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    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about a drug raid in prison. According to this source, inmates would use anything to get high on in prison. Once several inmates had to be rushed to a hospital because they were on jimson...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about inmate murders in prisons. According to the source, one inmate killed another while they were working. The inmates didn't get along well, so one just killed the other and went on...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of Cecil Vaughn about John Wayne Gacy's art production line. According to Vaughn, Gacy would have other prisoners fill in spaces on paint-by-munber pictures. Gacy only signed his name to the pictures and then sold...
    • Jail/prison legend, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; Jails; Prisons; Prisoners; Prison guards;
    • Amy Meadlo's transcribed interview of Harry Marsh about the "three strikes" it took to kill a man. According to Marsh, there was an inmate somewhere who had to be electrocuted three times before he was pronounced dead.
    • King, Bertha Hale White 1922-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Woodstock (Ill.); Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Writing;
    • Article titled "A Visit to Debs," to Eugene V. Debs, 10/27/22. Writes that she had the chance to visit Eugene V. Debs a few months ago at the Lindlahr Sanitarium. Says that she and Eugene V. Debs talked about Eugene V. Debs' prison days. Writes...
    • Crane-Gartz, Kate Christmas 1945

    • Christmas; Political prisoners;
    • Card to Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper, 12/25/1945. Writes that if she was governor she would establish a co-operative system, outlaw war, promote state insurance policies, advocate work or wages and mother's pensions, make birth control...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-08-16

    • Political prisoners; Prison sentences;
    • Copy of letter from Harry Daugherty, 08/16/1921. Says that he is glad to know that the Private Soldiers and Sailors Legion of the United States of America are supporters of Eugene V. Debs's release from prison.
    • Mischke, George M. 1920-01-05

    • Conscientious objection;
    • Copy of letter from Newton D. Baker, 1/5/1920. Says that he received Mischke's petition asking for the amnesty of all political prisoners. Assures Mischke that he favors the early release of all persons "incarcerated in the various prisons...
    • Tuvim, Abraham 1921-05-25

    • Amnesty; Robins, Lucy;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 05/25/1921. Says that he appreciated the spirit with which Tuvim wrote his letter. Tells Tuvim that he has not changed his mind regarding his position on the differences that have come to manifest themselves in...
    • Stedman, Seymour 1919-12-20

    • Law enforcement; Law & legal affairs; Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Pardon
    • Copy of letter to Abraham Lillienthal, 12/20/1919. Informs Lillienthal that the only way that he could see a writ of habeas corpus applying to Eugene V. Debs's situation is in regard to the "improper" removal of Eugene V. Debs from Moundsville,...
    • Sperry, Marvin Gates 1921-03-26 Daugherty

    • Political prisoners; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 03/26/1921. Writes that he would like to congratulate Daugherty on the courageous course he has taken regarding Eugene V. Debs. Says that no matter how much the "militarists, bourbons and reactionaries" complain...
    • Yearwood, John 1921-10-03 Daugherty

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Political prisoners;
    • Copy of letter to Harry Daugherty, 10/03/1921. Writes that the NEW YORK TRIBUNE printed a story saying that Daugherty offered Eugene V. Debs his freedom several months ago if he would refrain from spreading his political opinions. Remarks that...
    • Weinberger, Harry; 1926-01-28

    • Prisoners; Prison sentences; Mexico; American Federation of Labor;
    • Copy of letter to Miriam A. Ferguson, 01/28/1926. Says that now that Ferguson has been officially inaugurated as the Governor of Texas that he would like to call his attention to the cases of Abraham Cisneros, Jesus M. Rangel, Charles Cline, Jesus...

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