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    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Patsy Jane Bland

    • Slaves; Slavery; Slave trade;Bland, Patsy Jane; Biography;
    • Five typed pages which contain an interview with Patsy Jane Bland who was born a slave in Kentucky. She turned 107 on August 8, 1937. She talks about what life was like when she was growing up as a slave.
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Slavery days

    • Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement; Slave trade; Fugitive slaves; Slave trade; Slavery; Slaves;
    • Four typed pages which relate the experiences of some former slaves who lived around Greencastle, Indiana. The piece was taken from the Rockville Republican, April 11, 1929.
    • Story of ex-slave

    • Terre Haute (Ind.);Underground railroad; Slavery; Slave trade; Slaves;Barton, Robert
    • Two typed pages which contains a short biography of Robert Barton who was a slave in Lancaster Kentucky. It mentions the underground railroad briefly.
    • Borland, W. P 1931-11-08

    • Stedman, Seymour; Lloyd, John; Health;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/08/1931. Writes that he was sorry to hear that both Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs are ill. Says that he was sorry to hear that Frank Roderus, "one of the old war horses in the Social Democracy," died. Writes that he...
    • Stalley, W.A 1918-03-18

    • O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Law & legal affairs;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on James-Heddon's Sons letterhead, 03/18/1918. Says that it was with "profound sorrow and indignation" that he read about the "foul conviction" of Kate Richards O'Hare. Writes that he is enclosing for Eugene V. Debs money...
    • Tresca, Carlo 1916-09-18

    • Working class;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/18/1916. Writes that he has taken note of Eugene V. Debs' interest in his case with much pleasure. Says that if there is one reward in battling for the liberty of the working classes it is having the support of Eugene...
    • Woodbey, George Washington 1921-03-31

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialists; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 03/31/1921. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he appreciates his courage to the cause. Remarks that although he is 66 years old he is still able to fight. Says that he has been a socialist since Eugene V. Debs came to speak in...
    • Germer, Adolph 1945-03-28

    • American Federation of Labor; Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.); International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Albany Hotel, Denver, Colorado letterhead, 3/28/45. Writes that he was not surprised by the article titled "Communists Betray C. I. O.; Push Slave Labor Bill" in the NEW LEADER. Says that because the NEW LEADER is...
    • Hamme, John A., Jr. 1920-10-17

    • Fans (Persons); Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/17/20. Writes that he recently heard James Mauer speak on a street corner in Reading, Pennsylvania. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is a fourteen year old "slave boy." Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs saying that...
    • Howell, N. C. 1919-12-16

    • Political prisoners; Prisons; Prison sentences; Thanksgiving Day; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Strikes;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/16/19. Writes that on Thanksgiving he had nothing to be thankful for. Says that he noticed where the Senate ignored Woodrow Wilson's peace proposition. Writes that the coal strike was called off and the "steel strike is...
    • Avirette, John n.d.

    • Socialism; Socialists; Working class;
    • Letter to Thedore Debs, n.d. Says that he is a "squalling fighter." Writes that he understands how slow the process is of lifting up the mind of the wage slave because he is ""easily duped and misled."" Writes that the working class is unfit to...
    • Johnson, Harold 05-12

    • Fans (Persons); African Americans; American Railway Union; Railroad employees' unions;
    • Letter to Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 5/12/?. Writes that he heard Eugene V. Debs speak several years ago in Nelson, British Columbia. Says that he spoke about a woman living in luxury while thousands of children starved on the streets of New York...
    • Debs, Eugene V. 1921-10-25

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Pardon; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/25/1921. Tells Theodore Debs that there are "no bars and no walls for the man who in his heart is free, and there is no freedom for the man who in his heart is a slave." Says that he would see the "crooked capitalist...

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