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    • Seay, William A 1920-10-16

    • Health; Socialism; Children;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/16/1920. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he is writing to fulfill one of his greatest desires, which is a copy of Eugene V. Debs's signature for his only son. Says that he is bringing up his son to detest the capitalist...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Kenneth Hass's transcribed interview of Bob Simko about Martin Piniak. Simko stated that there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and he lives there becasue his son died. After his son's death, he didn't care anymore. He...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of Sherry Boatman about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Boatman, a man bought his son a new car for his birthday, and as the son was pulling out of the driveway he was killed. The...
    • Saphir, Rebecca 1920-11-03

    • Voting; Presidential elections -- United States; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Public speaking;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 11/03/1920. Writes that yesterday was a great day in her life because she got to cast her first vote for President for both Eugene V. Debs and socialism. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs lives to see the day when...
    • Taylor, Rose 1921-07-02

    • Fans (Persons); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/02/1921. Writes that she received the letter that Theodore Debs sent. Says that she has spent her whole life homesteading 160 acres in the hills of Humboldt County, California. Remarks that at the time her father...
    • Sweet, Channing 1921-01-07

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    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 01/0719/21. Writes that there is no change in his wife's condition. Says that while his wife's long term memory is fairly good she suffers from a great deal of short term memory loss. Tells Eugene V. Debs that he has heard...
    • Koenig, Marie Scheurer 1936-10-21

    • Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904; Salutations; Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.);
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper in French with translation, 10/21/36. Writes that her son Paul Koenig will not be able to make it to New York City, New York to celebrate the Statue of Liberty' 50th anniversary. Says that his godmother was the...
    • Le Prade, Ruth 1932-09

    • Condolence notes
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 9/?/1932. Writes that she was sorry to hear of the passing of Theodore Debs’ sister. Says that Theodore Debs has had more than his fair share of suffering. Informs Theodore Debs that soon after her son was born she...
    • McKibbin, John H. 1921-10-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 10/11/1921. Writes that he is enclosing a photo of the son that he and his wife named after Eugene V. Debs. Expresses the hope that their son will grow up to be as "brave and true to his class as the one he was named...
    • Meeks, Mary H. 1926-07-01

    • Socialism; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/1/1926. Says that since there are so few comrades down in the South that she would write to Eugene V. Debs. Tells Eugene V. Debs that her father brought her up to be a socialist. Mentions that both of her parents have...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Susie Cooper's transcribed interview of Theresa Dziadosz about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Dziadosz, a father and son missed the turn into their driveway and crashed into the wall. The father was unhurt, but the...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Helen Billing's transcribed personal account of the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Billing, a father and son were in a wreck. The son was thrown into the wall and hit so hard that his face left an impression in the stone.
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • DeVaughn Stone's transcribed personal account of a woman who went crazy after the death of her son. According to Stone, the woman goes onto the roof of her garage to pray for her dead son.
    • Death of child causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Death; Children; Children & adults; Mentally ill persons; Insanity;
    • Devon Scobee's transcribed interview of Lanni Clifford about a person who went insane after the death of her child. According to Clifford, a woman's husband died and then her son served in World War II. She got notification of her son's death and...
    • Death of spouse causes insanity

    • Legends; People; Spouses; Death; Death & burial; Mentally ill persons;
    • Russell Lilly's transcribed interview of Doug Payne about a woman who went insane after the death of her husband and son. According to Payne, the husband died and the woman was ok for a while, but when her son died the woman jumped into a lake and...

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