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    • Abbott, Leonard D. 1926-07-16

    • Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927; Judicial proceedings; Prisons; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V Debs on Hotel Essex, Boston, Massachusetts stationery, 7/16/1926. Tells Eugene V Debs that he met Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in their prison cells. States that he is working on an article about their case. Explains that...
    • Augusto, Allie 1920-10-23

    • Prisoners; Prisons; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/23/1920. Asks that Eugene V. Debs raise money for a prisoner's wife and children. Includes photocopy of note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, 10/23/1920. Says that he is distressed about the heart-rending...
    • 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...
    • Bentall, J. O., 1922-04-03

    • Bentall, J.O.; Political prisoners;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 4/3/1922. Assures Bentall that he has not been forgotten. Writes that Bentall exhibited the "loftiest courage and fortitude" throughout his trial. Assures Bentall that he has not sacrificed his liberty in vain. Asks that...
    • 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.
    • Berglund, August, 1919-10-28

    • Demonstrations; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, signed by Berglund, Ossian Johnson, Valter Gustafson, Emil Johnson, A. Nelson, Henry Carlson, Sigfrid Bjorknian, and Arvid Anderson, 10/28/1919. Says that they might be deported back to Sweden for participating, with 112...
    • Bliss, Albert W., 1921-06-22

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 6/22/1921. Writes that he has been wondering about the possibility of getting Eugene V. Debs some chiropractic adjustments. Says that he was possessed recently by the late Mark Twain who had him scribble down a note...
    • Bliss, Albert W.,  1921-07-30

    • Amnesty; Political prisoners; Pardon;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 7/30/1921. Says that he was again possessed by Mark Twain who sent another message for Helen Keller. Includes a message to Helen Keller from Mark Twain asking that she go to Warren Harding and ask him to free the political...
    • Bliss, Albert W., 1921-11-03

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Pardon; Amnesty; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/11/1921. Writes that Robert Ingersoll possessed him and gave a lecture about Eugene V. Debs and the necessity of freeing him.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Prisoners; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Louise Beckman's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel gravestone. According to legend, a convict escaped from prison with a ball and chain around his leg. He made good his escape, but later succumbed to a bullet wound he...
    • Branstetter, Otto 11-22

    • Amnesty; Pardon; Law & legal affairs;
    • Note from Eugene V Debs, 11/22/?. Says that the Socialist Party should no longer petition for amnesty, but demand it. Tells Branstetter that the Socialist Party should demand 'the restoration of the Constitution of the United States," "the repeal...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-09-30

    • Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944; Castleton, Samuel; Political prisoners; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 09/30/1921. Says that he was delighted to hear from James Mauer that Eugene V. Debs was doing well. Writes that Walter Norris sent him a statement from Spike Moore which criticized Samuel...
    • Branstetter, Otto 1921-11-25

    • Political prisoners; Pamphlets; Amnesty; Labour Party (Great Britain); Health;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Socialist Party letterhead, 11/25/1921. Writes that Eugene V Debs's Canton, Ohio speech has gone to the press. Says that there are some errors in it which he will bring up in a foreword. Mentions that the Prison Comfort...
    • Brown, John W 1913-06-21

    • Prisoners; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 06/21/1913. Says that he could not get out of bed the last few days of his prison sentence. Writes that he went to a doctor who told him to stop drinking alcohol and chewing tobacco. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he did....
    • Burns, Mamie 1921-02-11

    • Letters; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Prisoners;
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs on postmarked envelope, 02/11/1921. Writes that as much as he disagrees with Burns' letter he appreciates her sincerity. Tells Theodore Debs that he has tried to keep Christians from slaughtering each other...
    • Byron-Curtiss, A. L 1921-11-22

    • Thank-you notes; Letters; Religion; Socialism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on SOCIAL PREPARATION FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD letterhead, 11/22/1921. Writes that he appreciated the message Eugene V. Debs sent through Theodore Debs. Tells Theodore Debs that he cannot get any higher in the Episcopal Church...
    • Callery, Phil 1921-09-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Prison sentences; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Prisons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/27/1921. Says that he has thought of Eugene V. Debs's imprisonment often and hopes that he will soon be released. Writes that Eugene V. Debs has been in his mind often. Tells Theodore Debs that if amnesty is not granted...
    • 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...

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