christmas card from Eugene V. Debs awaiting him. Says that he heard from...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Chains; Graves; Cemeteries; Supernatural;
    • This is Judy Greenwell's typewritten account of a story she knows about a mysterious gravestone in Lawrence County near Mitchell Indiana. According to legend a chain is mysteriously growing on the side of a gravestone.

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