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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.
    • Railroads

    • Railroads; Railroad travel;Pennsylvania & Atlantic Railroad;
    • This is a typescript of an oral interview with Samuel P. Worthington about a rail excursion by the National Railway Historical Society on the Pennsylvannia Railroad.
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-09-14

    • Political prisoners;
    • Telegram to Fred Zerbst, 9/14/1920. Asks that Zerbst give Eugene V. Debs the message that Samuel Gompers' and Meyer London's appearance before A. Mitchell Palmer would have brought tears to Eugene V. Debs's eyes. Assures Eugene V. Debs that they...
    • Hill, Samuel 1926-07-27

    • American Railway Union; Strikes; Biography;
    • Photocopy of letter to Eugene V. Debs on Hotel Deming, Terre Haute, Indiana letterhead, 7/27/26. Writes that he is writing a biography of James J. Hill at the behest of his brother. Says that he would like Eugene V. Debs to write about his...
    • Underground Railway station

    • Folklore; Fugitive slaves; Slavery; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County;
    • One typed page which gives the location of a monument erected in memory of Alfred and Rhoda Hadley who helped with the Underground Railroad.
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-12-15

    • Prisoners; Political prisoners; Poetry; Pullman Strike, 1894; United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Note to Theodore Debs, 12/15/1921. Says that he received a sprig of holly from a fellow prisoner who was once a member of the American Railway Union. Mentions that the man was sent to prison in 1894 for "cutting a Pullman car from a train in...
    • Jerman, W. G. 1920-04-20

    • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Socialism -- United States;
    • Letter to W. G. Lee, 4/21/20. Writes that Eugene V. Debs and A. A. Roe were right to warn the membership of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen against W. G. Lee's policies nine years ago. Says that Lee is wrong to try to stamp out socialism in the...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-11-04

    • American Railway Union;
    • Letter to Theodre Debs on American Railway Union letterhead, 11/4/1895. Tells Theodore Debs that the last statement was a "big improvement" and that the American Railway Union should "go right along now."
    • MacLean, Isabel 1913-09-25

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/25/1913. Asks that Theodore Debs tell her about where the American Railway Union's $28,000 debt came from. Says that she thought it came from lawyer's fees and other costs incurred from Eugene V. Debs's trial.
    • Jerman, W. G. 1920-04-22

    • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Meetings; Strikes;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/22/20. Writes that he sided with Eugene V. Debs and A. A. Roe at the 1911 Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Says that a recent railroad strike has proved that Eugene V. Debs was right...
    • Hynes, W. F. 1936-04-15

    • American Railway Union; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs family; Strikes; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen's Magazine;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/15/36. Says that Theodore Debs is entirely correct to attribute the beginning of the American Railway Strike to the slashing of wages and the firing of workers. Writes that that is glad that Theodore Debs liked what he...
    • McDonald, Frank P. 1934-03-27

    • Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 3/27/1934. Expresses the hope that Theodore Debs gets his improperly addressed letter so that he can write Theodore Debs more in detail later on. Tells Theodore Debs that he used to be the chairman of the Grand Board of...
    • Costantino, Josephine M. 1943-08-30

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Writing; Elections -- United States; American Railway Union; Pullman Strike, 1894; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Dykaar, Moses Wainer, 1884-1933;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/30/1943. Asks that Theodore Debs help her with her biography of Eugene V. Debs. Tells Theodore that she wants his help in answering some questions about the Red Special, the vote by the American Railway Union to assist...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1895-08-08

    • American Railway Union; Woodstock (Ill.);
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 08/08/1895. Says that Local 1 of the American Railway Union in Chicago, Illinois has thirty eight new members. Writes that the MINNEAPOLIS TRIBUNE has printed his article "Caring Woman." Says that he wants an article...

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