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    • Underground railway

    • Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926;
    • Three typed pages that discuss the underground railroad and the station that operated out of Bloomingdale, Indiana. It talks about how some of the slaves were helped and why they were helped.
    • Tale

    • Folklore; Slavery; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Escapes; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement;
    • One typed page which relates a story about a couple named Alfred and Rhoda Hadley who lived in Bloomingdale, Indiana. They helped conduct on the Underground Railroad and the story is about how they helped a set of escaped slaves get safetly away...
    • Museum construction 042

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal; Construction;...
    • Photograph of construction of the coal mine wall in the Coal Town Museum. Facing camera is Matthew Zanandrea and the person with his back to the camera is Jim Bekkering. Matt helped with the dry wall and painting and Jim sculpted the mine wall.
    • Sandburg, Carl 1924-10-18

    • Books; Travel; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Photocopy of letter to Eugene V. Debs on CHICAGO DAILY NEWS Editorial Rooms letterhead, 10/18/1924. Says that if Eugene V. Debs had not stayed so long there would not be as much loneliness as there is with him gone. Asks that Eugene V. Debs take...
    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1931-04-02

    • Schmidt, Mathew; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Health; Pamphlets; Debs, Gertrude Toy;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/02/1931. Writes that she wonders if Theodore Debs has ever met John D. Barry who was a great admirer of Eugene V. Debs's. Remarks that John D. Barry would love to hear from Theodore Debs. Assures Theodore Debs that he...
    • Slonimsky, Marion C 1923-06-21

    • Teaching; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 06/21/1923. Writes that he used to teach philosophy and psychology in a western university but after marrying a professor of ethics at a Hebrew college in Cincinnati, Ohio that he has been studying the social and political...
    • Snow, W. R.  1926-10-27

    • Condolence notes; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Socialist Party of Illinois letterhead, 10/20/1926. Sends condolences on Eugene V. Debs' death on behalf of the comrades of Illinois. Says that he always will appreciate the way that Eugene V. Debs helped to rebuild the...
    • Van Essen, William J. 1926-05-06

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Dr. William J. Van Essen, Optometrist and Optician letterhead, 05/06/1926. Says that the Socialist Party's convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was a success. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he was missed. Remarks that at...
    • Untermann, Ernest 1911-11-18

    • Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/18/1911. Writes that he is glad that Eugene V. Debs has agreed to help him in the matter concerning his daughter, Elsa Untermann, and George Shoaf. Says that those who knew what happened to Elsa Untermann made no...
    • Conklin, Darius B. 1945-06-09

    • Stedman, Seymour; Writing; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924;
    • Letter to Samuel M. Castleton, 06/09/1945. Tells Castleton that he has permission to use any of his materials for a biography of Eugene V. Debs. Says that he helped McAlister Coleman with his biography of Debs. Mentions that he does not know if...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1910-10-22

    • Suffrage; Political campaigns;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on New Perkins Hotel, Portland, Oregon letterhead, 10/22/1910. States that the meeting in Seattle, Washington "defies description." Tells Theodore that the auditorium which holds 5,000 was packed. Says that the "women...
    • Glass, Helen 1920-12-02

    • Christmas; Fans (Persons); Klein, Gertrude Weil; Young People's Socialist League; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/2/20. Writes that she has helped to organize a Brooklyn, New York chapter of the Young People's Socialist League which she says has been named the Eugene Debs Circle. Mentions that she is the secretary of the...
    • Green, Fred W. 1929-05-16

    • Telegrams; Capital punishment -- United States;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on State of Michigan Executive Office letterhead, 5/16/29. Writes that he appreciates Theodore Debs' telegram giving his views of capital punishment. Says that the telegram has helped him to decide whether or not to veto a...
    • Groom, Bessie 1950-11-14

    • Fans (Persons); Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Stone, Irving, 1903-1989;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/14/50. Writes that the world needs more people like Marguerite Debs Cooper. Says that she is vacationing in northern California. Mentions that she will reread ADVERSARY IN THE HOUSE now that she knows who all...
    • Henson, William 1920-11-08

    • Fans (Persons); Henson, William; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; African Americans; Poetry; Working class -- United States; Presidential elections -- United States;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/8/20. Says that he would not have known what to do if Eugene V. Debs had not have helped him. Writes that he has asked God to give Eugene V. Debs great power to win his battle for socialism. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he...
    • Hollingsworth, J. H. 1910-01-19

    • Thank-you notes; Birthdays;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 1/19/10. Tells Theodore Debs that he appreciated the turkey the Debs family sent over to mark his 61st birthday. Asks that Theodore Debs thank everyone who helped make the turkey dinner possible.
    • 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...

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