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    • Holt, Fred W. 1915-02-23

    • Capitalism; Coal miners; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Fort Smith (Ark.); Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialism; Miners' strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 2/23/15. Writes that a letter coming from Eugene V. Debs, a man who has first-hand "felt the sting of Capitalism," means a lot to him. Says that he heard about Eugene V. Debs' tour of the West from Theodore Debs. Tells...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-12-14

    • Political prisoners; Amnesty
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 12/14/1920. Says that Robins is a "hit" with Fred Zerbst because no sooner does a message arrive from her than he is taking it directly to Eugene V. Debs. Assures Robins that Eugene V. Debs believes that there "never was...
    • Eugene V. Debs Video

    • Politics; Labor unions;
    • The Eugene Debs video was created by David Maegerlein and Kyle Smith. Tracy Ford provided all the music for the video. Dr. Charles King was the main narrator, along with David Maegerlein. Kyle Smith filmed and edited the video. The purpose of the...
    • Bentall, J. O. 1919-10-12

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/12/1919. Writes that it has been a while since he last heard from Theodore Debs. Says that he thinks of Theodore Debs and Eugene V. Debs often. Remarks that he grows impatient when he thinks of how long Eugene V. Debs...
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1941-07-30

    • Prisoners; Socialists;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on letterhead of Defense Committee for Civil Rights for Communists, 7/30/1941. Asks that Theodore Debs serve on a committee chaired by Tom Mooney to free Earl Browder. Says that Browder is imprisoned in the Federal...
    • Schmidt, Katherine L 1932-05-20

    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Public speaking; In Memoriam; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/20/1932. Says that Clarence Darrow was in San Francisco and Oakland, California to speak before the Bar Association and the Commonwealth Club. Writes that she wished Theodore Debs could have heard Clarence Darrow speak...
    • Smillie, Robert 1924-10-04

    • Books; Letters; Prisoners; Publications;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/04/1924. Writes that he was glad that Eugene V. Debs received the autographed copy of his book, MY LIFE FOR LABOUR, that he sent. Remarks that the book is a collection of articles he wrote for a weekly journal. Says...
    • Weinberger, Harry; 1921-11-08

    • Prisons; Prisoners; Prison sentences; Birthdays;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Harry Weinberger, Counselor at Law letterhead, 11/08/1921. Says that he is writing to send Eugene V. Debs greetings on his birthday. Writes that there will be no general amnesty and many of the Industrial Workers of the...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-09-20

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Postcard to Eugene V. Debs, postmarked 09/20/1921. Says that Eugene V. Debs' spirit is not imprisoned. Writes that it is reaching thousands of people every day.
    • Vanzetti, Bartolomeo 1927-04-15

    • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/15/1927. Says that it is a consolation to both him and Nicola Sacco that Theodore Debs is still alive and supporting them. Expresses the hope that Theodore Debs' optimistic attitude will prove right. Informs Theodore...
    • Beranek, Olga, 1919-12-26

    • Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/26/1919. Says that she is a ten year old girl whose father owns a Bohemian socialist paper called the SPRAVEDLNOSS. Writes that she does not understand why people are imprisoned.
    • Work, John M. 1913-04-04

    • West Virginia; Miners' strikes; Health;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 04/04/1913. Says that he endorses Work's efforts on behalf of the striking miners in West Virginia. Writes that he thinks that it is strange that the Socialist Party's National Executive Committee has taken no...
    • Weber, Mrs. L. 1920-01-08

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Health; Political prisoners; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Metal Trades Council of Reading Pennsylvania letterhead, 01/08/1920. Assures Eugene V. Debs that his comrades have not forgotten him. Says that the current bitterness of the capitalist class shows that the socialists are...
    • Weber, Mrs. L.  1920-01-08

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Prisons; Prisoners; West Virginia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Metal Trades Council of Reading Pennsylvania letterhead, 01/08/1920. Assures Eugene V. Debs that his comrades have not forgotten him. Says that the current bitterness of the capitalist class shows that the socialists are...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-02-04

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Copy of letter to the editor of the NEW YORK TIMES, 02/04/1921. Says that the convicts imprisoned under the Alien and Sedition Acts are more like Eugene V. Debs than the hardened criminals that the NEW YORK TIMES compares them to. Writes that to be...
    • Cannon, James P. 1926-01-26

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Industrial Workers of the World; Activists; Judicial proceedings;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 01/26/1926. Says that the persecution of Richard Ford and Herman Suhr has been a disgrace to the courts of California. Writes that he congratulates Richard Ford on his acquittal and would like to think that the fact...
    • Baker, Charles, 1920-03-03

    • Prevey, Marguerite; Prisoners; Prisons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/3/1920. Writes that he received Theodore Debs's message to his daughter Marguerite Prevey. Tells Theodore Debs that Marguerite Prevey has spent the last two weeks in prison, pending an extradition hearing. Says that...
    • Henson, William 1920-09-10

    • Thank-you notes; Fans (Persons); Henson, William; Prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; African Americans; Poetry; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/10/20. Says that he is writing Eugene V. Debs to thank him for all that he has done for him. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has suffered a great deal since being imprisoned in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia....
    • Herron, George D. 1919-09-26

    • Fans (Persons); Books; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners; Prison sentences; Publications;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/26/19. Says that he does not know why Eugene V. Debs has been imprisoned or even where he has been sent. Asks that Theodore Debs send the enclosed letter to him. Tells Theodore Debs that he also wants to send Eugene V....


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