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    • Turner, Robert H. n.d.

    • Prisons; Pardon;
    • Note from Eugene V. Debs to Theodore Debs, n.d. Asks that Theodore Debs save Turner's letter. Informs Theodore Debs that he never made an application for clemency. Writes that when one of the prisoners gets a letter like this at the Federal...
    • Thompson, Carl D. 1910-11-26

    • Socialists; Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 11/26/1910. Writes that he agreed with what Thompson had to say in his letter dated 11/05/1910 except for what he wrote on the topics of labor unions and immigration. Says that he thinks that it is disgusting the...
    • Heaton, Elina 1920-09-06

    • Fans (Persons); Appeal to Reason; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Poetry; Books; O'Hare, Kate Richards, 1877-1948; Political prisoners; Prisons; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 9/6/20. Writes that she is pleased to know that Eugene V. Debs is likely to be the next President of the United States. Says that she turns twenty one on 10/1/20 and she will be sure to vote for Eugene V. Debs in November....
    • O'Hare, Frank 1915-12-31

    • Political campaigns;Travel
    • Letter from Eugene V. Debs, 12/31/1915. Tells O'Hare that he feels he should make the Pacific coast trip because it would be bad if he did not since several of his meetings out there last year were cancelled. Says that he is surprised that O'Hare...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Les Freiberger's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Freiberger, Piniak lived under a bridge over the Little Calumet River in East Chicago, Indiana. Piniak was said to live as a hermit because his wife died.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Delana Good's transcribed interview of Andy Lemon's account of Martin Piniak. Lemon said that Piniak lived under the toll road. Lemon also stated that Piniak walked everywhere he went because his fiance was killed in a car accident and after that...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Robert W. Simko's transcribed interview of Carolyn Kukta's account of Martin Piniak. According to Kukta, Piniak lives under a bridge, but he is really a millionaire. He lives there because his fiance died on the way to their wedding and he never...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Morris Stewart's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account of Martin Piniak. This account says that there is a hermit living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and her lives there becasue his wife died.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • William Ernst's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account about Martin Piniak. Freiberger stated that Piniak lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and is supported by his family. It is said that Piniak lives this way because he...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Les Freiberger's transcribed interview of John Wohaldo's account of Martin Piniak. Wohaldo said that Piniak lives under a bridge over the Little Calumet River and looks like a bum. It is said that Piniak lives there becasue he is too lazy to work...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Jerry Novack's transcribed interview of Andy Vrabel's account of Martin Piniak. This account states that there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man was once very rich and was engaged to a wealthy girl in town. The...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Lee Robinson's transcribed interview of Randy Scott's account of Martin Piniak. Scott states that Piniak was very rich and wanted to leave his wife, but he couldn't because she would take all of his money. He finally just left with nothing and...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed interview of Lee Stewart about Martin Piniak. Stewart said that a hermit lives under a bridge because he blames himself for his wife's death.
    • 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...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed interview of Les Freiberger's account of Martin Piniak. Freiberger stated that Piniak lives as a hermit because he blames himself for his wife's death.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed interview of Nancy Sarnicki's account of Martin Piniak. According to Sarnicki, Piniak lives under a bridge over the Little Calumet River because he is too lazy to work and doesn't want to pay taxes.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Gaye Riner's transcribed interview of Ron Sarnicki's account of Martin Piniak. According to Ron Sarnicki, Piniak lives under the bridge because he drove his wife insane. When he realized what he had done to his wife he began living as a hermit.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Robert W. Simko's transcribed interview of Ken Darrow's account of Martin Piniak. Darrow states that there is a man living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man used to be very wealthy and successful until he went crazy. He went crazy...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Linda Kiraly's transcribed interview of Robert Wood Komara's account of Martin Piniak. This account states that Piniak sold all of his possessions and began living as a hermit after the death of his sweetheart. She was killed in a car accident, and...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Betsy Frye's transcribed interview of John Wohaldo's account of Martin Piniak. Wohaldo states that ther eis a man living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. Wohaldo states that the reason for this is because the man is too lazy to work and...

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