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    • Sheron, Wilbur 1946-02-05

    • Writing; Condolence notes; Letters; Teaching;
    • Letter to Marguerite Debs Cooper, 02/05/1946. Says that he is writing Marguerite Debs Cooper to insure that he got his letter and was able to read it all right. Remarks that the last time he changed his typewriter ribbon that he did not put it on...
    • Paris Illinois Union School District No. 95

    • Women physical education teachers;
    • This letter is requesting a refund on the funds that Margaret Gisolo put into the teacher's retirement fund while she worked in the Paris Union School Distrcit from 1937- 1942. After being released from the Navy in 1942, Margaret accepted a job in...
    • Scarborough, W.B 1917-12-27

    • Wills;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on W. B. Scarborough Company letterhead, 12/27/1917. Writes that on 10/24/1910 Susan M. J. Craven signed a deed giving Eugene V. Debs property in Long Beach, California. Says that he was instructed to send Eugene V. Debs...
    • Lewis, Fay n.d

    • Wills
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Lewis that Katherine Debs has passed on. Mentions that he did not mourn her death because of the way that she betrayed Eugene V. Debs' final wishes, which was that his estate was to go to the Socialist...
    • Lewis, Fay n.d

    • Wills
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, n.d. Tells Lewis that Katherine Debs has passed on. Mentions that he did not mourn her death because of the way that she betrayed Eugene V. Debs’ final wishes, which was that his estate was to go to the Socialist...
    • Weiss, David; 1920-04-20

    • Universities and colleges; Prisoners; Political prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 04/13/1920. Says that he is writing on behalf of 21 students at the University of Wisconsin who met tonight to discuss why America's political prisoners are still in prison. Writes that these students wanted him to send...
    • Cornelison, M. K. 1921-07-24

    • United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia; Socialists;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 07/24/1921. Writes that he wanted to send Debs a melon but that the expense was too high. Mentions that he has been a socialist for twenty years.
    • Thompson, W. H. 1913-06-26

    • United Mine Workers of America; Socialists;
    • Copy of letter from Eugene V. Debs, 06/26/1913. Asks that Thompson tell him if the United Mine Workers of America is led by a bunch of crooks what does that make Mother Jones and John Brown out to be since both of them gets paid by the...
    • Thompson, W.H. 1913-06-17

    • United Mine Workers of America; Press, Socialist;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on SOCIALIST LABOR STAR letterhead, 06/17/1913. Writes that he was not able to get his story before the Senate as he hoped because he, nor any of the other comrades persecuted by Henry Hatfield, were put on the stand. Says...
    • Kirkpatrick, George R. 1927-04-06

    • Unemployment; Curry, Mabel Dunlap, 1868-1947; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Debs, Gertrude Toy; Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.); Writing;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 4/6/27. Writes that he is disgusted with the fact that he is unable to find employment. Says that Mabel Dunlap Curry told him of the stories about Eugene V. Debs that Theodore Debs has been writing. Tells Theodore Debs that...
    • 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;
    • Sue Shirley's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Shirley, Martin Piniak lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. He lives there because he feels guilty about the death of his bride-to-be who was killed in a car...
    • Heinl, Robert D. 1936-11-25

    • Thank-you notes; Heinl, Marie Debs; In Memoriam;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 11/25/36. Writes that he received several copies of the WOMAN'S CLUB BULLETIN with the wonderful tribute to his mother, Marie Debs Heinl, in them. Says that he found out today that it was Theodore Debs who wrote the tribute...
    • Brown, Bishop William Montgomery 1928-01-03

    • Thank-you notes; Eulogies ;Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 01/03/1928. Writes that he wanted to thank Theodore Debs for sending the volume of Eugene V. Debs's writings. Says that he eulogized Eugene V. Debs on the lecture tour he took soon after Eugene V. Debs's death.
    • Stephenson, Cora Bennet 1910-06-28

    • Thank-you notes; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Voting; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 06/28/1910. Writes that she wanted to thank Theodore Debs for the article he sent her on Theodore Roosevelt. Says that she wanted it to read to a cousin who has come of voting age. Remarks that in sending her the perfect...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Carolyn Sutliff's transcribed interview of Myrtle Sanders about Martin Sheets. Myrtle Sanders states that there is a pipe sticking out of a grave in Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute, Indiana. She said there was a man who was afraid of being...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Bob Milliron's transcribed interview of Vickie Gilbert's account of the telephone in the mausoleum. Vickie Gilbert said that a man from West Terre Haute, Indiana believed that someday he would come back to life and wanted a phone in his mausoleum...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed account about a man who requested a phone be put in his mausoleum. The man wanted the phone in case he came back to life and needed to call someone to come get him.
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Mary Anne Pierce's transcribed interview of Marsee A. Cox's account of Martin Sheets' phone in the mausoleum. Cox said that Sheets was an eccentric who wanted a phone in his mausoleum. According to Cox, the phone was removed after too many people...
    • Martin Sheets, phone in mausoleum

    • Telephones; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fear; Buried Alive; Reincarnation; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Jeff English's transcribed interview of Mrs. Rowe's account of a phone in a mausoleum. According to Mrs. Rowe, the phone was in a mausoleum in Calvary Cemetery in Terre Haute, Indiana. The phone was installed because a woman wanted to be able to go...

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