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    • Days of slavery

    • Slavery; Slaves; Underground railroad -- Indiana -- Parke County; Antislavery movements -- United States; Abolition movement;
    • Four typed pages which relate some memories of people in the Rockville who had experiences with slavery in some form or another. It talkes about the Hadley's farm being a stop on the underground railroad and other local people who helped slaves,...
    • Life story of ex-slave

    • Slavery;Interviews;
    • Three typed pages which contain an interview with Mrs. Edna Boysaw who was freed from slavery at the end of the war. She moved here from Richmond, Virginia in about 1870 with her husband and 12 children so he could work in a coal mine.
    • 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.
    • Shorey, Seforest 1920-07-04

    • Socialism;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/04/1920. Says that he does not see the point of Independence Day because there has never been a truly free people. Writes that there is no point to words like "liberty" and "pursuit of happiness" with so many people...
    • Sinclair, Upton 1918-03-05

    • Socialism -- United States -- Periodicals; Socialism; Books; Gifts; United Mine Workers of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/05/1918. Says that he has looked over the first issue of UPTON SINCLAIR'S. Informs Sinclair that because the introductory message to his magazine makes such a strong appeal to thinking people that he hopes that...
    • Wagner, Phil 1916-06-24

    • Public speaking; Socialism; Strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/24/1916. Writes that he has just returned to his hotel after speaking at a meeting in Crystal Falls, Michigan "under peculiar difficulties and extraordinary circumstances." Says that there were rumors flying...
    • Sinclair, Upton 1918-03-05

    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Books; Publications;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 03/05/1918. Says that he has looked over the first issue of UPTON SINCLAIR'S. Informs Sinclair that because the introductory message to his magazine makes such a strong appeal to thinking people that he hopes that...
    • Lewis, G.B. 1921-03-28

    • Writing; Socialist Labor Party;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on NEW ERA letterhead, 3/28/1921. Says that he has dedicated his book, which was written in Greek, to Eugene V. Debs for all of the work he has done for the "emancipation of the masses" from the slavery of industrialism.
    • Nunley, R.W 1914-10-21

    • Socialist Party of the United States of America;
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 10/21/1914. Writes that the rumor suggesting that Eugene V. Debs supports the labor ticket is "too silly to merit denial." Assures Nunley that the only true labor party is the Socialist Party and the only true ticket is...
    • Oneal, Olive 1920-12-28

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/28/1920. Says that she is James Oneal's daughter. Tells Eugene V. Debs that for Christmas James Oneal had Eugene V. Debs's picture framed. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs is soon released from prison. Remarks...
    • Perman, Pearl 1919-12-20

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/20/1919. Writes that she used to live in Toledo, Ohio where she never missed a chance to hear Eugene V. Debs speak. Says that she married about ten years ago and where upon she moved down South. Informs Eugene V. Debs...
    • Prince, Mrs. Dave 1921-04-02

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 4/2/1921. Says that there is nothing more gratifying than writing Eugene V. Debs. Writes that she lives in the hills of Tennessee. Remarks that the message of springtime is liberty and freedom. Assures Eugene V. Debs that...
    • Marcy, Mary 1918-03-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Scrapbooks; Charles H. Kerr Co.;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Charles H. Kerr and Company letterhead, 3/19/1918. Writes that she appreciated the article that Eugene V. Debs sent titled "The Bluff that Failed." Says that Charles H. Kerr is quite ill but is still working regularly....
    • 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.

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