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    • Traubel, Horace 1917-03-19

    • Writing; Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/19/1917. Says that Traubel's handwriting is almost as "cryptic" as his own. Asks that Gertrude Traubel translate the letter for him so that he does not miss out on one word of it. Writes that he wants to talk to...
    • Sheron, Wilbur 1946-02-05

    • Writing; Condolence notes; Letters; Teaching;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 02/05/1946. Says that he is writing Marguerite Debs Cooper to insure that he got his letter and was able to read it all right. Remarks that the last time he changed his typewriter ribbon that he did not put it on...
    • Shedd, Kendrick P 1944-12-07

    • World War, 1939-1945; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/07/1944. Says that he wonders when the war will end. Also says that he wonders how long it will be until the American people know how "regimented" they are. Writes that he recently read to a friend Eugene V. Debs's...
    • Debs, Eugene V. [1895]-01-08

    • Woodstock (Ill.); American Railway Union; Pullman Strike, 1894;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 01/08/[1895]. Tells Theodore that he is in the best jail in the state and that he is in the best of health and spirit. Says that he eats with the sheriff's family, sleeps in clean,...
    • Wheeler, John N. 1922-05-30

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 05/30/1922. Says that when he was in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia he heard a lot about the case of Charles W. Morse. Writes that the rumors which circulated in the prison were that Charles W....
    • How Turkey Run was preserved for posterity

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lusk, John, 1837-1915; State parks & reserves;
    • Eight typed pages which recount how how the Lusk family came to own the area now known as Turkey Run State Park, and how they preserved it. There is quite a lot of information about the last son, John Lusk, who was seen as a colorful character by...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • William E. Kirby, Jr.'s transcribed interview of Adele Heckelsburg's account of Martin Sheets and the phone in his mausoleum. Heckelsburg stated that Martins Sheets had a phone installed in his mausoleum and that he had his dog stuffed and laid in...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1920-12-26

    • Telegrams;
    • Telegram to Eugene V. Debs, 12/26/1920. Writes that she is sending greetings to Eugene V. Debs' "unconquerable soul." Includes note from Theodore Debs saying that Le Prade has done a lot of work on behalf of political prisoners.
    • Ouija Board, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Malissa Johnson's transcribed interview of Kris Thompson about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Thompson, she spoke with a friend's father through the Ouija Board. He knew a lot of things about her family. She also talked to the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Decapitations; Hills; lanterns; Light;
    • This is Alicia Davis's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Alicia M. Davis. According to legend, there is a dangerous ghostly light at Spook Light Hill that is summoned by flashing...
    • Tenney, Daniel G. 1920-12-25

    • Socialists; Christmas;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/25/1920. Writes that this is the 66th Christmas that he has celebrated. Says that although it is a beautiful day that he has not been outside yet. Remarks that he just ate some hash and drank a cup of coffee. Tells...
    • St. Clair, John W 1920-07-13

    • Socialists; Children; Letters; Pamphlets; Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/13/1920. Says that his aunt is a socialist who has inspired him to go around telling people to vote for Eugene V. Debs. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he will be 12 years old tomorrow. Remarks that he is planning on writing...
    • Harris, Ellis B. 1920-10-01

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America; Political campaigns; Stedman, Seymour;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/1/20. Writes that he is managing the Socialist Party's campaign in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Says that he is constantly involved in a fight with the Constitutional Defense League. Tells Eugene V. Debs that William Henry and...
    • Hyndman, H. M. 1913-01-31

    • Socialism -- United States; Socialists; Syndicalism -- United States;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 1/31/13. Writes that he just read Hyndman's editorial in the last issue of JUSTICE and wanted to express his thanks for what Hyndman has said about the socialists in America. Tells Hyndman that while the syndicalists...
    • Whitaker, Robert 1926-01-25

    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on OPEN FORUM letterhead, 01/25/1926. Writes that he appreciated the 01/09/1926 issue of the HALDEMAN-JULIUS WEEKLY that Eugene V. Debs sent containing his article defending Upton Sinclair. Says that he will never forget...
    • Glenn High School parking lot, Glenn Indiana

    • School buildings; School buses; Electric lines; Utility poles; Windows; Chimneys; Trees; Shrubs; Brick walls; Men; Men's clothing;
    • Black and white photograph of Glenn High School parking lot, Glenn Elementary, and the boiler room. All the buildings are brick. On the right is Glenn Elementary, in the middle the boiler room, and on the left Glenn High School. Glenn Elementary...
    • Stallard, H.H 1918-05-07

    • Public speaking; World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/07/1918. Writes that he saw Eugene V. Debs speak in Ohio. Says that Eugene V. Debs's speech did him a lot of good. Informs Eugene V. Debs that he is afraid that Eugene V. Debs is going to make a mistake if he continues...
    • Thayer, J.B. 1920-12-04

    • Prisons; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Publications;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/04/1920. Says that when he last wrote Eugene V. Debs he expressed his concern over the imprisonment of people for their ideas. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is sending him a poem which he wants passed on to the NATIONAL...


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