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    • Moonshiners, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • Gregg Buickel's transcribed interview of Ralph McHargue about moonshiners in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to McHargue, the Springbrook Rod and Gun Club was a big deal during prohibition. Train cars full of alcohol would be delivered there....
    • Brown, Bishop William Montgomery 1919-11-11

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945; Gifts;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/11/1919. Says that he was recently visited by Marguerite Prevey. Writes that he and Marguerite Prevey spent a great deal of time talking about Eugene V. Debs. Tells Theodore Debs that if he is having trouble supporting...
    • Schoenenberger, Hermann 1919-10-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.; Socialists; Law enforcement; Proletarian; Political prisoners; Christmas; New Year; Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs in German, signed by Schoenenberger, Charles Hettier, J. Canova, Franz Odermatt, Emil Steinemann, William Alex, Gottlieb Haefelin, Adres Bacchi, Martha Jueth, Martha Garteman, Herman Buri, Anna Ruckstuhl, Mathilda Wehrli,...
    • Sayre, William N 1875-03-17

    • Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen (U.S.); Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Photocopy of letter to Eugene V. Debs on Grand Secretary and Treasurer, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen letterhead, 03/17/1875. Writes that Eugene V. Debs and William Huffman will be his correspondents in Indiana. Asks that Eugene V. Debs give...
    • Stone, Irving; 1948-08-11

    • Copyright;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 08/11/1948. Assures Cooper that he will cover any expenses associated with getting the copyright of Eugene V. Debs' writings and speeches established in her name. Remarks that he thinks that he can make the...
    • Work, John M. 1945-01-28

    • Lindlahr Sanitarium; Castleton, Samuel; Biography; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 01/28/1945. Says that after receiving Theodore Debs' letter he has decided not to respond to Samuel Castleton's request for help with his biography of Eugene V. Debs' life. Mentions that he received treatment for his eyes...
    • Work, John M. 1945-02-03

    • Health;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 02/03/1945. Writes that his vision started fading out during World War I. Says that he went to see a specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio who told him to stop smoking. Tells Work that nicotine was the cause of his eye...
    • Traubel, Anne 1920-07-21

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Prisons;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 07/21/1920. Says that she is sad that Theodore Debs is having trouble with his eyes. Writes that maybe Theodore Debs' eye problems will enable him to rest his body. Tells Theodore Debs that she thinks of Eugene V. Debs at 4...
    • Stone, Irving; 1945-01-24

    • Strikes and lockouts -- Railroads -- Law and legislation -- United States; Strikes; Motion pictures; Railroad strikes;
    • Copy of letter from Theodore Debs, 01/24/1945. Writes that the SEARS MAGAZINE's advertisement of IMMORTAL WIFE was the best he has seen. Remarks that the advertisement should help boost the circulation of the book by "leaps and bounds." Tells...
    • Cohen, Joseph E. 1920-12-04

    • Elections -- United States; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/04/1920. Writes that the world is having trouble recovering from the havoc of the "war capitalism imposed upon it." Says that he and his comrades have a right to "breathe easier since the election" since it should...
    • Crane-Gartz, Kate 1941-08-13

    • Writing; Thank-you notes;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 08/13/1941. Writes that he appreciated the copy of her book REALISTIC RHYTHMS that she sent. Says that he has not been able to read it because he is having trouble with his eyes.
    • Gerber, G. August 1928-02-29

    • Telegrams; WEVD (Radio Station) New York, N.Y.;
    • Telegram to Theodore Debs, 2/29/28. Writes that WEVD is in financial trouble and that the station's trustees are meeting 3/5/28 to discuss the matter at Morris Hillquit's office in New York City, New York. Asks that Theodore Debs be present that...
    • Kirkpatrick, Florence 1937-03-18

    • Kirkpatrick, George R. (George Ross), 1867-1937; Social Democratic Federation; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Communism;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs, 3/18/37. Writes that Theodore Debs is right to say that nothing can take the place of an old friendship. Says that Theodore Debs and Gertrude Debs should visit her in San Gabriel, California. Assures...
    • Debs, Eugene V. n.d. 008

    • Political prisoners; Branstetter, Otto; Terre Haute (Ind.); United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks Theodore Debs to write Otto Branstetter and tell him that the autographing propositions caused a great deal of trouble and embarrassment for the warden and himself. Says that he is entitled to no special...
    • Oneal, James 1938-04-07

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/07/1938. Says that he heard that a young communist named John Stuart plans on writing a book about Eugene V. Debs. Writes that he also heard that this communist plans on turning Eugene V. Debs in a "sissy unaware of how...
    • Owen, Handel E 1920-05-27

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/27/1920. Says that he has tried to write Eugene V. Debs since his imprisonment but has not been able to because he could not find the words to express his regret as to the outcome of Eugene V. Debs's trial. Expresses the...
    • Parker, Robert 1941-11-16

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
    • Letter from Marguerite Debs Cooper, 11/16/1941. Says that she is writing on behalf of Theodore Debs who is ill. Writes that Theodore Debs has received the recording Parker sent but that he could not listen to it because it was cracked. Tells Parker...
    • Robins, Lucy 1920-05-31

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926. Correspondence
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 5/31/1920. Says that because he is having some trouble with his eyes that he will let Eugene V. Debs's note speak for itself.
    • Rogers, L.W 1943-12-20

    • Books;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/20/1943. Writes that he is sorry to hear about Theodore Debs's eye trouble. Says that he is sending Theodore Debs a biography about Clarence Darrow. Tells Theodore Debs that while the author gets some of the facts a...
    • Drakes, Charles F. 1919-04-29

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Newspapers; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 04/29/1919. Tells Theodore Debs that he must not be upset by the articles against Eugene V. Debs in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Mentions that he thinks it would be difficult for J. Louis Engdahl to print a retraction...

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